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21 May 2018 description
report Inter Press Service

By Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Anis Chowdhury

KUALA LUMPUR AND SYDNEY, May 21 2018 (IPS) - Agriculture is critical for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). As the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) notes, ‘From ending poverty and hunger to responding to climate change and sustaining our natural resources, food and agriculture lies at the heart of the 2030 Agenda.’

17 May 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Les programmes eau, assainissement et hygiène dans les écoles

D’après les données du ministère de l’éducation (plan éducation 2017-2027), les enfants scolarisés en cycle pré-scolaire, fondamental et secondaire (3 à 18 ans) représentaient, en 2015, plus de 4,1 millions d’enfants, soit un tiers de la population du pays.

17 May 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Situation épidémiologique

Grâce à une bonne maitrise de l’épidémie sur le dernier trimestre 2017, l’année 2018 a démarré avec le plus faible nombre de cas suspects de choléra depuis le début de l’épidémie dans le pays en 2010. Une situation de basse transmission prédomine, avec moins de 100 cas par semaine depuis la semaine 3, et une épidémie qui se concentre dans son bassin habituel, les 3 départements les plus touchés (Ouest, Centre, Artibonite) représentant 73% des cas, pour environ 60% de la population du pays (IHSI).

17 May 2018 description

Despite a decrease in rainfall, flooding continues in East Africa.

  1. Due to poor rainfall since November western Namibia is in a severe drought. Conditions may worsen as limited rain is forecast next week.

  2. In southwestern Madagascar, an uneven and inadequate rainfall distribution since the start of the rainfall season has resulted in severe drought. Drought conditions are likely to persist.

16 May 2018 description

La reunión tuvo como objetivo la discusión de algunos puntos comunes a plantear en el marco de las negociaciones del Pacto Mundial para una Migración Segura, Ordenada y Regular, y sostener un diálogo sobre la situación de los movimientos migratorios extra-regionales o extra continentales.

16 May 2018 description
report Inter Press Service

By Orlando Milesi

SANTIAGO, May 16 2018 (IPS) - A wave of Haitian migrants has arrived in Chile in recent years, changing the face of low-income neighbourhoods. But this oasis has begun to dry up, thanks to measures adopted by decree by the new government against the first massive immigration of people of African descent in this South American country.

Some 120,000 Haitians were living in Chile in early April, according to official figures, most of them working in low wage jobs in sectors such as construction and cleaning.

16 May 2018 description
report AlterPresse

P-au-P, 15 mai 2018 [AlterPresse] --- La Direction nationale de l’eau potable et de l’assainissement (Dinepa) promet de fournir de l’eau potable à 82% au moins de la population avant février 2022, date de la fin du mandat du président Jovenel Moïse.

Un ensemble de réalisations et projets de la Dinepa viseraient à atteindre cet objectif principal, souligne une note du Ministère de la communication.

16 May 2018 description

Le 8 mai 2018, deux bureaux d’assistance légale (BAL) ont vu le jour au sein du Palais de Justice de Port-au-Prince. Pendant plus de douze mois, ces deux bureaux ont prévu de fournir une assistance gratuite pour le traitement des dossiers – et notamment pour les personnes en détention préventive prolongée. Financé par la section des Juridictions Modèles de la MINUJUSTH, à travers le budget de Réduction de la violence communautaire, le projet est géré par le Barreau qui affecte aux deux BAL plus de 38 avocats et un personnel administratif.

15 May 2018 description

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – “At 55, I already have four children. I realized that I do not have enough resources to take care of more mouths in my family,” explained Lamour Denis, at a reproductive health clinic in Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince. “So,” he added, resolutely, “I decided to do it.”

He decided to get a vasectomy.

15 May 2018 description
report Government of Haiti

En résumé

Pour la 18ème semaine épidémiologique (du 29 avril au 05 mai 2018)

  • Morbidité: 152 Cas suspects

  • Mortalité: 1 décès institutionnel 1 décès communautaire

11 May 2018 description

Flooding continues in Somalia and Kenya

  1. Due to poor rainfall since November western Namibia is in a severe drought. Conditions may worsen as limited rain is forecast next week.

  2. In southwestern Madagascar, an uneven and inadequate rainfall distribution since the start of the rainfall season has resulted in severe drought. Drought conditions are likely to persist.

  3. Insufficient rain since January has resulted in large moisture deficits and below-average vegetation conditions over portions of northwestern Angola.

10 May 2018 description

Internal State Department Documents Reported to Show Senior U.S. Officials Warned of Dangers of Terminating TPS

10 May 2018 description

PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR NOVEMBER 2018

09 May 2018 description

Principales conclusiones

¿Qué hay de nuevo? Pese a los trinos del presidente estadounidense Donald Trump que sugieren lo contrario, México está controlando activamente su frontera sur, conteniendo el flujo de centroamericanos que se dirigen hacia el norte para escapar a la pobreza y la violencia. Está deportando a miles de personas y acogiendo a otras miles como refugiados, aunque muchas permanecen en un limbo legal.

09 May 2018 description

Mexico stops hundreds of thousands of Central Americans fleeing northward to the U.S. Many are deported, and many more are stuck in the country’s south, vulnerable to crime and rising xenophobia. With U.S. and European help, Mexico should work harder to protect migrants and foster economic development.

Principal Findings

09 May 2018 description
report Government of Haiti

Un Tank-force pour le renforcement de la vaccination de routine.

09 May 2018 description
report Insecurity Insight

Haiti is regularly exposed to natural disasters, including hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, landslides and droughts. The country has made progress in its recovery from multiple natural disasters since 2010; however, poor socio-economic conditions, a fragile political environment and food insecurity continue to affect development.