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27 Mar 2017 description

Highlights

  • From January 2015 to January 2017, a total of 13,578 children under the age of five years and 19,510 pregnant and nursing mothers were treated for malnutrition. In addition, 8,244 children and 6,429 pregnant and nursing mothers received nutritious food in a malnutrition prevention project.

  • Since January 2016, 289 mt of locally-produced Timor Vita, a specialised nutritious food for women, was distributed to all health facilities.

08 Mar 2017 description

Overview

Timor-Leste is exposed to frequent floods and landslides during the rainy season (November to April) and experiences droughts during the dry season. The 2015 to 2016 El Niño event was particularly severe with an estimated 400,000 people affected by drought conditions across Covalima,
Oecusse, Baucau, Viqueque and Lautem municipalities.

02 Mar 2017 description

La faim persiste dans les zones de conflits chroniques malgré de bonnes récoltes mondiales

Les urgences liées à la sécurité alimentaire sont appelées à augmenter

28 Feb 2017 description

This operations update formalizes the removal of food, seed distribution and conditional cash (for livelihoods) activities from the plan of action and replaces them with provision of unconditional cash grants for meeting multipurpose needs. This change was the result of continuous assessment of community needs, incorporation of feedback from affected people and local leaders, and challenges relating to securing a tender for food that meets IFRC standards.

28 Feb 2017 description

In 2016, the Surge Capacity Section (SCS) managed 144 deployments to 32 countries.

25 Feb 2017 description

Missing Migrants Project tracks fatalities of migrants, including refugees, traveling along mixed migration routes around the world.

This map shows the different transit routes in Southeast Asia. #MissingMigrants

22 Feb 2017 description

Missing Migrants Project tracks fatalities of migrants, including refugees, traveling along mixed migration routes around the world.

This map shows the different transit routes in Southeast Asia. #MissingMigrants.

21 Feb 2017 description

The Ministry of Social Solidarity, through the Social Solidarity Centre, provided emergency assistance and construction materials to 15 families in the village of Comoro, Administrative Post of Dom Aleixo, municipality of Dili, who had their homes damaged by the strong winds from last week, in a symbolic ceremony held on February 14th.

06 Feb 2017 description
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I. Introduction

1. The present report has been prepared pursuant to General Assembly resolution 60/180 and Security Council resolution 1645 (2005), in which the Peacebuilding Commission was requested to submit an annual report to the General Assembly for an annual debate and review. The report will also be submitted to the Council, pursuant to its resolution 1646 (2005), for an annual debate. The report covers the tenth session of the Commission, held from 1 January to 31 December 2016.

02 Feb 2017 description
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El Nino 2015-2016 - Screenshot of the interactive content as of 02 Feb 2017.
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Disaster associated with El Nino in 1997-1998, 2002-2003 or 2009-2010 - Screenshot of the interactive content as of 02 Feb 2017.

The impact of the 2015‒2016 El Niño weather phenomenon has been one of the most intense and widespread in the past one hundred years. The agriculture, food security and nutritional status of 60 million people around the globe is affected by El Niño-related droughtsfloods and **extreme hot** and **cold weather**.

27 Jan 2017 description
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An estimated 1 million women live with obstetric fistula, a devastating consequence of prolonged obstructed labor, and thousands of new case develop each year. Life-restoring treatment for women with fistula is available at the health facilities on this map

26 Jan 2017 description

The 2015-2016 El Niño phenomenon has been one of the strongest on record, affecting deeply the lives and livelihoods of more than 60 million people across 40 countries. It has devastated crops and killed livestock, in some cases dried up water-sources in others caused massive flooding, driven up malnutrition rates, increased disease outbreaks and caused significant migration.

25 Jan 2017 description

The Municipality of Manatuto had its irrigation system improved when the new facilities opened in Buluto, on January 18th.

23 Jan 2017 description

Highlights

  • From January 2015 to November 2016, a total of 13,437 children under the age of five years and 17,460 pregnant or nursing mothers were treated for malnutrition. In addition, 18,761 children received food assistance in a pilot malnutrition prevention project in Dili and Oecusse.

  • Since January 2016, 248 mt of locally-produced Timor Vita, a specialised nutritious food for women, was distributed to all health facilities.

05 Jan 2017 description
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This website allows you to explore how different scenarios of global greenhouse gas emissions and adaptation to climate change could change the geography of food insecurity in developing and least-developed countries. By altering the levels of future global greenhouse gas emissions and/or the levels of adaptation, you can see how vulnerability to food insecurity changes over time, and compare and contrast these different future scenarios with each other and the present day.

03 Jan 2017 description
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East Asia and the Pacific region remains extremely prone to natural hazards, with significant human casualties and economic losses – more than 40 million people were affected by disasters in 2015. Children are among the most vulnerable to natural hazards, and suffer short-term and long-lasting negative impacts on health, nutrition, protection and education. Population growth, rapid urbanization and climate change continue to exacerbate the impact of disasters, which are expected to occur more frequently and with greater intensely, and to impact larger populations in the coming years.

22 Dec 2016 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Favourable start of 2017 main cropping season

  • Cereal production in 2016 declined for second consecutive year due to dry weather conditions

  • Cereal import requirements in 2016/17 forecast to increase over previous year’s already high level

  • Acute localized food insecurity persists

Favourable start of 2017 main cropping season