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03 Jul 2015 description

MAKATI, July 3 – Shortage in fuel supply will not be a problem in case a disaster strikes with the oil companies committing to ensure fuel is available during critical period.

The Philippine Institute of Petroleum (PIP), composed of the country’s leading oil companies, signed yesterday the implementing guidelines of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with key government agencies, to ensure stable fuel supply in Metro Manila in cases of disaster, arising from earthquakes, typhoons, floods, fire, and spills.

03 Jul 2015 description
report UN News Service

3 July 2015 – Ending the AIDS epidemic – in all places and all communities – is essential to realizing the vision of a life of dignity for all, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared today in Barbados at the Caribbean region launch of a major new United Nations report the calls for scaling up an inclusive, rights-based and stigma-free response to wipe out the deadly disease.

03 Jul 2015 description
report UN News Service

3 July 2015 – Children, some as young as four years old, are bearing the brunt of the prolonged instability and election-related violence in Burundi, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) warned today, confirming reports of an additional three deaths of children over the last five days.

Speaking to reporters in Geneva, UNICEF spokesperson Christophe Boulierac said one of the children died because of a grenade explosion in the Muyinga province, becoming the first child victim of the violence outside of the capital city of Bujumbura.

03 Jul 2015 description
report UN News Service

3 July 2015 – Increasingly concerned by the continued deadly incidents in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, against Israelis and Palestinians, United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov today called for an immediate end to the violence.

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Benghazi, Libya | AFP | Friday 7/3/2015 - 21:47 GMT

At least five people were killed and 15 wounded in a car bomb attack in the eastern Libyan city of Derna, national news agency LANA reported.

The news agency, which has links to the militia-backed government in Tripoli that is not recognised by the international community, added that it was a suicide attack.

"Fifteen people were also wounded (...) among them women and children," it reported, quoting local and medical sources in Derna.

03 Jul 2015 description

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Fairfield, Conn. (July 3, 2015) — The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) on Wednesday, July 1, announced in Dar es Salaam that it was expecting the number of Burundian refugees in Tanzania to increase from the current 70,000 to between 250,000 and 500,000 as a result of the continued volatile situation related to the presidential elections in Burundi, scheduled to be held on July 15.

03 Jul 2015 description
report The Global Fund

More than 34 million children's lives have been saved since 2000 because of investments in child health programs at a cost of as little as $4,205 per child, according to a new analysis in The Lancet.

03 Jul 2015 description

Más de 30 horas duró la quinta erupción del volcán de Fuego del 2015 que al momento se mantiene con explosiones débiles y moderadas, observándose un flujo de lava de mil 500 metros de longitud en la barranca Las Lajas que en los próximos días desaparecerá, según el boletín vulcanológico especial # 55-2015 que emitió el Instituto Nacional de Sismología, Vulcanología, Meteorología e Hidrología –INSIVUMEH-.

03 Jul 2015 description
report Redhum

República Dominicana, 03 de Julio 2015
Fuente: Diario El Dia

Las muertes por dengue siguen aumentando en comparación al año pasado. En lo que va de este año se han registrado 29 fallecimientos, nueve más que en 2014.

La información está en el informe epidemiológico semanal número 23 que publica la Dirección General de Vigilancia Epidemiológica. El informe apunta a que hasta esa semana la letalidad era de 1.3 muertes por cada 100 casos de dengue, esta cifra triplica la registrada en 2014.

03 Jul 2015 description
report Radio Okapi

Le ministre de la Santé publique, Félix Kabange Numbi indique qu’il n’y a aucune confirmation, à ce stade, de la réapparition des cas d’Ebola en RDC. Il a fait cette mise au point, vendredi 3 juillet, au cours d’une conférence de presse, qu’il a livrée au lendemain de l’annonce de la mort de quatre chasseurs qui avaient mangé une antilope malade trouvée dans la forêt du Maï-Ndombe (Bandundu).

Félix Kabange a ainsi voulu couper court aux allégations sur les éventuels cas d’Ebola dans le district de Maï-Ndoma, au Bandundu.

