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Joint NGO Statement: EU and Member States must sustain funding to UNRWARead news
NGOs call for the UN Security Council to urgently convene and pass a Resolution demanding an immediate and sustained ceasefire following yesterday’s UN Security Council meeting on the risk of conflict induced famine in Gaza.
The UN Security Council has received a stark warning of the consequences of inaction regarding the crisis in Gaza, as the UN warns at least 576,000 people in the Gaza Strip are facing famine-like conditions as a result of the conflict in its latest report released to the Council.Read news
Mikheil Chkholaria lives in Orsantia village in Zugdidi Municipality and has been practicing woodwork for years. His work covers a diverse range of products that cater to a wide range of needs and occasions, such as kitchen products, decorative household items, as well as commemorative and festive accessories.Read news
From the 7th - 9th February, coaches from two partner agencies Mission Armenia and Partnership and Teaching attended a training on the SHUTTLE approach provided by Action Against Hunger in Yerevan. This workshop provided the coaches with information related to the innovative approach that has been designed by Action Against Hunger to support the development of personal and professional skills of unemployed and vulnerable people who are looking to find a job or start a business. This training workshop was financed under the project “Providing multi-sector assistance to support the immediate and longer-term needs of refugees from Nagorno Karabakh” funded by the European Union and aimed at equipping the coaches with the essential knowledge and skills to support refugees from Nagorno Karabakh who will soon be attending the four-month SHUTTLE program. Immediately following the training, Mission Armenia will establish SHUTTLEs in 4 of their centres in Yerevan and Ararat and Kotayk provinces and Partnership and Teaching in their centre in Goris in Syunik. Already over 220 refugees have applied to join.Read news
We, the signatories of this statement, call for an immediate and permanent ceasefire and a massive increase in humanitarian assistance to avoid famine in Gaza, and as the only way to comply with the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2417. Allowing access for humanitarian aid to reach the civilian population is an obligation under International Humanitarian Law and immediate measures need to be taken to effectively address and comply with the demands of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2417 which condemns the use of starvation of civilians as a method of warfare.Read news
The military operation in southern Gaza, where more than 1.3 million people and a dozen of our colleagues are sheltering, puts at risk our distributions of water, food, hygiene kits, shelter or waste collection and cleaning services to prevent the outbreak of diseases. In the last 4 months, Action Against Hunger has been able to provide fresh and dry food baskets, cash assistance and water, hygiene and sanitation projects to some 320,000 people trapped in Rafah, a place where more than half a million people are suffering from a catastrophic food crisis.Read news