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04 Jul 2011 description
report IRIN
JOHANNESBURG, 4 July 2011 (IRIN) - Louise Masese-Mwirigi, an analyst recording nutrition data in southern Somalia with her team, have on occasion had to turn away from a village because the local authority that consented to the survey a week ago is no longer in charge or may have changed their minds...
04 Jul 2011 description
Ref: 41/2011 Date: 03 July 2011 In a New Report PCHR Denounces Israel’s Systematic Violation of Palestinian Children’s Right to Education. The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) releases today a new report titled “Education Denied: Israel’s Systematic Violation of Palestinian...
01 Jul 2011 description
This report is produced by OCHA in collaboration with the Humanitarian Country Team and humanitarian partners. It was issued by OCHA Yemen country office. It covers the period from 20 June 2011 to 28 June 2011. The next report will be issue around 9 July 2011. I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES •...
01 Jul 2011 description
report UN News Service
1 July 2011 – A joint United Nations assessment mission has confirmed that Government troops in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) committed mass rape and acts of pillaging in several remote villages in the country’s east last month. Residents of Nyakiele in the province of South Kivu...
01 Jul 2011 description
(The Nafusa Mountains, Libya /New York, 1 July 2011): The United Nations today concluded its first inter-agency mission inside the Nafusa Mountains in Libya. The UN team visited the towns of Wazin and Nalut on Thursday and Jadu and Zintan on Friday. The mission looked primarily into issues of safety...
01 Jul 2011 description
report Conflict Dynamics
Executive Summary Across the globe, a dramatic gap exists between efforts and outcomes in realizing accountability for grave violations against children in situations of armed conflict. This report illustrates the “accountability gap” and presents practical opportunities for advancing efforts...
01 Jul 2011 description
Ce bulletin est produit par OCHA en collaboration avec les partenaires humanitaires. Il est publié par le bureau de OCHA-Tchad et couvre la période allant du 25 mai au 30 juin 2011. Le prochain bulletin sera publié vers le 25 juillet 2011. I. FAITS MAJEURS • Plus de 73 000 Tchadiens...
01 Jul 2011 description
I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES • Displaced populations are beginning to visit their homes as water levels continue to recede in some parts of Cotabato City. • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene facilities remain inadequate in Evacuation Centers. • Population tracking and camp management in...
01 Jul 2011 description
War and drought is now forcing more than 30,000 people to flee from Somalia every month. They cross the borders with neighboring Kenya and Ethiopia to look for protection and life saving aid. The Danish Refugee Council is working in the hastily growing refugee camps and now starts assistance...
01 Jul 2011 description
This is a summary of what was said by the UNHCR spokesperson at today’s Palais des Nations press briefing in Geneva. Further information can be found on the UNHCR websites, www.unhcr.org and www.unhcr.fr, which should also be checked for regular media updates on non-briefing days. Yesterday saw...
01 Jul 2011 description
Violations of peace agreement should trigger further sanctions (1 July 2011) With only days before South Sudan is due to secede on 9 July, Sudan is the closest to war that it has been since the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) between North and South Sudan in January 2005, said a...
01 Jul 2011 description
OVERVIEW • Cholera peaks in June but mortality rates still decreasing • Slight reduction in the number of IDPs in camps • Below average spring harvest expected to worsen food security
30 Jun 2011 description
BRUSSELS/GENEVA, 30 June 2011 – As fighting continues to force civilians out of Libya, the international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières MSF (Doctors Without Borders) calls the countries engaged in this war for a stronger humanitarian response and more effective...
30 Jun 2011 description
Executive summary The expert conference, co‐organised by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) and Geneva Call in Geneva, Switzerland, on 23 and 24 March 2011, explored different aspects of the complex interface between armed non-State Actors (ANSAs) and the protection of internally...
30 Jun 2011 description
report IRIN
NAIROBI, 30 June 2011 (IRIN) - As the drought in Somalia [ http://www.irinnews.org/report.aspx?reportid=93092 ] intensifies, with an estimated 2.85 million needing aid, more and more relief agencies are looking at the option of cash transfers, saying the system helps beneficiaries by giving them...
30 Jun 2011 description
The mobilization of resources to a humanitarian disaster zone is as much political as it is logistical. Recent conflicts have called into question the neutrality principle to which humanitarian actors traditionally adhere. But delivering assistance in times of crisis depends largely on gaining...
30 Jun 2011 description
report UN Children's Fund
NAIROBI/NEW YORK, 29 June 2011 - With a major food and refugee crisis looming in the Horn of Africa due to a deadly combination of drought, on-going conflict and escalating food prices, UNICEF calls on local governments and donors to lead a rapid humanitarian response. According to UNICEF, millions...
30 Jun 2011 description
Natural Disasters in Countries with Very High Human Development Merely halfway through the year 2011, disaster figures continue to show the tremendous impacts that natural disasters have on human societies. The end of 2010 and the first months of 2011 were particularly marked by extreme events in...
30 Jun 2011 description
A longform version of the seminar report, which includes the case studies, is available in English, while abridged versions of the report are available in English, French and Spanish. Most of the world’s 27.5 million internally displaced people (IDPs) live in protracted displacement. Solutions...
30 Jun 2011 description
Bangkok — Countries in Asia are still at risk of electoral violence which can be driven by real and perceived fraud, corruption, or patronage, according to a new study by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). “The mere suspicion or allegation of fraud is often enough, in democracies...