03 Jul 2015 description
report Redhum

Honduras, 02 de Julio 2015
Fuente: Comisión Permanente de Contingencias

Nota de Prensa No. 065-2015

03 Jul 2015 description

La erupción que registra el volcán de Fuego es analizada por la Secretaría Ejecutiva de la Coordinadora Nacional para la Reducción de Desastres –SE-CONRED- y el Instituto Nacional de Sismología, Vulcanología, Meteorología e Hidrología –INSIVUMEH-, considerando los diferentes instrumentos y mecanismos de monitoreo que se utilizan para el coloso.

Según el boletín vulcanológico especial # 53-2015 emitido por el INSIVUMEH, la información de instrumentos del departamento de Geofísica y la información del Observatorio del Volcán de Fuego y observación local.

03 Jul 2015 description
report Human Rights Watch

3 July 2015 Human Rights Watch

This statement was originally published on hrw.org on 2 July 2015.

Uganda's parliamentary committee on defense and internal affairs should reject many provisions of a bill to regulate nongovernmental organizations, thirteen Ugandan and international groups said today. In its current form, the bill would subject independent groups to extensive and unjustified government control and interference, and violate basic rights.

03 Jul 2015 description

3 July 2015 - Smallholder farmers increase rice yields while using less seed, land and water by applying the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) in an IFAD-funded project in Madagascar.

03 Jul 2015 description

Geneva, Switzerland | AFP | Friday 7/3/2015 - 19:46 GMT

The United Nation's Human Rights Council called overwhelmingly Friday for those responsible for war crimes during last summer's Gaza conflict to be brought to trial.

Forty-five countries, including France, Germany and Britain supported the resolution, with only the United States voting against.

Israel's representative Eviatar Manor lambasted the decision, accusing the council of being an "agent provocateur", while his Palestinian opposite number Ibrahim Khraishi was jubilant.

03 Jul 2015 description
report El Comercio Perú

Ya son 22 las víctimas mortales. Entre casos confirmados y probables, los afectados son más de 16 mil

Ante el incremento de casos de dengue, la Dirección Regional de Salud (Diresa) realizará este fin de semana varias fumigaciones en toda la región Piura. Una de ellas se realizará en el cementerio de Catacaos. También se fumigará en San Juan de Bigote y Buenos Aires (Morropón), Los Órganos, Máncora, Paita y otros sectores críticos.

03 Jul 2015 description

The first day of the heat wave, an unprecedented humanitarian operation was held in France on June 30, 2015 in Calais. 4 international NGOs have decided to act in ’The New Jungle’, a camp for informal migrants, providing food and hygiene kits for the 3,000 migrants living here.

03 Jul 2015 description

Representantes de familias desplazadas por las inundaciones en las zonas de los bañados de Asunción se reunieron ayer por la tarde con Aldo Zaldívar, director general de Administración de Emergencias de la Secretaría de Emergencia Nacional (SEN). Recibieron información sobre pronósticos del comportamiento del río Paraguay y establecieron criterios para la entrega de kits de insumos alimentarios a las familias afectadas.

03 Jul 2015 description

Paris, France | AFP | vendredi 03/07/2015 - 18:17 GMT

Un avion de surveillance de la Marine française a survolé la Méditerranée centrale vendredi pour collecter du renseignement sur le trafic de migrants en méditerranée, a annoncé l'état-major de l'armée française.

Il s'agit de la "première contribution opérationnelle de la France à l'opération EU Nafvor Med, lancée le 22 juin par l’Union européenne" pour lutter contre les réseaux de passeurs de clandestins, relève le communiqué de l'état-major.

03 Jul 2015 description

Les autorités de la République démocratique du Congo ont réaffirmé vendredi à Kinshasa leur volonté de mettre en place les nouvelles provinces prévues par la Constitution de 2006, sans fixer de nouvelle date butoir pour la mise en œuvre de cette réforme dont le délai vient d'être dépassé.

"Les commissions d'installation des nouvelles provinces sont en activité, elles sont en province maintenant pour la plupart", a déclaré le porte-parole du gouvernement congolais, Lambert Mende, lors d'une conférence de presse.