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Humanitarian Bulletin Middle East and North Africa, Issue 03, July-August 2012 [EN/AR]

Situation Report
Originally published



  • Funding shortfalls are undermining the ongoing humanitarian response in Pakistan, with aid agencies cutting critical life-saving assistance.

  • Needs in Syria increased to an estimated 2.5 million people and the number of refugees has doubled since July. Whilst humanitarian agencies have scaled up, these efforts are being undermined by funding shortfalls.

  • The government of Iran led the humanitarian response to two earthquakes that left 300 dead, 2600 njured and over 150,000 affected.


  • Consolidated and flash appeals in the MENA region are currently 41% funded, with additional requirements totalling over US$ 1.1 billion.

  • Ten countries from the MENA region have contributed funds to appeals in 2012. These total US$65 million with Somalia, Lebanon, Yemen and oPt the largest recipients.

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