Este informe es producido por OCHA ROLAC [Oficina Regional para América Latina y el Caribe] en colaboración con los socios humanitarios del grupo Redlac y los Equipos Humanitarios de País (EHP) de Guatemala, Honduras y El Salvador.
RAMALLAH – The Government of Japan has announced a US$4 million (JPY 440,000 million) donation to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to support the most vulnerable Palestinian families living in Gaza.
Es necesario actuar para ofrecer ayuda y refugio y poner fin al derramamiento de sangre
Para la comunidad internacional, la llegada de decenas de miles de sirios a las fronteras europeas y las estremecedoras muertes de hombres, mujeres, niños y niñas durante el peligroso viaje para llegar hasta ellas se han convertido en un brutal recordatorio de la tragedia en la que está sumido el pueblo sirio. La desesperación en la que se ve sumida la población siria lleva a que muchas personas tengan que asumir riesgos inmensos para ellas y sus familias.
Il faut agir pour offrir assistance et refuge et mettre fin au bain de sang
L’arrivée ces dernières semaines de dizaines de milliers de Syriens aux frontières de l’Europe et la mort choquante de femmes, d’enfants et d’hommes lors de leur périple périlleux, secouent la communauté internationale et l’interpellent devant la tragédie qui engloutit le peuple syrien. Leur désespoir est tel que les Syriens en sont venus à prendre d’immenses risques pour eux-mêmes et leurs familles.
Action needed on aid, refuge, and to end the bloodshed
Author: Caroline Baudot, Oxfam Humanitarian Policy Adviser; Daniel Gorevan, Oxfam Campaigns and Policy Manager, Syria crisis
The arrival of tens of thousands of Syrians to Europe’s borders and the shocking deaths of women, children and men on their perilous journey has been a sharp reminder to the international community of the tragedy engulfing the people of Syria. Syrians put themselves and their families at so much risk only out of sheer desperation.
Press Release #1510-04
Palikir, Pohnpei – FSM Information Services
October 5, 2015
[FSM Embassy, Japan] - Following the Emergency Declaration of Chuuk State and Yap State soon after Super Typhoon Maysak ravaged the western islands of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), the FSM Embassy in Tokyo convened traditional supporters and friends at the Embassy to give a briefing on the damages and call for assistance. The Embassy also coordinated with the FSM’s Honorary Consulate Offices in Hokkaido, Kansai, and Kyushu for donation drives in their respective regions.
Access closures along the Nepal-India border and ongoing political unrest in the Terai region has constrained delivery of daily supplies and winterization materials. An estimated 81,000 households living in high altitude areas are at risk if winterization goods are not delivered within the next few weeks. In 120 displacement sites hosting some 59,000 people, about 85% of shelter, are not suitable for the coming winter. Fuel rationing has limited operations and aid.
On October 2, the Government of Japan decided to extend emergency grant aid amounting to USD 10 million (approximately JPY 1.2 billion) to the field of education in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar in response to the flood disasters occurring since July 16. This grant aid is included in the JPY 5 billion assistance package the Government of Japan recently announced in response to requests from Myanmar.
16e, 17e & 18e séances plénières , matin, après-midi & soir
COUVERTURE DES RÉUNIONS
In light of ongoing global and regional discussions and commitments, this report intends to highlight good practices aimed at empowering women economically, particularly through entrepreneurship and innovation, drawing lessons for collective learning.
16th, 17th & 18th Meetings (AM, PM & Night)
The United Nations, notwithstanding its inadequacies and failures, was an indispensable “family of nations” that had nurtured countries in search of equality, peace and prosperity, the General Assembly heard today as it continued its annual debate.
The Dominica Association of Persons with Disabilities (DAPD) now has a new dormitory compliments the Government of Japan.
The dormitory is phase three of a multipurpose development center envisioned by the association some 30 years ago.
The project was divided into four phases: an administrative building, a training center, the newly opened dormitory and soon to follow, an auditorium.
It has taken three years to get to this stage.
In simple rites held at Guiuan, Eastern Samar on September 24, 2015, Embassy of Japan’s First Secretary Kenji Terada, JICA’s Senior Representative Yuko Tanaka together with Guiuan SB of Committee on Agriculture Cornelio Sison, Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries Executive Director Ariel T.
CHINA / JAPAN
Tropical Cyclone Dujuan is currently a Category 4 storm about 200km east of Taiwan province of China.
The China Meteorological Administration issued warnings for the powerful typhoon which is scheduled to make landfall on 29 Sep. Given that there are public holidays in China, the government is working to ensure the safety of tourists visiting seaside areas.
In Japan, warnings for heavy rain, flood, storm, high waves and storm surge are in place for Ishigakijima and Yonagunijima. Flights and ships to/from these islands are cancelled.
Taipei, Taiwan | AFP | Sunday 9/27/2015 - 11:31 GMT
Thousands of tourists were evacuated from islands off Taiwan Sunday as super typhoon Dujuan gathered strength on its approach to the island.
Taiwan's weather bureau upgraded Dujuan to a "strong typhoon" -- it's top category -- on Sunday evening as the storm approached the island's east.
Other regional weather bureaus, including the Hong Kong Observatory, categorised it as a "super typhoon" as it intensified to reach gusts of 227 kilometres (141 miles) per hour.
Responding to the urgent shortfall of safe drinking water in the Central Dry Zone, the Government of Japan decided to extend Grant Aid for Phase II of the Rural Water Supply Project in Central Dry Zone (Mandalay, Magway and Sagaing Regions).
The Grant Agreement was signed on 24 September 2015 between U Khant Zaw, Director General, Department of Rural Development (DRD) under Ministry of Livestock, Fisheries and Rural Development (MLFRD), and Mr. Keiichiro NAKAZAWA, Chief Representative of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Myanmar Office.
• DUJUAN intensified into a Typhoon late on 24 September, while remaining over open waters. On 25 September, the Typhoon’s centre was located approximately 925 km south-east of the southernmost Japanese groups of islands, Yaeyama and Miyako. It had maximum sustained wind speed of 139 km/h and was moving with a north-west direction.
With support of the Government of Japan, IOM recently donated materials, such as tents, separation corridors, thermoflashes, tables, chairs, soap, chlorine, handwashing stations and other related materials, for the opening of 26 Ebola screening checkpoints in coastal areas in Guinea. This follows the donation of 40 motorbikes to seven district health authorities in the same areas to support community surveillance activities, and trainings for health workers, volunteers and port authorities.
1.On September 25, the Government of Japan decided to extend Emergency Grant Aid of 2 million US dollars (approximately 240 million yen) in response to the mass influx of refugees and migrants to West Balkan countries, mainly the Republic of Serbia and the Former Yugoslav the Republic of Macedonia, through the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). 2.The Government of Japan will implement this aid, aiming to provide support for improving the …
WASHINGTON DC— UNICEF has assured victims of last year’s Tokwe-Mukosi floods that they will get the much-needed assistance as the rainy season fast approaches with most of them still living in poor conditions.
Most of the victims have been complaining that the bulk of funds being donated in their name have not been reaching them.