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22 May 2015 description
report IRIN

By Javier Pérez de la Cruz

MELILLA , 22 May 2015 (IRIN) - It is a hot, sunny spring day in Melilla, Spain and a Syrian family is sheltering from the sun under a plastic tent while a group of young Africans are chatting in the shade of a small bridge.

20 May 2015 description

El proyecto, financiado por la Cooperación Española, proveerá de letrinas y tratamiento y gestión de agua a la comuna de Ercilla

13 May 2015 description

El Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores y de Cooperación activó los protocolos de crisis nada más conocerse la tragedia que asoló el pasado sábado Nepal y países limítrofes.​

El Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores y de Cooperación ha enviado un avión cargado con 30 toneladas de material de ayuda humanitaria a Nepal, para paliar la situación de la población afectada por el terremoto ocurrido en el país.

12 May 2015 description

Rabat, Maroc | AFP | mardi 12/05/2015 - 13:42 GMT

Les garde-côtes marocains ont empêché mardi 22 migrants de traverser illégalement le détroit de Gibraltar vers l'Espagne à bord d'embarcations de fortune, selon un communiqué des autorités.

Les gardes-côtes ont avorté "une tentative collective d’émigration illégale d'un groupe de 22 ressortissants originaires de pays d'Afrique subsaharienne", selon un communiqué de la préfecture de Tanger (nord) cité par l'agence MAP.

11 May 2015 description

Developments since the tenth update As of 8 May 2015, WHO has reported 26 683 cases, including 11 022 deaths, linked to the West African epidemic of Ebola virus disease (EVD) with onset in December 2013. Nine countries have reported EVD cases. Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone have experienced widespread and intense transmission. Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Spain, the United Kingdom and the USA have at some point reported imported cases or import-related local transmission linked to the epidemic in West Africa, but all six countries have been declared Ebola-free.

08 May 2015 description

Rabat, Maroc | AFP | vendredi 08/05/2015 - 15:43 GMT

La marine royale marocaine a empêché plus d'une centaine de migrants de traverser illégalement le détroit de Gibraltar vers l'Espagne à bord d'embarcations de fortune au cours des derniers jours, ont annoncé les autorités de Tanger.

Vendredi, la marine royale a "réussi à faire échouer une tentative d’émigration illégale d'un groupe de 40 ressortissants de pays d'Afrique subsaharienne", a indiqué la préfecture de Tanger, citée par l'agence MAP.

08 May 2015 description

Rabat, Morocco | AFP | Friday 5/8/2015 - 15:29 GMT

Morocco's navy on Friday prevented a group of 40 illegal migrants from crossing the Strait of Gibraltar on makeshift boats headed for Spain, the authorities in Tangiers said.

The authorities "succeeded in foiling an illegal attempt to emigrate by a group of 40 people of sub-Saharan origin", the MAP news agency reported the prefecture in Tangiers as saying.

29 Apr 2015 description

Unas 1.869 personas de las municipalidades de San Francisco del Norte, San Pedro del Norte y Vado Ancho en Santo Tomás del Norte, pertenecientes a la zona seca de Nicaragua, tendrán acceso a agua potable

El pasado 17 de abril en el municipio de San Pedro del Norte del departamento de Chinandega, ubicado en el occidente de Nicaragua se inauguraron las obras de agua potable en los casos urbanos de las municipalidades de San Francisco del Norte, San Pedro del Norte y Vado Ancho en Santo Tomás del Norte.

29 Apr 2015 description

SUMMARY

  • A total of 33 confirmed cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD) was reported in the week to 26 April. Two areas, Forecariah in Guinea and Kambia in Sierra Leone, accounted for 25 (76%) of all confirmed cases reported. Improved community engagement in these areas is required to ensure that all remaining chains of transmission can be tracked and ultimately brought to an end.

28 Apr 2015 description
report Deutsche Welle

The Spanish enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla on the north African coast are a land border between two continents. Every year, thousands of migrants try to reach the two cities, by land and sea.

It's been two years since Mohammed Sissoko left his native Conakry, in the West African state of Guinea, after his parents were killed in tribal fighting. His objective was to reach Europe and he crossed Mali, Mauritania and Morocco by land before navigating a small dingy with six other people to the Spanish city of Ceuta on the North African coast.

26 Apr 2015 description

Hong Kong, China | AFP | Sunday 4/26/2015 - 04:27 GMT

by Jennifer O'MAHONY

Aid groups and governments worldwide intensified efforts Sunday to help earthquake-hit Nepal, but blocked roads, downed power lines and overcrowded hospitals posed formidable challenges in an already poor country.

As the death toll in the Himalayan nation surpassed 2,500, the US together with European and Asian nations sent emergency crews to reinforce those scrambling to find survivors in the devastated capital Kathmandu and in cut-off rural areas.

26 Apr 2015 description

Hong Kong, China | AFP | Sunday 4/26/2015 - 06:17 GMT

by Jennifer O'MAHONY

International aid groups and governments intensified efforts to get rescuers and supplies into earthquake-hit Nepal on Sunday, but severed communications and landslides in the Himalayan nation posed formidable challenges to the relief effort.

22 Apr 2015 description

SUMMARY
 The decline in confirmed cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD) has halted over the last three weeks. To accelerate the decline towards zero cases will require stronger community engagement, improved contact tracing and earlier case identification. In the week to 19 April, a total of 33 confirmed cases was reported, compared with 37 and 30 in the preceding weeks.

15 Apr 2015 description

SUMMARY

 A total of 37 confirmed cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD) was reported in the week to 12 April, compared with 30 the previous week. Case incidence in Guinea increased to 28, compared with 21 confirmed cases the previous week. Sierra Leone reported 9 confirmed cases, the same total as in the previous week. Liberia reported no confirmed cases.

15 Apr 2015 description

Developments since the ninth update

As of 5 April 2015, WHO has reported 25 550 cases, including 10 587 deaths, linked to the West African outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) with onset in December 2013. Altogether, nine countries have reported EVD cases.

10 Apr 2015 description

Madrid, 31 de marzo de 2015 – La semana pasada, el Parlamento español aprobó una ley que permite la expulsión inmediata de los migrantes irregulares en los enclaves españoles de Ceuta y Melilla, en el norte de África. El Servicio Jesuita a Refugiados (SJR) y el Servicio Jesuita a Migrantes (SJM) de España están profundamente preocupados porque la ausencia de garantías facilitará la 'devolución en caliente" de personas necesitadas de protección.

08 Apr 2015 description

SUMMARY

  • A total of 30 confirmed cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD) were reported in the week to 5 April. This is the lowest weekly total since the third week of May 2014. Case incidence in Guinea decreased to 21, compared with 57 confirmed cases the previous week. Liberia reported no confirmed cases. Sierra Leone reported a fifth consecutive weekly decrease from 25 confirmed cases in the week to 29 March to 9 in the week to 5 April.