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07 Feb 2016 description
  • La actividad se realizó esta semana en la Villa Uno de San Miguel, compañía de Valle Pucú.
  • Profesionales del Ministerio de Salud encabezaron brigadas que recorrieron la zona, en conjunto con personal municipal y vecinos.
  • Los sintomáticos fueron derivados a la USF local para su atención y seguimiento correspondiente.

Esta semana, se llevó a cabo una intervención comunitaria en Villa Uno de San Miguel, compañía Valle Pucú, Areguá, en el marco de la intensificación de acciones para la prevención y el control de Dengue, Zika y Chikungunya.

07 Feb 2016 description

Benghazi, Libya | AFP | Sunday 2/7/2016 - 15:27 GMT |

An air strike hit a hospital in Derna in eastern Libya on Sunday, killing four people including a woman and her child and two anti-government fighters, a doctor said.

"There are four dead -- a nurse, her 10-year-old son and two members of the Shura Council," radiologist Dr Mohamad al-Jeddayimi at Al-Wehda hospital told AFP.

07 Feb 2016 description

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | dimanche 07/02/2016 - 14:11 GMT |

Au moins quatre civils, dont un enfant, ont été tués et une vingtaine d'autres blessés dans trois attaques à la grenade à Bujumbura, dans la nuit de samedi à dimanche, ont déclaré le maire de la capitale burundaise et des témoins.

"L'attaque la plus meurtrière" a eu lieu samedi soir dans un bar du quartier populaire de Kinama, dans le nord de la capitale, où trois grenades ont été lancées, a expliqué à l'AFP Freddy Mbonimpa, maire de Bujumbura.

07 Feb 2016 description

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Sunday 2/7/2016 - 14:33 GMT | 148 words

Four people, including a child, were killed in grenade attacks in Burundi's capital Bujumbura, which has been wracked by political violence, an official and witnesses said Sunday.

The four were killed by an attack late Saturday in a bar in the working class Kinama neighbourhood, said Bujumbura Mayor Freddy Mbonimpa.

Among the victims was a young boy selling eggs. Ten others were wounded, according to a hospital source.

07 Feb 2016 description
report El Espectador

A las cuatro de la tarde, debajo del puente que une a los municipios de Plato y Zambrano en la región Caribe colombiana, un viejo pescador hace una pausa y mira hacia abajo para verificar lo que ya sabe. A punto de cumplir una jornada entera lanzando su atarraya al río Magdalena, lo único que ha sacado es un pequeño bagre que yace tieso por el sol en el fondo de su canoa.

07 Feb 2016 description

Esmeraldas (Esmeraldas).- Personal técnico y voluntarios de la Secretaría de Gestión de Riesgos llegaron a los cantones de Quinindé y Atacames para entregar ayuda humanitaria a familias que resultaron afectadas luego de las precipitaciones que se registraron en la provincia el pasado 24 y 25 de enero. La entrega se coordinó con los responsables de las Unidades de Gestión de Riesgos Municipales de los dos cantones.

07 Feb 2016 description

Quito (Pichincha).- El primero de febrero, el grupo comunitario “Volcán Cotopaxi Pase o No Pase”, visitó las instalaciones del Instituto Geofísico y del ECU911 para conocer LOS PROTOCOLOS de activación de los Sistemas de Alerta Temprana SAT.

07 Feb 2016 description

Bamako, Mali | AFP | dimanche 07/02/2016 - 13:15 GMT

L'ex-rébellion à dominante touareg du nord du Mali et une coalition armée alliée au gouvernement sont tombées d'accord pour cohabiter pacifiquement à Kidal, bastion des insurgés où les pro-régime sont récemment entrés sans heurts, selon un communiqué commun reçu dimanche par l'AFP.

07 Feb 2016 description
report Reuters - AlertNet

DUBAI, Feb 7 (Reuters) - South Africa will not declare a national disaster in response to a drought that has hurt agricultural production, the country's deputy minister of agriculture, forestry and fisheries Bheki Cele told Reuters on Sunday

Read the full article on AlertNet

07 Feb 2016 description
report Reuters - AlertNet
  • 2.8 million Malawians face hunger, prompting relief effort

  • Focus on basic food security has hampered wider development

  • Subsidy for small-scale farmers at risk as aid taps run dry

  • Malawi highlights perils of aid reliance without industrialising

By Ed Stoddard and Mabvuto Banda

LILONGWE, Feb 7 (Reuters) - As she walks along a dirt road in central Malawi, Louise Abale carries her precious maize wrapped in a brightly coloured cloth and balanced on her head.

