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22 Jul 2017 description

Background

As Myanmar is going through political and economic reforms and nationwide ceasefire negotiations, conflict in Kachin and northern Shan states is ongoing, and tensions in Rakhine persist. The displacement profile of the country is one of great complexity which includes statelessness, protracted internal displacement as well as recurring national disaster driven displacement.

22 Jul 2017 description

It is 6.30 in the morning and as the sun rises some 250 UN police officers and support staff prepare to enter a camp for displaced people adjacent to the UN base in Juba, the capital of South Sudan.

Around 39,000 people live in the camp or protection of civilians site, known as POC 3, after fleeing the ongoing violence which has affected the country for the last three and a half years. Many of the inhabitants are opposed to the government.

22 Jul 2017 description
map UNOSAT

Cette carte illustre les zones d'incendies observées à partir d'images satellitaires couvrant les secteurs des wilayas de Tizi Ouzou, Boumerdès et Bouira en utilisant une différence de ratios de brûlure normalisé (NBR) dérivée des images Sentinel-2 du 09 juillet 2017 et du 19 juillet 2017 ainsi que les foyers d'incendies détectés entre le 01 et le 19 juillet 2017 à partir des données MODIS. Sur l'emprise de cette carte, environ 1410 ha de zones végétalisées semblent brûlées principalement des zones forestières.

22 Jul 2017 description
map UNOSAT

Cette carte illustre les zones d'incendies observées à partir d'images satellitaires couvrant les secteurs des wilayas de Tizi Ouzou et de Bejaia en utilisant une différence de ratios de brûlure normalisé (NBR) dérivée des images Sentinel-2 du 29 Juin 2017 et du 19 Juillet 2017 ainsi que les foyers d'incendies détectés entre le 01 Juillet et le 19 Juillet 2017 à partir des données MODIS.

22 Jul 2017 description

Since the beginning of 2017, Kenya is experiencing an upsurge of cholera cases. The first cholera outbreak reported in 2017 was in Tana River County. The outbreak started on 10 October 2016 and was controlled by April 2017.

22 Jul 2017 description

During his visit to the country, FAO Director-General also establishes two-year alliance with the European Union to support the implementation of the Peace Agreement and the rural reform

21 July 2017, Bogotá - During a visit to Colombia, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva announced USD 8.8 million in new joint work initiatives with the Territory Renewal Agency and a two-year alliance with the European Union to support the Peace Agreement that recently ended more than 50 years of fighting between the government and the FARC guerrilla movement

21 Jul 2017 description

The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Stephen O’Brien, today wrapped up a four-day mission to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) by calling on the world “not to forget the DRC, where millions of girls, boys, women and men are suffering from violence, diseases, and malnutrition.”

21 Jul 2017 description

El Secretario para Asuntos de Vulnerabilidad y Director General de Protección Civil, Jorge Meléndez dio a conocer el registro de incidentes atendidos por las distintas instituciones en coordinación con las Comisiones Municipales de Protección Civil y la Dirección General de Protección Civil.

El siguiente cuadro refleja el total de afectaciones, generadas por las lluvias desde las 7:30 horas del jueves 20 de julio hasta las 7:30 horas del viernes 21 de julio.

EVENTO : CANTIDAD

FALLECIDOS: 1
La Libertad: caserío La Joya, cantón, Santa tecla

21 Jul 2017 description

This bulletin is being issued for information only and reflects the current situation and details available at this time. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is not seeking funding or other assistance from donors for this operation. The Canadian Red Cross Society will, however, accept direct assistance to provide support to the affected population. For further information, please visit www.redcross.ca

The situation

21 Jul 2017 description
report UN General Assembly

GA/PAL/1394

BAKU, Azerbaijan, 21 July — The International Conference on the Question of Jerusalem concluded this afternoon with the introduction of a communiqué on behalf of its organizers condemning the recent closure of the Al-Aqsa Mosque and restrictions on worshippers therein, as well as a discussion of legal issues related to the 50-year-old Israeli occupation.

21 Jul 2017 description

To United Nations Security Council Ambassadors,

Re: Worsening crisis in Yemen and need for United Nations Security Council Action

Following the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) briefing on 12 July, where senior UN officials warned of a dramatic worsening of the crisis in Yemen, we felt compelled to write to you as the NGO Task Force on the Code of Conduct regarding Security Council action against genocide, crimes against humanity or war crimes.

21 Jul 2017 description
report UN Population Fund

SANA’A, Yemen – The cholera outbreak in Yemen is spreading at an unprecedented rate, with an average of 5,000 people infected every day, and nearly one person dying every hour, according reporting from the United Nations. In less than three months, more than 330,000 suspected cases of cholera have been reported, with nearly 1,800 deaths.

21 Jul 2017 description
report UN General Assembly

GA/PAL1393

BAKU, Azerbaijan, 21 July — Participants in the International Conference on the Question of Jerusalem continued to explore the specific impacts of the Israeli occupation on the city’s economy, development and social life — as well as opportunities for support from both donors and investors — as the meeting entered its second and final day.

21 Jul 2017 description

SG/SM/18620-PAL/2213

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

The Secretary-General deeply deplores the death of three Palestinians in clashes today with the Israeli security forces and calls for these incidents to be fully investigated. His thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims.

21 Jul 2017 description

Durante su visita, el Director General de la FAO establece también una alianza de dos años con la Unión Europea para apoyar el Acuerdo de Paz y la reforma rural

21 de julio de 2017, Bogotá – Durante su visita a Colombia, el Director General de la FAO, Jose Graziano da Slva, anunció iniciativas de trabajo conjunto por valor de 8.8 millones de dolares EE.UU con la Agencia de Renovación del Territorio y una alianza de dos años con la Unión Europea para apoyar el Acuerdo de Paz entre el gobierno y las FARC.

21 Jul 2017 description
report Voice of America

Frederick Nkundikije

Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza has invited people who fled the country during violent political unrest two years ago to return home.

Nkurunziza extended the invitation Thursday during a visit to Tanzania, his first trip outside Burundi since a coup attempt on May 13, 2015.

The U.N. refugee agency says Tanzania currently hosts more than 240,000 Burundians, most of them living in camps near the two countries' shared border.

21 Jul 2017 description

Syria: The PH&CCD Directorates-MOH & WHO

Highlights:

  • (4) AFP cases were reported during this week, (3) cases from Al-Mayadin in Deir-ez-Zor, (1) case from Rural Damascus.  A notable decrease in SM cases reported for three consecutive weeks.

  • (58) Suspected Measles cases were reported during this week: from Ar-Raqqa (17), Damascus (17), Deirez-Zor (14), and Dar’a (6)

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