Despite the significant decrease in the number of people who die from easily preventable diseases, third world countries are still plagued by diseases which can be cured cost-effectively. Our organization focuses on three different highly efficient strategies to save lives and help communities escape from the vicious cycle they are in. The categories under which we operate are cataract surgeries, hospital construction & administration and health scan programs.
Since the beginning of the year some 153 000 migrants were detected at Europe’s external borders. This represents a 149% increase when compared to the same period in 2014 when 61 500 migrants entered Europe.
In May the total number of detections rose by 26% in relation to April and reached 50 500. Considering seasonal trends, it is expected that the migratory pressure will continue to increase during the summer period on all routes.
IOM Launches Study: “Migration Trends Across the Mediterranean: Connecting the Dots”
Egypt - Altai Consulting and IOM today launch “Migration Trends across the Mediterranean: Connecting the Dots”.
Based on unique and in-depth qualitative research in countries along the Western and Central Mediterranean routes, the study adds new insights to the ongoing debate over migration across the Mediterranean.
11 juin 2015, 19:18 UTC
En expulsant deux experts d’Amnesty International, les autorités marocaines tentent d’entraver des recherches légitimes sur les droits humains et de museler toute critique dans le pays, a déclaré Amnesty International.
11 June 2015, 19:18 UTC
The expulsion of two Amnesty International experts from Morocco is a blatant attempt to prevent legitimate human rights research and muzzle criticism in the country, said Amnesty International.
Moroccan police held John Dalhuisen, Amnesty International’s Director for Europe and Central Asia and Irem Arf, Refugee and Migrant Rights Researcher, separately today. Both had their passports confiscated and were questioned at police stations in Rabat and Oujda, respectively, before they were put on separate flights to London and Paris.
A. Situation analysis
Description of the disaster
Violent storms started on the evening of 23 November 2014 have caused widespread flooding and flood several Wadis (river) in the south of the country. The storms were still ongoing on Sunday 23 November late afternoon and an awareness bulletin remained in effect until Monday the 24th of November noon, according to the national meteorology.
Situation Générale en mai 2015, Prévision jusqu'à ’mi-juillet 2015
La situation relative au Criquet pèlerin est restée calme en mai. Aucune reproduction significative n'a eu lieu cette année dans les aires de reproduction printanière de l'Afrique du nord ouest, de la péninsule arabique et de l’Asie du sud-ouest, ou la végétation a continue a se dessécher.
A second amendment of the memorandum of understanding (MoU) to implement the cooperation program between Morocco and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) related to the voluntary return and reintegration in origin countries of illegal immigrants in Morocco was signed, on Monday in Rabat, by minister delegate for the interior Cherki Drais and IOM director general William Lacy Swing.
This is an amendment of the memorandum of understanding dated June 11, 2007, concluded between the interior ministry and the IOM, said the ministry in a statement.
FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT
Above-average cereal harvest forecast in 2015 following timely and abundant rains
Despite below-average 2014 crop, wheat imports seen lower in just ending 2014/15 marketing year (July/June) due to high carryover stocks
Food inflation remains moderate
Le Roi Mohammed VI, a procédé, mardi au Centre hospitalier universitaire (CHU) de Yopougon à Abidjan en présence du Premier ministre ivoirien, Daniel Kablan Duncan, à la remise d’un don royal de deux tonnes de médicaments pour le traitement des infections opportunistes liées au Sida, au profit du ministère de la Santé et de la Lutte contre le Sida.
General Situation during May 2015 Forecast until mid-July 2015
The Desert Locust situation remained calm during May. No significant breeding occurred this year in the spring breeding areas of Northwest Africa, the Arabian Peninsula and Southwest Asia where vegetation continues to dry out. During the forecast period, low numbers of solitarious adults are likely to appear in parts of the vast summer breeding areas in the northern Sahel, stretching from Mauritania to western Eritrea as well as along both sides of the Indo-Pakistan border.
The activities proposed hereafter are still subject to the adoption of the financing decision ECHO/WWD/BUD/2015/01000
AMOUNT: EUR 13 000 000
0. PURPOSE OF THE AMENDMENT
May 2015 – Modification No. 1
Le Royaume du Maroc a fait don vendredi de 10 tonnes de médicaments et d'équipements au Centre hospitalier national universitaire (CHNU) de Fann, "un geste de solidarité" envers les populations du Sénégal, selon le ministre sénégalais de la Santé et de l'Action sociale, Awa Marie Coll Seck.
"Ce don est un geste de solidarité du Maroc envers les populations du Sénégal. Nous sommes particulièrement émus d'ailleurs, parce que cela va en droite ligne de la Couverture maladie universelle", a-t-il dit en marge de la cérémonie de réception de ce don.
On 1 July 2013, WFP began implementing projects on national capacity development for school feeding in both Tunisia and Morocco with the aim of providing the governments with technical assistance in order to enhance their school feeding programmes.
In 2011, WFP re-opened an office in Tunisia to provide assistance during the Libya crisis. In 2003, WFP closed its office in Morocco.
An aid was delivered, on Monday, to Guinea as part of a Moroccan-Emirati partnership aiming at helping African countries in the fight against Ebola.
The aid consists of four-wheel drive cars, power generators and digital radiology equipment, the health ministry said in a statement.
The aid is delivered as part of a Moroccan-Emirati partnership signed last March to support African countries’ efforts to eliminate the Ebola pandemic.
Hier, jeudi 14 mai, aux alentours de 9h, les équipes MSF ont reçu un appel du centre de sauvetage en mer de Rome les informant qu’un bateau de pêche en bois transportant 300 personnes était en détresse.
Vers 11h, l’équipe a commencé sa mission de sauvetage qui s'est terminée aux alentours de 18h. Au total, les équipes de sauvetage en mer de MSFSea et MOAS (Migrant Offshore Aid Station) ont porté assistance aux 561 personnes entassées sur ce bateau.
Country is first in Arab world to develop a legal migration policy, but integration is stymied by racism
May 13, 2015 5:00AM ET
by Maggy Donaldson @maggydonaldson & Thalia Beaty @tkbeaty
RABAT, Morocco — Christian Wetemwami doesn’t know his mobile phone number, and his aid worker is teasing him about it. He’s in on the joke, but the incident reveals how precarious his life in Morocco is.
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During June-July-August 2015, Below average precipitation is very likely over southern Senegal, Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, extreme southern Mali, Western half of Côte d’Ivoire, coastal part of Ghana, Togo, Benin and Nigeria.
Below average precipitation is likely over Guinea Conakry, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Côte d’Ivoire, extreme Southern-West Ghana, lake chad region, extreme southern of South Sudan and Ethiopia, northern-east DCR, northern Uganda, and Kenyan from May to August