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19 Oct 2018 description
report Plan International

RESEARCH SUMMARY

In the course of this ground-breaking research, thousands of girls and young women have shared their stories of harassment and violence for the first time, providing a never-before seen glimpse of what they experience in their cities and the impact this has on their lives.

RESEARCH FINDINGS

18 Oct 2018 description

“The lady was crying inconsolably while she was returning the phone”, says a volunteer from the Peruvian Red Cross who is in the Restoring Family Links (RFL) post that is located in the Binational Border Care Center (CEBAF in Spanish) in Tumbes, northern border of Peru with Ecuador.

17 Oct 2018 description

Untapped potential

Food fortification – adding vitamins and minerals to commonly eaten foods - has proven to be an effective strategy in reducing micronutrient deficiencies. Countries in North America and Europe have been fortifying foods since the 1920s, which led to the virtual eradication of nutrition-related diseases like goiter, rickets, beriberi and pellagra. But today 2 billion people across the world still suffer from vitamin and mineral deficiencies, as nutritious foods are still not accessible to all.

17 Oct 2018 description

Lima – La Organización de las Naciones Unidas (ONU), la Organización Internacional para las Migraciones (OIM) en su calidad de Organismo de las Naciones Unidas para la Migración y el ACNUR, la Agencia de la ONU para los Refugiados, han lanzado la campaña denominada Tu Causa es mi Causa la cual tiene como objetivo el fortalecimiento de la solidaridad, la promoción de la integración y la mitigación de la xenofobia contra los venezolanos en Perú.

17 Oct 2018 description

Based on the latest official data available as of September 2018, it is estimated that over 2.6 million Venezuelans live outside their country.

Over 186,800 asylum claims have been filed worldwide in 2018, surpassing the 2017-year end figure.
Peru has become the main country of asylum for Venezuelans.

IOM and UNHCR appointed Mr. Eduardo Stein as Joint Special Representative. Mr. Stein will be promoting a harmonized regional approach in coordination with governments and relevant actors.

16 Oct 2018 description

In Numbers

USD 12 m overall requirements

Operational Updates

16 Oct 2018 description

At the end of his mission to assess the regional impact of Venezuelans leaving their country, Filippo Grandi commits to more cooperation with host governments.

By Marta Martinez from Quito, Ecuador | 16 October 2018

16 Oct 2018 description

Lima – The United Nations, the UN Migration Agency (IOM) and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, have launched the Tu Causa es mi Causa campaign to strengthen solidarity, promote integration and mitigate xenophobia against Venezuelans in Peru.

The campaign was launched on 13 October in Lima, the main host city of Venezuelans in Peru. Parallel events took place in the border towns of Tumbes and Tacna.

15 Oct 2018 description

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15 Oct 2018 description
report Government of Peru

Incremento se da luego de sentencia judicial que anula requisito de pasaportes

El ingreso promedio diario de ciudadanos venezolanos al territorio nacional por la frontera norte pasó de 1,300 a 2,000 por día, tras la sentencia judicial que ordena anular el requisito de pasaporte para entrar al Perú, reveló el Centro Binacional de Atención Fronteriza (Cebaf) Tumbes.

15 Oct 2018 description
report Government of Peru

Medida de prevención se adopta ante proximidad de la temporada de lluvias

Ante la proximidad de la temporada de lluvias, el Gobierno Regional de Huánuco, por medio de la Oficina de Defensa Civil, inició las labores de limpieza de la ribera del río Huallaga a la altura de Pacán, informó hoy el Centro de Operaciones de Emergencia Nacional (COEN).

Personal de Defensa Civil descolmató el río para que los caudales máximos circulen sin desbordarse y con una mayor velocidad y, de esta manera, evitar eventos adversos.

15 Oct 2018 description
report Government of Peru

Más de 106,000 ciudadanos del hermano país ya cuentan con el documento

Desde hoy, las jefaturas zonales de la Superintendencia Nacional de Migraciones (Migraciones) atenderán hasta las 20:00 horas a los migrantes de nacionalidad venezolana que necesitan efectar el trámite para obtener el Permiso Temporal de Permanencia (PTP).

El PTP permite al migrante venezolano, que ingresó de manera regular a Perú, desarrollar actividades formales, tributar y acceder a servicios financieros, de educación y salud, por un año.

15 Oct 2018 description

By Herve Verhoosel

This article is part of a series of opinion pieces to mark World Food Day October 16

Herve Verhoosel is Senior Spokesperson at the UN World Food Programme (WFP)

GENEVA, Oct 15 2018 (IPS) - How much would you expect to pay for the most basic plate of food? The kind of thing you might whip up at home – nothing fancy, just enough to fill you up and meet a third of today’s calorie needs. A soup, maybe, or a simple stew – some beans or lentils, a handful of rice, bread, or corn?

15 Oct 2018 description

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