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Province Orientale : bientôt une aide d’urgence de Caritas aux ménages déplacés et retournés de Buta, Kisangani et Wamba

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Caritas

Kisangani, le 23 juillet 2014 (caitasdev.cd) : Caritas Congo Asbl vient de lancer un « projet de Réintégration socio-économique de 1.000 ménages déplacés et retournés aux Diocèses de Buta, Kisangani et Wamba dans la Province Orientale en RDC ». L’événement a eu lieu à l’occasion de la formation qu’une de ses équipes a organisée à Kisangani du 13 au 18 juillet 2014, à l’intention des responsables des Caritas Diocésaines de Buta, Kisangani et Wamba.

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Kosovo: KLA leaders to be indicted for crimes against humanity

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Amnesty

Longstanding impunity for crimes against humanity in Kosovo will be challenged after today’s announcement that former leaders of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) will be indicted for the abduction, inhumane treatment and killing of Kosovo Serbs and ethnic Albanians believed to oppose the KLA in 1999, Amnesty International said today.

In a statement for the Special Investigative Task Force, established by the EU, Chief Prosecutor Clint Williamson outlined charges to be brought against senior KLA officials.

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L'Union Africaine encouragée par la conclusion réussie de la première étape du dialogue inclusif inter-Malien

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African Union

Addis Abéba, le 24 juillet 2014: La Présidente de la Commission de l'Union africaine (UA), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, se félicite de la conclusion réussie de la première étape du dialogue inclusif inter-malien, marquée par la signature, ce jour, à Alger, par toutes les Parties prenantes au processus de négociations, d'une Feuille de route consensuelle et d'une Déclaration de cessation des hostilités.

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Foco de desnutrición aguda en Mindanao

  • El conflicto desatado en septiembre de 2013 entre el Ejército filipino y el Frente Moro de Liberación Nacional (FMLN) ha afectado a casi 120.000 civiles. 64.000 personas siguen desplazados a día de hoy, hacinadas en centros de evacuación sin las condiciones básicas de agua, saneamiento e higiene. Más de 1.000 niños menores de cinco años sufren desnutrición aguda en la ciudad de Zamboanga

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Sierra Leone + 1 other
Médicos del Mundo comienza un proyecto de prevención del ébola en Sierra Leona

La epidemia del virus en África occidental es ya la mayor de la historia y sigue fuera de control

Madrid, 29 de julio de 2014.- Ante la dimensión de la epidemia de ébola en África occidental, que es ya la mayor de la historia, con más de 1.200 personas afectadas, de las que cerca de 700 han fallecido, Médicos del Mundo ha decidido poner en marcha un programa de prevención en la zona noreste de Sierra Leona, fronteriza con Guinea, origen del brote actual.

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Is the UN peacekeeper selection process flawed?

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IRIN

BANGKOK, 29 July 2014 (IRIN) - Reports on Bangladesh, India, Nepal, and Nigeria released in July 2014 at the Open Society Institute in New York reveal failures in human rights vetting for soldiers in countries that contribute to UN peacekeeping operations.

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Gaza: MSF strongly condemns attack on Al Shifa hospital

Yesterday’s attack on Al Shifa hospital, where nearly 2,000 people are sheltering, demonstrates how civilians have nowhere safe to go and shows the current difficulties of providing emergency aid in Gaza.

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Chad + 1 other
Revue de Presse Humanitaire au Tchad Du Du 20 au 25 juillet 2014

Avant propos

Les articles sélectionnés dans cette revue de presse ont pour but d’informer sur la situation humanitaire au Tchad ou sur le contexte général. Cette sélection d'articles ne reflète pas nécessairement la position d’OCHA-Tchad.
Merci de tenir compte de cette réserve.

LES TITRES

  • IOM Organizes Safe Return from Cameroon of Chadian Migrants Displaced from CAR (IOM, 25/07/14)

  • Polio-free Chad: UNICEF quarterly newsletter on the polio eradication initiative in Chad (UNICEF, 23/07/14)

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RDC: lancers de tracts pour pousser les rebelles ougandais à se rendre

07/29/2014 09:57 GMT

KINSHASA, 29 juillet 2014 (AFP) - L'armée et la Mission de l'ONU en République démocratique du Congo ont lancé par hélicoptère des tracts pour pousser les rebelles islamistes ougandais de l'ADF à se rendre et à libérer les otages qu'ils détiennent dans l'est congolais, ont annoncé mardi les Nations Unies.

