Protection concerns are widespread in Nepal, including trafficking, child marriage, gender-based violence, lack of civil documentation and discrimination based on caste, indigenous ethnicity and gender. This report provides a topic-wise snapshot of pre-existing protection concerns prior to the 25 April earthquake as well as an analysis based on the limited information available of the impact of the 25 April and 12 May earthquakes on the protection situation.
Distinguished members of the Security Council,
With much regret, my inaugural statement to the Council on the humanitarian situation in Syria continues where my predecessor left off, chronicling yet another month of grim statistics to convey the horrors of a brutal conflict and the immense suffering of beleaguered civilians, particularly women, children, the elderly and those living with disabilities.
El 29 de abril, fuertes lluvias en el municipio de Sayaxché provocaron el desborde de las lagunas de oxidación de una de las empresas productoras de aceite de palma africana y la muerte masiva de peces.
El Ministerio de Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (MARN) y el Ministerio de Salud Pública y Asistencia Social (MSPAS) tomaron muestras de agua; estas fueron enviadas al Laboratorio Nacional de Salud (LNS).
This report was commissioned to examine the effectiveness of the first cycle of cash assistance provided to Internally Displaced People in Ukraine by seven Shelter/NFI Cluster partners between the end of November 2014 and the end of March 2015.
104 sites hosting 20 or more households were assessed between 23 June and 12 July 2015 in 13 districts.
59,433 people from 11,100 households were living in 104 sites with 20 or more households.
13 sites in 7 districts were hosting over 200 households, representing 4,987 households (28,254 persons).
Dewaki, 63 Dewaki is 63 years old. She lives in the Nukawot district of Nepal. When the earthquake struck on 25 April 2015, her life was torn apart.
It was just before midday when the ground began to shake violently beneath Dewaki. She was sitting outside with her husband, sheltering from the sun close to her home.
High temperatures and melting snow have resulted in mudslides in GBAO and Rasht Regions of Tajikistan, and further communities are being affected as the situation evolves;
16 July 2015 mudflow affected several villages, some 25 km east of Khorog, GBAO, with more than 55 households and local infrastructure suffering significant damage;
On 20 July 2015, approximately 60 households and local infrastructure have been significantly damaged in Garm, Rasht;
Three months on from first Nepal quake, children still at risk
UNICEF provides $15 million in cash transfers to most vulnerable families
KATHMANDU, Nepal, 25 July 2015 – Three months after Nepal’s April 25 earthquake and its aftershocks, children continue to face multiple risks as their families have been pushed deeper into poverty and they remain in need of aid.