- Southern Africa: Armyworm Infestation - Jan 2017
- Southern Africa: Floods - Jan 2017
- Southern Africa: Food Insecurity - 2015-2017
- Mozambique/Malawi: Cholera Outbreak - Feb 2015
- Southern Africa: Floods - Jan 2015
- Tropical Cyclone Hellen - Mar 2014
- Mozambique: Floods - Jan 2013
- Tropical Storm Irina - Mar 2012
- Mozambique: Storms and Floods - Jan 2012
- Southern Africa: Floods - Jan 2011
BRASILIA –Brasil ha proporcionado más de 300,000 toneladas de productos alimenticios a 35 países a través del PMA desde el 2011 y sus contribuciones han incrementado de 1 millón de dólares en 2007 a 75 millones de dólares a la fecha, haciendo de esta nación suramericana uno de los mayores donantes del PMA, según funcionarios brasileños y del PMA.
Children are highly vulnerable to disasters, in part because of their particular stage of physiological and social development. Powerful forces of nature such as earthquakes, cyclones and tsunamis can have serious immediate and long-term impacts on human health, property and livelihoods, which can have devastating consequences for children and their futures. Where children and their families are already vulnerable, for example because of low income, poor housing, or high population density, the impact of these sudden events is more severe.
Toronto (Ontario) - Aujourd'hui, l'honorable Beverley J. Oda, ministre de la Coopération internationale, a présenté la stratégie de l'ACDI qui porte sur les enfants et les jeunes, l'un des trois thèmes prioritaires de l'Agence.
« En mettant l'accent sur les enfants et les jeunes, notre gouvernement va aider les enfants qui vivent actuellement dans la pauvreté à devenir des adultes pleins de ressources, actifs et productifs, prêts à travailler pour se bâtir un meilleur avenir, a déclaré la ministre Oda.
Toronto, Ontario - The Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of International Cooperation, today unveiled CIDA's Children and Youth Strategy, one of the Agency's three priority themes.
Minister Oda at SickKids Foundation in Toronto discussing CIDA's Children and Youth Strategy with a teacher and students from Joseph Brant Senior Public School.
Winnipeg (Manitoba) - À l'occasion d'une visite à la Faculté des sciences agricoles et alimentaires de l'Université du Manitoba, l'honorable Beverley J.
Winnipeg, Manitoba - While visiting the University of Manitoba's Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, the Honourable Beverley J.
Each week, the World Health Organization Health Action in Crises in Geneva produces information highlights
Montreal, May 7, 2007 - In addition to supporting important relief efforts in conflict zones on a year-round basis, the past few months have also seen DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE responding to requests for aid after disastrous flooding affected significant areas in Bolivia, Burundi, Indonesia and Mozambique. The Emergency Aid programme of DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE continues to monitor the situation and so far has already approved help to partners totalling some $406,400.
In Burundi, especially, the year-end flooding has only made an already precarious food security situation much worse.
World cereal production in 2007 is forecast by FAO to increase some 4 percent to a record 2 082 million tonnes. The bulk of the increase is expected in maize, with a bumper crop already being gathered in South America, and a sharp increase in plantings expected in the United States. A significant rise in wheat output is also foreseen, with a recovery in some major exporting countries' crops after weather problems last year.
Another good cereal crop likely in 2007 in the group of Low-Income Food-Deficit countries (LIFDCs).
The United Nations today stepped up aid to hundreds of thousands of flood victims on three continents, launching a $9.2 million flash appeal for 350,000 Bolivians, rushing in health care to 120,000 Mozambicans, and sending in food for some 6,000 families in the Philippines, where an earlier $48.7 million appeal has barely been funded.
"Bolivia is facing one of its most devastating disasters ever.
This week's report covers the following sectors: Agriculture, Coordination and Support Services, Food, Health, Protection / Human Rights / Rule of Law, Refugees and IDPs, Security, Shelter and Non-food Items, Water & Sanitation
This Programme Update is intended for reporting on Annual Appeals.
Appeal Target (revised): CHF 3,500,000 (USD 2.2 million or EUR 2.4 million)
Period covered: January - March 2002; Next report expected in July
"At a Glance"
Appeal coverage: 35%
Outstanding needs: CHF 2.27 million (USD 1.4m/ EUR 1.56)