Nay Pyi Taw, 27 Aug
A seminar on the Union-level Comprehensive Community-based Year Two Project took place at the Myanmar International Convention Centre-2 in the capital on Thursday.
Speaking at the seminar, Vice President U Nyan Tun reaffirmed his government’s commitment to ending armed conflicts, shifting the country from least developed to middle-income status, eradicating poverty, promoting rural development and raising living standards.
SANA'A, 27 August 2015
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is pleased to announce the signing of a Cost-Sharing Agreement with the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center to improve food security in crisis-affected communities in Yemen and to support the protection of human rights in the country. The agreement was signed in Riyadh on 27 August 2015 and the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center will contribute $1,743,200 for three months duration. This is part of the broader contribution from Saudi Arabia to the UN Flash Appeal.
Susan G. de Leon
PASIG CITY, Aug. 28 (PIA)--President Benigno Aquino III yesterday inspected a relocation site for informal settler families (ISFs) living along Manggahan Floodway.
The project is now home to some 120 former Informal Settler Families (ISFs) living along the Manggahan Floodway.
Aquino said the project is part of his administration’s principle to “Build Back Better.”
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Aug. 27 (PIA) -- Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas assured all out support of the national government in the rehabilitation efforts of local government units affected by the recent typhoon Ineng.
“Ang buong pamahaalan national ninyo ay nakatutok sa mga problema ninyo para sa ganun lalong madaling panahon ay mapanumbalik ang kondisyon ng buhay, asahan niyo an gaming kooperasyon sa bagay nay an,” Roxas declared during the Provincial Disaster Risk and Reduction Management Council meeting and briefing at the Benguet Capitol on Wednesday.
Nay Pyi Taw, 27 Aug — A basic masonry and steel-making course concluded at the Dhammayon of Maha Aungmyebon Yadana Monastery in Seinsabin village, Zeyathiri Township, on 26 August.
Ottara District Rural Development Department conducted the training course with the aim of improving livelihoods of rural people by expanding their skills set.
The head of the district department U Win Myint said in his remarks to the 20 trainees that applying their newfound skills and experiences will enable them to improve their living standards.
137 CAR refugees were registered in Bétou areas and Brazzaville this week. The number of new arrivals, except for the regularization, is currently lower.
Up to 23 August 2015, 29,884 CAR refugees were registered in the Republic of Congo, including 19,473 who arrived after 5 December 2013.
The final evaluation covers WFP's country programme (CP) 200286 (2012-2015). It was intended for both accountability and learning purposes and focuses on assessing:
Bangui, le 27 août 2015 - Le nouveau Représentant spécial du Secrétaire général des Nations Unies et Chef de la Mission multidimensionnelle intégrée de stabilisation des Nations Unies en République centrafricaine (MINUSCA), Parfait Onanga-Anyanga, a réaffirmé mercredi le soutien de l’organisation à la RCA, et appelé les élites du pays à un engagement accru, au cours de la conférence de presse hebdomadaire tenue au siège de la Mission.
After nine years of living at the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya, Hawa and one of her sons have finally returned to Baidoa, Somalia, to reunite with her other two children.
In 2005 Hawa and her four children abandoned their home fleeing conflict. Together, they crossed the border into Kenya as conflict in the Bay Region escalated and managed to settle at Hagadera Camp in Dabaab. Her husband had been killed during the conflict and hence she was left to raise her 6 children on her own.
Ce jeudi 27 août, à Abidjan, la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) dévoile en son siège un nouveau rapport, dédié aux femmes et au secteur de l’agriculture en Afrique.
AfDB unveils plan to empower African Women in Agriculture
Three cases reported in Guinea; no new cases in Sierra Leone and Liberia as of 25 August.
High-Level Panel visit to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
Positive interim results of ring vaccination trials.
More work and resources required to ensure necessary support for Ebola survivors.
600 police in Conakry trained to help monitor burials to prevent new transmission chains in Guinea.
KEY FIGURES FOR EBOLA COUNTRIES
25 de agosto, 2015 — La Organización Internacional para las Migraciones (OIM) está apoyando un nuevo programa para la reintegración de ex combatientes en diversas actividades agrícolas, mediante la capacitación teórica y técnica en esas labores.
Con esta iniciativa, que se lleva a cabo en granjas educativas, se han formado ya 120 ex miembros de diferentes grupos armados. Quienes terminan con éxito el programa pueden recibir certificados en horticultura, cultivo de frutas, ganadería y otras especialidades del sector primario.
Recent monsoonal floods and landslides have taken a dreadful human toll, leaving at least 117 dead and 1.6 million people displaced, in twelve states and regions across Burma.
In addition, thousands of domestic animals and livestock were also killed in the natural disaster, combined with the widespread destruction of agricultural infrastructure, that has resulted in billions of kyat worth of damage.
Desde el 22 de agosto, 1.088 colombianos han sido deportados/repatriados en Norte de Santander tras el cierre de la frontera y declaratoria del Estado de Excepción Constitucional en seis municipios del Estado del Táchira en la República Bolivariana de Venezuela. La Cruz Roja Colombiana estima que 4.260 personas adicionales habrían retornado a Colombia de forma espontánea en el marco de esta situación.
A. Situation analysis
Description of the disaster
Following the overthrow of President François Bozizé, a major humanitarian crisis began in May 2013 that led to the displacement of thousands of CAR nationals. Many fled to neighbouring countries like the DRC, Congo, Chad and Cameroon. They arrived in very miserable conditions; some with wounds, and others malnourished.
LAOAG CITY, Ilocos Norte, Aug. 27, 2015 (PIA) - - (UPDATE) The estimated worth of damages to agriculture and infrastructures caused by Typhoon Ineng in Ilocos Norte has ballooned to P1.8- billion.
As of August 27, the report from the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management and Resiliency Council (PDRRMRC) showed that the cost of damage to infrastructures was Php1, 719, 588, 373.74 while damage to agriculture and fishery was posted at Php89, 907,579.06.
Appeal Target: US$ 4,131,680
Balance Requested: US$ 4,070,485
Geneva, 27 August 2015
SPECIAL FEATURE: 26 August, the first anniversary of the ceasefire after 50 days of conflict
I have seen too much war and suffering in my life. The last conflict was the worst of them all. I hope one day I will have a home again.
Mohia El Goula, January 2015*
KABUL: Representatives of the Governments of the Islamic Republics of Afghanistan and Pakistan and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) today in Kabul reaffirmed their commitment to the principle of voluntary repatriation, in safety and dignity, to end the protracted stay of Afghan refugees in Pakistan. The parties recognized that many of those remaining in Pakistan are second and third generation refugees, for whom repatriation may pose special challenges, particularly those who have resided in urban areas for the past three decades.