Drought

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29 Jan 2015 description
report Human Rights Watch

(Beyrouth, le 29 janvier 2015) – Les gouvernements commettent une grave erreur lorsqu'ils délaissent les droits humains dans leurs réponses à de graves défis sécuritaires, a déclaré Human Rights Watch aujourd'hui, à l’occasion de la publication de son Rapport mondial 2015.

29 Jan 2015 description
report Human Rights Watch

World Report 2015: Rights Aren’t Wrong in Tough Times
Human Rights a Path Out of Crisis and Chaos

(Beirut, January 29, 2015) – Governments make a big mistake when they ignore human rights to counter serious security challenges, Human Rights Watch said today in releasing its annual world report.

29 Jan 2015 description
report UN Radio

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La ville de Gao, au Nord-Mali, semble avoir retrouvé le calme, au lendemain d'une manifestation de la population contre la force onusienne de la MINUSMA. Les heurts ont fait quatre morts parmi les manifestants, d'après un bilan fourni, mercredi, par la Mission des Nations Unies.

29 Jan 2015 description

Thanks to funding from Denmark, communities in Tonga can now benefit from solar powered water pumps and improved access to water, reduced risk of water contamination and reduced dependency on fossil fuels.

29 Jan 2015 description
report UN News Service

28 January 2015 – The United Nations Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) has launched an investigation into the events surrounding a violent protest in the northern city of Gao yesterday during which several people were reportedly killed and a number of others injured.

In an interview with UN Radio, MINUSMA spokesperson, Olivier Salgado, confirmed that a protest took place in the north-eastern Malian city on 27 January with demonstrators reacting to the establishment of a temporary security zone in Tabankort, a town due north of Gao and in a restive area of the country.

28 Jan 2015 description

Sumbe - At least 47,298 people affected by drought in 2014 in the province of Kwanza Sul, received support in various goods from the local department of Social Welfare.

According to a report of that institution made available to ANGOP, about 332,939 tons of food were channeled to 12 returnees, 297 vulnerable people in extreme poverty, 74 with disabilities with means of locomotion and other 184 inserted into the working generation projects and income for over 200 families.

28 Jan 2015 description

L’initiative 4R, mise en place par le PAM et Oxfam, vise à aider les communautés à faire face au changement climatique et aux catastrophes. Rencontre avec Fatou Ba et son mari qui participe au projet au Sénégal.

Fatou Ba a 22 ans, elle est mère de 4 enfants et vit avec sa famille dans le petit village de Koundiaw Souare à 100 kilomètres de la ville de Tambacounda au Sénégal.

« Mon mari est un paysan ; mais lorsque la récolte n’est pas bonne comme cette année, il nourrit sa famille grâce à la vente du bois de chauffage. »

28 Jan 2015 description

76% of the schools that were functional before the crisis are functional in the three regions of northern Mali as of December 2014 (back to school data for 2014-2015 school year). More than 300 schools are still closed in the regions of Gao, Kidal, Mopti, and Timbuktu, the consequences of which imply internal displacement within the North and the overcrowding of classrooms, deteriorating the quality of teaching and learning. Data on (non)functional schools is in constant flux due to population movements, occupation of schools, and general insecurity.

28 Jan 2015 description

76% des écoles fonctionnelle avant la crise) sont actuellement fonctionnelles dans les trois régions au nord du Mali depuis la rentrée scolaire d’octobre 2014. Étant donné que plus 300 écoles sont encore fermées dans les régions de Gao, Kidal, Mopti, et Tombouctou, qui pourrait impliquer le déplacement interne au Nord et des effectifs pléthoriques dans les salles de classe, détériorant la qualité de l’enseignement et l’apprentissage.

28 Jan 2015 description

Suppressed seasonal rains over southeastern Africa expected to provide relief to saturated ground conditions.

Mid-seasonal dry spells experienced throughout several parts of Angola, Namibia, and Zimbabwe.

28 Jan 2015 description

28/01/2015 - 14:32 GMT

Une attaque lancée dans la nuit de mardi à mercredi près de Tabankort, dans le nord du Mali, par un groupe armé progouvernemental contre des rebelles a fait une dizaine de morts, dont plusieurs kamikazes, a-t-on appris de sources concordantes.

Il s'agit du dernier incident en date dans la région de Tabankort entre groupes rebelles à dominante touareg et arabe, regroupés au sein d'une Coordination des mouvements de l'Azawad (CMA), et combattants loyalistes du Gatia (Groupe autodéfense touareg Imghad et alliés).

28 Jan 2015 description

1/28/2015 - 13:52 GMT |

by Serge DANIEL

An attack overnight in northern Mali by a pro-government armed group including suicide bombers killed a dozen people, security sources said Wednesday.

"GATIA fighters, accompanied by suicide bombers, attacked a rebel Tuareg and anti-government Arab position in the night from Tuesday to Wednesday near the town of Tabankort. There were a dozen deaths in total," a Western military source told AFP.

"The situation is very volatile, and it is essential to calm the situation," added the source.

28 Jan 2015 description

La vicepresidenta Roxana Baldetti informó que la Secretaria de Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutricional (Sesan) se prepara ante la posibilidad de ampliar por varios meses la entrega de alimentos a las familias afectadas por la sequía prolongada del año pasado. En la sesión extraordinaria del Consejo Nacional de Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutricional (Conasan), realizada este martes en el Palacio Nacional de la Cultura, afirmó que puede haber una buena semilla y un buen fertilizante, pero si no hay lluvia no se tendrán cosechas.

28 Jan 2015 description

Highlights

2 Community peace halls were donated to refugee host communities

150 Refugees graduate from livelihood programs at two camps

1,120 Refugees receive health education on HIV/AIDS and other topics

4,404 Primary and pre -primary children received learning materials for use at home

28 Jan 2015 description

Qurban Ali Khushik Published Jan 21, 2015 06:37am

DADU: Migration of families from around 100 villages spread over three union councils of Khairpur Nathan Shah taluka has intensified as the drought-like situation prevailing across what is known as the Kachho belt has been aggravating over the past few weeks.

According to some families that met this correspondent in a recent visit to the affected area, several thousand men, women and children had already left the worst-hit villages of the Kachho belt, located in the west of Dadu.

28 Jan 2015 description

Nashon Tado (20.01.2015)

NRC and Solvatten Foundation have partnered in Kenya’s Turkana County, supporting an innovative project that enables the local communities in Turkana West access safe water and improve their livelihood situation.

More households will be moving into the New Year with smiles on their faces as they become beneficiaries of the solar safe water equipment produced by Solvatten Foundation and distributed by NRC.

28 Jan 2015 description

Lubango - Shortage of rains in some regions of southern Huila province might affect production in the 2014/2015 agricultural season.

This was said by the head of Department of the Agrarian Development Institute (IDA) in the region, Nguinamau Luzayawo.

The official was speaking during a meeting with the heads of municipal Agrarian Development Station (EDA), as part of the evaluation of the first phase of the ongoing agricultural season.