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GAVI to partly fund Ethiopia's measles vaccination campaign

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Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Ethiopia, South Sudan GAVI agreed to cover the vaccination cost for all children under 5, leaving a funding gap of $23.5 million to vaccinate children between 5 and 14. Almost 15,000 cases have been reported since the beginning of the year. Key Issues: US$1.2 million is urgently needed to cover the funding shortfalls for th

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World Bank supports natural disaster management in the Pacific

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Source: World Bank Country: Marshall Islands, Samoa, Tonga, Vanuatu, World The World Bank approved US$32.29 million in IDA grants and credits to support the Pacific Resilience Program – a series of projects to be carried out over the next five years.WASHINGTON, June 19, 2015 – The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved US$32.29 million in International Development Association (I

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New study sheds light on migration trends across Mediterranean

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Source: International Organization for Migration Country: Egypt, Italy, Libya, Malta, Morocco, Tunisia, World A key finding is that not all migrants intend to go to Europe: many have migrated within their region first and moved on, sometimes years later, after being unable to find the stability, safety, and opportunities they hoped for. IOM Launches Study: “Migration Trends Across the Mediterrane

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Displacement in Iraq tops three million, says IOM

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Source: International Organization for Migration Country: Iraq Since the beginning of hostilities in Ramadi, Anbar, in early April, more than 276,330 Iraqis are reported to have been displaced from the city and its outskirts, bringing the total number of IDPs in the country to 3,087,372. Iraq - IOM’s latest Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) identified 3,087,372 internally displaced persons (514,

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Death toll from Pakistan heatwave tops 500

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Source: Agence France-Presse Country: Pakistan Most of the deaths occurred in Karachi, Pakistan's economic hub of around 20 million people, where temperatures reached 45 degrees Celsius at the weekend, said Sabir Memon, a senior provincial health official.Karachi, Pakistan | AFP | Tuesday 6/23/2015 - 10:56 GMT More than 500 people have died from a three-day heatwave in southern Pakistan, offici

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FAO in 2015 Humanitarian Appeals: Enhancing food security and resilient livelihoods

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Source: Food and Agriculture Organization Country: Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Gambia, Guinea, Iraq, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, occupied Palestinian territory, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Ukraine, World, Yeme

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Food insecurity on the rise as Ebola abates in key countries

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Source: World Food Programme Country: Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone The fight against Ebola is far from over as the disease continues to affect household livelihoods and food security through its adverse impacts on the economy. Application of Shock Impact Simulation Model (SISMod) to measure Ebola’s economic impacts on hunger Executive Summary From health crisis to economic and food crisis Sin

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New snapshot highlights major recent disasters in Pacific

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Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia (Federated States of), Palau, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu The 2014 - 2015 cyclone season has been one of the most active in terms of the number and intensity of cyclones, as well as the length of season. OVERVIEW The Pacific Region had nine major emergencies between Novembe

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