07 Feb 2016 description
report Redhum

El Salvador, 06 de Febrero 2016
Fuente: Diario Co Latino

José Vicente Coto, quien está al frente de la Dirección Nacional de Medicamentos (DNM), anunció que El Salvador es el cuarto país a nivel mundial en autorizar la primera vacuna contra el virus del dengue.

07 Feb 2016 description
report Government of Peru

Ministros de Salud de ambos países se reunirán en Huaquillas

08:33. Lima, feb. 6. El ministro de Salud, Aníbal Velásquez, anunció hoy que se reunirá con su homóloga de Ecuador, Margarita Guevara, en la localidad ecuatoriana de Huaquillas, a fin de tomar acciones conjuntas binacionales para enfrentar al virus del Zika.

“La razón por la cual nos estamos reuniendo es porque el zika ya está en Ecuador, tienen casos cerca de la frontera, en la provincia del Oro, y esta semana es de carnavales, hay un flujo de personas que llegan de Ecuador al Perú”, señaló.

07 Feb 2016 description
report Redhum

Bolivia, 06 de Febrero 2016
Fuente: Los Tiempos

La Asamblea Legislativa Departamental declaró ayer emergencia por los daños que han provocado las heladas y otros fenómenos naturales en 16 de los 47 municipios de Cochabamba. La ley aprobada ayer autoriza al gobernador Iván Canelas a utilizar un millón de bolivianos en la atención de los afectados y gestionar más recursos.

La Unidad de Gestión de Riesgos de la Gobernación informó que 497 comunidades fueron afectadas por desastres naturales.

07 Feb 2016 description

More than 850 thousands Afghan refugee’s residence cards were extended in Iran

The UN refugee agency site in Iran and Iran's Interior Ministry reported that the completion of validity identification foreign nationals on 20 January, 2016 as well as time-consuming preparation and implementation of special planning identification of foreign nationals extended.

850 thousands Afghan refugees living in Iran have ID cards, and according the role their cards extends every six months.

07 Feb 2016 description

Jerusalem, Undefined | AFP | Sunday 2/7/2016 - 11:57 GMT

A man who stabbed and lightly wounded an Israeli soldier on Sunday in the southern city of Ashkelon before being shot was a Sudanese national who has since died of his wounds, police said.

Police initially said the incident near a bus station was suspected to be part of a wave of Palestinian knife, gun and car-ramming attacks that erupted in October. The motive for the stabbing is now unclear.

07 Feb 2016 description

Martin Kobler from Shahat: It’s Very Important Now that Second List of Ministers, that will be Presented, Passes the House of Representatives

I just had a very long and a very fruitful meeting with the president of the House of Representatives. And you know it's very cold here in Shahat today in Aljabal Alakhdar and the president gave me this traditional hat. And I feel very honoured of this very warm gesture. This is truly a place of hospitality.

07 Feb 2016 description

KANDAHAR - Civil society organizations and provincial anti-graft officials met at a UNAMA-backed event to form a new Anti-Corruption Group to tackle corruption in Afghanistan’s southern province of Kandahar.

Some three dozen representatives from local government and civil society organizations, including two women, came together at a meeting facilitated by UNAMA’s Kandahar office to elect members to the new Anti-Corruption Group, which follows other similar groups formed in Balkh and Herat.

07 Feb 2016 description

The Hague, Netherlands | AFP | Sunday 2/7/2016 - 09:47 GMT

The Netherlands is probing two incidents in which civilians may have been killed or injured in air strikes against the Islamic State group in Iraq, the government has said.

"Two incidents in which there may have been possible civilian casualties are being investigated in around 1,300 missions carried out by the Netherlands," The Hague-based government said in a letter to parliament late on Saturday.

07 Feb 2016 description

Oncupinar, Turkey | AFP | Sunday 2/7/2016 - 16:00 GMT

by Fulya Ozerkan with Rouba El Husseini in Beirut

Turkey said on Sunday it would not abandon thousands of Syrians stranded on its border after fleeing a major Russian-backed regime offensive, as aid agencies warned of a "desperate" situation.

Tens of thousands of people, including many women and children, have been uprooted as pro-government forces backed by intense Russian anti-rebel air strikes advance near Syria's second city Aleppo.

07 Feb 2016 description

Sofia, Bulgaria | AFP | Sunday 2/7/2016 - 10:45 GMT

Two female migrants found dead in a mountainous rural region of Bulgaria died due to freezing conditions, authorities said Sunday, as asylum seekers continue to try to reach the EU despite harsh winter weather.

The women were part of a group of 19 migrants, including 11 children, found Saturday by border police near the southeastern town of Malko Tarnovo. Their nationality was still unclear.