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23 Mar 2017 description

La Cooperación Española aporta 120.000 euros para que la población más vulnerable y afectada por las lluvias en Perú cuente con agua potable, saneamiento, higiene y alimentos Asimismo, España aportará maquinaria para la extracción de agua en el departamento de Trujillo, al norte del país

El Gobierno de España, a través de la Agencia Española de Cooperación (AECID), ha activado el convenio de emergencias que mantiene con la organización Acción contra el Hambre con el fin de contribuir a paliar las graves consecuencias que las fuertes lluvias han causado en la población peruana.

23 Mar 2017 description

More than 100 people have been killed in western Mosul by a March 22 explosion in a residential section of the city, military officials and an activist group say.

Brigadier Muhammad al-Jabouri, an Iraqi commander, said on March 23 that 108 bodies had been recovered after the blast in the Mosul al-Jadida district -- a district where an intense urban battle is continuing between Iraqi government forces and the Islamic State (IS) militant group.

Jabouri said the explosion was caused by booby traps that were set by IS extremists.

23 Mar 2017 description

Men caught trying to leave by IS would be shot while women were sometimes tied up and left outside in the cold as a warning

By Emma Batha

LONDON, March 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Terrified Iraqi families fleeing fierce fighting in Mosul are drugging their children with sedatives or taping their mouths shut to prevent their cries alerting Islamic State militants as they try to escape, aid workers say.

23 Mar 2017 description

Mozambique, on the southeastern coast of Africa may seem far away, but when a cyclone struck in mid-February, aid from Canada was quickly made available.

Cyclone Dineo brought heavy rain, a storm surge and winds of reaching 130 km/h, killing 9 people and affecting close to 700,000 people.

23 Mar 2017 description

Highlights

  • The security situation remained calm, despite some incidents related to inter-communal tensions or acts allegedly perpetrated by armed elements.

  • Two multisector assessments in the return areas of women and children having allegedly surrendered highlighted many vulnerabilities and the likely return of nearly 40,000 people in the southern part of Bol canton.

  • New displacements to Koulkime and Kousserie were reported, caused by a feeling of insecurity among the population.

23 Mar 2017 description

EU Response

€ 250 000 humanitarian assistance mobilised;
• 1 Humanitarian Aid Expert deployed, soon to be reinforced with 2 additional EU experts;
• Ongoing Disaster Risk Reduction projects for € 2.35 million;
• 1 ERCC Liaison officer deployed;
• 1 UCPM environmental expert (FR) associated to UNDAC;
• 1 EUCPT (11 experts) on stand-by for deployment, including expertise in health, WASH, logistics and coordination.

23 Mar 2017 description

Ethiopian Red Cross Society (ERCS) high level officials had paid a visit to Kindo Koyesha Woreda Wolaita Zone.The visit basically aims at the distribution of water to the communities suffering from water due to the recurrent drought occurred in the Woreda.

Following the arrival of water truck in the area, a crowd of people flagged their hands with inexpressible joy; having naturally out-breaking smile from deep inside on their face.

23 Mar 2017 description

Este boletín está siendo emitido con el propósito de proporcionar información sobre la situación actual y detalles de la emergencia que están disponibles en este momento. Para información actualizada sobre la operación en curso y la emergencia en Perú, puede dar clic en el enlace al Dashboard.

La Situación

23 Mar 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • After three years of assistance at the Gaoui site, the humanitarian community advocates for durable solutions to facilitate the reintegration of returnees.

  • The Oslo Humanitarian Conference allowed the countries of the Lake Chad Basin to receive pledges of US $ 672 million, including US $ 458 million in 2017.

Toward sustainable solutions for Gaoui returnees

Decreasing humanitarian response in the site

23 Mar 2017 description

C’est l’Université Adam Barka d’Abéché qui, cette année encore, a offert sa salle multimédia comme cadre pour la restitution des travaux du COP 2018-2019 qui ont eu lieu dans les 3 sous délégations de l’est du Tchad et qui ont ensuite été compilés à Abéché par les différentes sections.

23 Mar 2017 description
report El Universo

Debido a la severidad de las condiciones climatológicas, el alcalde de Quito, Mauricio Rodas, informó que la mañana de este jueves suscribió la declaratoria de emergencia en el Distrito Metropolitano.

Rodas aseguró que eso le permitirá destinar recursos inmediatamente a las necesidades que enfrenta la ciudad y la provincia de Pichincha. La cita y rueda de prensa se desarrolla en sala situacional del COE metropolitano.

Hasta el momento se han invertido 14.7 millones de dólares en el "Plan lluvias", según Rodas.

23 Mar 2017 description
report APOPO

APOPO, the NGO that trains African giant pouched rats to detect tuberculosis in patients missed by local clinics in Tanzania and Mozambique, is proud to announce the opening of its new TB-detection program in Ethiopia, funded by the Skoll Foundation.

APOPO will work alongside the Armauer Hansen Research Institute (AHRI) an autonomous federal government organ, and the Addis Ababa Regional Health Bureau to identify more TB-Positive patients in Addis Ababa.

23 Mar 2017 description

C’est une salle de réunion archicomble du compound des ONGs de Goré qui a servi de cadre aux travaux de validation du plan opérationnel et stratégique 2018-2019 de la Sous-Délégation du HCR de Goré les 21 et 22 mars 2017. Les participants sont venus des régions du Logone Oriental, Occidental, Moyen Chari et de N’Djaména ou encore de Genève.

23 Mar 2017 description

In Numbers

10 million people in need of humanitarian assistance (OCHA)

18 governorates affected

3.1 million people displaced (IOM)

938,000 people food insecure (WFP, CFSVA)

233,000 Syrian refugees in Iraq (UNHCR)

Highlights

  • Since 19 February, WFP has provided emergency assistance to over 360,000 people from western Mosul.

23 Mar 2017 description

After increasing Germany’s support for humanitarian assistance and stabilisation in Iraq and Syria by 235 million euros, Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel made the following comments in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung on the occasion of the meeting in Washington of the Global Coalition working to defeat ISIS:

IS is on the retreat everywhere. In Iraq alone, more than one and a half million people have been able to return to areas freed from the clutches of the terrorist militia.

23 Mar 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

273,720 Iraqis currently internally displaced from Mosul and surrounding areas since military operations to retake the city began on 17 October 20161

34,514 core relief item kits distributed to families in camps, assisting some 182,000 IDPs from Mosul and surrounding areas

7,990 family plots currently occupied out of 12,497 family plots (for some 75,000 people) in UNHCR built camps ready to receive IDPs displaced from the Mosul corridor

3 million IDPs since January 20142