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18 Dec 2014 description

Los proyectos apoyarán los Sistemas Nacionales de Protección Social en los países de África Occidental, priorizando las intervenciones en la región del Sahel y en las poblaciones más afectadas por el virus del Ébola

17 Dec 2014 description

More than 11,000 Bilwi City households will benefit from $48.5 million nonrefundable financing

Nicaragua will improve health conditions of more than 11,000 Bilwi City (Puerto Cabezas) households by enhancing and improving drinking water services with help from a Spanish Government grant approved by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

16 Dec 2014 description
report Amnesty

The new Law on Public Security, which would modify the immigration law has been passed by the Spanish Congress. It is now up to the Senate to prevent its entry into force. This amendment would facilitate automatic and collective expulsion of migrants, refugees and asylum-seekers from the borders of the two Spanish enclaves in North Africa, Ceuta and Melilla, exposing them to the risk of serious human rights violations.

12 Dec 2014 description
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A new batch of urgently needed medical and relief supplies is leaving to the Ebola-affected region in West Africa today on board of the Dutch ship "Karel Doorman".

For the second time, as part of the coordinated European response to the Ebola outbreak, the Netherlands has offered to transport vital supplies free of charge. The vessel is carrying 1,500 tons of food for the World Food Programme (WFP) in addition to more than 50 vehicles, medical supplies and protective clothing for health personnel offered by Belgium, France, Germany and the UK.

10 Dec 2014 description

Highlights

· There have been 17 942 reported cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD), with 6388 reported deaths.

· Case incidence is slightly increasing in Guinea, decreasing in Liberia, and may be increasing or stable in Sierra Leone.

· Sierra Leone now has the highest total number of reported cases of the three intense-transmission countries, with 7897 cases reported to date.

10 Dec 2014 description

Madrid, Espagne | AFP | mercredi 10/12/2014 - 17:47 GMT

Un total de 4.669 immigrants clandestins sont entrés depuis le début de l'année à Melilla, enclave espagnole au Maroc, contre un peu plus de 3.000 en 2013, a déclaré mercredi le ministre espagnol de l'Intérieur.

10 Dec 2014 description

Madrid, Spain | AFP | Wednesday 12/10/2014 - 12:59 GMT

A total 408 migrants, mainly Syrians, have been rescued after spending six days adrift on a boat in the Mediterranean, Spanish officials said Wednesday.

The boat carrying the migrants was intercepted by a Spanish oceanographic vessel on Tuesday about 150 nautical miles east of the Sicilian port of Augusta, said the Spanish National Research Council which operates the research vessel said.

08 Dec 2014 description
report AlertNet

MADRID, Dec 8 (Reuters) - Spanish rescue teams said they had called off their search for more than 20 migrants who fell off their boat into the Mediterranean on Friday.

Around 30 others, including a pregnant woman and eight children, were rescued after the vessel got into trouble south of Almeria, and emergency crews carried on looking for the missing until Sunday night, officials said.

Read the dull report on AlertNet.

05 Dec 2014 description

En los próximos días se suministrarán otros 575 Pequeños Sistemas Fotovoltaicos Domiciliarios

La semana pasada ACCIONA Microenergia México anunció la firma entre el Gobierno de Oaxaca, la Agencia Mexicana de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo (AMEXCID) y la Agencia Española de Cooperación (AECID) el Memorándum de Entendimiento/Convenio Específico de Colaboración que forma parte de la Alianza Público - Privada para el Desarrollo del Proyecto Luz en Casa Oaxaca 2014 (LCO14).

03 Dec 2014 description

Highlights

  • There have been 17 145 reported cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD), with 6070 reported deaths.

  • Case incidence is slightly increasing in Guinea, stable or declining in Liberia, and may still be increasing in Sierra Leone.

  • The outbreak in Spain has been declared over.

02 Dec 2014 description
report Caritas

Madrid, 2 de diciembre 2014.- Reunidos en Málaga representantes de instituciones eclesiales que trabajan “in situ” a uno y otro lado de la frontera sur para abordar coordinadamente distintos temas que afectan a las personas migrantes, y siendo testigos del sufrimiento diario que las vallas provocan, Cáritas Española, CONFER, Secretariado de la Comisión Episcopal de Migraciones y Justicia y Paz queremos solicitar la retirada inmediata de la disposición sobre las expulsiones sumarias.

02 Dec 2014 description

Today the World Health Organization (WHO) officially declares the Ebola outbreak in Spain over and commends the country on its diligence to end transmission of the virus.

On 6 October 2014, the Spanish National Reference Laboratory confirmed the first human-to-human transmission of Ebola virus disease outside Africa in a healthcare worker. The healthcare worker had been part of a team at La Paz-Carlos III Hospital providing medical care for a person with Ebola virus disease repatriated from Sierra Leone on 22 September.

01 Dec 2014 description

Madrid, Spain | AFP | Monday 12/1/2014 - 15:42 GMT

Police on Monday arrested three African migrants accused of attacking officers who intercepted a boat with 17 people on board, including children and pregnant women, trying to reach Spanish soil.

Civil Guard boats stopped the vessel off Melilla, a Spanish enclave in northern Morocco, Spanish government officials said in a statement.

28 Nov 2014 description

Madrid, Espagne | AFP | Friday 11/28/2014 - 21:05 GMT

Ten African migrants managed to scale the border fence between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla in broad daylight Friday, a day after 500 tried to storm the barrier.

There have been more than 60 attempts on the seven-metre (23-foot) high fence around the tiny Spanish outpost this year, mostly at night, according to officials.

27 Nov 2014 description

Así lo ha anunciado el secretario general de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo del ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores y de Cooperación, en la Jornada "Mujeres, Paz y Seguridad: de las palabras a los hechos" celebrada hoy en la AECID con motivo del Día Mundial de la Eliminación de la Violencia contra las Mujeres.

26 Nov 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • There have been 15 935 reported cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD), with 5689 reported deaths.

  • 600 cases were reported in the three most-affected countries in the past week.

  • Case incidence is stable in Guinea, stable or declining in Liberia, but may still be increasing in Sierra Leone.

  • Uncertainties in data preclude firm conclusions about progress towards UNMEER goals.

21 Nov 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • There have been 15 351 reported Ebola cases in eight countries since the outbreak began, with 5459 reported deaths.

  • Transmission remains intense in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.

  • A total of 6 cases, all of whom have died, have been reported in Mali.

SUMMARY

19 Nov 2014 description

SUMMARY

A total of 15 145 confirmed, probable, and suspected cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD) have been reported in six affected countries (Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Sierra Leone, Spain and the United States of America) and two previously affected countries (Nigeria and Senegal) up to the end of 16 November. There have been 5420 reported deaths. Cases and deaths continue to be under-reported in this outbreak.

18 Nov 2014 description

New developments since seventh update

Since December 2013, and as of 17 November 2014, 14 415 cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD), including 5 177 deaths, have been reported by the World Health Organization (WHO) in eight reporting countries (Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, and Sierra Leone in West Africa, and Spain and the USA).

14 Nov 2014 description

SUMMARY

A total of 14 413 confirmed, probable, and suspected cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD) have been reported in six affected countries (Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Sierra Leone, Spain, and the United States of America) and two previously affected countries (Nigeria, Senegal) up to the end of 11 November 2014. There have been 5177 reported deaths.