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- MSF: Closure of detention centre exposes migrants and refugees to even worse conditions. 17 Oct 2019
- UNHCR: UNHCR Libya Response in 2019 (18 October 2019) [EN/AR]. 18 Oct 2019
- UNHCR: UNHCR Update Libya (18 October 2019) [EN/AR]. 18 Oct 2019
- UNSMIL: Three months after the kidnapping of MP Sergewa, UNSMIL calls for her immediate release and all victims of enforced disappearance in Libya. 17 Oct 2019
- OCHA: Humanitarian Coordinator for Libya El Hillo condemns increasing attacks on civilians, calls for the respect of international humanitarian law and protection of civilians [EN/AR]. 8 Oct 2019
On 7 August, a Taliban-claimed suicide attack outside police headquarters in Kabul killed at least 14 people and injured more than 140.
The latest attack marks a new round of talks between the Taliban and the US on a potential peace agreement as the Taliban is believed to step up attacks in an attempt to increase their leverage in these negotiations.
Civilian casualties have soared in July as the Taliban is increasingly targeting government structures in urban areas.
MUSHROOMS ADDRESS ISSUES OF FOOD SECURITY
The food security situation has much improved thanks to good harvests this year, but pockets of food insecurity are predicted among poor households who lost livestock last year in northern Badakhshan and the Wakhan Corridor. GHNI is now expanding its mushroom project, working with widows to yield income by providing more mushroom spores as a small business opportunity.
Mali to Burkina Faso
GHNI SEEKS TO HELP REFUGEES IN POOR VILLAGES
A summary of news and reports from the field staff and interns of GHNI, Geneva Switzerland.
AFGHANISTAN: HELPING FARMERS TOWARDS SELF SUSTAINABILITY
GHNI’s Project Manager reports: “Oribigud Village was facing water shortages both for irrigation and household use. The line from the mountain spring to the village was broken and the water that ran through the channel was insufficient to reach the village in the fall. However, this water line was just fixed, bringing water to the village.”
BURKINA FASO: NEW VILLAGE TCD WORK LAUNCHED
Natural disasters, including drought, earthquakes, floods, and wildfires, as well as ongoing complex emergencies and limited government capacity in the region, present significant challenges to vulnerable populations in Europe, the Middle East, and Central Asia (EMCA). Between Fiscal Year (FY) 2002 and FY 2011, USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) and USAID’s Office of Food for Peace (USAID/FFP) provided assistance in response to a range of disasters, including floods, wildfires, winter emergencies, and complex crises.
3 ACTED Flash News
6 FOCUS Kyrgyzstan: one year on
6 From shelters to homes
8 Through the eyes of a family man
10 Libya Emergency: food crisis in Misrata
12 New cholera peak in Haiti
14 “Finally a home of my own” (Iraq)
16 NGO cooperation in Pakistan
18 Sources of hope for Katanga refugees (DRC)
20 Sweet rewards for bitter cacao (Indonesia)
22 Grazing agreement to relieve tension (Kenya)
24 Escaping extreme poverty in Cambodia
25 Hip-hop in Dushanbe (Tajikistan)
Humanitarian emergency in Cote d’Ivoire
On the road to autonomy (Chad)
Sound assessment for quality response and prevention (Afghanistan)
The green fields of Swat (Pakistan)
Supporting flood victims in Sindh (Pakistan)
The fountain of success (Tajikistan)
Road sustainability through training (CAR)
A light at the end of the tunnel for families (Haiti)
Staying alert to stay alive (Indonesia)
Convergences 2015 - 3,000 participants for increased impact in poverty reduction
This week 's report covers the following sectors/countries:
Sectors: Agriculture, Coordination and Support Services, Education, Food, Health, Refugees and IDPs, Security, Shelter and Non-food Items, Water & Sanitation
B-Middle East,Central Asia and Eastern Europe: Afghanistan, Georgia, Iraq, Kyrghizstan, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Occupied Palestinian Territories, Russian Federation (Caucasus)
C-East & Central Africa: Burundi, Congo, DR, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda
D-West Africa: Benin, Chad, Cote d'Ivoire, …