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26 May 2016 description

The current Burundi refugee situation in Tanzania began late April 2015. The months that followed saw significantly high number of persons of concern arrivng in Tanzania, mainly through Kagunga, a tiny border village along Lake Tanganyika and other entry points in Kigoma region. The population was relocated to Nyarugusu camp, which was already host to 65,000 persons of concern, mainly DR Congolese. The camp quickly ran out of capacity to host the new population, prompting the opening of a new camp, Nduta, in Kibondo district on 07-Oct-2015. Nduta's capacity has been put at 60,000.

26 May 2016 description

Destacados

  • El 18 de mayo se registraron dos fuertes réplicas con epicentros localizados entre los cantones de Quinindé, Muisne en la Provincia de Esmeraldas y el cantón de Pedernales en la Provincia de Manabí. El primero ocurrió a las 2:57am de 6.7 grados en escala de Richter y otro a las 11:36 am de 6,8 grados. Las réplicas generaron daños principalmente en la Provincia de Esmeraldas. Consecuentemente, el Gobierno abrió nuevos albergues/ campamentos en las zonas afectadas.

25 May 2016 description
report AlertNet

by Rina Chandran | Thomson Reuters Foundation
Monday, 23 May 2016 13:32 GMT

MUMBAI, May 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - India's worst drought in decades is hurting women and lower-caste Dalits disproportionately, with impacts ranging from malnutrition to early marriage to prostitution, activists say.

Read the story on the Thomson Reuters Foundation

25 May 2016 description
report Redhum

Honduras, 25 de Mayo 2016
Fuente: La Tribuna

El número de niños inmigrantes no acompañados detenidos en la frontera suroeste de EE.UU. sigue aumentando y ha superado las cifras registradas en 2015, según se desprende de los datos publicados por la Oficina de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CPB, por su sigla en inglés).

A falta de cuatro meses para que concluya el año fiscal 2016, que comenzó el 1 de octubre de 2015, 32.952 niños no acompañados han sido detenidos por las autoridades fronterizas, frente a los 39.970 que se registraron en todo el año fiscal anterior.

25 May 2016 description
report UN Security Council

SC/12374

7696th Meeting (AM)
Security Council
Meetings Coverage

During its recent visiting mission to the Horn of Africa, Council members reaffirmed the Security Council’s support for the ongoing political process in Somalia and met with top officials to address the region’s security and humanitarian challenges, co-leaders of the mission told the 15-member body in their briefing this morning.

25 May 2016 description
report World Bank

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

i. Lebanon’s political development since independence has been influenced primarily by its evolving confessional system. However, this system, originally established to balance the competing interests of local religious communities, is increasingly seen as an impediment to more effective governance as it has resulted in a paralysis in decision-making and a general hollowing out of the state. Lebanon’s confessional system has also proven extremely vulnerable to external influence, which has bred and exacerbated local conflict and violence.

25 May 2016 description

KABUL - The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) condemns today’s suicide attack in an outlying western suburb of Kabul which killed eleven civilians and injured ten.

The suicide bomber detonated against a shuttle bus transporting employees of the Maidan Wardak provincial court. The blast, that occurred in the Pul-e-Bagh Daud Area of the Paghman District of Kabul Province, killed and injured civilian passengers of the bus and bystanders in the area, including six children.

25 May 2016 description

Con el fin de promover el intercambio de experiencias y conocimientos, y la construcción de estrategias conjuntas de prevención y respuesta frente a las prácticas nocivas para la salud y la vida de las niñas y mujeres embera, se realizará un histórico encuentro entre las autoridades estatales, autoridades indígenas, mujeres y parteras de los departamentos de Risaralda y Valle del Cauca, en la vereda Cajones, del municipio de Florida, Valle, los días 24 y 25 de mayo del 2016.

25 May 2016 description

OBJECTIVE

The Borno PSWG Rapid Protection Assessment Report compiles information from both data collection in IDP sites around Maiduguri (Part I) as well as in recently liberated satellite camps of Damboa and Dikwa (Part II).

The assessment of displacement sites around Maiduguri Metropolis (MMC, Jere, Konduga) was conducted in order to obtain a full picture of protection issues and severity in all sites around Maiduguri in order to prioritize the most pressing issues and severe sites, for targeted rapid interventions.

25 May 2016 description

Good morning ladies and gentlemen of the media, and welcome to the United Nations weekly press briefing broadcast live on UN radio Miraya from UN House, in Juba. Also a warm welcome to our radio listeners who have tuned in and the media from Torit.

25 May 2016 description
report Council of Europe

Unaccompanied minor refugees’ local participation and inclusion are the focus of a meeting at the European Youth Centre held by the Council of Europe’s Youth Department and an international network Voices of Young Refugees in Europe (VYRE) on 23-27 May 2016.

25 May 2016 description
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Como Titular de la institución nacional creada constitucionalmente como garantía de cumplimiento del fin supremo de la sociedad y el Estado, que es la protección y respeto de la dignidad humana de todas y todos los habitantes, en cumplimiento de la Constitución de la República y de la Ley Orgánica del Comisionado Nacional de los Derechos Humanos (CONADEH) y su Reglamento: comparezco ante el honorable Congreso Nacional a presentar el informe anual 2015 sobre los derechos humanos y la acción del CONADEH para garantizar el cumplimiento, el respeto y la promoción de la dignidad humana, y las …

25 May 2016 description

GENEVA (25 May 2016) – Two United Nations human rights experts today urged the Ethiopian and South Sudanese authorities to redouble their efforts to free all the children abducted in the western Ethiopia’s Gambella region during cross border attacks by armed men.

25 May 2016 description

Oslo, Norvège | AFP | mercredi 25/05/2016 - 15:16 GMT

Le célèbre chirurgien congolais Denis Mukwege s'est inquiété mercredi d'une augmentation des violences sexuelles contre les enfants, certains en bas âge, en République démocratique du Congo (RDC), y compris hors des zones de conflit.

25 May 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Rapid assessments in northeastern Nigeria indicate urgent humanitarian needs 
  • More than 20,000 newly displaced people registered in Cameroon’s Far North Region between February and April 
  • ERC Stephen O’Brien calls for increased assistance for Lake Chad Basin response

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

25 May 2016 description
report Save the Children

Food supplies and medicine is running out, leaving sick children an the elderly at particular risk.

Wednesday, 25 May 2016 - 12:16pm

Save the Children is increasingly concerned about the fate of up to 50,000 civilians prevented from escaping the new military offensive around the besieged Iraqi city of Fallujah, and calls for safe routes to be urgently established to allow children and their families to flee.

25 May 2016 description

The Secretary-General has the honour to transmit a report on the main decisions and policy recommendations of the Committee on World Food Security.

Report on the main decisions and policy recommendations of the Committee on World Food Security

Introduction

25 May 2016 description

25 May 2016

Joint statement by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children and the Chairperson of the Committee on the Rights of the Child

25 May 2016 description

The Great Lakes Region highlights the interconnected nature of conflict. This is particularly true for the four focus countries of the Great Lakes Project (GLP), namely Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Rwanda and Uganda. This interconnectedness forms the basis of the GLP’s regional approach.

Introduction