Source: Reuters - Fri, 27 Nov 2015 17:35 GMT
OTTAWA, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Canada will provide aid to developing countries to combat climate change, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Friday ahead of talks on global warming, which he has promised will show the country is serious about tackling the issue.
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The humanitarian situation in the Central African Republic (CAR) remains extremely serious two years after the current crisis erupted in December 2013 . Some 2.7 million people – or more than half of the population – are in need of assistance, and over 1.2 million children now need urgent aid, according to Unicef.
Following the declaration by WHO on the end of the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone on 7 November 2015, UNICEF continues to support the Government of Sierra Leone in ensuring that vigilance is maintained, through social mobilization efforts, systems strengthening in the areas of health, education and WASH, and support to Community Care Centers and Observational Interim Care Centers, amongst others.
The humanitarian community continues to report worsening security conditions and increasing access constraints across South Sudan. In October, the UN recorded 78 access incidents negatively affecting relief operations in South Sudan, including increasing reports of criminality in the capital city of Juba.
Nigerian military frees more than 400 Boko Haram captives in October and November
Food insecurity persists in Boko Haram-affected areas in northeastern Nigeria
Cameroon grants UNHAS permission to operate humanitarian flights in the north of the country
Chad extends its declared state of emergency until March 2016
QUEZON CITY, Nov. 28 -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the Australian government are set to launch a partnership project that will enhance the DSWD’s capacity in responding to natural disasters and other emergencies.
The launch, which includes the groundbreaking for a new warehouse, will be held on December 3 at the National Resource Operations Center (NROC) in Pasay City.
This Revised Emergency Appeal adjusts the budget of the Emergency Appeal, launched on 11 August 2015, from CHF 3.9 million to CHF 3.2 million and outlines implementation approaches agreed for the recovery phase. The revised appeal budget includes a provision of CHF 125,800 for shelter cluster coordination.
Les images de télédétection par satellite permettront d'améliorer l'utilisation de l'eau pour les cultures
More than 10 years since the start of the Darfur conflict, violence and insecurity continue to cause displacement, despite the Doha Peace Agreement1 . More than 2.5 million people live internally displaced in Darfur due to the fighting between government forces and rebel groups and intertribal conflict. Since the beginning of the year, 223 000 people were uprooted from their homes.
Ce mercredi 25 novembre 2015 a eu lieu à Bangui, la cérémonie de remise de 29 véhicules par l’Ambassade des Etats-Unis aux Unités de Police Constituées de la MINUSCA. Le don est constitué de huit camions citernes, huit ambulances, quatre véhicules de transport de troupes, quatre pick-up 4x4 simple cabine, 3 tracteurs, et deux pick-up double cabines.
- WFP reaches about 1.32 million people throughout South Sudan in October. Through its emergency conflict-related interventions, WFP distributed just under 8,900 mt of food to more than 667,200 people this month, mostly in the Greater Upper Nile region. Approximately 651,900 people engaged in a variety of Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation activities were reached with about 5,800 mt of food assistance.
From January to October 2015, WFP distributed over 158,500 mt to roughly 2.6 million people in country.
In Nigeria, the security situation in the north-east is volatile as fighting continues between the insurgents and the Multinational Joint Task Force. The insurgents continue to sack communities, worship centres and other public structures in the north-east. The Nigerian Government recently unfolded a ‘North-East Marshall Plan’ (NEMAP) aimed at assisting those internally displaced by the insurgency.
In 2015, over 3 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance out of which 2.5 million have been targeted by the humanitarian community for assistance. This represents nearly 20 percent of the population (13.2 million), indicative of the high levels of vulnerability throughout the country.
Remote sensing satellite imagery will help to identify areas where water use produces poor crops
27 November 2015, Rome -- The Netherlands and FAO are expanding their collaboration in the area of water management with a $7 million donation by the Dutch government to support the use of remote sensing technology in helping water-scarce countries in the Near East and Africa monitor and improve the way they use water for crop production.
Besoins humanitaires et chiffres clés
Le contexte humanitaire reste marqué par l’insécurité alimentaire, la malnutrition, les mouvements de population, les épidémies et les inondations.