46,000 Individuals displaced by the drought
149,327 Drought affected individuals assisted
53,754 Individuals benefited from cash assistance
2,369 Individuals enrolled in community-based projects
UPDATE ON ACHIEVEMENTS
June 27 - 2017 ED DAEIN / NYALA / KHARTOUM / DELLING / EL OBEID
The first cases of cholera have appeared in a South Sudanese refugee camp and a village in East Darfur, as five people reportedly died and more than 100 were infected.
Sheikhs in Kriu refugee camp for South Sudanese people, 35 km south of Ed Daein city, reported the deaths of three refugees from cholera. 61 people have been infected.
Security Council 7984th Meeting (PM)
Permanent Representative Vows to Deepen Public Trust Ahead of 2018 Drawdown, Voices Concern over Funding Gap for Elections Commission
While Liberia had made remarkable strides since signing the Accra Peace Agreement in 2003, current challenges posed a risk of reversing that positive trend, the head of the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) told the Security Council today.
27 June 2017 – The Ministry of Health of Somalia has reported 1979 AWD/ cholera cases and 13 deaths for week 24 (12 - 18 June 2017). Of these, 337 cases (17% of the total cases) were reported from Wadajir district in Banadir region. This is a 19% decrease in the number of new cases from week 23, and can be attributed to timely and effective intervention efforts over the past months.
Washington, June 26, 2017 – The World Bank is injecting US$120 million into Lebanon’s health care system as part of a larger package to provide thousands of poor families with a critical service that has been suffering from structural issues, compounded by the influx of large numbers of Syrian refugees. The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) has earmarked an additional US$30 million to the project, which aims to reach up to 340,000 people.
THE BUILDING WILL INCLUDE RAINWATER HARVESTING SYSTEMS SO THAT THE FACILITY REMAINS OPERATIONAL EVEN AFTER A DISASTER.
Ministry of Health officials have announced that a state-of-the-art wellness centre will be constructed in Micoud.
The announcement was made at a recent meeting held to update residents on planned developments within the community. The meeting also served to provide feedback to government officials on the community’s health service challenges and needs, in order to inform the design and discuss appropriate sites for the development of the facility.
Regional guidelines developed to achieve standardised care
Inspired by successes in response to the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) epidemic in the sub region, coupled with the knowledge and experience garnered in recent years, OECS member states have signed on to eliminate HIV by 2030, using UNAIDS/WHO 90-90-90 continuum of HIV care targets.
Aunque el invierno ya está asentado, hay comunidades de los municipios de Boaco que todavía enfrentan problemas de desabastecimiento de agua potable debido a que los pozos aún no se recuperan de la falta de lluvia de años anteriores.
Santa Lucía, con una población de casi 10,000 habitantes, es uno de los municipios donde hay problemas de agua. Ahí la alcaldía emprendió una alianza con Enacal para mejorar el abastecimiento.
The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:
The Secretary-General condemns the series of suicide bombing attacks on 25 and 26 June in Maiduguri, Borno State, in Nigeria.
The Secretary-General extends his condolences to the people and Government of Nigeria for the loss of life. He wishes a quick recovery to those injured and hopes that those responsible for this act will be swiftly brought to justice.
Eight people were killed Tuesday in Kenya when the truck carrying them rolled over a land mine several miles from the Somalian border, police said.
"Four police officers and four children have been killed in an IED explosion in Lamu [county]," a police spokesperson said. Kenyan officials said the children were returning to school after Eid celebrations when the explosion occurred.
Solo en la última semana, las lluvias han causado estragos en cuatro departamentos del país, afectando directamente a 870 nicaragüenses de 179 familias. También se reportaron dos familias trasladadas a albergues temporales, informó ayer la vicepresidenta Rosario Murillo.
A nivel centroamericano, Murillo señaló que las precipitaciones han afectado a más de 85,000 personas y han dejado como resultado 14 fallecidos y otros daños como deslizamientos y viviendas destruidas totalmente.
One night, at a refugee settlement in Uganda, 26-year-old Joyce (not pictured above) watched in fear as her husband continued to drink and his behaviour became increasingly erratic. Ever since they’d fled the war in South Sudan, her husband’s drinking had gotten worse and sometimes led to violent outbursts. As he became more intoxicated, he started yelling and hitting her. Suddenly, he grabbed a machete and threatened to cut her. Terrified, Joyce grabbed their six children and ran to a neighbour’s tent.
27 June 2017
Mr. President [Sacha Sergio Llorentty Solíz of Bolivia], Dear colleagues,
12:43. La Libertad, jun. 27. Un total de 126 personas damnificadas y 22 viviendas inhabitables dejó un deslizamiento en el centro poblado Llaugueda, ubicado en el sector Cerro Blanco, provincia de Otuzco, región La Libertad. El hecho ocurrió el 24 de junio, informó hoy el último boletín informativo del Centro de Operaciones de Emergencia Nacional (COEN).
For Maban, the epicenter of Sudanese refugees, health related issues are one of the greatest fears worrying the local population and humanitarian actors. This fear was worsened with the declaration of cholera earlier this year in parts of the country. ACTED as the water and sanitation and hygiene lead actor in Doro, Kaya and Gendrassa Camps in Maban, took swift action to avert any chances of a break out in the camps and to minimise the risk of diseases.
7983rd Meeting (AM)
The international community must build on several significant new developments in the Syria negotiation process, including a round of technical meetings attended by representatives of three opposition groups, the senior United Nations official in that country said today.
Three years after experiencing the destruction caused by typhoon Haiyan, ACTED deployed enumerators to assess the current situation of families in Eastern Samar.
Aproximadamente a las 5:30 horas se registra un deslizamiento de gran magnitud procedente del Cerro Wachuna el cual deja soterradas varias viviendas que se localizan cerca del Municipio de San Pedro Soloma, en el departamento de Huehuetenango, preliminarmente también se conoce que el deslizamiento soterró un bus y un microbús que se movilizaban por la carretera cercana al lugar del incidente.
En algunos sectores de la sociedad colombiana persisten dudas acerca de cómo se va a garantizar que la guerrilla entregue todas sus armas y sobre lo que viene luego del acto de dejación que se desarrolló hoy en Mesetas (Meta). Aquí le aclaramos puntos claves:
¿Cómo se ha dado el proceso de desarme de las Farc y su paso a la vida civil?
Se han aplicado prácticas nacionales e internacionales para la entrega de las armas en seis pasos:
Registro e identificación de las armas.
Monitoreo y verificación de la tenencia.
Bulletin hebdomadaire d’information sur la réponse à l’épidémie de virus Ebola en République Démocratique du Congo.
L’OMS appuie la gratuité des soins dans les structures de santé de la zone de Likati