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24 Dec 2009 description


1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The 2010 Iraq Humanitarian Action Plan (IHAP) is a continuation of the inter-agency consolidated appeal process launched for Iraq in 2008 and expanded to Iraq and the Region in 2009. The 2010 IHAP is a joint humanitarian strategy for Iraq in 2010. It is not characterised as a consolidated appeal per se, in that it is not accompanied by detailed project proposals (although it is intended to facilitate fund-raising for humanitarian operations in the country).

11 Dec 2009 description

BEYROUTH, Liban, 11 décembre (HCR) - Entourés d'inconnus dans un pays étranger, Karim*, réfugié iraquien, est vite devenu paranoïaque, convaincu que tout le monde l'espionnait et complotait pour le livrer à ses ennemis.

05 Dec 2009 description

What is the situation in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region?

As of 5 December 2009, 23:00 hours, Cairo time, 43,650 laboratory-confirmed cases of Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 were reported to WHO by 22 out of 22 Member States of WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region. There are 452 related deaths from Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 reported, so far, from 18 Member States in the Region.

05 Dec 2009 description

A delegation comprising members from national Red Cross Societies who took part in the 5th PRCS Partnership meeting held in Al Bireh on the 26th and 27th of October visited PRCS branch in Lebanon in order to get better acquainted with humanitarian services provided by the Society.The delegation, composed of members from the German, Norwegian, Belgian, Dutch and Swedish Red Cross Societies as well as from IFRC and ICRC, was welcomed by Mr.

04 Dec 2009 description

As UNHCR calls for states, municipal authorities and mayors, humanitarian agencies and civil society to meet the challenge of growing refugee populations in towns and cities worldwide, the Middle East has proved an innovative showcase for future operations - although durable solutions are not on the horizon.

With as many as 50 per cent of the 10.5 million refugees under UNHCR's mandate now living in cities and towns, UNHCR's new policy challenges states, municipal authorities, communities, humanitarian agencies and civil society to recognize this new reality - and work together …

23 Nov 2009 description

What is the situation in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region?

As of 21 November 2009, 23:00 hours, Cairo time, 38,859 laboratory-confirmed cases of Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 were reported to WHO by 22 out of 22 Member States of WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region. Somalia has reported the first 2 cases on the beginning of November. There are 330 related deaths from Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 reported, so far, from 17 member states in the Region.

14 Nov 2009 description

What is the situation in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region?

As of 14 November 2009, 23:00 hours, Cairo time, 28,751 laboratory-confirmed cases of Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 were reported to WHO by 22 out of 22 Member States of WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region. Somalia has reported the first 2 cases on the beginning of November. There are 188 related deaths from Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 reported, so far, from 15 member states in the Region.

08 Nov 2009 description
report IRIN

JERUSALEM, 10 November 2009 (IRIN) - Aid groups and several members of parliament (MPs) are outraged by what seems to be the toughening of Israeli policy towards asylum-seekers illegally entering the country.

An “infiltration” law, the first draft of which has passed through parliament, is up for approval in the coming weeks despite efforts by NGOs to stop it. If approved, the law will regard anyone illegally entering the country as a criminal, and will allow a sentence of up to seven years for any asylum-seeker from an “enemy” country.

06 Nov 2009 description

(Extract)

Occupied Palestinian Territory

The isolation and fragmentation of the West Bank (2.5 million inhabitants, including 754,000 refugees) continue to have a major impact on the Palestinian economy and on livelihoods, with the result that vast segments of a population are still increasingly dependent on humanitarian assistance.

02 Nov 2009 description

What is the situation in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region?

As of 31 October 2009, 23:00 hours, Cairo time, 22,689 laboratory-confirmed cases of Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 were reported to WHO by 21 out of 22 Member States of WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region. There are 137 related deaths from Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 reported, so far, from 14 member states in the Region.

31 Oct 2009 description
The Humanitarian Update is a monthly publication from UN OCHA's Regional Office in Cairo, reporting on the main humanitarian events in the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia. For more information on Iraq or OPT, please visit www.ochairaq.org and www.ochaopt.org

On 5 October 2009, a suicide bombing in the Islamabad Headquarters of United Nations' World Food Program (WFP) marks the first time where UN Offices were directly targeted in Pakistan. Five UN employees tragically lost their lives and another …

30 Oct 2009 description

Mensajes principales

El estado de la inseguridad alimentaria en el mundo 2009 es el 10.=BA informe de situación de la FAO sobre el hambre en el mundo desde la Cumbre Mundial sobre la Alimentación (CMA) de 1996. En el informe se destaca el hecho de que, incluso antes de que se produjeran la crisis alimentaria y la crisis económica, el n=FAmero de personas que padecían hambre había aumentado lenta pero constantemente.

24 Oct 2009 description

What is the situation in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region?

As of 24 October 2009, 23:00 hours, Cairo time, 17,150 laboratory-confirmed cases of Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 were reported to WHO by 21 out of 22 Member States of WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region. There are 111 related deaths from Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 reported, so far, from 13 member states in the Region.

23 Oct 2009 description

Improving the Academic Performance and Nutrition of Children in Gaza

From October 2009 to June 2010, Mercy-USA for Aid and Development is partnering with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) to provide daily school lunches/snacks to approximately 6,200 children attending 8 elementary and preparatory schools in Gaza.

20 Oct 2009 description

Executive summary

This plan displays the main areas of intervention of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Zone Office. It builds on the country context and supports the plans, needs and ambitions of the National Societies of MENA region. The MENA Zone Office functions as a platform for International Federation and Movement cooperation among the National Societies of the region and their partners. The National Societies and the Zone Office are connected through networks, communities of practice, zone-wide strategies and a high level strategic dialogue.

20 Oct 2009 description

Executive summary

Following several years of intermittent violent incidents and clashes spurned by deep political divisions as well as external threats, Lebanon experienced a wave of optimism in mid-2008 which saw the election of a new president and the formation of a national unity government.

12 Oct 2009 description
report UN General Assembly


AG/10869

Assemblée générale
Soixante-quatrième session
17e et 18e séances plénières - matin et après-midi

« À chaque minute de ma déclaration, une femme est morte en couches ou enceinte », a déclaré aujourd'hui la Directrice exécutive du Fonds des Nations Unies pour la population (FNUAP), alors que l'Assemblée générale célébrait le quinzième anniversaire de l'adoption du Programme d'action de la Conférence des Nations Unies sur la population et le développement qui s'est tenue au Caire.