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Suisse: pluies torrentielles et glissements de terrain

07/29/2014 09:52 GMT

GENÈVE, 29 juillet 2014 (AFP) - Des pluies torrentielles se sont abattues dans la nuit de lundi à mardi sur la Suisse, notamment dans le centre du pays et le sud, provoquant des glissements de terrains au nord et au centre du pays.

Certaines régions de la Suisse connaissent ainsi leur mois de juillet le plus humide depuis 1930.

Selon un communiqué de la police du canton de Berne publié mardi, plusieurs corps de pompiers ont à nouveau été mobilisés dans le nuit de lundi à mardi.

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Syria rebels advance towards key airport in Hama province

07/29/2014 09:24 GMT

BEIRUT, July 29, 2014 (AFP) - Syrian rebels pressed on with a fresh advance in the central province of Hama, as they bid to take out its military aiport, a rebel commander and a monitor said Tuesday.

"The rebels are now nine kilometres (six miles) away from Hama military airport, which they want to put out of action," said Syrian Observatory for Human Rights director Rami Abdel Rahman.

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Emergency Shelter and Evacuation Centre Training for Samoa

Last week, eighteen representatives of Samoa’s Welfare and Internally-Displaced People Sub-Committee of the Disaster Advisory Committee attended a training course in Emergency Shelter Custer and Evacuation Centre Management facilitated by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) with the Disaster Management Office and Samoa Red Cross Society.

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Gaza fighting rages as conflict enters 4th week

07/29/2014 10:31 GMT

by Mai YAGHI

GAZA CITY, July 29, 2014 (AFP) - Israel's bombardment of Gaza left dozens more Palestinians dead on Tuesday after a black day for the Israeli army, with the spiral of violence showing no sign of abating.

As the conflict entered its fourth week, diplomatic efforts by the international community and calls for an end to the bloodshed fell on deaf ears, despite the mounting toll in human life and destruction in the narrow coastal enclave.

Both sides appeared more determined than ever to keep up the fighting.

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Heightened HIV risk for people with disabilities

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IRIN

MELBOURNE, 29 July 2014 (IRIN) - Inaccessible health services for people with disabilities (PWD), combined with social stigma and violence, contribute to high HIV risk - a gap that must be filled if the disabled are not to remain disproportionately vulnerable to HIV/AIDS, say health experts and activists.

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Almost 100 beneficiaries from Pasay receive safer homes

Pasay City – After many years of living dangerously along the Tripa de Gallina creek in this city, Gildo Cajuntoy and his family will now have their own home, safe from floods and fires common in informal settlements.

The Cajuntoy Family is one of the 98 informal settler- families (ISFs) from Brgy. 156, Tripa de Gallina, Pasay who was awarded with a new housing unit on Friday, July 25, through the government’s Oplan Lumikas para Iwas Kalamidad At Sakit (LIKAS) project.

The Cajuntoys and the other families were relocated to safer homes in Trece Martires, Cavite.

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Close to 2 Billion Cubic Meters Water Holding Dam Completed

Addis Ababa July 28/2014 The Tendaho Dam built to irrigate sugar cane for Tendaho Sugar Factory can now fully supply the water required, according to Water Works Design and Control Enterprise.

Some 98 percent of the construction of the dam that holds 1.86 billion cubic meters of water is finalized, it said.

The dam has the capacity to develop over 60,000 hectares of land and provide pasture land and farm land for the community in the neighbourhood.

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Monitoring Emergencies - Peru 7/26-28/2014

Ancash department. Santa Rosa district. Landslides affect potable water intake systems and roads; no victims and no damage to homes. Local response: Emergency declaration, provisional catchment of spring water. (o.s.: INDECI; m.: Andina).

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Monitoring Emergencies - Guatemala 7/26-28/2014

Izabal, Alta, and Baja Verapaz departments. Floods and landslides from rains affect 720 people and damage 123 homes. Heavy rainfall accumulation in the areas of the Northern Transversal Strip and the Caribbean. (o.s.: CONRED)

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Haiti to modernize its approach to agricultural health with grant from the IDB

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $14 million grant to help the Government of Haiti reduce plant and livestock losses and increase exports by modernizing its agricultural health services. The Government of Haiti is matching the IDB’s pledge with $2 million of its own funds.

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Monitoring Emergencies - Colombia 7/26-28/2014

Drought. 79 municipalities affected by fires, water shortage and damage to agriculture; of those, 37 have declared public calamity situations. Major damage in La Guajira department, with 10 of 15 municipalities in state of public calamity. Response: Assistance has been prioritized in La Guajira department and Santa Marta municipality (Magdalena). Delivery of food kits, increased water distribution through tank cars and distribution of water containers, construction of wells and installation of desalinization mills. Crisis response activated in La Guajira. (o.s.: UNGRD)