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31 Dec 2008 description

Executive Summary

Malawi signed the millennium declaration adopted at the United Nations General Assembly in New York in September 2000. The country is committed to achieve the MDGs by the year 2015. The MDGs are being implemented through the Malawi Growth and Development Strategy MGDS, which is the overarching medium term development strategy for the country to run from 2006 to 2011.

Eradicating extreme poverty was set as the first of the eight millennium development goals and two main targets were set to achieve the goal by the year 2015.

31 Dec 2008 description

Introduction

Living conditions for many Palestinians in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) continued to deteriorate during the second half of 2008. As the protracted socioeconomic crisis which began in late-2000 entered its ninth year, Gazans faced unprecedented levels of hardship and distress; in the West Bank, severe and debilitating restrictions on movement limited prospects for recovery and growth and left many dependent on humanitarian assistance.

31 Dec 2008 description

RESUME EXECUTIF

Contexte et justification de l'étude

La RDC a ratifié la Convention pour l'élimination de toutes les formes de discriminations à l'égard de la femme en 1985 ainsi que la Convention relative aux droits de l'enfant en 1990. Elle dispose d'un Code de la famille depuis 1987 et d'une Constitution qui prône la primauté des droits humains. En outre, elle a adhéré aux recommandations des grandes Conférences africaines et mondiales sur les droits humains, dont celles du Sommet Mondial pour les Enfants.

31 Dec 2008 description

Jakarta,

Colleagues and Friends,

It is with great pleasure that I present you the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Annual Report for 2008.

31 Dec 2008 description
report World Bank
(SENAC project - Nepal component)

1 Food insecurity in Nepal

Nepal is a landlocked country of approximately 29 million people in South Asia, situated along the Himalayas between China and India. It has three distinct ecological regions: Mountains in the north, Hills in the middle and the Terai (lowland plains) in the south.

The Country is divided administratively into 5 development regions (Far Western, Mid Western, Western, Central and Eastern region) and 75 districts.

31 Dec 2008 description

Preface

After forty-one years of Israeli military occupation of the Palestinian Territory the humanitarian situation continues to dramatically deteriorate.

31 Dec 2008 description

1.0 - EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Iran has hosted one of the largest Refugee populations in the history of humanitarian assistance. Most of the 2.3 million Afghan Refugees live in cities and villages with only a few thousand living in refugee camps. Iran has witnessed a long history of refugees arriving from Afghanistan on account of many Afghan wars. The most recent large influx a result of the 1979 Soviet invasion and the consequent internal and external wars.

31 Dec 2008 description

Executive Summary

The Northern region, which is identified by official statistics as trailing behind the central, western and eastern regions in terms of poverty reduction, has experienced multiple and severe shocks including drought, civil war lasting for over 10 years and loss of cattle to Karamojong raids. The signing of a peace agreement between the Government of Uganda (GOU) and the Resistance Army (LRA) and initial implementation of terms bears hope for Northern Uganda. It is in this context that the 2008/09 Cluster Plan of Action (PoA) for Northern Uganda has been developed.

31 Dec 2008 description

Introduction

The Millennium Declaration signed in September 2000 was an unprecedented commitment among world leaders to work together to ensure a more peaceful, prosperous and just world. Aiming to advance a global vision for improving the human condition in the areas of development and poverty, human rights and democracy, peace and security and protection of the environment, these commitments were translated into the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

31 Dec 2008 description

REDUCING AVOIDABLE LOSS OF LIFE AND THE DISEASE BURDEN DUE TO EMERGENCIES IN UGANDA

Background

The General Context in Uganda

Uganda is making good progress in its drive towards achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) targets; HIV sero prevalence rates have stabilized at 6.4% (although the rate of new infections are said to be on the increase), there is better awareness about HIV and improved access to ART in the country and modest improvements have been made in Infant, under 5 and maternal Mortality rates.

31 Dec 2008 description
report Concern Worldwide
Report submitted by:
Sustainable Development Initiative Network-Nepal
31 Dec 2008 description
report Government of Iraq

Foreword

Iraq has made significant achievements since April 2003 when the new government emerged to lay down the foundations of democratic institutions that are rising again after nearly half a century of suppression. In spite of the difficulties that have accompanied this process the government deeply acknowledges the fact that citizens should enjoy their full rights and at the same time bear the responsibility of participation in the process which, in turn, protects their rights and liberties.

31 Dec 2008 description

Introduction

Namibia has experienced one of its worst floods in over fifty years in the northern regions of the country at the beginning of 2008. The response to the floods was one of the major activities of the NS during 2008. The HIV and AIDS baseline survey conducted by the NS as part of the southern Africa zone initiative was the highlight of 2008. The baseline was conducted in seven regions implementing home based care.

31 Dec 2008 description

Summary

- Security conditions in Afghanistan remained especially dangerous and by some measures deteriorated during the quarter.

- The humanitarian situation worsened in Afghanistan, and the international community assisted Afghan communities (particularly in the northern provinces) to prepare for severe winter conditions and food shortages.

- Important progress was nonetheless achieved in priority areas of Canada's engagement.

- With Canadian support, capabilities of Afghan National Security Forces in Kandahar province improved.

31 Dec 2008 description

Syria:

The humanitarian situation in Syria is still affected by two major disasters both manmade disaster (Refugees from Iraq) and natural disaster (The worst drought that hit Syria since four decades).

Refugees

UNHCR continued its assistance operation for refugees from Iraq in cooperation with partner agencies in the sectors of food, education, health, psycho-social support and protection. Distribution of food and non-food items supplied by UNHCR and WFP for 175,000 refugeesended in November.

31 Dec 2008 description

INTRODUCTION

- Une situation générale marquée par l'insécurité et des violations des droits de l'homme;

- Un contexte politique marqué par des confrontations répétitives entre le gouvernement du Burundi et le Palipehutu-Fnl: d'abord militaire (avant mai) et sur fond de malentendus dans les négociations (après mai : retour des responsables du mvt au Burundi); pression importante sur le processus de paix vers la fin de l'année;

Sur le plan sécuritaire, des violations des droits de la personne attribuées à certains éléments de la force de défense et de sécurité, aux …

31 Dec 2008 description

During the year 2008, the Israeli occupation forces (IOF), privet security guards and Israeli settlers continued their violations against PRCS medical personnel, installations and vehicles, while on humanitarian duty searching for, removing and transporting of wounded and sick. These measures impede PRCS humanitarian mission, causing a negative impact on the health situation of patients and wounded persons.

31 Dec 2008 description

Summary

- Security conditions in Afghanistan remained especially dangerous and by some measures deteriorated during the quarter.

- The humanitarian situation worsened in Afghanistan, and the international community assisted Afghan communities (particularly in the northern provinces) to prepare for severe winter conditions and food shortages.

- Important progress was nonetheless achieved in priority areas of Canada's engagement.

- With Canadian support, capabilities of Afghan National Security Forces in Kandahar province improved.

31 Dec 2008 description

1. CONTEXTE

L'Est du Tchad abrite 240 000 réfugiés soudanais et 180 000 tchadiens déplacés suites aux différents conflits armés et interethniques dans le 2 pays le Soudan et le Tchad. Ces populations sont regroupées dans les camps avec des conditions d'hygiène et assainissement insuffisantes o=F9 la plupart d'épidémie sont enregistrées.

L'OMS est présente à l'Est du Tchad pour la surveillance épidémiologique à travers le Système d'Alerte Précoce pour les maladies à potentiel épidémique.