- The present report is submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2164 (2014), by which the Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) and requested me to report to it every three months on the implementation of the resolution and the progress on the implementation of the Mission’s mandate. The present report covers the period from 17 December 2014 to 19 March 2015.
VIENNA, 1 April — The United Nations Seminar on Assistance to the Palestinian People this morning continued its second plenary session on prioritizing reconstruction tasks in Gaza, focusing on ways to resolve Gaza’s critical water crisis and develop its infrastructure.
By Semi Malaki, Tuvalu Red Cross, and Rosemarie North, IFRC.
When Tropical Cyclone Pam bore down on the Pacific island nation of Tuvalu, more than 300 people on the country’s three northern islands had to evacuate from their homes when high winds and huge waves hurled sand, boulders and debris across tiny atolls and islets.
At its highest point, Tuvalu is only 4.6 meters (15 ft) above sea level, making it highly vulnerable to climatic events such as tropical storms.
Jerusalem, Undefined | | Wednesday 4/1/2015 - 13:47 GMT | 371 words
An Israeli committee has approved controversial plans for eventual construction of 2,200 Palestinian homes in occupied east Jerusalem, a spokeswoman said Wednesday, in the largest such project since 1967.
NGO Ir Amim described the plan to develop the Arab Al-Sawahra neighbourhood as the largest planning procedure for east Jerusalem Palestinians since Israel seized the territory in the Six-Day War.
Perú, 01 de Abril 2015
Fuente: ANDINA - PE
En 20 días concluirán los trabajos de descolmatación de los ríos de Tumbes, a fin de reducir los riesgos de desbordes por el incremento del caudal a causa de las fuertes lluvias que se registran en esa región, informó el Ministerio de Agricultura y Riego (Minagri).
Álvaro Quiñe, jefe de Agro Rural y responsable de los trabajos de prevención ante un posible evento del Fenómeno El Niño, reconoció que existen alrededor de 5,000 hectáreas de cultivos que han sido afectadas por las inundaciones, a consecuencia de las lluvias.
La présente lettre, qui a trait aux activités menées par l’Organisation des Nations Unies contre l’épidémie d’Ebola en Afrique de l’Ouest, porte sur les faits intervenus entre le 1er février et le 1er mars 2015, date qui correspond au cent-cinquantième jour suivant la création de la Mission des Nations Unies pour l’action d’urgence contre l’Ebola (MINUAUCE).
The present letter on the work of the United Nations in response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa covers developments from 1 February to 1 March 2015, the 150-day mark since the establishment of the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER). It records activities carried out by my Special Envoy on Ebola and UNMEER, and provides an update on progress made in the Ebola response pursuant to General Assembly resolution 69/1 since my update of 10 February 2015 (A/69/759).
Current situation of the Ebola outbreak
More than 1,300,000 USD injected into the local economy through the monetization of assistance in January 2015
Saudi Arabia and the High Commissioner of the United Nations for Refugees (UNHCR) signed a cooperation agreement under which the Kingdom will contribute $5 million to help the displaced Syrians. This came on the sidelines of the 3rd International Pledging Humanitarian Conference for Syria held in Kuwait today in the presence of the Minister of Finance Ibrahim bin Abdulaziz Al-Assaf. The agreement was signed by Saudi Fund for Development representing the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
On March 28, 2015, the Jordanian Government, in collaboration with the United Nations, launched the Jordan Resilience Fund. The Fund aims to ensure coherence, aid effectiveness and coordinated assistance to the 2015 Jordan Response Plan. The fund seeks to aid in channeling catalytic financial support for the estimated $2.9 billion necessary to carry out the initial one-year Jordan Response Plan.
By Ann Weru
FUKUSHIMA, 31 March 2015 – The fishing industry along the eastern coast of Japan is still reeling from the twin earthquake and tsunami that rocked the region four years ago, demonstrating starkly how disasters can strain key economic sectors and test resilience.
Fukushima has become synonymous with the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami of 11 March 2011. The 9.0-magnitude quake triggered a massive wave that pushed several kilometres inland, causing death and destruction.
(MissionNewswire) Although a ceasefire in Ukraine was signed on February 15, fighting has continued and thousands of people are being forced from their homes in search of safety. In early February, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) reported that fighting in eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk region is creating new displacements and pushing the number of registered internally displaced people (IDP) close to one million.
Disaster event details
• Severe Tropical Cyclone Pam Category 5 hit Tafea Province around 5.00am Saturday 14 March lasted 9 hours, until 2pm.
• Winds came first from the east then shifted north and finally from the west
• Winds began easing from 2.00pm Saturday 14 March 2015
• Rough seas with waves in excess of 10m persisted for the duration of the event and for the next 24 hours.
General situation update: Tuesday 1st April 2015
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Liberia, March 31, 2015
Twenty-six year-old Malike Dulleh lives in Lofa county — the same county where Liberia’s first two cases of Ebola were confirmed one year ago. The disease that has killed thousands in Liberia came for him, too.
Food insecure population increases as household stocks deplete and poor incomes limit market purchases
The Red Cross says it is now working to help people in cyclone-devastated Vanuatu rebuild and repair their homes.
Read the full article on Radio New Zealand International
VIENNA, 31 March — The United Nations Seminar on Assistance to the Palestinian People this afternoon concluded its first plenary session on the immediate and longer-term humanitarian needs in Gaza, and held a second such session focusing on resolving Gaza’s severe energy deficit.
Recommandations principales :
Date: l'évaluation multisectorielle s'est déroulée les 20 et 21 Mars 2015
Zone d'évaluation: axe Batangafo-Ouandago dans les villages de retour de :Bokambaye 1 (193 ménages), Bokambaye 2 (68 ménages), Bezomon (128 ménages) , Bokaiwa (200 ménages) , Boteri 1 (105 ménages) , Boteri 2 (119 ménages) , Ndafourou (142 ménages) et Bongonon(173 ménages). Préfecture de l’Ouham.
Population retournée: 439 ménages retournés, 689 ménages residents; soit: 1128 ménages au total, representant : 9 024 personnes .
Meeting Hears Message by Secretary-General, Statements by Other Dignitaries