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18 May 2018 description

El Salvador es una nación frecuentemente afectada por fenómenos naturales, que, sumado a la falta de planificación territorial y la alta vulnerabilidad física y social, ha registrado numerosas pérdidas materiales y de vidas humanas. Las normativas de diseño sismorresistente acordes a la peligrosidad sísmica del país son una medida indispensable para la reducción de riesgo y de los impactos potenciales de un futuro terremoto.

18 May 2018 description
report Government of Tonga

18th May, 2018 **The Exchange of Notes for Japan’s 2.8 billion Japanese Yen (equivalent to approximately 56 million pa’anga) General Grant Aid for the Project for “Nationwide Early Warning System (NEWS) and Strengthening Disaster Communications” for the Kingdom of Tonga, were singed by Mr. Kazuyuki Nakane, State Minister for Foreign Affairs and Hon. Semisi Kioa Lafu Sika, Tonga’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Tourism on 16 May 2018 in Tokyo, Japan.**

17 May 2018 description

MANILA, May 16 -- Manila and Tokyo signed Tuesday (May 15, 2018) an agreement that would provide the Philippine government with a 2-billion yen grant from Japan to support ongoing efforts for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of the devastated city of Marawi in Mindanao.

The agreement was signed by Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III on behalf of the Philippines, and Yoshio Wada, the chief representative in the Philippines of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), on behalf of Japan.

15 May 2018 description

NAIROBI, May 15, 2018 – UN-Habitat has been supporting integrated settlement of refugee and host communities in Kalobeyei, Kenya since 2016 with support from the Government of Japan. Youth have been involved in design and construction of a community center through a participatory process involving the two communities.

11 May 2018 description

El Secretario para Asuntos de Vulnerabilidad y Director General de Protección Civil, Jorge Meléndez, junto al representante de la Alcaldía Municipal de Tamanique, Oscar Antonio Amaya y el apoyo de la Agencia de Cooperación Internacional del Japón (JICA) realizó la entrega de un sistema de radio comunicación para fortalecer el Sistema de Alerta Temprana ante la amenaza de Tsunami que favorecerá 142 Comisiones Municipales y Comunales Protección Civil de los municipios de los 8 departamentos con zona costera del país (Ahuachapán, Sonsonate, La Libertad, La Paz, San Vicente, Usulután, San …

11 May 2018 description

NOUAKCHOTT- Le gouvernement du Japon a annoncé une contribution de 2 millions de dollars à l'Organisation internationale pour les migrations et au Programme alimentaire mondial des Nations Unies pour mettre en œuvre des activités de protection des réfugiés maliens, aider les communautés locales et soutenir les autorités frontalières du sud-est de la Mauritanie.

11 May 2018 description
report Taiwan Red Cross

Seven years have passed since the 311 Eastern Japan Earthquake. The Taiwan Red Cross has already completed its visit of reconstruction projects in Fukushima, Miyagi, and Iwate, areas hit hardest by the earthquake. As of this year, 62 public housing projects have been completed in Iwate Prefecture, providing housing for 330 families. However, due to the preparation of the Tokyo Olympics, 372 households are still under construction. A total of 702 households are expected to be completed by 2020.

10 May 2018 description

Beirut, 1 April 2018 – with the support from the Government of Japan (USD 1.3 million), the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) Syria Response launched the project “Protecting Civilians in Syria through Humanitarian Mine Action Coordination” to reinforce the protection of civilians in Syria through humanitarian mine action activities.

09 May 2018 description

More than twenty farmers and agricultural officers from 11 countries left the warmth of the Caribbean to tour Japan, with the hope of viewing transferable technologies. While experiencing jet-lag (picture them roaming the streets of Tokyo, Osaka and Nagano late at night because their bodies are telling them it’s lunch time in the Caribbean) and language differences, these practitioners found much to be hopeful for in the midst of the challenge climate change poses to the region.

09 May 2018 description

KHARTOUM, 9 May 2018 (UNHCR): - The UN Refugee Agency welcomed today a generous contribution of USD 2 million from the Government and people of Japan to protect and assist South Sudanese refugees in Sudan. Japan’s funding will help UNHCR work with the Government of Sudan to address the increasing humanitarian needs of South Sudanese refugees who have sought safety in Sudan due to the continued violence in their country.

09 May 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Dhaka, 8 May 2018: UNICEF is scaling up humanitarian assistance and life-saving interventions for the refugee children and women along with the vulnerable host population in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh with US$15.7 million funding received from the Government of Japan.

08 May 2018 description

The Pacific islands region is on track to having its own Pacific Climate Change Centre to be based in Samoa at the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP). This month will see the ground breaking ceremony take place at SPREP Headquarters in Vailima.

08 May 2018 description

In Ukraine, DDG is coming up with new ways to approach children and teenagers with risk education through a ‘’Peer-to-Peer’’ programme. The programme trains teenagers to deliver mine risk education(MRE) messages to their friends and classmates.

04 May 2018 description

A través del proyecto para la inclusión social de las víctimas del conflicto con discapacidad, la Unidad y la Agencia de Cooperación Internacional del Japón –JICA-, siguen fortaleciendo los procesos de reparación integral para esta población. Según el Registro Único de Víctimas, más de 280.000 cuentan con algún tipo de discapacidad.

02 May 2018 description

Global Overview APRIL 2018

02 May 2018 description

UNRWA is committed to the provision of quality, inclusive, and equitable education to Palestine refugee children and youth. The conflict in Syria has rendered 70 per cent of UNRWA schools inoperable. In spite of this, UNRWA provides an education to more than 47,000 children in 104 UNRWA schools. As the only United Nations direct implementation agency, UNRWA employs 1,800 teachers inside the country.

01 May 2018 description

The Government of Japan announced a contribution of US$ 10 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency to support the provision of vital services for Palestine refugees affected by the conflict in Syria. This generous additional contribution from Japan will provide Palestine refugees from Syria health support and emergency cash and food assistance, among other services, through UNRWA’s operations in Lebanon, Jordan and Syria.

27 Apr 2018 description
report UNIDO

MOGADISHU, 27 April 2018 - The Government of Japan has announced that it will fund a project to strengthen community resilience through conflict resolution and youth vocational skills training in Somalia. This is one of eight new projects implemented by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in Ethiopia, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Liberia, Nigeria, Somalia and the Syrian Arab Republic, with Japanese funding totaling US$5.2 million.