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03 Aug 2011 description
report UN Children's Fund
Pakistan flood crisis, one year on Children and families continue to cope – and rebuild their lives – a year after devastating monsoon floods struck Pakistan. This is one in a series of stories on their situation, one year on. By David Youngmeyer NOWSHERA, Pakistan, 2 Agust 2011 – Since the...
02 Aug 2011 description
CDA Collaborative Learning Projects (CDA) would like to share a new and enlightening report on “Feedback Mechanisms in International Assistance Organizations.” This report was motivated by the desire heard over and over from people in aid recipient societies to provide feedback—and to hear...
02 Aug 2011 description
report IRIN
JOHANNESBURG, 2 August 2011 (IRIN) - Increasing numbers of Ethiopians and Somalis fleeing war, drought and poverty in their home countries face arrest, deportation and detention as they try to make their way to the south of the continent. For most the goal is South Africa - the only country in the...
02 Aug 2011 description
This report is produced by OCHA in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It covers the period from 18-31 July 2011. The next sitrep will be issued in or around 8 August 2011. I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES • Fighting between the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and the Sudan Peoples Liberation...
02 Aug 2011 description
GLIDE n° FL-2011-000096-PRK Summary: CHF 453,413 has been allocated from the IFRC’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to support the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Red Cross in delivering immediate assistance to some 15,380 beneficiaries. Unearmarked funds to repay DREF are...
02 Aug 2011 description
An IOM operation to airlift hundreds of vulnerable stranded Chadian migrants out of the Southern Libyan town of Sebha to return them to the Chadian capital N'Djamena has been successfully completed. The operation, which ended on 30 July, provided evacuation assistance to 1,398 vulnerable...
01 Aug 2011 description
report IRIN
VAVUNIYA, 1 August 2011 (IRIN) - More than two years after Sri Lanka's decades-long conflict officially ended, the whereabouts of 630 children are unknown, according to a government database. Most went missing during the final phase of the war that ended on 18 May 2009, when government forces...
01 Aug 2011 description
Since mid-July torrential monsoon rains coupled with a depression in the Bay of Bengal has caused devastating flash floods across the Cox’s Bazar district in Bangladesh. The floods have caused ten deaths, left 30,000 people marooned and forced over 150,000 people from their homes. Many of them are...
01 Aug 2011 description
report UN News Service
1 August 2011 – With the principle of the responsibility to protect, also known as R2P, garnering more attention in light of events in Africa and the Middle East, Edward Luck has been a busy man of late. As Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s Special Advisor, with a particular focus on R2P, he is...
01 Aug 2011 description
I. Highlights/Key priorities The United Nations Operation in Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI) is planning to deploy military personnel in the West. Eight military camps, including one in Tai, will be established along the Ivorian-Liberian border in order to beef up security. Humanitarian effort in Côte...
01 Aug 2011 description
TODAY, 1 August 2011, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) launched a new report Displacement and Insecurity in Area C of the West Bank. This report focuses on displacement of Palestinian civilians in Area C, an area that represents over 60 percent of the West Bank where...
01 Aug 2011 description
(Extract) POPULATION AFFECTED: • A total of 642 families / 3,158 persons were affected in 8 Barangays, 4 municipalities and one (1) city in Bulacan Province Region III • There were 204 families / 967 persons housed inside six (6) designated evacuation centers. However, as of to 31, July,...
01 Aug 2011 description
report UN News Service
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today voiced his deep concern over reports from Syria that hundreds of protesters have been killed or injured in the city of Hama and other towns across the country during the weekend. He strongly condemned the use of force against civilians and called on the...
31 Jul 2011 description
Kinshasa, 29 juillet 2011: Le Fonds central pour les interventions d’urgence (CERF) a octroyé plus de 4 millions de dollars US au Fonds des Nations Unies pour l’enfance (UNICEF) et à l’Organisation Mondiale de Santé (OMS) pour lutter contre l’épidémie de choléra, déclarée depuis le...
31 Jul 2011 description
Highlights: • Emergency support is ongoing to returnees arriving in Upper Nile State, with over 10,000 individuals having arrived to Renk County over the past month. • Increased capacity for onward transport remains critical to avoid a humanitarian crisis in Renk, with the influx at some 2,000...
30 Jul 2011 description
report UN Security Council
SC/10349 Security Council 6597th Meeting (PM) Expressing strong determination to support the peace process in Sudan’s troubled western region, as well as concern over worsening violence there, the Security Council today decided to extend the mandate of the African Union-United Nations Hybrid...
29 Jul 2011 description
PREFACE Opiates originating in Afghanistan threaten the health and well-being of people in many regions of the world. Their illicit trade also adversely impacts governance, security, stability and development—in Afghanistan, in its neighbours, in the broader region and beyond. The Global Afghan...
29 Jul 2011 description
report IRIN
GULU, 29 July 2011 (IRIN) - The trial of Thomas Kwoyelo, a former rebel in Uganda's Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), the first such case before the Ugandan High Court's International Crime Division (ICD), is eliciting mixed reactions. Analysts say that while it may satisfy northerners'...
29 Jul 2011 description
report UN Children's Fund
Pakistan flood survivors struggle to restore their lives amid new disaster fear and humanitarian funds shortage GENEVA/ISLAMABAD/NEW YORK, 29 July 2011 – A year after devastating monsoon floods hit Pakistan, many of the more than 18 million affected people – almost half of them children –are...
29 Jul 2011 description
I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES • Protection issues and rising vulnerabilities are key concerns in conflict-affected areas. • Psychosocial support needs grow as the conflict continues. • Vaccines are being delivered throughout Libya. More are reportedly needed to keep coverage at required...