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30 Sep 2016 description

Publié par le projet «La Consolidation de la paix au Liban» du Programme des Nations Unies pour le développement et financé par le Ministère Allemand de la Coopération économique et du Développement à travers le KfW, ce supplément est distribué avec les quotidiens an-Nahar et as-Safir dans sa version originale en arabe, et avec le Daily Star et L’Orient-Le Jour dans les versions traduites en anglais et en français. Ce numéro regroupe les articles d’un certain nombre d’écrivains, de journalistes et de professionnels des médias, de chercheurs et d’artistes libanais, syriens et palestiniens.

30 Sep 2016 description
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This supplement is produced by the UNDP «Peace Building in Lebanon» project, funded by the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development through KfW. The original Arabic version is distributed with An-Nahar and As-Safir newspapers while a translated English version is distributed with The Daily Star and a translated French version with L’Orient Le Jour.

30 Sep 2016 description

NEUM, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 30 September 2016 – More than 30 prosecutors from across BiH gathered for a war crimes panel within the Ninth Symposium of Prosecutors in BiH, which was supported by the OSCE Mission to BiH and concluded today in Neum.

30 Sep 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Several weeks before of the start of the new school year, UNICEF and the Iraqi Ministry of Education launched a nationwide Back to School campaign in 10 governorates.

An estimated 1.4 million children were reached with public information messages, transport assistance, school supplies, and other services.

The campaign aims to get more children into classrooms, and to enable those already in formal education to stay there.

30 Sep 2016 description

JAMES SOKIRI

The people of Lainya County are gradually returning to their homes. Clashes, in early July, between the national army and other armed groups had driven them into out-skirting bush land seeking shelter and safety for the past two months.

The area’s Commissioner, Augustino Keri Gwolo, said that over five hundred people have thus far returned to their original homes and farms.

30 Sep 2016 description

Washington, D.C., 30 September 2016 (PAHO/WHO) — The countries of the Americas met almost all the health targets of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), according to a report presented to the region’s health ministers during the 55th  Directing Council of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).

30 Sep 2016 description
report Xinhua

BEIJING, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- Typhoon Megi has claimed 10 lives in China and left another 29 missing, the Ministry of Civil Affairs announced on Friday.

Five deaths were reported in east China's Zhejiang Province and five were reported in southeast China's Fujian Province, the ministry said in a statement.

As of 9 a.m. on Friday, about 2.09 million people had been affected as the impact of the typhoon spread to 16 cities in three provinces, including Zhejiang, Fujian and Jiangxi.

30 Sep 2016 description

Bogota, Colombia | AFP | Friday 9/30/2016 - 14:54 GMT

by Alina DIESTE

Colombians vote in a referendum Sunday on whether to ratify a historic peace accord to end the 52-year war between the state and the communist FARC rebels.

The accord will effectively end what is seen as the last major armed conflict in the Western Hemisphere. The war has killed hundreds of thousands of people and displaced millions.

The stakes are high -- the Colombian government says it has no Plan B if voters reject the accord -- but polls indicate it will pass by a wide margin.

30 Sep 2016 description

MATIN

Il décide notamment d'organiser, à sa session de mars prochain, une réunion-débat consacrée à la mortalité et à la morbidité maternelles évitables

30 Sep 2016 description

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso | AFP | vendredi 30/09/2016 - 13:55 GMT

L'ex-président burkinabè Blaise Compaoré, qui vit en exil en Côte d'Ivoire depuis l'insurrection populaire qui a mis fin à ses 27 ans au pouvoir en 2014, ne sera pas poursuivi pour "haute trahison" ou "attentat à la Constitution" en raison d'un vide juridique, a annoncé vendredi le procureur de la Haute Cour de justice.

30 Sep 2016 description

Ranbir Singh Pora , India | AFP | Friday 9/30/2016 - 14:32 GMT

by Tauseef MUSTAFA

India evacuated thousands of people living near the border with Pakistan on Friday, a day after carrying out strikes along the de-facto frontier in disputed Kashmir that have dramatically escalated tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbours.

Authorities in parts of northern India said they were evacuating villages within 10 kilometres (six miles) of the border following Thursday's raids, which provoked furious charges of "naked aggression" from Pakistan.

