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Kyrgyzstan: Flash Appeal Revision, July 2010
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Sunday, 25 July 2010
In the wake of violence, home visits ensure social assistance for families in Kyrgyzstan

OSH, Kyrgyzstan, (23 July 2010) – From the outside, the walled compound of the Kozybaeva household looks relatively undamaged, raising hopes that unlike most of the neighbouring houses, this one might be intact. But just beyond the gate is the burnt-out shell of what used to be the family car. And beyond that are the ruins of what was once the family home.

A solitary tent in the courtyard is shared by the entire multi-generational family as they try to rebuild their lives.

UNDP launches cash-for-work in Southern Kyrgyzstan

Osh, Kyrgyzstan — More than 1,100 people in the cities most affected by violence in southern Kyrgyzstan last month have started work on repairing roads, cleaning up irrigation systems, removing litter and restoring parks as part of an initiative by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and local municipalities.

Following the crisis that displaced some 400,000 people in the region last month, UNDP has launched a cash-for-work programme in the major cities of Osh and Jalalabad aiming to

National polio immunization campaign launched in Kyrgyzstan

Bishkek (21 July 2010) -- The first of two rounds of national immunization days (NIDs) against poliomyelitis (polio) in Kyrgyzstan were launched on Monday, 19 July. The launch ceremony was held in an outpatient clinic in the capital, Bishkek, with the participation of Dr Sabirjan Abdikarimov, the acting Minister of Health of Kyrgyzstan, and representatives of WHO and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

Kyrgyzstan has reported over 90% coverage with three doses of oral polio vaccine

Displacement and Return in Kyrgyzstan Situation Report No.22, 20 July 2010
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Wednesday, 21 July 2010
Illegal acts by security forces threaten fragile peace in southern Kyrgyzstan, says UN human rights chief

GENEVA (20 July 2010) – The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said Tuesday that she has information that security forces in southern Kyrgyzstan have been responsible for repeated human rights violations – including arbitrary detention, torture and ill-treatment – and said their actions threaten the fragile peace and re-establishment of the rule of law, six weeks after inter-ethnic violence shook the Central Asian nation.

"Large numbers of people – most of them young men, and

Kyrgyzstan: Inter-Agency Health and Nutrition Initial Rapid Assessment, Southern Kyrgyzstan - Jalal Abad and Osh Oblasts, June 29 - July 3, 2010

Executive summary

i. Kyrgyzstan has experienced escalating violence since the previous government was overthrown on April 7 and an interim government took power. Subsequently, violent clashes took place in Osh and Jalal-Abad Oblasts (province) throughout April and May and fighting reached its highest intensity from June 10-14 during which shooting, killing, looting, and property destruction were widespread in cities as well as in rural areas leading to mass population displacements. After four

Kyrgyzstan Crisis Shows Value of United Nations Cooperation with Regional Bodies, Secretary-General Tells Ministerial Meeting on Security in Europe

SG/SM/13017  19 Jul 2010

Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's message to the Informal Ministerial Meeting of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), held in Almaty on 16-17 July, delivered by Ján Kubiš, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (ECE):

I am pleased to convey greetings to this Informal Ministerial Meeting of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. I thank the Government of Kazakhstan, and in

Displacement and Return in Kyrgyzstan Situation Report No.21, 16 July 2010
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Monday, 19 July 2010
75,000 people still displaced in Kyrgyzstan one month on from violence

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan, (16 July 2010) – A month after violence forced tens of thousands of people to flee their homes in southern Kyrgyzstan, UNHCR estimates that some 75,000 people there are still displaced. Thousands continue to be affected by uncertain security, problems arising from the wide loss of personal documents, and a shortage of shelter.

The situation is calm in Osh and Jalalabad, but there are scores of police checkpoints and the two cities remain under night-time curfew. This, in


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