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22 Jun 2017 description

La República de China-Taiwán entregó más de 81 000 kg de víveres a la Secretaría de Emergencia Nacional (SEN), en el marco de la respuesta estatal ante las inundaciones registradas en territorio nacional. Estos insumos serán destinados a aquellas familias damnificadas que se encuentran en el sur del país, y pasarán a complementar la tercera fase de asistencia a los 16 distritos de Ñeembucú, a cargo de personal de la Dirección General de Administración de Emergencias de la institución.

22 Jun 2017 description
report Radio Free Asia

A massive wall of water roared through a village in Tibet’s Sog county at the weekend, washing away several houses and damaging others in an incident local sources blamed on melting glaciers, the village leader told RFA’s Tibetan Service on Tuesday.

The June 16 incident in Sog (in Chinese, Suo) county’s Gyalchen township in the Nagchu (Naqu) prefecture of the Tibet Autonomous Region has resulted in “major hardships” for residents of the area, Yangphel, chief of Gyalchen’s No. 5 Village, said.

16 Jun 2017 description

Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa have strong agricultural research systems

16 June 2017, Nanjing, China - With the clock ticking toward the 2030 deadline for meeting the international goals to eradicate hunger and poverty, Ministries of Agriculture in five of the world's most important emerging economies are well positioned to take a leading role in helping to achieve these objectives, the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization said today.

13 Jun 2017 description
  • Tropical Cyclone MERBOK kept moving towards Hong Kong, strengthening. On 12 June afternoon (UTC), it made landfall close to Xichong city as a tropical storm. It then moved over Guangdong province, weakening.

  • Over the next 24 h, it is forecast to weaken and dissipate. Heavy rain and strong winds may however affect the provinces of Guangdong, Fujian and Hong Kong.

  • According to national authorities, as of 13 June at 7.00 (UTC), ten people have been injured and hundreds of flights have been cancelled in Hong Kong.

10 Jun 2017 description


  • WFP IRRM teams completed food distributions in Leer Town, Din Din, Padeah, Loth/Kok, Jiech, Kandak and Luil in Unity, Jonglei and Upper Nile states in response to the hunger crisis in South Sudan.

  • During a handover ceremony WFP welcomed the contribution by the People’s Republic of China to provide food assistance to 160,000 people.

  • WFP led a Resilience Theory of Change workshop to strengthen its contribution to resilience in local communities.

Situation Update

08 Jun 2017 description

By: Vivian Tan

On his first visit to Beijing, Filippo Grandi was encouraged by China’s potential to use development projects to address the root causes of displacement.

BEIJING, China, – UN refugee chief Filippo Grandi today highlighted China’s potential to address the root causes of displacement and resolve refugee crises globally through wide-ranging development initiatives.

08 Jun 2017 description

Le Programme alimentaire mondial des Nations Unies se réjouit de la généreuse contribution de la Chine d’un montant de quatre millions de dollars . Cette contribution va permettre à l’agence onusienne de venir en aide à plus de 100 000 personnes.

N’DJAMENA – Le Programme alimentaire mondial des Nations Unies (PAM) se réjouit de la généreuse contribution de la Chine d’un montant de quatre millions de dollars . Cette contribution va permettre à l’agence onusienne de venir en aide à plus de 100 000 personnes.

07 Jun 2017 description

N’DJAMENA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a contribution of US$ 4 million from China, which will support food assistance for more than 100,000 people in need.

06 Jun 2017 description

JUBA – Today the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a contribution of US$5 million from the Government of the People’s Republic of China to provide food assistance to 160,000 people affected by acute hunger in South Sudan, including 30,000 children under the age of five.

05 Jun 2017 description

EIJING – Today, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) began the dispatch of Chinese rice through the ‘Maritime Silk Road’ to support hundreds of thousands of people in need of food assistance across drought-stricken Somalia. This contribution is a concrete outcome following China’s commitment to food assistance at the Belt and Road Forum held in May this year.

05 Jun 2017 description

This publication shows how change works. It is a collection of 10 transformative development stories for development practitioners. It explains how the featured projects have yielded lasting, far-reaching results, and accelerated early progress on multiple Sustainable Development Goals. The interventions profiled here demonstrate how much can happen when commitment is sustained, and when governments, private sector, civil society and UNDP work together. Innovation, delivering at large-scale, and partnership are key elements of the successful projects in the publication.

05 Jun 2017 description

Immigration Detention And Community Statistics Summary

At 30 April 2017, there were 1,392 people in immigration detention facilities, including 1,108 in immigration detention on the mainland and 284 in immigration detention on Christmas Island.

A further 556 people were living in the community after being approved for a residence determination and 23,573 were living in the community after grant of a Bridging Visa E.

03 Jun 2017 description

Government has granted Rs. 166 million as flood and landslide relief to the affected districts to be utilized for the displaced people by 2nd June, Disaster Management Center (DMC) sources said. see chart

01 Jun 2017 description

Three ships of the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLA Navy) of China, "Chang Chun", "Jing Zhou" and "Chao Hu" arrived at the port of Colombo to assist the ongoing relief operations on Wednesday (31st June 2017), sates Navy media.

The three PLA ships were initially on a goodwill visit subsequently changed its intensions on relief efforts due to the prevailing situation in the island. Five medical teams and 10 small boats have also arrived onboard to assist in the ongoing flood relief operations in close collaboration with the Sri Lanka Navy.

29 May 2017 description

Dear colleagues,

As of 29 May (16:00, UTC+5:30), severe weather conditions have affected an estimated 557,500 people in 15 districts across Sri Lanka. Over the past three days, 177 people have been killed by floods and landslides with 109 people still missing according to the Disaster Management Centre (DMC). Over 400 houses have been destroyed, 5,200 houses partially damaged and 75,000 people are temporarily displaced in safe locations – 38,300 displaced people are in Rathnapura District

28 May 2017 description

Chinese government announced to donate emergency humanitarian disaster relief goods worth a total amount of RMB 15 million (about 2.2 million US dollars) to Sri Lankan people who were affected by floods and landslides, China Radio International (CRI) said.

The relief goods, which will be sent to Colombo by a Chartered flight soon, include tents, blankets, sheets, rain boots, and life jackets.

26 May 2017 description


​The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 21 May - 27 May 2017 and includes updates on influenza, hepatitis A, cholera, Ebola virus disease and Legionnaires' disease.

26 May 2017 description

Outbreaks of Tilapia lake virus (TiLV) threaten the livelihoods and food security of millions of people dependent on tilapia farming


  • Tilapia lake virus (TiLV) poses a great threat to the tilapia sector. Tilapias are farmed globally and are the second most important aquaculture species in terms of volumes produced, providing a key source of affordable animal protein, income to fishfarmers and fishers, and domestic and export earnings.

23 May 2017 description
report Government of Peru


Con una inversión de más de 55 millones de soles, el Gobierno de la República Popular de China inició las obras de construcción de un moderno Centro de Operaciones de Emergencia Nacional que permitirá al Instituto Nacional de Defensa Civil – INDECI mejorar la capacidad de respuesta ante desastres y monitorear peligros de origen natural o inducidos por la actividad humana.