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24 Jul 2016 description

PDC05E - 52A

At 500 AM HST (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Darby was located near latitude 19.8 North, longitude 157.3 West. Darby is moving toward the west-northwest near 9 mph (15

km/h) and this general motion is expected to continue over the next 48 hours. Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts. Little change in strength is

forecast through Monday, with slow weakening Monday night. Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 80 miles (130 km) from the center. The estimated minimum central

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.

22 Jul 2016 description
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242,179 arrivals by sea in 2016
2,977 dead/missing
published 07:30 CET 22 July
1,011,712 arrivals in 2015

22 Jul 2016 description

240.884 llegadas por mar en 2016
2.954 muertos/desaparecidos

publicado a las 10:00 hs. (horario Europa Central) 7/18/16
1.011.712 llegadas en 2015

22 Jul 2016 description

WASHINGTON, 21 July (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency expressed gratitude on Thursday to the government and people of the United States following the latest release of US funding in support of the agency’s efforts to protect and assist refugees and internally displaced people around the world.

21 Jul 2016 description


  • Peace negotiations resume in Kuwait following two-week consultation phase.
  • Fuel imports decrease in June, fulfill only 25 percent of monthly needs.
  • Relief organizations continue to report security concerns, particularly in Aden and Ta’izz.

Key Developments

  • UN Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed and Yemeni delegates resumed Kuwait-based peace negotiations on July 16; the resumption follows a consultative period between July 1 and 15 that allowed delegations to meet with respective leaders and the UN …
21 Jul 2016 description

Republic of Marshall Islands


 February 03, 2016: RMI President H.E. Dr. Hilda Heine declares State of Emergency.

  • March 08, 2016: RMI President H.E. Dr. Hilda Heine declares State of Disaster.

  • April 27, 2016: U.S. President Barack Obama Declares Disaster in RMI.

Affected Populations

  • 21,000 people affected by severe drought conditions.

21 Jul 2016 description

By Gabriel Cardona-Fox

As an invisible humanitarian crisis intensifies as a result of drug and criminal violence in Mexico and Central America’s Northern Triangle, a regional call to action provides reason to be cautiously optimistic.

20 Jul 2016 description


  •   Average to above-average kiremt rainy season, flooding expected

  • Relief actors work to accelerate seed distribution for meher planting season

  • GoE releases revised priority hotspot list and malnutrition caseloads


20 Jul 2016 description


  • USG announces more than $136 million in additional humanitarian assistance for displaced and other conflict-affected Iraqis in Iraq and neighboring countries

  • Tens of thousands flee intensifying ISF military operations in Anbar, Ninewa, and Salah ad Din governorates in recent weeks

  • Humanitarian agencies continue to respond to the emergency needs of IDPs, including an estimated 85,000 displaced during the ISF-led recapture of Fallujah


19 Jul 2016 description

Un total de 3 mil 553 menores migrantes no acompañados fueron deportados al país durante el primer semestre de este año, de los cuales 2 mil 332 llegaron por vía terrestre, según los registros de la Procuraduría General de la Nación (PGN).

Harold Flores, encargado de la Niñez y la Adolescencia, de esa entidad, manifestó que el 79.4 por ciento son varones; es decir, 2 mil 821, mientras que las 732 mujeres representan el 20.6 por ciento.

19 Jul 2016 description

In the Transformation Decade (2015-2024), a new generation of Afghan leaders – both men and women – will emerge who are equipped with the education, skills, and desire to build a brighter future for Afghanistan. Promote is a joint commitment by the U.S. and Afghan Governments that will work to empower 75,000 women between the ages of 18-30 and help ensure these women are included among a new generation of Afghan political, business, and civil society leaders.

19 Jul 2016 description


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

240,884 arrivals by sea in 2016
2,954 dead/missing
published 10:00 CET 18 July
1,011,712 arrivals in 2015

19 Jul 2016 description

The village of Laulii in Samoa has commissioned an evacuation centre to house people during natural disasters, such as cyclones and tsunamis.

The United States aid agency USAID has granted $US65,000 towards the project.

Read the full story here.

18 Jul 2016 description
report Oxfam

Six richest countries host less than 9% of refugees – Oxfam

The six wealthiest countries – which make up more than half the global economy - host less than nine percent of the world’s refugees while poorer countries are shouldering most of the responsibility, Oxfam said today.

While Germany has recently welcomed far more refugees than the other richest nations, there remains a major gap with poorer countries hosting the vast majority of refugees.