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27 Mar 2017 description

Destacados

  • Se han identificado más de 120.000 personas damnificadas y más 742.000 afectadas.

  • Más de 230.000 niñas, niños y adolescentes han resultado afectados .

  • 11 departamentos y 1 provincia constitucional3 han sido declaradas en estado de emergencia.

  • Ocho departamentos han sido declarados en emergencia sanitaria, los que concentran 655 distritos.

27 Mar 2017 description

Resumen

  • 12 departamentos han sido declarados en Estado de Emergencia por impactos de lluvias y una por peligro inminente ante el incremento paulatino del caudal de los ríos amazónicos. Con una cobertura de 748 distritos (municipios) de un total de 1800

  • 7 departamentos han sido declarados en Emergencia Sanitaria.

27 Mar 2017 description
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Since March 2015, conflict has spread to 21 of Yemen’s 22 governorates, prompting a large scale protection crisis and aggravating an already severe humanitarian situation brought on by years of poverty, poor governance and instability. Today, 18.8 million people, or 70 per cent of the population, are in need of some form of humanitarian and protection assistance. This includes 10.3 million children.

27 Mar 2017 description

Highlights

  • Distribution of last food commodities under the McGovern-Dole 2013-2016 award was completed in February. With this, food distribution for school meals activities has ceased completely.

  • WFP is supporting the Government with the Liberia Zero Hunger Strategic Review to review critical gaps and assess priorities to reach Zero Hunger by 2030.

27 Mar 2017 description

Highlights

  • In February WFP assisted 201,274 people through nutrition activities and the school meals programme.

  • The country office is facing a complete lack of funding for food assistance for assets interventions.

Operational Updates

27 Mar 2017 description

Highlights

  • The After Action Review of the JICA-funded pilot project to support local purchase and women empowerment in forest Guinea will be launched in March to review lessons learned for scaling up.

Operational Updates

• Food deliveries to school canteens for the first quarter are completed; a total of 531 schools were supported. However, school meals activities were not implemented in February following a prolonged teachers’ strike.

27 Mar 2017 description

Highlights

• On 23 March, national and international media reported the death of a large number of civilians in the densely-populated neighborhood of Al Aghwat Al Jadidah in West Mosul. The cause and exact number of casualties have not yet been established.

• An estimated 220,000 people are currently displaced from West Mosul since 19 February 2017, according to figures received from the Government of Iraq.

27 Mar 2017 description

Highlights

  • Former President John Kufuor has launched the Ghana Zero Hunger Strategic Review; it is intended to facilitate Government’s goal of eradicating hunger and food insecurity, ameliorate nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture by 2030.

  • WFP Ghana has successfully handed over the direct implementation of school meals activities to the national school feeding programme, in line with the agreed hand-over strategy in the Country Programme. WFP-supported schools are now on the national school feeding programme.

27 Mar 2017 description

Flash Update No. 1 – Colombia: Avalancha e inundación en el municipio de Taminango (Nariño).

Como consecuencia de las lluvias que se presentaron entre el 8 y 14 de marzo, 369 personas (109 familias) resultaron afectadas por avalanchas e inundaciones en el municipio de Taminango. Debido a la magnitud de la emergencia, la Alcaldia declaró calamidad pública en el municipio.

27 Mar 2017 description
report Government of Peru

El 80% de las escuelas de todo el Perú reanudan hoy lunes el año escolar 2017, gracias al trabajo articulado del Ministerio de Educación (Minedu) con sus direcciones regionales de todo el país y el apoyo de la comunidad educativa para contrarrestar los efectos de la emergencia originada por los desastres naturales.

La viceministra de Gestión Pedagógica de dicho sector, Liliana Miranda Molina, precisó que se reiniciarán las labores educativas en Lima Metropolitana, Lima Provincias, Callao, Cajamarca, Lambayeque, Huánuco y Huancavelica.

Rehabilitación de infraestructura

27 Mar 2017 description

Highlights

  • More resources are needed to ensure meals for 75,000 schoolchildren.

  • Nutrition activities risk to be suspended in 2017 due to lack of financial resources.

  • No contingency stocks are currently available to provide assistance to vulnerable people affected by inter-communal conflicts including displaced people.

Operational Updates

  • In February, 125,000 students in 615 targeted schools received hot nutritious meals as part of the McGovern-Dole 5-year programme.

27 Mar 2017 description

Highlights

  • A campaign for mass distribution of mosquito nets has been launched. WFP will ensure the distribution of 7 million mosquito nets to 10 million people in 13 regions of Chad in the framework of UNDP’s programme to prevent malaria, the first cause of death in the country. WFP leverages its field presence and logistical expertise to dispatch the nets to 4,000 sites through 900 health centres.

27 Mar 2017 description
report Government of Peru

El Gobierno de Canadá destinó más de un millón de soles, en asistencia humanitaria inmediata, para responder a la emergencia causada por los recientes desastres naturales en el Perú.

De estos fondos, 180 mil dólares canadienses (aproximadamente 433 mil 725 soles) han sido derivados a la Cruz Roja Peruana para brindar primeros auxilios, acceso a agua potable, distribuir productos de primera necesidad, entre otros, a los damnificados.

27 Mar 2017 description

Highlights

  • WFP provided life-saving assistance to 189,244 highly vulnerable people.

  • WFP conducted the first round of cash distribution to 7,000 internally displaced people in KagaBandoro.

  • The 12th cycle of the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) took place with the participation of food security partners.

  • Logistics cluster partners launched two projects to increase access to people affected in Ouaka and Haute Kotto prefectures.

Operational Updates

27 Mar 2017 description
report Government of Peru

En esta región existen 511,000 escolares

Las clases en gran parte del país empezarán este lunes 27 de marzo, sin embargo, en la región La Libertad aún seguirán suspendidas hasta nuevo aviso, así lo informó el gerente de Educación de esta región norteña, Rafael Moya Rondo.

27 Mar 2017 description

This revised Emergency Appeal seeks 25,062,572 Swiss francs (increased from 9,107,628 Swiss francs) to enable the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to support the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) in assisting 1,033,300 people (an increase from 340,786 people) for twelve months. The expanded operation will focus on the following sectors: Health, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Livelihoods, Nutrition and Food Security.

27 Mar 2017 description
report Redhum

Fuente: Radio Programas del Peru

Tras permanecer en Piura como representante del Gobierno Central, la ministra de Educación, Marilú Martens, informó cuales fueron las primeras acciones realizadas por la emergencia por lluvias en la región. Detalló que se ha implementado refugios en Castilla, Paita, Morropón, Sullana y Tambogrande, los cuales albergarán entre 100 a 200 familias damnificadas por lluvias en la región.

La ministra manifestó que es responsabilidad de los alcaldes identificar a las familias en situación crítica y que necesitan ser evacuadas a un albergue.

27 Mar 2017 description

Introduction

This paper presents descriptive statistics from a limited sample survey of Jordanian and Syrian refugee households in the city of Mafraq in northern Jordan. The main objective is to enhance our understanding of the communication between public schools and the households of their students through information from parents. The paper answers such questions as: To what extent is there contact between the schools and the parents; how do they communicate; and who initiates the communication?

27 Mar 2017 description

The crisis in Yemen, the largest in the world, is a perfect storm of humanitarian, protection and economic crises with each fuelling the other. For two years, Yemen has been devastated by a bloody war, killing at least 7,600 people and injuring close to 42,000*. The UN estimates that nearly 19 million people - 70 per cent of the population - need some sort of humanitarian or protection assistance, including more than 10 million people who are in acute need of live-saving assistance.