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01 May 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

§ An estimated 1.42 million people are affected (including 756,000 children) by the drought, including 800,000 people food insecure in the provinces of Cunene, Namibe and Huila. There are an estimated 95,877 Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) caseloads in the 7 most affected provinces, with 44,511 cases of SAM registered in the Provinces of Huila, Cunene and Namibe.

26 Apr 2016 description

WHO report highlights health impacts of climate change

The health sector has a vital role to play in order to respond and minimize the threats that climate change poses to human health

MANILA, 26 APRIL - The World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for the Western Pacific has released a new report with scientific evidence of climate change affecting health and recommended actions for countries in the Region.

26 Apr 2016 description

Climate change heightens Pacific island countries’ vulnerability, according to a new report by WHO

Ensuring a health-in-all-policies approach, health considerations should be incorporated into national policies and plans relevant to climate change

26 Apr 2016 description

HASAN MANSOOR

KARACHI: A latest study says climate change induced disasters and left negative impacts on psychology and behaviour of people, in particular women, who bore the major brunt of various disasters that struck Sindh in recent years.

“There is evidence that shows interlinkages between climate change, health and sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR),” says the study titled ‘Understanding climate change, impact on women’s reproductive health: Post-disaster interventions in Sindh’.

26 Apr 2016 description
report Alhasan Systems

Highlights

  • Pakistan boosting capacity to check adverse impacts of climate change: Nisar

  • Environment issues highlighted on Earth Day

  • Pakistan to sign historic climate change pact today

  • Hot spell to prevail in Karachi: Met office

  • Public health: ‘Six dengue fever cases reported this year’

  • Over 800 illegally appointed policemen face the axe in Sindh

  • Gang extorting millions from ‘corrupt’ officials busted

26 Apr 2016 description

$130 MILLION TO SUPPORT NEPAL’S EARTHQUAKE RELIEF AND RECOVERY

USAID’s commitment to Nepal has stood the test of time. In the aftermath of the devastating April 25 earthquake, our commitment remains stronger than ever. On June 25, 2015, the United States government announced $130 million to support Nepal’s earthquake relief and recovery needs. This contribution builds upon USAID’s investments on disaster preparedness, and is only the beginning of our contribution to Nepal’s earthquake recovery, which will span multiple years.

24 Apr 2016 description

The United Kingdom has contributed more than $4 billion to the work of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to provide loans, grants and technical assistance that help the poor and vulnerable in Asia and the Pacific.

Updated yearly, this ADB Fact Sheet provides information on United Kingdom's contributions to ADB in terms of capital subscription and funding, the country’s delegates to ADB, and the involvement of companies and consultants from the United Kingdom in ADB projects.

24 Apr 2016 description
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The ADB program in Tajikistan has provided loans, grants and technical assistance to grow the country’s economy and improve the lives of people, particularly the poor, women, children and other vulnerable groups.

ADB has provided Tajikistan with about $1.4 billion in concessional loans, grants, and technical assistance since 1998.

19 Apr 2016 description
report Alhasan Systems

Highlights

Landslides, flash floods on KKH must be an eyeopener for CPEC planners

More dengue cases appear in city

Pakistan prepares 10-year National Flood Programme

Tharparkar Deserves Special Attention

Heavy rains, landslides damage 600 houses in GB

Army led operation continues against Chhotu gang in south Punjab

RAW runs special cell to sabotage CPEC, says secretary defence

JF-17 enhances PAF squadron’s firepower

Provincial transplant authority being made functional, says health minister

17 Apr 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • An estimated 1.42 million people are affected (including 756,000 children) by the drought, including 800,000 people food insecure in the provinces of Cunene, Namibe and Huila. There are an estimated 95,877 Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) caseloads in the 7 most affected provinces, with 44,511 cases of SAM registered in the Provinces of Huila, Cunene and Namibe.

14 Apr 2016 description

Este documento analiza las crisis registradas en América Latina y el Caribe durante 2015, así como la respuesta por parte de la Oficina de Coordinación de Asuntos Humanitarios - Oficina Regional para América Latina y el Caribe (OCHA ROLAC).

También recoge las actividades relacionadas con preparación frente a desastres, así como los eventos desarrollados con socios estratégicos que significaron un avance en busca de una mejor coordinación para una respuesta humanitaria eficiente.

14 Apr 2016 description

This document reviews the major emergencies in 2015 and the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs - Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (OCHA ROLAC) response.

It also includes details of the disaster preparedness activities and joint ventures with strategic partners that represented innovations in better coordination for effective humanitarian response.

12 Apr 2016 description
report Alhasan Systems

Highlights

Four dead as 6.6 magnitude earthquake jolts parts of Punjab, KP

26 more dengue cases surface in city

Climate Change worse than terrorism

KPK torrential rains, land sliding killed 66, damaged 925 houses: PDMA

Weather anomalies and climate-induced migration

Future preparations: Govt gears up for upcoming heatwave

KP to seek Kabul’s help against extortion calls

Contempt: Arrest warrants issued for 30 cops

212 people arrested for propagating hate speech

06 Apr 2016 description

Appeal History:

  • This Emergency Appeal was launched on 22 January 2016 for CHF 664,073 Swiss francs to enable the IFRC to support the Lesotho Red Cross Society (LRCS) to respond to the food security needs of 4,500 drought affected beneficiaries for six months. The strategy entails the immediate provision of food assistance (carried out through cash transfer programming) and strengthening community livelihoods in three districts of Mafeteng, Thaba Tseka and Qacha’s Nek to allow vulnerable households to meet their basic food needs.

05 Apr 2016 description
report UN Security Council

J’ai l’honneur de me référer au débat public intitulé « Maintien de la paix et de la sécurité internationales : Prévention et solution des conflits dans la région des Grands Lacs », qui se tiendra dans le cadre de la séance du Conseil de sécurité du 21 mars 2016.

05 Apr 2016 description
report UN Security Council

I wish to refer to the open debate on “Maintenance of international peace and security: prevention and resolution of conflicts in the Great Lakes Region”, scheduled to be held during the meeting of the Security Council on 21 March 2016.

Following consultations between the Department of Political Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat and the Permanent Mission of Angola to the United Nations, I have the honour to transmit herewith the Great Lakes Regional Strategic Framework 2016-2017 (see annex), which shall be officially launched during the open debate.

05 Apr 2016 description

The MIMU 3W gathers inputs from participating agencies on Who is doing What, Where, across Myanmar. This exercise is currently conducted every 6 months, gathering information on agencies' activities at village/township level (MIMU Village level 3W) as well as in IDP camps (MIMU camp 3W).

04 Apr 2016 description
report Alhasan Systems

HIGHLIGHTS

Rain, snowfall hit parts of KP

LDA’s urban development plan to ‘hit environment’

First case of 2016 from district tested positive at HFH

Contingency plan ready to cope with heatwave emergency

Sea intrusion, sinking of Indus delta threaten coastline

No escape from disasters

KP to seek Kabul’s help against extortion calls

Punjab CM, security czar and army chief discuss Punjab operation

HRCP report 2015: Pakistan witnesses significant drop in violence

29 Mar 2016 description
report Alhasan Systems

HIGHLIGHTS:

EPA takes action against steel mills operating in residential areas

Climate change and wetlands

PDMA issues report on devastation caused by torrential rain in KP

Environment behind nearly quarter of global deaths

Arrested 'RAW agent' trained separatists to target Pakistani ports: security official

Pak-Iran task force formed to strengthen security cooperation

Military to be modernised, says Mamnoon

Guardians of public safety: Dolphin Force graduates from police academy