The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica continues to express sincere gratitude to all those who have partnered with it during recovery efforts in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Erika. The Government recognises that it could not have done it on its own.
A current assessment of the situation and recovery strategy, has revealed that there is a critical need of the following items:
1 . Building Materials:
– Roofing Material
– Sheet Rock
La cifra de colombianos deportados desde Venezuela a través de Norte de Santander, La Guajira, Arauca y Vichada, alcanza los 1.821 -al 7 de octubre.
Se mantienen cerrados los registros de población retornada, con un total de 22.302 retornados en Norte de Santander, La Guajira, Arauca y Vichada.
Se mantienen los cierres de frontera en los departamentos fronterizos.
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Haiti’s success in conducting the first round of long-awaited legislative elections, reforming its criminal code and maintaining a generally stable security environment was evidence of “a new order” that was paving the way for the United Nations to rethink the size and strength of its future presence on the island nation, agreed speakers in the Security Council today.
PASAY CITY, Oct. 8 -- The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) is offering an enhanced emergency loan to active members and old-age pensioners affected by calamities in the provinces of Ilocos Norte and Isabela; municipalities of Baganga, Tarragona, and Manay in Davao Oriental; and Datu Piang in Maguindanao.
Un extracto del documento presentado a la Sexta Reunión del Órgano Rector del Tratado Internacional sobre los Recursos Fitogenéticos para la Alimentación y la Agricultura
Las lecciones y recomendaciones de política presentadas a continuación, son parte de un documento presentado en la 6 Reunión del Órgano Rector del Tratado Internacional sobre los Recursos Fitogenéticos para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (TIRFAA). Este documento fue entregado conjuntamente por:
Il s’agit de l’extrait d’un texte soumis à la Sixième Session de l’Organe Directeur du Traité International sur les Ressources Phytogénétiques pour l’Alimentation et l’Agriculture
Les leçons tirées et les recommandations en matière de politiques présentées ci-dessous font partie d’un texte soumis à la 6ième Session de l’Organe Directeur du Traité International sur les Ressources Phytogénétiques pour l’Alimentation et l’Agriculture (TIRPAA). Il s’agit d’une soumission conjointe de la part de :
OXFAM, les Pays-Bas
The rights and technical capacities of indigenous peoples and smallholder farmers are the focus of the three-year global program, ‘Putting lessons into practice: Scaling up People’s Biodiversity Management for Food Security’. The program aims to support farmers to influence policies and institutions on the sustainable use of plant genetic resources for food security in the context of climate change. Around 83,700 households have benefitted to date: including 15,532 primary target households, or 82,400 individuals, 60% of whom were women.
Vanuatu: Evaluating Shelter response in the aftermath of Cyclone Pam
HA NOI (VNS) — Norway will spend as much as VND16 billion (US$720,800) to help over 33,000 people across Viet Nam fight natural disasters.
The budget targeting the northern provinces of Ha Giang and Lao Cai and the central Nghe An Province is financed by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs through the Norwegian Red Cross.
JUBA – The Government of Japan has announced a US$1 million contribution to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to support activities enabling communities in South Sudan to restore livelihoods and enhance their resilience against future shocks that affect their food security.
“Japan is committed to assisting the people of South Sudan attain long-term food security and break the cycle of constant hunger crises. These funds will help WFP deliver such assistance to needy communities,” said Kiya Masahiko, the Ambassador of Japan to South Sudan.
• La malnutrition aigüe dépasse le seuil d’urgence dans la région de Tombouctou.
• À date, le nombre d’incidents limitant l’accès humanitaire enregistrés en 2015 au Mali est déjà 3 fois plus élevé qu’en 2014.
• Les inondations ont touché 14 600 personnes cette année au pays.
• Riposte contre le cas de poliomyélite enregistré à Bamako
Acute malnutrition exceeds the emergency threshold in Timbuktu region.
Incidents limiting humanitarian access in Mali increased threefold in 2015 compared to 2014.
Floods affected 14 600 people this year in Mali.
Response to the poliomyelitis case recorded in Bamako.
Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire | AFP | jeudi 08/10/2015 - 11:39 GMT
par Evelyne AKA
La campagne électorale pour la présidentielle du 25 octobre en Côte d'Ivoire s'ouvre vendredi avec un grand favori, le président sortant Alassane Ouattara, et une opposition morcelée qui agite le spectre de la crise post-électorale de 2010-21011 et laisse planer des doutes sur sa participation.
More than 8 million people across Iraq - nearly a quarter of the population - are in need of humanitarian assistance. About 3.2 million people have been internally displaced since January 2014, according to the International Organization for Migration Displacement Tracking Matrix. To respond to the growing needs, the Government of Iraq and the United Nations launched a revised and prioritized Iraq Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) in June 2015 seeking US$498 million to provide life-saving assistance and protection to 5.6 million people.
Miguel Loureiro is an academic who worked extensively with aid workers and researchers from the Research & Information Systems for Earthquakes in Pakistan (Risepak) project at LUMS. Dawn asked Mr Loureiro what changes he felt had taken place in the region that experienced the 2005 earthquake and whether Pakistan was now in a better position to deal with such disasters.
Abid Bashir is an 8th grade student in a state-run boys’ high school in Batangi village, some 58 kilometres south of Muzaffarabad in district Hattian Bala. Since he can remember, he has been studying under the open sky. He is not alone; some 450 other students learn with him.
When the harshness of the weather becomes intolerable, they take shelter beneath tattered tents, which make up their “school building”.
Thousands of refugees have fled to Europe in search of safety. Alhamdulillah Islamic Relief has been on the ground across Europe to assist those arriving with almost nothing. Support our appeal today.
In their search for safety, some people are forced to make difficult decisions to attempt to reach EU member states. With very few legal and safe routes overland, many thousands of refugees are embarking on perilous sea journeys. Often making the trip toward Europe on flimsy and crowded dinghies, they are risking – and losing – their lives in the attempt.
Authored by: Kathryn Campbell Source: Bahamas Information Services Date: October 7, 2015
NASSAU, The Bahamas – The Bahamas Telecommunications Company’s Chief Executive Officer Leon Williams has affirmed that the company is working to restore communication services to all areas affected by the passage of Hurricane Joaquin and restoration to the “main” islands should be completed by the end of this week depending on the location of the island.
Author Thomas Kohlmann
If Germany is to integrate large numbers of low-skilled Middle Eastern, African and Asian refugees into its domestic job market it is going to need new concepts. Many fundamental changes are essential.