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27 Apr 2017 description

Le Groupe d’Appui aux Rapatriés et Refugies (GARR) salue la décision du gouvernement mexicain d’octroyer un permis régularisant la situation de 1 100 immigrants haïtiens. Suite à une demande du représentant diplomatique haïtien de régulariser 2 400 ressortissantes et ressortissants haïtiens en situation irrégulière sur le territoire mexicain, particulièrement en Basse-Californie, à Tijuana.

27 Apr 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

405,106 New Burundian refugees in asylum countries since April 2015 as of 31 March 2017

FUNDING

USD 214.5 million Requested by UNHCR for the overall Burundi Situation in 2017

PRIORITIES

27 Apr 2017 description

Ce rapport est produit par le Bureau des Nations Unies pour la Coordination des affaires humanitaires (OCHA) en Haïti en collaboration avec les partenaires humanitaires et couvre la période du 20 au 25 avril 2017.

Faits saillants

  • Des pluies diluviennes sont tombées du jeudi 20 au lundi 24 avril sur les départements du Sud, du SudEst, de la Grand’Anse et des Nippes causant des inondations, des éboulements, et des glissements de terrain. Le département du Sud est le plus touché.

27 Apr 2017 description

26 April 2017, Rome - FAO and the International Organization for Migration have been appointed to co-chair the United Nations Global Migration Group (GMG) in 2018.

The decision came when principals of the GMG, which is composed of 22 UN entities, met in Geneva on Tuesday.

27 Apr 2017 description

Increase in household demand for cereal products in markets

Key Messages

27 Apr 2017 description
report United Nations

26 April 2017 – The United Nations today commemorated the International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day recalling the devastating explosion of 1986 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant which spewed radioactive material to an area stretching 155,000 square kilometres across Belarus, Russia and Ukraine.

27 Apr 2017 description

During the reporting week, repatriation of registered refugees to Afghanistan decreased by 9% compared to last week’s figure of 3,678. The return of undocumented Afghans also decreased by 22% compared to 8,428 individuals that returned between 9 and 15 April 2017. Some 89% (5,837 individuals) of the undocumented returnees were provided needs-based assistance by WFP, WHO,
UNICEF, and UNFPA in Afghanistan. Registered Afghan refugee returnees were provided with cash assistance by UNHCR Afghanistan.

27 Apr 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

1,119 Refugee returnees and host community members participated in sensitization sessions on protection-related issues including social cohesion, early and forced marriages, excision and inter-community conflicts

280 Birth certificates were distributed to Mauritanian refugees in Kayes region to facilitate their access to civil documentation.

FUNDING

USD 40 million requested for the operation

27 Apr 2017 description
report World Bank

Le Mécanisme mondial de financement concessionnel annonce le financement de trois nouveaux projets visant à renforcer les services de santé et les infrastructures de base

27 Apr 2017 description
report Caritas

Bukavu, le 25 avril 2017 (caritasdev.cd) : Dans le cadre du ‘’Projet d’accompagnement technique des ex-combattants démobilisés et Membres de Communautés d’Accueil (MCA) dans leurs activités économiques de réinsertion’’, exécutée par Caritas-Développement Bukavu, en collaboration l'UEPN-DDR, une mission a été diligentée du 23 au 25 mars 2017 à MINOVA. Objectif : assurer la formation des ex-combattants démobilisés et les MCA .

27 Apr 2017 description
report UN Population Fund

“I examined the mother, only to find out that she had carried her dead fetus for weeks”, said Alia Ayar, a UNFPA midwife providing obstetric emergency care in times of humanitarian crises around Afghanistan. “She suffered severe pains and fever and couldn’t do the chores around the house, until the family (finally) decided to allow her to see a health service provider.”

Afghanistan has one of the highest maternal and neonatal mortality rates in the region: 1291 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births (AfDHS 2015).

27 Apr 2017 description
report Caritas

Kinshasa, le 26 avril 2017 (caritasdev.cd) : «Je viens aujourd’hui auprès de vous, auprès de nos donateurs, auprès des populations du Congo et de tous ceux et celles qui ont le Congo dans leur cœur, à travers l’Afrique et le monde, pour lancer ce jour un appel pour des fonds humanitaires d’urgence. Cet appel de fonds humanitaire d’urgence se chiffre à 64,5 millions américains». Ces propos sont ceux du Coordonnateur humanitaire en RDC, Mamadou Diallo, lors d’une conférence de presse à Kinshasa, animé mardi 25 avril 2017 à Kinshasa.

27 Apr 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

PORT VILA, 26 April 2017 - To commemorate World Immunisation Week that runs annually from 24 – 30 April and to support routine immunisation outreach so babies from birth to 12 months receive all vital vaccines, UNICEF is providing four vehicles to the Vanuatu Ministry of Health for use by the Expanded Programme on Immunisation (EPI) Unit on 27 April 2017.

27 Apr 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

QUETTA / ISLAMABAD - April 26, 2017: The Balochistan Basic Education Programme (BBEP) was inaugurated by the Governor of Balochistan, H.E Muhammad Khan Achakzai at a ceremony held in Quetta today. The Minister for Education, Abdul Rahim Ziaratwal, Ambassador of the European Union to Pakistan, H.E Jean-Francois Cautain, UNICEF Representative in Pakistan, Ms. Angela Kearney and many senior officials, donors and development partners were present on the occasion.

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KABUL - The UN Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) urges all parties to the conflict to take immediate and concrete measures to better protect civilians from harm, as the latest data for 2017 released today by UNAMA shows continued high numbers of civilian casualties.