Baghdad, 29 May 2017 The Government of Japan has extended its support to the World Health Organization in March this year with a donation of over US$ 1 million to implement a project to provide integrated lifesaving services in IDP and Syrian refugee camps in the hosting governorates of Ninewa, Erbil and Duhok.
Today, May 29, upon the request of the Government of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, the Government of Japan decided to provide emergency relief goods (Tents, Plastic sheets, Sleeping pads, etc.) through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to Sri Lanka in response to the damages incurred from the floods and landslides caused by the heavy rainfall around Southern and Western areas of the country.
24 May 2017, Juba, South Sudan – The Government of Japan and the World Health Organization (WHO) are to establish the first Public Health Emergency Operations Centre (PHEOC) in Juba. The USD 0.45 million project that comprises PHEOC’s infrastructure and equipment comes on top of Japan’s multi-year contribution to scaling up of blood transfusion services. The objective of establishing the PHEOC is to strengthen preparedness and response capacities for public health emergencies in line with the International Health Regulations of 2005.
WHY A REGIONAL FOCUS MODEL?
A key challenge faced by humanitarian agencies is how to ensure that limited available resources are allocated where they are most needed and are efficiently delivered in a principled manner. Decisions to allocate resources must strike a balance between meeting the immediate needs of crisis affected communities and supporting efforts to strengthen resilience and response preparedness to future emergencies.
Kigali: The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today expressed gratitude to Japan for its latest contribution of 165 million Japanese Yen (US$ 1.46 million), which will be used to provide food and nutrition assistance to over 55,000 Burundian refugees residing in Mahama refugee camp and reception centres. The official handover ceremony took place today at the WFP compound in Kigali.
Mogadishu 24th May 2017 - With funding from the Government of Japan, the Joint Rule of Law Programme provided comprehensive capacity development support to the Somali Police and the Ministry of Internal Security with the handover of essential equipment, vehicles, furniture and solar power for 24 police stations, amounting to $2.4 million, considerably enhancing Somali Police’s operational capacity and efficiency in responding to security threats in Banadir region and member states.
Le Gouvernement Japonais a fourni 6 millions de dollars US pour soutenir les efforts humanitaires de trois agences des Nations Unies en Mauritanie : le Haut-Commissariat des Nations Unies pour les Réfugiés (UNHCR), le Programme Alimentaire Mondial (PAM) et l'Organisation Internationale pour les Migrations (OIM).
The Government of Japan has provided US$6 million for the humanitarian efforts of three United Nations agencies in Mauritania: the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the World Food Programme (WFP) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM).
The current drought in Kenya was declared a national disaster by the Government in February. Although rain has now reached some parts of the country, drier-thanaverage conditions continue. Some 2.6 million people in Kenya’s 23 arid and semi-arid counties are continuing to be acutely food insecure.
The Government of Japan handed over a cheque worth Two Million, Eighty Seven Thousand Dollars ($2, 087,000) towards the Programme for Sustainable Resettlement of Former Refugees in Zambia during the occasion of the National Advisory Group. The cheque was received by the Permanent Secretary Office of the Vice -President on behalf of the Zambian Government and the United Nations Resident Coordinator, Janet Rogan on behalf of the UN who are Programme Managers.
Erbil, 7 May 2017 - The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) welcomes a contribution of USD 9.7 million from the Government of Japan to address the shelter needs for those affected by the ongoing crisis in Iraq. The contribution allows UN-Habitat to continue the rehabilitation of damaged houses in areas liberated from the ‘Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL),’ and to establish temporary shelters for vulnerable displaced persons whose houses are being reconstructed.
Dhaka, 08 May 2017 – To extend humanitarian support to the recent influx of people from Myanmar in Cox’s Bazar, the Government of Japan provided Emergency Grant Aid of US$2 million through International Organization for Migration (IOM – US$1 million), the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR - US$0.5 million) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF – US$0.5 million). The grant is aimed at strengthening the ongoing UN humanitarian and Government of Bangladesh’s support to the displaced persons (DP).
NASSAU, The Bahamas – The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) received grant aid by way of emergency management equipment through a Japanese funding programme.
An agreement was recently signed for the equipment, which would be specifically manufactured in Japan to local technological specifications before being shipped to The Bahamas.
Baghdad, 07 May 2017 – The Government of Japan has contributed an additional US$16.7 million to UNDP’s Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS) and Iraq Crisis Response and Resilience Programme (ICRRP) to promote stabilization, recovery, and resilience-building in areas liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), and in areas with large displaced populations. This new funding brings Japan’s total contribution to FFS and ICRRP close to US$60 million since 2014.
Guinea - In Conakry on 27 April, the UN Migration Agency (IOM) launched an integrated border management project in Guinea and Mali. The main objective of the project is to improve border security and control through enhancing the border management capacities of the Governments of Guinea and Mali.
The one-year project, funded by the Government of Japan, will be implemented in seven localities in Guinea (Conakry, Kankan, Mali, Sigiri, Dinguiraye, Koubia and Tougue) and three localities in Mali (Bamako, Koulikoro and Kangaba).
Fiji’s presidency of COP23 - the ongoing UN climate negotiations - has been the focus of talks in Tokyo between the Attorney-General and Minister for Economy, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, and the Japanese Parliamentary Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs, Kiyoshi Odagawa.
Le PAM, le PNUD, l’UNICEF et l’Ambassade du Japon au Burundi viennent d’organiser une conférence de presse conjointe en collaboration avec le Gouvernement du Burundi. Au cours de cette conférence, l’Ambassadeur a réaffirmé l’engagement de son gouvernement à poursuivre sa coopération.
Nicaragua, 03 de Mayo 2017
Fuente: El 19 digital
La señora Megumi Kaneko, Viceministra de Asuntos Internos y comunicaciones de Japón, que estará durante dos días en nuestro país, fue recibida este martes en el Aeropuerto Internacional Augusto C. Sandino por funcionarios de la embajada japonesa en Managua.
Durante el recibimiento estuvo presente el embajador de Japón en Nicaragua señor Yasushi Ando.
Conakry, le 20 Avril 2017 - Le Projet de renforcement des capacités de l’Agence nationale de sécurité sanitaire (ANSS) financé par le Japon, a effectivement démarré le 31 Mars 2017.
Ce projet vise à renforcer les capacités institutionnelles et opérationnelles de l'ANSS à travers la création et la mise en place d'un système de gouvernance et de gestion fiable, responsable et transparente.
Les activités du projet portent essentiellement sur :
Japan donated a fully equipped ambulance to Sri Lanka Air Force to use for urgent medical requirements and disaster relief in the country on 28th April at the Air Force Headquarters.
Delegates representing the people of Japan officially handed over the Ambulance to the Commander of the Sri Lanka Air Force Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathy.