The government-led multi-agency humanitarian needs assessment started on 18 November 2017 and will continue until 13 December 2017. The findings will inform the Humanitarian Requirements Document (HRD) for 2018. Preliminary estimates are that 5 to 7 million people will require food support and 7.4 million people will require access to safe water.
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Published: Thursday, 07 December 2017 19:59
At the border crossing point of Morina there were 15 heavy tonnage trucks, which transported from Kosovo to Albania the material for the construction of 90 m "bailey" bridge. This assistance comes in response to the request for help from Albania which was made after the recent floods, where over 65 bridges were heavily damaged.
The Commission announced additional humanitarian aid for two major projects through the EU Facility for Refugees in Turkey, that both work by providing monthly transfers via debit card.
The Emergency Social Safety Net (ESSN) which is implemented by the World Food Programme will receive €650 million. A further €50 million will boost the Conditional Cash Transfer for Education (CCTE) project implemented by UNICEF.
An additional 50,000 vulnerable Syrian refugees in Jordan will receive much needed assistance this winter UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, announced today.
Thanks to the latest generous USD5 million contribution from Kuwait, UNHCR will be able to include another 14,300 Syrian refugee families in Jordan into its essential winter cash assistance programme. In preparation for 2017/2018 winter UNHCR and partners are aiming to provide support to more than 1.6 million Syrian and Iraqi refugees in the Middles East.
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ABU DHABI, 10th December, 2017 (WAM) -- The UAE has donated AED55 million to support education in Gaza in cooperation with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East, UNRWA.
ABU DHABI, 10th December, 2017 (WAM) -- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, MoFAIC, has revealed the value of UAE foreign aid to Yemen during the period April 2015 to November 2017, amounting to AED9.4 billion, or US$2.56 billion.
In a report, MoFAIC said that the humanitarian aid covered a number of vital sectors, reflecting the UAE’s keenness to reduce the suffering of the Yemenis and is in compliance with the nation’s humanitarian and development policy and its desire to establish growth, security and stability in Yemen.
COLOMBO, 7th December, 2017 (WAM) -- The UAE Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Abdul Hameed Abdul Fattah Kazim Al Malla, has supervised the distribution of school bags and supplies to students in the southern Sri Lanka region of Matara, under the patronage of Maithripala Sirisena, President of Sri Lanka.
The Sharjah Charity House has donated the school supplies in coordination with Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena, Sri Lanka's State Minister of Public Enterprise Development.
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Some 6.5 million people are food insecure and a further 4 million are at risk – twice as many as last year – due to asset depletion to maintain food consumption.
Within Syria, 6.3 million people are displaced, while 5.3 million have sought refuge in neighbouring countries. The continuing crisis has led to new displacements in northeast Syria (Ar-Raqqa and Deir-Ez-Zor governorates), as well as Hama, Aleppo and Idleb governorates.
Mogadishu, 11 December 2017 – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Italian Republic, via the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation, is making a contribution of 3 million Euros towards the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)’s new Country Programme for Somalia over the period 2017-2020.
In partnership with UNFPA, this generous contribution will support the Federal Government of Somalia’s efforts in reducing maternal deaths, unmet need for birth spacing, and ending violence and harmful practices against women and girls.
(Abuja, 11 December 2017): The United Nations, through the Nigeria Humanitarian Fund, has allocated $13.4 million to help thousands of children, women and men in need of urgent humanitarian assistance in crisis-hit north-east Nigeria.
The humanitarian emergency in the northeastern Nigeria is one of the most severe in the world today, with 8.5 million people in need of life-saving aid in 2017 in the worst-affected states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe.
With 2 million people food insecure, ongoing military conflicts, and winter approaching, the plight of millions of Iraqis, many of whom depend on agriculture for their livelihoods, might worsen.
Military operations and instability in places such as western Anbar, Diyala, Kirkuk, Salah al-Din, Erbil and Ninewa have forced 2.9 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) to leave their homes. While 2.6 million have returned, many others have abandoned their farms and agriculture-based livelihoods.
The Norwegian Embassy tops up its donation to One UN Tanzania to USD 5.1 million
Focus Areas: Goal 2 – Zero Hunger & Goal 5- Gender Equality
06 December 2017, Dar es Salaam – The Norwegian Embassy has today signed an agreement with One UN Tanzania which has added about 5.1 million USD to the UNDAP II agreement. Norway’s total contribution to UNDAP II is about 10.5 million USD.