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25 Jul 2016 description
report World Vision

En 2014, plus de 527 400 personnes ont pu être aidées dans nos 14 programmes de développement.

Autant de vies changées, comme celle d’Aye qui a pu retrouver le chemin de l’école au Myanmar. Elle bénéficie des cours du soir mis en place par Vision du Monde, pour les enfants qui travaillent la journée afin d’aider leurs parents. Ce programme est une véritable opportunité pour Aye. Elle apprend à écrire, lire, compter, et peut maintenant espérer un avenir meilleur.

25 Jul 2016 description

CHINA

Since 18 July, continuous heavy rainfall affected several areas of northern, central and eastern China triggering floods and landslides. As of 21 July, around 10.5 million people were affected in eight provinces (including Shanxi, Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei, Liaoning, Shandong, Henan, and Inner Mongolia). An estimated 337,000 people were temporarily relocated due to floods.

23 Jul 2016 description

QUEZON CITY, July 23 - The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) set aside a total of Php563.6 million in emergency loan for its active members and old-age pensioners in nine more areas in Mindanao that were affected by El Niño.

22 Jul 2016 description

The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 17 - 23 July 2016 and includes updates on poliomyelitis, Zika virus, yellow fever, West Nile fever, influenzas A(H5N1) and A(H7N9) and Vibrio growth in the Baltic Sea.

22 Jul 2016 description
  • The World Health Organization (WHO) and partners established a definition of what constitutes an outbreak, endemic transmission, and the interruption of mosquito-borne transmission in order to better characterize the level of transmission of Zika virus infection (Table 1, Fig. 2). This classification system was put into use as of the situation report of 7 July 2016.

21 Jul 2016 description

The global climate is warming and there is growing evidence that climate variability is increasing in many places; extremes are becoming more frequent and intense in some parts of the world.

Three detailed case studies – on drought risk in Mali, heatwaves in India and typhoons in Philippines – illustrate the relationship between climate change, climate extremes, disasters and poverty impacts.

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21 Jul 2016 description

Less than a week before Pres. Rodrigo Duterte delivers his first State of the Nation Address (SONA), Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Central Office, Sec. Judy M. Taguiwalo highlighted the urgent need of Filipinos for adequate and affordable healthcare as indicated by the fact that medical assistance is the number one request of those seeking support from the DSWD.

21 Jul 2016 description

Despite the diminished effects of the El Nino, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)- Field Office 10 continues to extend rice assistance to families from Malaybalay, Bukidnon, who were affected by the dry spell. Bukidnon province was among the badly hit areas in the country during the recent onslaught of the El Niño phenomenon.

19 Jul 2016 description
report Peace Direct

About the author

Rey Ty is Insight on Conflict's Philippines Local Peacebuilding Expert. He has wide experience in academia and practical approaches to peacebuilding, human rights, gender and social justice issues, with a focus on training peace activists. Rey has a doctorate in education with cognate in Political Science from Northern Illinois University.

19 Jul 2016 description

Based on the latest disaster report submitted to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), only four (4) families remained in an evacuation center in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mndanao (ARMM) as the Department continuous to provide assistance to the families affected by the Southwest Monsoon (Habagat) in Regions III, IV-A and ARMM.

19 Jul 2016 description

INTRODUCTION

Since 2011, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has been working with partners to increase equitable access to education for learners living in conflict and crisis-affected environments (USAID Education Strategy,

February 2011 Goal 3). The following document provides an analysis of the indicators used in Performance Monitoring and Evaluation Plans (PMEPs) from 25 USAID Education projects1 implemented in 16 countries between 2007 and 2018.

19 Jul 2016 description

The Asia-Pacific region is one of the most disaster-prone areas in the world, with frequently occurring natural disasters including earthquakes, tsunamis, tropical storms, flooding, landslides and volcanic eruptions affecting millions of people every year.

19 Jul 2016 description
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By Joeven Reyes

The Philippines has a long history of protracted conflict with a number of armed groups. The two conflicts that are best known are the ones with the communist movement, led by the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), which started in the 1970s, and the other focused largely in the Bangsamoro region of Mindanao, stemming from the struggle for autonomy and self-determination among the Moro people of the region.

19 Jul 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • At least 11 countries across Asia-Pacific experienced severe weather conditions due to El Niño.

  • In February, Tropical Cyclone Winston, the strongest cyclone recorded in the South Pacific, devastated Fiji.

  • In DPR Korea, 18million people are in need of some form of humanitarian assistance – 2016 response plan severely underfunded.

  • Tropical Storm Roanu triggers worst flooding in Sri Lanka in 25 years; preparedness actions mitigated loss of life in Bangladesh.

19 Jul 2016 description

QUEZON CITY, July 18 - Even with the forecast of the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) that the effects of La Niña which will start this August may not be as severe as the previous years, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) announced its readiness to deal with the effects of the phenomenon.

19 Jul 2016 description

MANILA, July 19 - The Department of Public Works and Highways is set to build 187 rainwater collectors in order to mitigate flooding and to fulfill the ever-increasing demand for water supply in Western Visayas.

In a media release, the DPWH said it has allocated P37.4 Million for the implementation of 187 rainwater collection system (RWCS) projects in Region 6.

18 Jul 2016 description

Executive Summary

Alert 2016! Report on conflicts, human rights and peacebuilding is a yearbook providing an analysis of the state of the world in terms of conflict and peacebuilding from four perspectives: armed conflicts, socio-political crises, peace processes and gender, peace and security.

18 Jul 2016 description

IDMC has signed a join expert statement on internally displaced persons to present at the High Level Meeting to Address Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants (19 September 2016).

EXPERT STATEMENT ON INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS June 28, 2016