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04 Jul 2015 description

Por imposiciones del grupo armado posdesmovilización Autodefensas Gaitanistas de Colombia, al menos 32.000 habitantes de zona rural de los municipios de Achí y Tiquisio –región del Corcovado (sur de Bolívar), sufren graves limitaciones de movilidad y desarrollo de actividades diarias. Se estima que estas restricciones se presentan desde 2014, según misiones recientes a la zona, esta situación se ha agravado en los últimos meses.

03 Jul 2015 description

Faits saillants

• Les zones de santé en épidémie de rougeole sont également touchées par la malnutrition

• Territoire de Mitwaba : Plus de 7400 personnes retournées ont grandement besoin de l’assistance pour se réintégrer

• Les enfants et les femmes enceintes et al laitantes menacés de malnutrition à Mwema

Contexte Général

03 Jul 2015 description

With a growing proportion of the world’s out-of-school children and adolescents living in conflict-affected countries, education should be a priority for humanitarian and development donors. However, as this paper describes, humanitarian aid systems neglect the education of children and adolescents in countries affected by or emerging from conflict, and more and better targeted aid is needed.

Humanitarian Aid for Education: Why It Matters and Why More is Needed

03 Jul 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • According to the latest report from the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization (WHO), as of 28 June, 396 cholera cases, including 26 deaths, had been reported in Juba County. Interviews with patients admitted to Juba Teaching Hospital with cholera have revealed knowledge gaps on how the disease is spread. Humanitarian partners called for improved access to safe drinking water, latrine use and good personal and food hygiene.

03 Jul 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Rockets launched from the Gaza Strip toward Israel, and subsequent Israeli Air Force airstrikes in response, were reported on the nights of 4, 7 and 24 June with no casualties or damages on either side.

03 Jul 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Government line ministries and partners continue to respond to unmet humanitarian needs of 2.8 million earthquake-affected people.

  • Start of monsoon season limit access and delay ongoing relief operations.

  • Traditional Nepali methods used to deliver goods to remote mountainous villages.

FIGURES

Estimated number of people in need of humanitarian assistance 2.8 million

Most-affected districtsNo. of houses destroyed 598,401

No. of houses damaged 283,585

03 Jul 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • A helping hand for host communities: UNHCR has long been helping host communities in different ways. By the end of June around 283,000 host community individuals had benefited from interventions by UNHCR and/or its partners (based on information gathered between 1 May and 15 June 2015 by UNHCR).

03 Jul 2015 description

BAMYAN, 30 June 2015 – Women role models are encouraging girls to prioritize education and take a more active role in Afghan society as part of a series of UN-backed events around the country.

At the latest event, organized by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan in Bamyan, women leaders explained to an audience of more than 800 high school girls how they overcame their own challenges. Girls also had the opportunity to interact with the role models in small groups.

03 Jul 2015 description

Yangon, 30 June 2015 – Following the recent improvement and widespread of mobile broadband networks in Myanmar, schools, especially those in semi-urban areas, will not have to wait for years to be provided with the benefits of Internet connectivity and Information and Communication Technology (ICT).

03 Jul 2015 description

From 29 June to 1 July, UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl visited Brussels for a range of senior-level meetings to draw attention to the Agency’s crucial role and activities and to raise the alarm regarding its dramatic level of underfunding, as well as to officially open the UNRWA photography exhibition ‘I Am Not a Statistic’, held in the European Parliament until 3 July.

03 Jul 2015 description

I. CONTEXTE DE LA MISSION

La préfecture de la Mamberé-Kadéi est l’une des préfectures de la République Centrafricaine qui a connu les revers de la crise socio-militaro politique qui a secoué le Pays depuis le 24 mars 2013. Les conséquences de cette catastrophe sont nombreuses dont ces aléas l’enlisement interreligieux, la dégradation du tissu socio-économique de la région essentiellement basé sur l’agriculture, l’élevage, l’exploitation du bois, l’exploitation du diamant et de l’or, ainsi que le commerce.

03 Jul 2015 description

YANGON – A new resource centre, which will help government staff learn how to collect and analyse data that can inform their efforts to fight hunger and poverty, has opened in Kyaukse Township, Mandalay Region.

The centre is equipped with computers, printers, analytical software, global positioning system (GPS) devices and other resources supplied by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). WFP is also providing training to staff from the Department of Rural Development in areas such as survey design, data collection and data analysis.