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03 Oct 2014 description

On 23 September, the UNHCR Representative for Moldova, Belarus and Ukraine Mr. Oldrich Andrysek accompanied the Special Rapporteur on Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons Dr. Chaloka Beyani during his visit to Mariupol, where they attended a social center in which warm clothes for children were distributed.

03 Oct 2014 description

On September 26, UNHCR Regional Representative for Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine Oldrich Andrysek and Ambassador of Czech Republic to Ukraine Ivan Počuch have signed the Memorandum of Understanding. According to the Memorandum, Czech Government will donate to UNHCR 1 mln Czech crowns (600,000 UAH) to address the urgent needs of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Ukraine. This financing will allow UNHCR to purchase warm blankets and personal hygiene products for further distribution in the East of Ukraine.

03 Oct 2014 description

With winter swiftly approaching, IOM will extend its support to 4,000 more displaced people among the most vulnerable in Ukraine.

The activities are currently funded by Switzerland, the US and Norway and discussions with other partners – EU, Germany, Sweden – are underway.

By the end of September, there were already 300,000 displaced people from Eastern Ukraine and Crimea, according to the Ukrainian State Emergency Service. IOM is targeting the most vulnerable among them in 13 regions of Ukraine hosting over 65 per cent of the displaced population.

03 Oct 2014 description

Kiev/Geneva (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is deeply distressed by the killing of one of its staff, Laurent DuPasquier, in Donetsk today. The 38-year-old Swiss national, an administrator in the organization’s office in the city, was killed when a shell landed near the premises.

02 Oct 2014 description

This report is for media and the general public.

In Donetsk city shelling on a residential area caused civilian casualties near a school.

02 Oct 2014 description
report UN General Assembly

GA/11566
Sixty-ninth General Assembly
Plenary
20th Meeting (AM)

Leaders had taken to the world stage since 24 September to spotlight hopes and gains, as well as profound concerns, at the start of a session that United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said could be the “most consequential” in a generation.

02 Oct 2014 description

The U.S. expanded its aerial campaign against Islamic State (IS) militants in late September with strikes in Syria’s north and east. The operation, which targets both IS and fighters linked to al-Qaeda’s central leadership and the affiliated group Jabhat al-Nusra, risks alienating other rebel groups in Syria and strengthening support for IS.

02 Oct 2014 description

COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION of 2.10.2014 amending Commission Implementing Decision C(2014) 6005 financing emergency humanitarian actions supporting Ukrainian crisis-affected population from the general budget of the European Union.

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,
Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

01 Oct 2014 description

Ukrainian and rebel forces must immediately end indiscriminate attacks in residential areas, Amnesty International said today after at least nine civilians were killed in strikes on a school and a bus in Donetsk.

The latest attacks, which took place in the Kievskiy district of the city, came as Amnesty International documented a pattern of indiscriminate shelling and rocket attacks in the area by Ukrainian forces in the past 10 days.

01 Oct 2014 description

This report is for media and the general public.

The SMM continued to monitor the situation in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions focusing on the implementation of the Minsk Protocol/Memorandum. In the city of Donetsk and surrounding areas, the overall situation was generally tense.

01 Oct 2014 description
report Finnish Red Cross

The situation is worsening for Ukraine’s internal refugees as the weather is getting colder. As a result, all the winter clothes available at the Finnish Red Cross logistics centre in Kalkku, Tampere were loaded onto trucks bound for Ukraine.

The two trucks departing from Tampere were loaded with 1,124 bales of clothing, totalling over 35,000 kg of clothes. The trucks are expected to arrive at the city of Dnipropetrovsk in Ukraine early this week. There the Ukrainian Red Cross will be receiving the shipment.

30 Sep 2014 description
report European Union

PRESS RELEASE
ST 13715/14
PRESSE 494
Brussels, 30 September 2014

The concept of operations for the EU Advisory Mission for Civilian Security Sector Reform Ukraine (EUAM Ukraine), a civilian mission under the EU's Common Security and Defence Policy, was agreed today. This is another step towards the rapid start of the mission's work in support of efficient, trusted and democratically controlled civilian security services in Ukraine.

30 Sep 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• On 19 September, Ukraine, the Russian Federation and separatist groups signed a 9-point Memorandum outlining parameters for the implementation of the ceasefire commitments agreed to in on 5 September in Minsk.

• On 26 September, 300,000 doses of tetanus toxoid arrived in Ukraine. The fast-track approach developed by UNICEF and WHO has enabled the country to rapidly obtain prequalified vaccines.

30 Sep 2014 description

GENEVA, September 30 (UNHCR) – UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres warned today that the global humanitarian system has become dangerously overstretched by new crises in the Middle East and Africa and continuing unresolved conflicts in Afghanistan, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Somalia and elsewhere.

30 Sep 2014 description

Iraq:Up to 13% of IDPs are located in areas that are currently not considered accessible by humanitarian actors. The overall number and geographical spread of IDPs pose a major challenge for provision of assistance. Approximately 1.5 million individuals are in need of emergency food assistance. An estimated 580,000 people are in urgent need of emergency shelter assistance.