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24 Jul 2017 description
report Save the Children

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Images – both photographs and films – are fundamental to how Save the Children communicates its work. Images are used for fundraising, campaigning and advocacy and in these ways support the aims and objectives of the organisation.

24 Jul 2017 description

Over 100,000 refugee and migrant children, of whom more than 33,800 unaccompanied and separated children (34 per cent), arrived in Europe in 2016. The vast majority of them entered Europe irregularly through the two main gateways to the continent: Italy, using the Central Mediterranean sea route, or Greece, transiting through the Eastern Mediterranean route from Turkey, mostly via sea.

22 Jul 2017 description
report ALIMA

DAKAR, le 18 juillet 2017 – Zayatou Malam Hassan, âgée de trente ans, affirme avoir « souffert énormément » lors de sept grossesses compliquées, dont l'une a donné lieu à l’accouchement d’un mort-né chez elle, avant de s'inscrire au programme 1000 Jours d'ALIMA, un programme qui revisite la conception des soins mère-enfant en offrant un ensemble gratuit et complet de soins pré et postnataux aux femmes enceintes et à leurs enfants, jusqu'à l'âge de deux ans.

22 Jul 2017 description
report ALIMA

DAKAR, July 18, 2017 - Thirty-four-year-old Zayatou Malam Hassan says she “suffered enormously” through seven difficult pregnancies, including a stillbirth at home, before being enrolled - during her eighth pregnancy - in ALIMA’s 1,000 Days program, which rethinks maternal-child care by offering a free, comprehensive pre- and post-natal care package to pregnant women and their children, up until the age of two.

21 Jul 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

240,188 Libyans currently internally displaced persons (IDPs)

249,298 returned IDPs (returns registered in 2017)

42,028 registered refugees and asylum-seekers in Libya

93,213 persons arriving in Italy by sea so far in 2017

FUNDING

USD 75.5 million required for IDPs and refugees in Libya in 2017

OPERATION UPDATE

21 Jul 2017 description

INFORM is the first global, objective and transparent tool for understanding the risk of humanitarian crises and disasters. It can help identify where and why a crisis might occur, which means we can reduce the risk, build peoples’ resilience and prepare better for when crises do happen.

21 Jul 2017 description

Entre 2015 et 2016, la région de l’Afrique de l’Ouest et le Sahel a connu des élections majeures qui se sont déroulées, dans la plus part des cas, d’une manière pacifique, crédibles selon les divers rapports des observateurs internationaux. Des pays comme le Benin, le Burkina Faso, le Cap Vert, la Gambie, le Ghana, la Guinée, le Niger, le Nigeria et le Togo sont désormais cités en exemple d’élections pacifiques et d’alternances démocratiques.

21 Jul 2017 description

Continued heavy rainfall causes ooding in Ethiopia, Sudan, and South Sudan

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Below-average rainfall since mid-May has led to abnormal dryness across eastern Uganda and southwestern Kenya. Moisture deficits are likely to negatively impact cropping and Pastoral activities.

  2. Repeated weeks of very heavy, above-normal rains have oversaturated the ground in parts of Ethiopia, Sudan, and South Sudan. More heavy rain during the next week is likely to cause further flooding.

20 Jul 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Conflict-induced displacement in 2017 decreased 25 percent compared to the same period in 2016

• UNAMA reports record-high numbers of child casualties

• Health and nutrition remain key concerns among relief actors

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

20 Jul 2017 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

Hepatitis E virus is probably the leading cause of hepatitis viral in the world. The global burden of Morbidity Study (WHO, 2010) estimated that at least 20.1 million people are infected globally by the virus genotypes 1 and 2 every year, out of which only 3.4 million people reported the disease, resulting in 70,000 deaths and 3,000 newborns baby deaths.

19 Jul 2017 description

314.0 M required for 2017

71.8 M contributions received, representing 23% of requirements

242.1 M funding gap for West Africa

19 Jul 2017 description

NIAMEY - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes a four-million-euro (US$4.5 million) contribution from the European Commission that will help increase the quality and availability of food in Niger, where almost two million children are malnourished.