New displacements caused by military operations in the Mosul corridor.
Humanitarian organizations are responding to ongoing needs while scaling up in preparation for large-scale displacements from Mosul.
More than 850,000 displaced people have returned to their homes.
Funding shortfalls limit the ongoing humanitarian response and hamper the preparations for Mosul.
New displacement along Mosul corridor
L’étude portant sur le coût de la faim en Afrique (CFDA), conduite jusqu’à maintenant dans 12 pays à travers l’Afrique, montre l’impact social et économique de la sous-nutrition sur les enfants âgés de moins de 5 ans ainsi que son coût pour les économies nationales. Ici, nous nous concentrons sur 10 choses à savoir sur le coût de la faim au Ghana.
par Joseph Tsongo
Blogueur invité – La RDC est un pays controversé. On parle souvent de ses inégalités, de l’insécurité et de la corruption, mais moins de l’éducation, pourtant la base de toute société. Reportage dans les Virunga.
De mon point de vue les enfants qui n’ont jamais été à l’école sont probablement à la charge d’une famille incapable de les scolariser à cause d’une extrême pauvreté qui hante le foyer. Je me suis rendu sur le terrain pour mener mon enquête.
Reportage à Kanyabayonga, dans les Virunga
Le président du Comité international de la Croix-Rouge (CICR), Peter Maurer, a appelé les gouvernements à répondre d'urgence au problème humanitaire des personnes qui sont portées disparues, que ce soit pendant un conflit ou une autre situation de violence, lors d'une catastrophe naturelle ou dans le contexte de la migration.
29.08.2016 – GIZ's Fit for School programme supports ministries of education across South-East Asia in improving hygiene in schools and facilitating a healthy environment for learning.
‘Water for Sustainable Growth’ is the theme of this year’s World Water Week, which is taking place in Stockholm from 28 August to 2 September 2016. The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is participating in the conference and will be presenting a number of its projects dedicated to equal access to water and sanitation.
Good nutrition during pregnancy and the first two years of life is crucial. This period, also known as the “Window of Opportunity”, is critical to prevent chronic malnutrition and its consequences. This study analyzes the dietary patterns of pregnant women, breastfeeding mothers and children under two years in order to recognize the nutrient “gaps”, take action to “close them” and support the government to reduce chronic malnutrition, which affects 46.5% of the children in Guatemala.
By Alexandre Brecher
When Francois Sakotai offered shelter to three young displaced girls, he didn’t know his generosity would spark a miracle: the reunification of a mother and her children.
DZAWANDAI, Cameroon, 25 August 2016 – When asked about his age, Francois Sakotai smiles. “I don’t know, he said, maybe 70, 80? The only thing I can say, is that I am old. I am old and I was lonely, until Elisabeth, Delphine and Waibai came to my home.”
Inaccessible clinics, untrained and overstretched midwives and lack of medicine are among the challenges facing mothers and newborn babies in Guinea.
Adalah and Al Mezan filed joint complaints in 27 cases after 2014 Gaza war involving suspicion of grave violations of international law;
The new Adalah-Al Mezan report shows that two years on, there are “0” indictments and Israel has not examined even a single case in accordance with international standards
Le présent rapport est soumis en application de la résolution 70/292 de l’Assemblée générale et fait le point sur les progrès réalisés dans la mise en oeuvre des recommandations figurant dans le rapport du Secrétaire général sur les causes des conflits et la promotion d’une paix et d’un développement durables en Afrique (A/65/152-S/2010/526).
The present report, submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 70/292, reviews progress made in the implementation of the recommendations contained in the report of the Secretary-General on the causes of conflict and the promotion of durable peace and sustainable development in Africa (A/65/152-S/2010/526).
4,854 people have fled to Uganda over the past three days, 1,293 on Friday, 2,059 on Saturday and 1,502 on Sunday.
848 people crossed in to Uganda using the Elegu (Adjumani axis) border point, 143 in Moyo, 18 in Lamwo and 3,845 in Oraba. More than three times as many people crossed in Oraba than Elegu, the latter of which had previously been the main point of entry. This reflects that most new arrivals in Uganda are now mostly fleeing from Central Equatoria, as compared to Eastern Equatoria in earlier weeks.
• The Community Leadership Structures Mapping Survey has been completed and indicates strong support for the proposed governance structures. Community leaders and camp management will now begin to formalize procedures to undertake fair and transparent elections.
• Drainage clear works are complete, with Oxfam to assume maintenance responsbility from 29 August.
The Sudan Consortium has been working with a group of trusted local Sudanese partners who have been monitoring human rights violations committed against the civilian population in Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile since the current conflict began in 2011.
We believe that this information provides strong evidence that civilians are being directly and deliberately targeted by the Sudanese government in Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile as all the attacks referred to in this report were launched against areas that were clearly identifiable as civilian in character.
Transitional justice and democratisation nexus:
Fuente: Andina - PE
Un millón 292 mil soles se vienen invirtiendo en la atención de 11 escuelas públicas de la provincia de Caylloma, Arequipa, que fueron afectadas por el sismo ocurrido en dicha zona el pasado 14 de agosto, informó el Programa Nacional de Infraestructura Educativa (Pronied), del Ministerio de Educación.
Protection (Child Protection / SGBV)
- The Lebanese General Directorate of General Security (GSO) has confirmed the lifting of the pledge not to work as part of the residency renewal requirements, and its replacement with a pledge to abide by Lebanese laws; the USD 200 fees remain. This new requirement is being progressively implemented.
The monthly dashboard summarizes the progress made by partners involved in the Lebanon Crisis Response and highlights trends aecting people in need. Partners in Lebanon are working to: 1) ensure humanitarian assistance and protection for the most vulnerable among the displaced from Syria and poorest Lebanese; 2) strengthen the capacity of national and local delivery systems to expand access to and quality of basic services; and 3) reinforce Lebanon’s economic, social, institutional and environmental stability.
The president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Peter Maurer, has called on governments to urgently address the humanitarian issue of missing people: those who disappeared during armed conflict or other situations of violence, natural disasters or migration.
Speaking ahead of the International Day of the Disappeared on 30 August, Mr Maurer said that concerted efforts were needed to ascertain and document the fate of people who had gone missing and to provide families left behind with answers and effective support.