30 Sep 2016 description

The fragility of peace in the Central African Republic (CAR) was highlighted in mid-September 2016 when violence broke out in Ndomete village north of the capital Bangui. The clashes between ex-Séléka rebels and locals left 26 people dead. The African Union (AU) is desperate to help the CAR to its feet after the devastating conflict that started in 2012. However, past experience shows that pledges by international donors do not always translate into concrete funding for aid projects.

30 Sep 2016 description
report Redhum

Perú, 29 de Septiembre 2016
Fuente: ANDINA - PE

El Poder Ejecutivo declaró el estado de emergencia por peligro inminente ante déficit hídrico en los distritos de Cocachacra, Dean Valdivia, Punta de Bombón, Mejia y Mollendo, de la provincia de Islay (Arequipa), por el plazo de 60 días calendario.

Según el decreto supremo, publicado en el boletín Normas Legales del Diario Oficial El Peruano, esta medida servirá para la ejecución de acciones inmediatas y necesarias de reducción del muy alto riesgo existente.

30 Sep 2016 description
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Costa Rica, 29 de Septiembre 2016
Fuente: La Prensa Libre

El volcán Turrialba no cesa su actividad eruptiva, pues ya acumula 65 horas así, destaca la Red Sismológica Nacional.

De acuerdo con Mauricio Mora, funcionario de la red, el tremor se ha mantenido, con variaciones de amplitud que por períodos se interrumpe y pasa a un patrón en pulsos.

“En el transcurso de la noche y madrugada, se ha acompañado por emisión de ceniza de variable intensidad y, en ocasiones, por episodios más energéticos con salida de bloques incandescentes”, destacó.

30 Sep 2016 description
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Venezuela, 29 de Septiembre 2016
Fuente: El Nacional

Según un reporte del Centro Estadal de Prevención y Atención de Desastres del estado Miranda, la parroquia de Higuerote, en la región de Barlovento, presenta fuertes oleajes en varias playas de la región del estado Miranda.

En las zonas adyacentes a la playa Las Cabañas y en la playa Cuchivano hay un fuerte oleaje que ha causado inundaciones en la zona.

30 Sep 2016 description
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Caribe, 29 de Septiembre 2016
Fuente: Diario Libre

El Centro Nacional de Huracanes de los Estados Unidos informó este jueves que Matthew se fortaleció en un huracán categoría 1, con vientos sostenidos de 120 kilómetros por hora y avanza a 28 kilómetros por hora.

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El Centro de Operaciones de Emergencia (COE) mantiene el nivel de alerta verde por posibles inundaciones repentinas urbanas y rurales, crecidas de rios arroyos y cañadas asi como deslizamientos de tierra para las siguientes provincias:

  1. Azua
  2. Peravia
  3. San Cristobal
  4. San José de Ocoa
  5. Pedernales
  6. Barahona
30 Sep 2016 description

Kaga Bandoro, le 30 septembre 2016 – Le Coordonnateur humanitaire en République centrafricaine, Fabrizio Hochschild, a exprimé sa profonde inquiétude face à la récente détérioration de la situation humanitaire à Kaga Bandoro, dans la préfecture de la Nana Gribizi. Lors d’une visite de terrain le 29 septembre, il a constaté le départ d’acteurs humanitaires importants en raison d’agressions et de braquages devenus très fréquents depuis le début du mois de septembre.

30 Sep 2016 description
  • The Government of Jordan has agreed to the UN proposal to re-start life-saving humanitarian assistance to people stranded at the Berm, a no-man's land located at the border between Jordan and Syria.
  • The previous food delivery took place on 5 August. It was the first food delivery since the Jordanian authorities closed the border area after a suicide bombing attack that killed several people during an humanitarian aid distribution in Ruqban on 21 June.
  • It is estimated that some 75 000 people are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance in the Berm.
30 Sep 2016 description

Italy - IOM reports that 302,486 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2016 through 28 September, arriving mostly in Greece and Italy. Some 166,610 people have arrived in Greece and 132,044 in Italy during 2016.
Total arrivals on the Mediterranean through the month of September in 2015 were 518,181 – nearly 60 percent higher.