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18 Jan 2017 description

Dans cette Infolettre :

30,030 rapatriés et 35,536 retournés spontanés enregistrés pour 2016

Des documents d’identité, une urgence pour les migrants haïtiens vivant en R.D.

Le GARR distingué par la CNCDH

195 personnes ont reçu leur acte de naissance avec l’appui du GARR Rapatriements pour décembre 2016

Le prix Iqbal Masih 2016 à titre posthume décerné à Sonia Pierre

18 Jan 2017 description

La Paz, 18 ene (Prensa Palacio).- El presidente Evo Morales junto a su Gabinete Ministerial aprobó hoy dos decretos supremos, uno para la contratación de créditos del Banco de Desarrollo de América Latina (CAF), destinados a la construcción de presas y represas de pequeña y mediana escala destinadas a la provisión de agua potable y riego en el área rural y otro de apoyo presupuestario a los pequeños productores agropecuarios afectados por la sequía, anunció hoy el ministro de Planificación de Desarrollo, René Orellana.

18 Jan 2017 description
report IRIN

By Casie Tesfai and Jeanette Bailey

In South Sudan, an acutely malnourished child may have to travel up to eight hours along unpaved roads, through swamps and mud, under threat of violence, to reach a medical clinic where treatment can be administered. To complete a full course of treatment, this journey must be repeated once a week for three months or longer.

18 Jan 2017 description
report Government of Chile

La información proporcionada por la Corporación Nacional Forestal (CONAF) indica que el incendio forestal denominado “Fundo Santa Blanca” se encuentra activo, consumiendo una superficie aproximada de 5 hectáreas de pastizal y matorral en la comuna de Santo Domingo.

18 Jan 2017 description
report Government of Chile

La información proporcionada por la Corporación Nacional Forestal (CONAF) indica que en la Provincia de Cardenal Caro se registran dos incendios activos, afectando una superficie aproximada de 15.163 hectáreas de arbolado, plantaciones, matorral y pastizal. A continuación se presenta el detalle de los incendios:

El incendio forestales “Rarín” afecta una superficie aproximada de 163 hectáreas de arbolado y pastizal en la comuna de Paredones. Cabe mencionar que este incendio presenta un comportamiento extremo, rápido avance y amenaza directa a viviendas.

18 Jan 2017 description

The ELN has been in on-and-off preliminary talks with the government since 2014

BOGOTA, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Colombia's government will begin much-delayed formal peace talks with the country's second-biggest rebel group the ELN on Feb. 8, after the guerrillas release a politician being held hostage, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Wednesday.

Read more on the Thomson Reuters Foundation

18 Jan 2017 description
report Government of Chile

La información proporcionada por la Corporación Nacional Forestal (CONAF) indica que en la provincia de Colchagua se registran dos incendios activos, afectando una superficie total aproximada de 19.730 hectáreas de arbolado, plantaciones, matorral y pastizal. El detalle es el siguiente:

El incendio forestal “Rincón de Yaquil 2” en la comuna de Santa Cruz, Palmilla y Peralillo, afecta una superficie de 4.730 hectáreas de arbolado nativo.

18 Jan 2017 description
report UN News Service

18 January 2017 – The first-ever United Nations World Data Forum concluded today with the launch of a global plan that outlines a vision and a “to-do” list for better data to improve people’s lives, including through new ideas, solutions and strengthened collaboration in the field of statistics.

18 Jan 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch

Soldiers Arbitrarily Detained as Political Crisis Deepens

(Dakar) – President Yahya Jammeh’s declared state of emergency in Gambia provides no justification for a crackdown on peaceful dissent around the January 19, 2017, deadline for the new government to take office, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said today.

18 Jan 2017 description

El ministro de Agroindustria, Ricardo Buryaile, dijo que todavía no están cuantificadas las pérdidas por las inundaciones en Buenos Aires y Santa Fe, pero aclaró que “son muchísimas”, y anticipó que se están concertando con el presidente Mauricio Macri y el gobernador Miguel Lifschtiz “medidas adicionales para los productores damnificados”.

