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01 Jul 2015 description

Le rapport final sur les progrès dans la réalisation des OMD portant sur l’eau et l’assainissement a été publié

NEW YORK/GENÈVE, 30 juin 2015 –L’absence de progrès en matière d’assainissement menace de compromettre les gains qu’un meilleur accès à l’eau potable a permis d’obtenir pour la survie et la santé de l’enfant, avertissent l’OMS et l’UNICEF dans un rapport analysant l’accès à l’eau potable et à l’assainissement comparé aux Objectifs du Millénaire pour le développement (OMD).

01 Jul 2015 description

USA – Forest Fire
• A forest fire broke out in Chelan County (Washington State) near Wenatchee on 28 June.
• According to media (as of 30 June), the fire burnt nearly 1,200 ha, destroyed 23 houses and injured three firefighters, while an evacuation order is in effect.

INDIA – Floods
• The Upper Assam districts of Sonitpur, Lakhimpur and Dhemaji were hit by new floods on 29 June, that killed two people and affected over 5,500 people in 20 villages. A relief camp has been opened by the district authorities, sheltering 75 people.

30 Jun 2015 description

Final MDG progress report on water and sanitation released

NEW YORK/GENEVA, 30 June 2015 – Lack of progress on sanitation threatens to undermine the child survival and health benefits from gains in access to safe drinking water, warn WHO and UNICEF in a report tracking access to drinking water and sanitation against the Millennium Development Goals.

30 Jun 2015 description

Snapshot 24–30 June 2015

Burundi: Turnout at the parliamentary elections was low. Voting stations were targeted and there was a spate of grenade attacks in the capital: several people were injured. Around 1,000 Burundians are leaving the country every day: 62,000 refugees are now in Tanzania, 45,000 in Rwanda, and 10,600 in DRC.

South Sudan: Households in some areas of Unity and Upper Nile states are suspected to be facing Catastrophe (IPC Phase 5) food security outcomes. 5–8% of the country’s population are suffering severe acute malnutrition.

30 Jun 2015 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The objective of this overview is to support the development of national-level response and preparedness plans and facilitate joint priority actions in the areas of advocacy, resource mobilization, and coordinated engagement in cross border areas.

There has been a step change in the threat level in the region in 2015. There is an increasing concern about the confluence and compounding impacts of these threats, both at the national and the regional level. The outlook presented here will be updated on a bi-monthly basis.

30 Jun 2015 description

hailand - The Government of Japan is committing USD 2.5 million to IOM in Thailand in response to IOM’s USD 26 million appeal to assist those affected by the migrant crisis in the Andaman Sea.

Japanese funding will provide for temporary shelter and non-food items (NFIs) such as blankets, clothes and hygiene kits, health and nutritional support and psychosocial support to stranded migrant men, women and children in Bangladesh, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar and Thailand.

30 Jun 2015 description

The following syndromes have been flagged:

  • Diarrhoea: Federated states of Micronesia
  • Influenza-like illness: Kiribati, Tonga
  • Prolonged Fever:Kiribati, Tonga
  • Acute Fever and Rash: French Polynesia

Other updates

Chikungunya

29 Jun 2015 description

Ces dernières années ont été marquées par des crises humanitaires majeures en République Centrafricaine, au Sud Soudan, en Syrie, en Irak, et dans les régions touchées par le virus Ebola. Plus près de chez nous, l’est de l’Ukraine est en proie au chaos, suspendu à un fragile cessez-le-feu. Ces crises mobilisent comme jamais jusqu’alors l’ensemble de la communauté humanitaire qui doit faire face à de multiples conflits inscrits dans la durée.

Les ressources humaines et financières de nos organisations sont durement éprouvées alors même que les besoins grandissent.

