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28 Jul 2016 description

Tikrit was the first city where the Funding Facility for Immediate Stabilization (FFIS) was field-tested.
Abandoned by its residents, the city was liberated in April 2015 after heavy fighting. For months, families delayed returning, fearful of retaliation, discouraged by the lack of services and jobs and worried by insecurity.

27 Jul 2016 description
report Government of Peru
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I. HECHOS:

Durante el presente periodo se viene registrando heladas meteorológicas (temperaturas iguales o inferiores a 0°C) en gran parte de las zonas altoandinas y altiplánicas que se encuentran por encima de los 3,500 msnm. Esta situación viene afectando de manera significativa la vida y salud de las personas así como sus bienes (ganadería y agricultura).

27 Jul 2016 description
report Government of Peru
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I. HECHOS:

Durante el presente periodo se viene registrando heladas meteorológicas (temperaturas iguales o inferiores a 0°C) en gran parte de las zonas altoandinas y altiplánicas que se encuentran por encima de los 3,500 msnm. Esta situación viene afectando de manera significativa la vida y salud de las personas así como a sus bienes (ganadería y agricultura).

27 Jul 2016 description
report Government of Peru
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I. HECHOS:

Durante el presente periodo se vienen registrando heladas meteorológicas (temperaturas iguales o inferiores a 0°C) en gran parte de las zonas alto andinas y altiplánicas que se encuentran por encima de los 3,500 msnm. Esta situación viene afectando de manera significativa la vida y la salud de las personas, así como a sus viviendas bienes consignados en ganadería y agricultura.

27 Jul 2016 description

As delivered

Thank you for joining me today.

I have just returned from visiting Madagascar and Malawi, where I saw first-hand the impact of the devastating and widespread drought on Southern Africa.

Before that, I took part in a key donor meeting on 14 July in London, on the effects of El Niño in Southern Africa. The impact of the current El Niño is felt globally, affecting over 60 million people.

27 Jul 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

Malala visit to Dadaab

 On 12th July, Malala Yousafzai, the youngest Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and an advocate for girls education visited Dadaab camps and celebrated her 19th birthday with refugees. During her visit, she interacted with girls in various locations in the camp, where she presided over various ceremonies including delivering speeches and handing over certificates to girls trained on leadership, life skills and resilience.

27 Jul 2016 description

Athens, Greece | AFP | Wednesday 7/27/2016 - 15:30 GMT

Greece will hire hundreds of extra teachers to help thousands of migrant children join its public schools in the autumn, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said Wednesday.

"The inclusion of all refugee children in the public school system will begin in September," Tsipras said in a televised address.

"Around 800 backup teachers will be hired to meet the additional needs" of the new academic year, he said.

27 Jul 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

Yemen:
 On 13 June, the Humanitarian Country Team adopted its strategy on the centrality of protection, underlining that protection of affected populations is the responsibility of all humanitarian actors.

Djibouti:
 According to Yemeni refugees in Markazi camp, refugees return to Yemen only to attend urgent family matters. In general, refugees are fully aware that conditions in Yemen are not suitable for sustainable return.

27 Jul 2016 description

OPERATIONAL CONTEXT

During the month of June, the situation in Greece continued to evolve. High temperatures on the islands and on mainland exacerbated dire living conditions resulting in increase of tensions. The heatwave has been particularly challenging for young children and the elderly. In North Greece temperatures reached 47°C inside the Army tents which are currently being replaced with UNHCR family tents which are cooler and water-proof.

27 Jul 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Botswana is the latest country to declare a State of Emergency due to the ongoing drought, joining Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, Swaziland and Zimbabwe. Additionally, eight of South Africa’s nine provinces, typically accounting for 90 percent of the country’s maize production, have been declared drought disaster areas.

  • WFP is significantly scaling-up food & nutrition programming to reach 11.9 million people, undertake technical analysis and provide supply-chain capacity support to national and regional action.

27 Jul 2016 description

Période à venir Du 26 juillet au 1er août

Zone Centre :

Poursuivre les actions pour un renforcement des actions pour protéger le caractère civil des sites de déplacés. 28 juillet : Mission d’évaluation des dégâts de la barge de Batangafo.
Plaidoyer auprès de la force internationale pour garantir l’accès humanitaire sur l’axe Mbollo-Pata.

27 Jul 2016 description
report IRIN

Adam Ramsey

For Ismail Jamaat, a science teacher at Tanjung primary school, going to work can feel like entering a war zone. Over the past decade, his government school has three times endured firebomb attacks. In 2013, Ismail, along with scores of schoolchildren, had to witness the murder of his friend and colleague Cholathee Charoenchol by masked gunmen in the school cafeteria.

27 Jul 2016 description
infographic UN Children's Fund

403,600 people affected

296,000 people displaced

US1.7M for life-saving & recovery needs of vulnerable children and women

27 Jul 2016 description
report Government of Fiji

On Saturday February 20, 2016, Tropical Cyclone (TC) Winston, an extremely destructive Category 5 cyclone, struck Fiji.

TC Winston was the first Category 5 cyclone to directly impact Fiji and the most intense cyclone on record to affect the country.1 Fiji’s Eastern Division was the first to be struck, with Koro, Ovalau and Taveuni Islands sustaining severe damage.

27 Jul 2016 description

Typhoon Nepartak left several schools severely damaged, such as National Taitung Senior Commercial Vocational School, Kung-Tung Technical Senior High School, National Taitung University Affiliated Physical Education Senior High School. To help clean up efforts, Tzu Chi volunteers, current student, teachers, alumni and local soldiers all came together to restore the campus.

27 Jul 2016 description

En la vereda La Camacha, zona rural del municipio de Toledo, un deslizamiento que se viene registrando desde el pasado 26 de junio ha dejado como saldo a la fecha más de 239 personas damnificadas, 10 casas destruidas, 20 hogares con daños estructurales, 27 familias reubicadas, pérdidas en cultivos (pasto para ganadería, café, caña de azúcar, plátano, cítricos, tomate de árbol y lulo), 9 acueductos rurales afectados y destrucción total de la infraestructura vial terciaria desde el casco urbano hacia la vereda.