18 Jan 2017 description

Amman, 14 January 2017: The UNESCO Office in Amman, with the generous funding of the European Union, concluded a one-year vocational training programme for over 350 Jordanian and Syrian refugee youth. The graduates earned a BTEC Level 3 diplomas from Al Quds College in Amman, Jordan. The international accredited diploma programmes offered students the choice to study one of five specializations and also take additional courses in English language, life skills, computer literacy and study skills.

18 Jan 2017 description

“Changing the World of Refugee Girls Through Education”: this is the aim of a partnership between Procter & Gamble (P&G), UNESCO and Save the Children showcased during the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, on 17 January.

Marking the launch of the commitment, P&G brought together a panel to raise awareness of the extreme vulnerability of refugee girls and to secure solutions to their future through education and skills development.

18 Jan 2017 description

UNESCO welcomes the announcement by the Iraqi authorities of the retaking of Mosul University by Iraqi military forces. During the period of occupation by ISIL/Daesh, the University of Mosul suffered considerable physical damage, and its academic staff and students were subject to grave violations of the right to education.

18 Jan 2017 description
report UN Population Fund

MASVINGO, Zimbabwe – Two years ago, Evermore left school at the age of 14 to marry a 23-year-old man. Her marriage quickly deteriorated to the point of her husband beating her and denying her food. She was miserable, stressed and scared.

After four months, Evermore appealed to her parents to help her leave the marriage.

18 Jan 2017 description
report REACH Initiative

Over the past six months, REACH has supported the data collection and monitoring of water prices in Gedo region in Somalia. The initiative was developed within the framework of REACH’s global partnership with the Global WASH Cluster (GWC), with the aim to develop a reliable system for robust data collection and reporting on water prices in areas experiencing cumulative and/or prolonged drought conditions.

18 Jan 2017 description

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BOMA (KONGO CENTRAL), 13 janvier 2017 - Un rapport de situation sur les pires inondations - survenues durant la nuit du 27 au 28 décembre 2016 à Boma - réalisé par le Bureau provincial de l’OMS basé à Matadi, indique aujourd’hui que 3.450 ménages ont été sinistrés et que 40 personnes y sont mortes, noyées ou emportées par les eaux.

18 Jan 2017 description
report UN News Service

18 janvier 2017 – Le Secrétaire général adjoint des Nations Unies aux opérations de maintien de la paix, Hervé Ladsous, a fermement condamné une attaque suicide meurtrière mercredi à Gao, dans le nord du Mali, contre un camp abritant des éléments des Forces armées maliennes et de divers groupes armés, estimant qu'elle constituait une atteinte directe au processus de paix.

18 Jan 2017 description

Press Release Number: 01/2017

The year 2016 has been confirmed as the hottest year on record, surpassing the exceptionally high temperatures of 2015, according to a consolidated analysis by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

The globally averaged temperature in 2016 was about 1.1°C higher than the pre-industrial period. It was approximately 0.83° Celsius above the long term average (14°C) of the WMO 1961-1990 reference period, and about 0.07°C warmer than the previous record set in 2015.

18 Jan 2017 description

Depuis la crise de 2013, plus de 440 000 personnes sont toujours déplacées dans toute la Centrafrique. Suite aux conflits entre groupes armés en septembre 2015, de nombreuses habitations de Kossé, dans la préfecture de l’Ouham Pendé, au nord-ouest du pays, ont été détruites et pillées, et ses habitants ont dû fuir. Aujourd’hui, avec le soutien d’ACTED, les familles de retour à Kossé reconstruisent leurs maisons, pour retrouver une vie normale après des mois d’absence. Les équipes d’ACTED ont rencontré Rachel : elle raconte son retour à Kossé, son village d’origine.