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28 Jun 2017 description

The 3RP spans a range of activities from direct interventions that ensure short-term critical needs of Syrian refugees are met, through support for primary, secondary, and tertiary health services both in camps, rural and urban settings and systematic investments that reinforce the capacity of national health systems.

28 Jun 2017 description

Record numbers of people are fleeing war, drought, and famine in South Sudan and Somalia. People with disabilities or injuries are forced to take enormous risks to reach a place of safety. Handicap International is working hard to make sure that thousands of people in similar situations across East Africa receive immediate card and long-term support. Collectively, we have a responsibility to ensure that all refugees live safe, independent, and dignified lives.

28 Jun 2017 description

This year, the theme of the Trafficking in Persons Report is increasing criminal accountability of human traffickers and addressing challenges in prosecution—an essential component of the 3P paradigm of prosecution, protection, and prevention. As a former federal prosecutor in the United States and now as Ambassador-at-Large to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, this topic is deeply personal to me.

27 Jun 2017 description

A truck filled with mattresses, blankets, and food rations makes its way through agricultural fields, toward a crowd, where Murad holds his daughters’ hands. The 40 year-old farmer’s life has drastically changed and he now relies solely on humanitarian aid. The truck pulls over and his two daughters line up as the distribution starts. Relieved smiles appear on their faces when they are given blankets. “This is going to be very useful,” says Murad. “We fled our city carrying minimal items needed for our household. We really need this kind of assistance.”

27 Jun 2017 description

Dans le cadre des activités liées à l’opérationnalisation de la Cour pénale spéciale pour la République centrafricaine, le Programme des volontaires des Nations Unies, en collaboration avec le Gouvernement, la MINUSCA, le PNUD, ONUFEMMES et les volontaires de la paix de la RCA, a organisé, ce vendredi 23 juin 2017 au Centre catholique universitaire (CCU) de Bangui, une session d’information à l’intention des personnes vivant avec un handicap.

26 Jun 2017 description

IOM SOUTH SUDAN

IOM began operations in southern Sudan in 2005, establishing the IOM South Sudan Mission after the country’s independence in 2011. The mission is now one of IOM’s largest globally in terms of annual programme expenditures, with 450 staff across nine locations. After the December 2013 crisis, the mission consolidated support to thousands of vulnerable populations and internally displaced persons (IDPs), including those seeking shelter in United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) Protection of Civilian (PoC) sites.

26 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

INTRODUCTION

70 YEARS AND COUNTING

Seven decades ago, the world was recovering from a devastating world war. For millions of child survivors of that war, peace still encompassed a landscape of significant challenges and damaged futures. UNICEF was created to help those children – no matter who they were, no matter where they were from. The only thing that mattered for the nascent organization was achieving results for children in need.

26 Jun 2017 description

More than two million people have been affected by the humanitarian crisis in Grand Kasai, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Handicap International has sent emergency specialists to support its existing teams in the field. Sulu Bellarmin, who works as both the organization’s driver and logistics assistant, tells us about life in Kasai.

WHAT IMPACT HAS THIS CRISIS HAD ON LOCAL PEOPLE?

24 Jun 2017 description

Boletín de Alerta No. 026-2017

Persisten las lluvias:

Se extiende Alerta Amarilla en cuatro departamentos

El Comité de Alertas de la Comisión Permanente de Contingencias (Copeco) decidió extender la **ALERTA AMARILLA por 24 horas más para los departamentos de Choluteca, Copán, Cortés y Yoro a partir de las 12:00 del medio día de este viernes. **

23 Jun 2017 description

En el marco de un proyecto de cooperación internacional, la Unidad para las Víctimas y la Organización Internacional para las Migraciones (OIM) diseñaron un instrumento que apoya a las personas con discapacidad.

BOGOTÁ, D.C.

La Unidad para las Víctimas y la Organización Mundial para las Migraciones (OIM) suscribieron este jueves en Bogotá el ‘Protocolo para la Toma de Decisiones con Apoyo para Personas con Discapacidad’, en un acto que lideró Alan Jara, director de la entidad.

23 Jun 2017 description

:::: Se experimentarán mareas altas en el Golfo de Fonseca ::::

El Comité de Alertas de la Comisión Permanente de Contingencias (Copeco) decidió mantener la ALERTA AMARILLA por 24 horas más para los departamentos de Choluteca, Valle, Copán, Cortés y Yoro a partir de las 12:00 del medio día de este jueves.

23 Jun 2017 description

The conflict in the eastern regions of Ukraine has made the upgrading of local services, such as the creation of Centers for Administrative Service Provision (TsNAPs), much more difficult. So as a part of the UNDP Recovery and Peacebuilding Programme and with funding from the European Union, a project was implemented to equip the TsNAP in the city of Druzhkivka with everything it needs to be fully operational.

22 Jun 2017 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

Heavy rains during the period of January-March 2017 within the Cuvelai River Basin in Angola and localized rainfalls in Oshana, Oshikoto, Ohangwena, Omusati resulted in localized flooding in Iishana (shallow flood plains).

22 Jun 2017 description

By Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O’Brien

Each year, millions of people are forced from their homes by armed conflict, human rights violations and natural disasters. Some cross borders and seek protection and assistance in other countries as refugees, but the majority remain internally displaced within their country.

22 Jun 2017 description

En el norte del Valle, el director de la Unidad para las Víctimas, Alan Jara, ratificó que la entidad se concentra en entregar indemnizaciones a las victimas y apoyar sus proyectos productivos.

CARTAGO

“No queremos que la atención a las víctimas se quede en asistencialismo. Coincido plenamente con ese llamado que las mismas víctimas nos hacen hoy desde Cartago”, destacó este miércoles Alan Jara, director de la Unidad para las Víctimas, durante un evento realizado en este municipio vallecaucano.

22 Jun 2017 description

22-jun-2017

En el ámbito de los derechos humanos, Honduras ha conseguido ser uno de los 33 Estados del mundo en estar al día en la presentación de sus informes en materia de derechos humanos.

22 Jun 2017 description

::Oleaje en el Golfo de Fonseca y en el Caribe continuará alterado::

El Comité de Alertas de la Comisión Permanente de Contingencias (Copeco) decidió extender la ALERTA AMARILLA por 24 horas más en los departamentos de Choluteca, Valle, Intibucá, Lempira, Santa Bárbara, Cortés, Yoro y Copán a partir de las 12:00 del medio día de este miércoles.

De acuerdo a los pronósticos de Cenaos de Copeco en estos departamentos persistirán las fuertes lluvias por lo que existe el riesgo de posibles deslizamientos y de inundaciones repentinas.

22 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • In Syria, the delivery of humanitarian assistance to several locations continued to be hampered due to ongoing or renewed hostilities. During May 2017, only three interagency convoys to Duma, Wadi Barada and Jirud in Rural Damascus took place, with UNICEF delivering multi-sectoral assistance to 42,000 people in need.