26 Jun 2015 description

2015 World Drug Report finds drug use stable, access to drug & HIV treatment still low

UNODC Chief calls number of drug-related deaths worldwide unacceptable; Global opium cultivation highest since the late-1930s

26 Jun 2015 description

Commenting on the European Council meeting on migration, Aurelie Ponthieu, Migration Advisor for Medecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors Without Borders, said:

26 Jun 2015 description

Contents

321 Index of countries/areas

321 Index, Volume 90, 2015, Nos. 1–26

323 Yellow fever in Africa and the Americas, 2014

334 Monthly report on dracunculiasis cases, January–May 2015

Sommaire

321 Index des pays/zones

321 Index, Volume 90, 2015, Nos 1-26

323 Fièvre jaune en Afrique et dans les Amériques, 2014

334 Rapport mensuel des cas de dracunculose, janvier-mai 2015

26 Jun 2015 description

Contents

309 Update on vaccine-derived polioviruses worldwide, January 2014–March 2015

Sommaire

309 Le point sur les poliovirus dérivés de souches vaccinales détectés dans le monde, janvier 2014-mars 2015

26 Jun 2015 description
report Roll Back Malaria

June 20th - Celebrated globally, World Refugee Day reminds us of the critical situation of refugees around the world . On this day in 2015 more than 50 million ordinary people who had fled from their homes, were living in extraordinarily dire conditions.

25 Jun 2015 description

6/25/2015 - 23:01 GMT

A 15-minute, on-the-spot blood test for Ebola was as accurate in a patient trial as the most widely-used laboratory-based test, its US-based developers said Friday.

An affordable, rapid diagnostic test would be an invaluable tool for health workers on the ground, allowing them to quickly identify and isolate infected individuals and curtail the spread of the deadly haemorrhagic virus.

25 Jun 2015 description

U.S.A. - Severe weather
• Severe weather, including thunderstorms, strong winds, heavy rain, hail and tornadoes affected several areas of Midwest and Mid-Atlantic United States on 21-23 June. Several tornadoes were reported in the states of Illinois, Iowa, Kansas and Michigan on 22 June.
• According to media (as of 23 June), seven people were injured and several damages occurred, mostly in the area of Coal City in northern Illinois.

24 Jun 2015 description
report Kimse Yok Mu

Despite the significant decrease in the number of people who die from easily preventable diseases, third world countries are still plagued by diseases which can be cured cost-effectively. Our organization focuses on three different highly efficient strategies to save lives and help communities escape from the vicious cycle they are in. The categories under which we operate are cataract surgeries, hospital construction & administration and health scan programs.

24 Jun 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

El informe Progreso para la Infancia destaca las lecciones extraídas de los ODM

Descargar fotografías, videos, gráficos y las grabaciones de audio de la rueda de prensa de ayer en: http://uni.cf/1IZy0VV

NUEVA YORK, 23 de junio de 2015 – La comunidad mundial defraudará a millones de niños y niñas si no otorga a los más desfavorecidos un lugar preponderante en su nueva hoja de ruta para el desarrollo durante los próximos 15 años, advirtió hoy UNICEF.

24 Jun 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Le rapport « Progrès pour les enfants » met en avant les leçons tirées des OMD

NEW YORK, 23 juin 2015 – La communauté mondiale faillira à ses devoirs envers des millions d’enfants si elle n’accorde pas à ceux qui sont le plus défavorisés la priorité dans sa nouvelle feuille de route pour le développement au cours des 15 ans à venir, a averti l’UNICEF aujourd’hui.

23 Jun 2015 description

RÉPUBLIQUE CENTRAFICAINE (RCA)
DATES ARRÊTÉES POUR LES ÉLECTIONS

L'Autorité nationale des élections (ANE) a annoncé la tenue des élections présidentielle et législatives pour le 18 octobre prochain, et un éventuel second tour le 22 novembre. Le recensement électoral devant durer un mois débutera le 27 juin. Ces élections visent à remettre de l’ordre dans le pays suite à l’expulsion en mars 2013 du président François Bozizé.

LE NOMBRE DE DÉPLACÉS CHUTE EN DESSOUS DE 400 000