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02 Sep 2014 description

Syria: Syrian refugee numbers have grown by a million in a year, and now exceed three million, while the journey out of Syria is getting tougher. 42 children were reported killed by government strikes over 29-31 August, while in IS-held areas there are reports of routine executions and amputations.

26 Aug 2014 description

Syria: Only 41% of Syria’s public hospitals are fully operational. The latest in a number of local truces around Damascus has been agreed between state forces and opposition in Qadam. 191,369 people were reported killed March 2011–April 2014, mainly in Rural Damascus, Aleppo, Homs, Idleb, Dar’a and Hama, according to new UN figures.

19 Aug 2014 description

Snapshot 13-19 August

Yemen: The 9 August Al Jawf ceasefire has been broken. Access to people affected by the conflict in Al Jawf is extremely limited due to persistent insecurity, and it is very difficult to obtain information. Almost 3,000 people have died in violence since the National Dialogue Conference took place on 25 January.

13 Aug 2014 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• The humanitarian situation in Eastern Ukraine is worsening with further damage to electricity and water supply system, infrastructure and public buildings, including schools.

• 117schoolsarepartiallyorcompletelydestroyedin Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts.

• TheParliamentCommissionerforHumanRightsandthe Ministry of Education and Science in cooperation with UNICEF facilitated the Coordination Forum to ensure safe access to education for children affected by the conflict.

01 Jul 2014 description

The ILO has just launched this report which is the result of a process that included a global literature review, the development of a research methodology guide through consultation with experts, and research in four countries: Guatemala, Indonesia, Rwanda and Ukraine. It highlights the challenges faced by workers living with HIV and their households in accessing social protection programmes, examines the effects of such programmes on their lives and makes evidence-based recommendations.

25 Mar 2014 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • The impact of rapid geopolitical changes and military operations in the Crimea have caused displacements of people and increased the risk of further displacements from Crimea.

  • 2,000 IDPs of mainly Tartar ethnicity (80%) from Crimea have arrived and sought refuge mainly in western parts of Ukraine.

  • UNICEF has ordered first batch of hygiene kits (1,000 sets) in Ukraine while awaiting a review of custom regulations by the Government to facilitate importation of humanitarian supplies.

20 Mar 2014 description
  1. Who are we?

The programmes and services provided by the Ukrainian Red Cross Society are focused on the needs of vulnerable people.

These activities are responsive, sustainable and of acceptable standards in terms of performance, accountability and integrity.

22 Nov 2013 description
report UN Women

(New York, 22 November) - The United Nations Trust Fund to End Violence against Women (UN Trust Fund) today announced USD 8 million in grants to 17 initiatives in 18 countries and territories. First-time grant recipients include organizations from Antigua and Barbuda, Mauritania, Myanmar and Kosovo (under UNSCR 1244). These new grants are expected to reach 2.3 million beneficiaries between 2014 and 2017.

30 Jul 2013 description

1. Executive summary

The economic crisis in Europe continues to hit headlines. According to the last EU figures, 43.6 million of EU citizens find difficulties in accessing food on a daily basis, and trends show that the need for food assistance is likely to increase in the near future.

Over 26 millions of people were unemployed across the EU in April 2013, by 1.7 million more than in April 2012. Youth unemployment figures are particularly alarming, with peaks of 56 per cent in Spain and 62.5 per cent in Greece.

30 Jul 2013 description

1. Executive summary

The programmes and services provided by the Ukrainian Red Cross Society were focusing on the needs of vulnerable people, and these activities were not only responsive but of recognized high standards in terms of performance, accountability and integrity. The National Society’s mission is to protect lives, prevent and alleviate human suffering during natural disasters and technical accidents, as well as assist the health authorities and the medical services.

14 Jul 2013 description
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Treatment 2015
report UNAIDS

UNAIDS urges countries to rapidly scale up access to antiretroviral medicines to maximize HIV treatment and prevention gains

ABUJA, Nigeria /GENEVA, 13 July 2013—The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has launched a new framework to accelerate action in reaching 15 million people with antiretroviral treatment by 2015––the goal set by United Nations Member States in 2011.

30 Nov 2012 description
report UN Women

This year, the message marking the commemoration of the World AIDS Day is unequivocal: Zero New Infections, Zero Discrimination and Zero AIDS-related deaths. Violence against women has been increasingly recognized as both a cause and a consequence of HIV. The twin pandemics are each rooted in gender discrimination, women’s subordination, disregard for women’s human rights and the power imbalances between women and men that exist in societies all over the world.

23 Jul 2012 description

FIRST-EVER STUDY OF HIV TREATMENT POLICIES IN 23 COUNTRIES

MSF releases report SPEED UP SCALE-UP presenting policy ‘dashboard’

30 Apr 2012 description

This report covers the period from 01/01/2011 to 31/12/2011.

Programme summary

30 Nov 2011 description

30 NOVEMBER 2011 ¦ GENEVA -- Global progress in both preventing and treating HIV emphasizes the benefits of sustaining investment in HIV/AIDS over the longer term. The latest report by the World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF and UNAIDS "Report on the Global HIV/AIDS Response" indicates that increased access to HIV services resulted in a 15% reduction of new infections over the past decade and a 22% decline in AIDS-related deaths in the last five years.

31 Aug 2011 description

In brief

Programme purpose: To reduce the number of death, injuries and impact from disasters; to reduce deaths, illne sses an d impact from diseases an d pub lic he alth emergencies; a nd to increase local community, civil society and Red Cross/Red Crescent capacity to address the most urgent situations of vulnerability; promote respect for diversity and hu man dignit y, and reduce into lerance, discrimination and social exclusion.

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