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18 Aug 2017 description

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Cette fiche fournit un aperçu des conditions dans le site de Argorom, situé à 38 km du chef-lieu de la commune de Gueskerou dans la région de Diffa.

Les informations présentées ici sont basées sur une cartographie des infrastructures et des entretiens avec des informateurs clés effectués en juillet 2017.

Cette fiche fait partie d’une série pour informer la réponse humanitaire au Niger. Tous les produits sont disponibles ici.

18 Aug 2017 description
report Plan

Plan International has launched a multi-country response to flooding in the South Asian countries of India, Bangladesh and Nepal that has claimed hundreds of lives and displaced millions.

Plan International is providing humanitarian relief support to children and families in India, Bangladesh and Nepal who have lost their homes, personal belongings and livelihoods following weeks of heavy, torrential monsoon rains.

18 Aug 2017 description

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Cette fiche fournit un aperçu des conditions dans le site de Boudouri, situé à 12 km du chef-lieu de la commune de Chetimari dans la région de Diffa.

Les informations présentées ici sont basées sur une cartographie des infrastructures et des entretiens avec des informateurs clés effectués en juillet 2017.

Cette fiche fait partie d’une série pour informer la réponse humanitaire au Niger. Tous les produits sont disponibles ici.

18 Aug 2017 description

Within the European Union: helping citizens and Member States at home

EU Civil Protection Mechanism

When national capacities to respond to natural disasters are surpassed, European countries often show solidarity by sending assistance in the form of equipment, experts and assets such as planes or vehicles, during the emergency response phase.

18 Aug 2017 description

SUMMARY OF REPORT

Supported by the American people and the United States Congress over many decades, the U.S. government has been at the forefront of efforts to ease the suffering of civilians who have endured forced displacement and deprivation.

The Trump administration is now engaged in a broad effort to consider the organization of the U.S. government, which will include an examination of how the government is structured for international humanitarian response.

18 Aug 2017 description

A man storms into the operating theatre. He is angry and carrying a gun. His wife just died while giving birth despite all efforts by the doctors to save her. He raises his weapon and starts shooting.

Rita Dominic Kiyawa tells her story as if it happened yesterday, even though four years have passed since the attack on Wau Teaching Hospital (WTH), where she has been working as a nurse since 1989. She likes her job, but after witnessing an attack that could have taken her life, she almost resigned from her career that she considers her destiny.

18 Aug 2017 description

In a critical number of conflict-affected countries, aid workers face persistent levels of violence. The latest numbers from the 2017 Aid Worker Security Report found that 2016 was no better than the year prior, with 288 aid workers having either been killed, kidnapped, or severely injured. Apart from a spike in 2013, the overall level of casualties has been fairly steady for the past decade.

18 Aug 2017 description
report UN News Service

18 August 2017 – Warning about escalating suffering in Yemen's man-made catastrophe, senior United Nations officials today addressed the Security Council, calling on the international community to push for a political solution to the more than two-year-old conflict.

“Death looms for Yemenis by air, land and sea,” Special Envoy of the Secretary-General to Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed told the 15-member Council in New York.

18 Aug 2017 description

New York, 18 August 2017): At an event today to mark World Humanitarian Day, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called for global action to protect civilians trapped in armed conflict and joined UN staff to symbolically “stand together” with all those affected by conflict.

18 Aug 2017 description

Le contexte humanitaire en Haïti est marqué par la poursuite de l’augmentation des cas de déportation des haïtiens depuis la République dominicaine. Au cours du mois de juillet 2017, 6 776 personnes ont été officiellement déporté soit une augmentation de 48% par rapport au mois précédent (juin 2017). Parallèlement, 37,967 déplacés internes sont encore hébergés dans 27 camps suite au tremblement de terre de janvier 2010. Le manque de financement handicape encore la conclusion des programmes de relocation.

18 Aug 2017 description

The humanitarian context in Haiti is marked by the continued increase in the number of cases of deportation of Haitians from the Dominican Republic. In July 2017, 6,776 people were officially deported, an increase of 48% from the previous month (June 2017). At the same time, 37,967 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) are still lodged in 27 camps following the January 2010 earthquake. Lack of funding still hampers the conclusion of the relocations programs.

18 Aug 2017 description
report Sphere

The revised Sphere standards will provide clearer, better integrated and more practical guidelines on gender and humanitarian action.

By Mireia Cano Viñas ()*

18 Aug 2017 description

Mogadishu, 17 August 2017 - The Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia Peter de Clercq has commended aid workers and volunteers for their contribution to serving humanity and averting a famine that threatened Somalia earlier this year.

Mr. de Clercq spoke during an event to mark World Humanitarian Day in Mogadishu and thanked aid workers for risking their lives on a daily basis to save the lives of others in distress.

18 Aug 2017 description

By Julie Bell

DHADING DISTRICT, Nepal – The evidence of learning interrupted was everywhere. Notebooks and stray paper, broken chairs and tables were strewn across a classroom at Janajagriti Higher Secondary School – the aftermath of the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that rocked Nepal on April 25, 2015.

18 Aug 2017 description
report Swiss Re

This report examines flood exposure across different regions in Argentina and estimates economic loss and damage potential. It further looks at the financing gaps and differing perceptions in the flood insurance market across different sectors, including households and homeowners, industry and small commercial insurance, motor insurance and the agricultural sector. Finally, the report outlines a multi-stakeholder approach to building flood risk management and outlines the role of insurance in managing risk.