UNOCHA [to 24 January 2015]

UNOCHA [to 24 January 2015]

23 Jan 2015
Syrian Arab Republic: UN Emergency Fund gives $100 million for aid operations in Syria and other poorly funded crises
(New York, 23 January 2014) – The United Nations humanitarian chief, Valerie Amos, has allocated some US$100 million from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to boost life-saving relief work in Syria and 11 other countries where humanitarian…

23 Jan 2015
occupied Palestinian territory: United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator calls for an immediate halt to demolitions and forced displacement in the West Bank
23 January 2015 Today, the United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator, James W. Rawley, expressed concern over the Israeli authorities’ recent spate of demolitions of Palestinian homes in the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem. “In the past three days, 77 Palestinians, over half of them children, have been made homeless,” said Mr. Rawley…

20 Jan 2015
Central African Republic: CentralAfrican Republic: UN humanitarian coordinator calls for immediate release of abducted humanitarian worker
(Bangui,20 January, 2015) The day after the abduction of a French humanitarian aid worker in Bangui, the United Nations interim Humanitarian Coordinator Mohamed Malick Fall, calls upon the perpetrators for her immediate and safe release. Mr. Fall and the whole humanitarian community in the Central African Republic (CAR) are deeply concerned by yesterday’s kidnapping and strongly condemn such…