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26 Jul 2016 description
report Islamic Relief

New facilities for Chitral community enhance safety and gender justice

Islamic Relief has been tackling gender injustice with a bathroom building scheme in a remote area of Pakistan.

In the Himalayan Bamburat Valley, in the northern district of Chitral, the Kalash indigenous group is Pakistan’s smallest religious minority, with a community of less than 5,000.

21 Jul 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• 175,000 people were reached with information on immediate vector control and individual protection through the Zika Campaign launched in Guayaquil July 14th by the MoH in close collaboration with UNICEF and PAHO/WHO.

• School year formally began on July 4th; during the first week more than 6,330 children attended classes in the temporary education and protection spaces established by UNICEF and its partners, while the Ministry of Education started to phase out these temporary spaces and bring the pre-fabricated schools online.

20 Jul 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

UNICEF and partners are supporting the national government by raising awareness and providing necessary supplies

NEW YORK/PANAMA/QUITO, 18 July 2016– Three months after the Ecuador earthquake, the number of Zika Virus cases increased from 92 to 1,106 country-wide, with the sharpest increase in the quake-hit areas.

19 Jul 2016 description

Hunger: More than a moral outrage

The statistics are shocking, so utterly appalling as to be beyond comprehension: 780 million people deprived of sufficient nourishment; three million under-fives dead from hunger in just one year; and, 66 million primary school children sent to class every day on empty stomachs.

Tragically, this is not the trailer for some postapocalyptic sci-fi blockbuster, but hard truths about the world we live in.

19 Jul 2016 description

Contents

Cover story

Bright ideas, local solutions

As humanitarians explore new technologies and innovation, how do they make sure these developments empower the people who need them most? A pilot project in two informal settlements in Kenya and South Africa offers some answers.

Phones, drones and beyond

19 Jul 2016 description

Executive Summary

Timor-Leste is located in the southern-most part of Southeast Asia on the eastern half of the island of the Timor Sea between Indonesia and Australia. Timor-Leste has a population of approximately 1.1 million people. In May 2002, Timor-Leste gained independence from Indonesia. Prior to independence, United Nations (UN) peace-keeping forces were installed in Timor-Leste in late 1999 (following the referendum for independence) to stop the ensuing violence, and establish a national government.

18 Jul 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Three months after the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that devastated the central and coastal provinces of Ecuador, 30,000 people remain in shelters.

  • UNHCR and OCHA are coordinating Protection Working Groups focused on the humanitarian impacts of violence in Northern Triangle countries.

  • The World Humanitarian Summit (Istanbul, Turkey, 23-24 May) was a pivotal moment for the global humanitarian agenda.

7.3 million people affected by disasters in 2016

12 Jul 2016 description
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Tras el terremoto del pasado 16 de abril se han registrado 2.145 réplicas. El día de ayer, el cantón Muisne provincia de Esmeraldas fue epicentro de dos fuertes réplicas de una magnitud de 5,9 y otra de 6,3 en la escala de Richter y se sintió en 13 provincias (IGEPN, 11 de julio 2016).

El Presidente ha anunciado un nuevo Estado de Excepción para las provincias de Manabí y Esmeraldas, se espera que el decreto sea emitido en los próximos días (Presidencia del Ecuador).

09 Jul 2016 description

Mapa presencia operacional Wash Cluster, agua y saneamiento higiene con fecha 7 julio 2016

09 Jul 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • 407 School-in-a-Box kits have been distributed to strengthen capacities of 120 teachers and provide school supplies to 16,280 children and adolescents.

  • WASH survey in rural areas are being implemented, to provide baseline information assessment for the most affected canton, Jama, covering 56 communities and 38 schools.

  • About 1,500 children under 5 years have received support for adequate protection, promotion and support of appropriate infant and young child feeding in emergencies (IYCF).

08 Jul 2016 description
report El Comercio

España ha enviado más de cuarenta toneladas de ayuda a Ecuador tras el fuerte terremoto del pasado 16 de abril, consistente en material médico y de higiene, generadores eléctricos, alimentos y tiendas de campaña.

El último envío salió hoy, 8 de julio del 2016, del aeropuerto de Madrid con destino a Quito, desde donde las Fuerzas Armadas ecuatorianas lo distribuyen a las zonas más necesitadas, dijo hoy el embajador de Ecuador en España, Miguel Calahorrano.

06 Jul 2016 description
  1. Resumen Ejecutivo Nacional

De acuerdo a la información emitida por el IGEPN (Instituto Geofísico de la Politécnica Nacional) se registran hasta el momento un total de 2023 réplicas desde el sismo del 16 de abril de 2016.

04 Jul 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights:

· In 2016, UNICEF humanitarian support continued for displaced and returning families in KP & FATA, and children and women affected by drought in Sindh.

· Over 151, 000 families (50 per cent of displaced population) have returned to government declared safe areas in FATA since March 2015. 45,000 families returned in the first half of 2016.

02 Jul 2016 description

Destacados

• El Decreto Presidencial No. 1001 del 16 de junio renueva el Estado de Excepción por 30 días hasta el 16 de julio, en las provincias de Esmeraldas, Manabí, Santa Elena, Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas, Los Ríos y Guayas.

• El 30 de junio concluye el plazo para inscribirse en el Registro Único de Damnificados (RUD), solo a través de este sistema las personas afectadas pueden ser consideradas para los programas de asistencia del Estado (Ministerio de Inclusión Económica y Social, 2016).