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22 Dec 2014 description
report UN Children's Fund, CRIN

Résumé exécutif

La violence sexuelle est une négation des droits de l’enfant à la vie, à la survie, au développement et à la protection. Elle est considérée par l’Organisation Mondiale de la Santé (OMS) comme « tout acte sexuel, tentative pour obtenir un acte sexuel, commentaire ou avances de nature sexuelle, ou actes visant à un trafic ou autrement dirigés contre la sexualité d’une personne en utilisant la coercition, commis par une personne indépendamment de sa relation avec la victime, dans tout contexte, y compris, mais sans s’y limiter, le foyer et le travail1 » .

15 Dec 2014 description

Rabat, Morocco | AFP | Monday 12/15/2014 - 11:20 GMT

Four people have died in house collapses as new storms swept across Morocco at the weekend, a month after flooding killed nearly 50, the authorities said on Monday.

Wind and torrential rain battered a large part of the North African nation, with two people killed when three homes were destroyed in commercial capital Casablanca.

Emergency workers in the city of five million recovered two bodies from the ruins but also managed to pull out one person alive, authorities in the city said.

11 Dec 2014 description

L'Entraide Nationale poursuit, pour la 3ème journée consécutive, la distribution d'aides à la population de la province de Guelmim affectée par les inondations survenues suite aux récentes précipitations torrentielles.

Au cours de cette opération, lancée du 8 au 12 décembre courant, il sera procédé à la distribution de 300 lots de produits alimentaires de base, des couvertures, des matelas et des vêtements, indique un communiqué de la délégation régionale de l'Entraide Nationale.

05 Dec 2014 description

SUMMARY

The Desert Locust (SGR1 ) situation deteriorated along the Red Sea coast in the central outbreak region during November. Aerial and ground operations treated swarms and groups of adults and hoppers on close to 83,000 ha in Sudan during this month. A few adult locusts were detected on the Gulf of Aden & the Red Sea coastal plains in Yemen the last week of November. No locusts were reported in Ethiopia, Oman or Somalia and no reports were received from Eritrea or Saudi Arabia during this period (DLCO-EA, DLMCC/Yemen, LCC/Oman, PPD/Sudan).

04 Dec 2014 description

The cost of the restoration of the roads damaged by the recent floods is estimated at over 103 million dollars, Minister of Equipment, Transport and Logistics, Aziz Rebbah said on Tuesday.

Speaking at a Lower House session on the floods’ impact on infrastructure, Rebbah said that the road network in the flood-stricken areas is of 62,000 kilometers, of which 19,000 kilometers are untarred, as well as 7500 bridges including 505 that have been completely submerged by water.

03 Dec 2014 description

General Situation during November 2014 Forecast until January 2015

03 Dec 2014 description
report Qatar Charity

A Qatar Charity delegation arrived in the Kingdom of Morocco late last week in order to conduct a humanitarian needs assessment in the south-eastern regions of the country, in light of the recent heavy rains and resulting floods.

02 Dec 2014 description

By Soraya Dali-Balta, IFRC

The winter season has hit Morocco this year with full force as heavy rains and floods invaded numerous southern cities and towns, causing numerous deaths and leading to a severe damage in the country’s infrastructure.

02 Dec 2014 description

Ministère de l’Intérieur: La forte mobilisation des autorités a permis d’atténuer les retombées des intempéries et sauver plusieurs vies humaines

Conformément aux Très Hautes Instructions de SM Le Roi Mohammed VI, Que Dieu L’assiste, la forte mobilisation des autorités locales, des forces de sécurité, des FAR, de la Gendarmerie Royale et de la Protection Civile a permis d’atténuer les retombées des intempéries et sauver plusieurs vies humaines, indique mardi un communiqué du ministère de l’Intérieur.

02 Dec 2014 description

Floods Impacts Mitigated, Lives Saved Thanks To Full Mobilisation Of Authorities

The full mobilization of local authorities, Royal Armed Forces, Royal Gendarmerie and the Civil Protection, set in motion upon royal instructions, helped mitigate the impact of the recent floods in Morocco and rescue lives, the Interior Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.

02 Dec 2014 description

Rabat, Maroc | AFP | lundi 01/12/2014 - 22:18 GMT

Onze personnes sont décédées dans les intempéries des derniers jours au Maroc, une semaine après une précédente tempête qui avait fait au moins 36 morts, a annoncé lundi soir la chaîne publique 2M, citant une "source autorisée", en l'absence de bilan officiel.

Auparavant, la presse écrite avait évoqué jusqu'à sept morts à la suite de ces pluies torrentielles, les pires des "trente dernières années", selon le quotidien L'Economiste.

01 Dec 2014 description

Rabat, Morocco | AFP | Tuesday 12/2/2014 - 00:29 GMT

Floods triggered by torrential rains have killed 11 people in Morocco, a week after a storm left 36 dead, a television report said Monday.

Storms again lashed the south of the kingdom, with the resort of Agadir experiencing the equivalent of an entire year's rainfall -- more than 250 millimetres (10 inches) -- between Friday and Sunday.

01 Dec 2014 description

Rabat, Nov. 30, 2014 - HM King Mohammed VI has given His High Instructions to the Interior Ministry to supply isolated villages with food following the recent floods and snowfalls, the Interior Ministry said.

This supply of basic foodstuffs concerns 250 isolated villages, the ministry said in a statement.

In implementation of the High Royal Instructions, the Interior Ministry will distribute, in coordination with Gendarmerie Royale, without delay the foodstuffs to the affected population, the statement added.

29 Nov 2014 description

Rabat, Nov. 28, 2014 - HM King Mohammed VI has given His High Instructions to the Interior Minister to visit flood-stricken Guelmim Es-Semara and Souss-Massa-Draa regions at the head of a delegation, the Interior Ministry said Friday.

This delegation is responsible for monitoring the situation in these regions and coordinating the necessary steps to ensure the protection of people and their properties, the ministry 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.

28 Nov 2014 description

Rabat, Maroc | AFP | vendredi 28/11/2014 - 18:46 GMT

Une partie du sud du Maroc, où au moins 36 personnes ont péri le week-end dernier dans des inondations, était en "alerte maximale" vendredi en raison de nouvelles pluies torrentielles, selon les médias.

28 Nov 2014 description

Les opérations de sauvetage menées ces dernières 48 heures dans les régions de Guelmim et de Souss Massa Drâa, qui continuent de connaitre des perturbations climatiques importantes, ont permis le sauvetage de 113 personnes en situation de danger, indique jeudi un communiqué du ministère de l'Intérieur.

La même source précise que 35 parmi ces personnes ont été secourues grâce aux moyens aériens déployés par les FAR et la Gendarmerie Royale. Il est à rappeler que depuis le 20 courant, 545 personnes au total ont été secourues dans les provinces touchées par les intempéries.

27 Nov 2014 description

Morocco has dispatched royal donations to Sierra Leone and Liberia in support of international efforts aiming to stem the spread of the Ebola virus.

Upon HM King Mohammed VI's instructions, Morocco has dispatched royal donations to the republics of Sierra Leone and Liberia, the Health Ministry said in a statement.