Las lluvias registradas en los últimos días, contribuyeron a que se generara un deslizamiento en Santa Catarina Pinula, comunidad El Cambray II, Guatemala dejando aproximadamente 125 casas soterradas.
Las acciones de búsqueda y rescate continúan siendo una prioridad. Las condiciones de inestabilidad del terreno, los riesgos de derrumbes, cauce del río Pinula y lluvias dificultan la labor.
386 personas se encuentran en albergues y muchas personas auto-albergadas con familias o amigos.
Fuente: El Nuevo Diario
El Ministerio de Salud Pública (MSP) declaró un alerta roja en la provincia Sánchez Ramírez, en especial en el municipio Cotuí, debido al alto porcentaje de casos de dengue, comunicó ayer la ministra Altagracia Guzmán Marcelino.
Tras reunirse con el cardenal Nicolás de Jesús López Rodríguez, Guzmán Marcelino dijo que en esa provincia es necesario desarrollar una acción intensa para combatir la enfermedad, que ya en todo el país se ha cobrado la vida de 73 personas, la mayoría niños.
Young people with amblyopia, a condition also known as lazy eye, will receive free eye surgery thanks to one monk’s kindness
Khaing Thanda Lwin
NEARLY 200 young people with amblyopia, including 112 children, are set to receive free eye surgery at Shwe Yatu Tipitaka Eye Hospital in Sagaing Region in November.
The average number of arrivals to Greece reached over 400,000 since the beginning of this year. The overall number on the islands remained high at 13,272 by 7 October due to the limited number of departures and slower registration, leading to a backlog. On 6 October, authorities started conducting registration of Syrians refugees at the First Reception Centre, in Moria, which will be the official hotspot on Lesvos.
- Total Survived and Discharged Cases = 4,051
- New Confirmed cases = 0 as follows:
Kailahun = 0, Kenema = 0, Kono = 0 Bombali = 0, Kambia = 0, Koinadugu = 0, Port Loko =0, Tonkolili = 0 Bo = 0, Bonthe = 0, Moyamba = 0 Pujehun = 0 Western Area Urban = 0, Western Area Rural = 0, Missing = 0
The Bureau of Gender Affairs is making plans to deal with social issues which could arise as a result of Tropical Storm Erika.
Director of the Bureau, Kyra Paul says issues will be handled primarily through education and awareness.
Compared to last week, there was a drop in the number of new refugees seeking protection in Uganda. A total of 69 Burundian refugees arrived in the countrythrough Mirama Hills, Kisenyi Police Post, Mutukula and Rubaale border points, less than half of last week’s 147 individuals. The new arrivals cite increased insecurity in Burundi and family reunion as reasons for fleeing.
The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Leila Zerrougui, today expressed serious concern over grave violations against children during ongoing hostilities in Kunduz, in north-eastern Afghanistan.
Following heavy airstrikes on Bab Al Mandab, Dubab and Aden, some 2,231 individuals have arrived to Obock port and various transit points of Obock town since 27 September. Boats carrying passengers continue to arrive from Yemen
WHO reports first full week of no new confirmed cases in region since March 2014
GoG adopts new comprehensive EVD surveillance plan
USG DART continues to support development of local EVD care capacity as USAID/OFDA-supported ETUs close
Seasonal floods displace 100,000 people in Rakhine, 1.6 million people countrywide
CERF allocates $14 million in response to the ongoing complex emergency and flooding
USG provides more than $50 million to address conflict-related humanitarian needs in FY 2015
David Miliband, president and chief executive officer of the International Rescue Committee, discusses the global state of humanitarian and development aid and offers recommendations for making relief more efficient and effective, as part of CFR's Academic Conference Call series.
Unpredictable numbers and erratic route changes are causing many challenges for organisations, staff and volunteers
While Europe’s politicians debate refugee quotas, civil society organisations across the continent are working to support those who are displaced . Charities in Croatia, Serbia, Germany, Italy and Greece are dealing with unpredictable numbers and erratic route change and as a result, many are being forced to adapt. So, how are these organisations coping? The Guardian Voluntary Sector Network spoke to a number to find out.
Currently, large numbers of refugees and migrants are crossing Serbia by bus from the Preševo area in the south, to the north-western town of Sid, from where they take the Tovarnik or Bapska border crossings into Croatia. In recent days up to 2,000 refugees and migrants have been travelling through Sid on a daily basis.
The WHO Office in Serbia is working with national and local authorities, and supporting nongovernmental organizations, providing guidance on basic health services, and distributing medical supplies.
A monthly summary of activities by REACT members in Tajikistan
NEW TECHNOLOGY INCREASES MONITORING & EVALUATION EFFICIENCY IN THE FIELD
733,312 Total number of refugees
36,939 Number of Unaccompanied Minors and Separated Children
52.7% Percentage of women and girls
59.6% Percentage of Children
This case study explores the relationship between volunteerism and the building of local expert knowledge during war in Lebanon. Drawing from three local experiences and initiatives thats emerged in response to the July war in 2006, this case study explores the ways in which volunteerism produces locally informed and politically engaged experts that have the ability, resources and skills to effectively respond to war and crisis by contributing their local knowledge to relief and aid.
NATO is developing a multinational telemedicine system to improve access to health services and increase survival rates in emergency situations, including in remote areas. The technology was successfully live tested during a field exercise in Lviv, Ukraine in September 2015, attended by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and the President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko
The United States contributed an additional US$ 21.1 million to support UNRWA efforts to respond to the humanitarian needs of Palestine refugees from Syria (PRS) in the region. The United States is the largest bilateral UNRWA donor, with this latest contribution bringing the total US contribution towards the 2015 UNRWA Syria Emergency Appeal to nearly US$ 97.5 million.