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21 Sep 2017 description

Five projects funded under new "Urban Sanitation Challenge" address dangers of inadequate sanitation worldwide, which disproportionately affect women, girls

Affordable toilets with innovative self-closing trap door minimize odors, insects; contribute to LIXIL's goal of improved sanitation for 100 million people by end of 2020

21 Sep 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

The displaced population continues to face prevailing protection concerns. These include, among others:

  1. Inclusion and exclusion concerns after the data cleansing on the general registry of IDPs.

  2. Observed tension among IDPs due to inequitable distribution and dwindling of humanitarian assistance.

  3. IDPs continue to fear for their safety.

INCIDENT BACKGROUND

20 Sep 2017 description

In support of the Humanitarian Country Team’s (HCT) earthquake contingency plan, the Community of Practice (CoP) on Community Engagement conducted a series of pre-crisis information mapping surveys and consultations in 10 selected barangays.
This took place from May to July 2017 and covered the cities of Quezon, Valenzuela, Marikina, Pasig,
Malabon and Manila.

18 Sep 2017 description

Facts & Figures:

  • 65.6 million people forcibly displaced;

  • 20 million at risk of famine in North-East Nigeria, South Sudan,
    Somalia and Yemen;

  • 1.5 billion people living in fragile and conflict-affected countries.

EU Action:

  • International Conference on Social Protection on 28-29 September 2017, with the participation of 25 countries;

  • Development of a training package and provision of guidance on social protection in fragile contexts;

18 Sep 2017 description

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II. EFFECTS

A. PRE-EMPTIVE POPULATION (TAB A)

A total of 1,783 families or 8,915 persons were pre-emptively evacuated in Regions III, CALABARZON, and NCR.

B. AFFECTED POPULATION (TAB B)

A total of 9,432 families or 40,966 persons were affected in 292 barangays in Regions III, NCR, and CALABARZON. Of which, a total of 534 families / 2173 persons are still being served inside and outside evacuation centers:

Inside 6 ECs: 137 families /612 persons

Outside ECs: 397 families / 1561 persons

17 Sep 2017 description

Situation Overview

On September 11, 2017, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) located east of Southern Luzon has developed into Tropical Depression and was given local name “MARING”. It has affected some areas in Regions III, CALABARZON, and NCR. It exited Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on September 13, 2017.

Status of Affected Families / Persons

There are 9,432 families or 40,966 persons affected in 290 barangays in NCR, Region III, and CALABARZON (see Table 1).

Status of Displaced Families / Persons

17 Sep 2017 description

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II. EFFECTS

A. PRE-EMPTIVE POPULATION (TAB A)

  1. A total of 1,783 families or 8,915 persons were pre-emptively evacuated in Regions III, CALABARZON, and NCR.

B. AFFECTEL POPULATION (TAB B)

  1. A total of 9,432 families or 40,966 persons were affected in 292 barangays in Regions III, NCR, and CALABARZON. Of which, a total of 534 families / 2173 persons are still being served inside and outside evacuation centers:

Inside 6 ECs: 137 families /612 persons

Outside ECs: 397 families / 1561 persons

16 Sep 2017 description

Situation Overview

On September 11, 2017, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) located east of Southern Luzon has developed into Tropical Depression and was given local name “MARING”. It has affected some areas in Regions III, CALABARZON, and NCR. It exited Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on September 13, 2017.

Status of Affected Families / Persons

There are 9,432 families or 40,966 persons affected in 292 barangays in NCR, Region III, and CALABARZON (see Table 1).

Status of Displaced Families / Persons

16 Sep 2017 description

Situation Overview

As of 14 September 2017, TYPHOON LANNIE IS NOW OUTSIDE THE PHILIPPINE AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (PAR). No families or persons were affected by the typhoon.

1. Status of Prepositioned Resources: Stockpiles and Standby Funds

The DSWD Central Office (CO), Field Office Region 2 (FOII), and National Resource Operations Center (NROC) have stockpiles and standby funds amounting to ₱ 666,395,278.20 (see Table 1) with breakdown as follows:

a. Stockpiles

16 Sep 2017 description

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II. EFFECTS

A. PRE-EMPTIVE POPULATION (TAB A)

  1. A total of 1,783 families or 8,915 persons were pre-emptively evacuated in Regions III, CALABARZON, and NCR.

B. AFFECTEL POPULATION (TAB B)

  1. A total of 9,432 families or 40,966 persons were affected in 292 barangays in Regions III, NCR, and CALABARZON. Of which, a total of 534 families / 1,249 persons are still being served inside and outside evacuation centers:

Inside 6 ECs: 137 families /612 persons

Outside ECs: 397 families / 637 persons

16 Sep 2017 description
  • 138.9 M required for 2017

  • 42.1 M contributions received, representing 30% of requirements

  • 96.7 M funding gap for South East Asia

All figures are displayed in USD

15 Sep 2017 description

The Responsibility to Protect (R2P) is a global norm, unanimously adopted by heads of state and government at the 2005 UN World Summit, aimed at preventing and halting Genocide, War Crimes, Ethnic Cleansing and Crimes Against Humanity. R2P stipulates that:

» Every State has the Responsibility to Protect its populations from the four mass atrocity crimes (Pillar I).

» The wider international community has the responsibility to encourage and assist individual States in meeting that responsibility (Pillar II).

15 Sep 2017 description
  • Tropical Cyclone DOKSURI continued moving west over the South China Sea passing south of Hainan province (China), towards Vietnam. On 14 September at 18.00 UTC, it had max. sustained winds speed of 167 km/h and its centre was located approx. 240 km south-east of the coast of Quang Binh province (North Central Coast, Vietnam).

15 Sep 2017 description

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), through its Field Office in Region VII, provided Cash For Work (CFW) to 190 families from Marawi City who evacuated to Cebu following the crisis in their area.

15 Sep 2017 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

11 September 2017

At 4:00 PM, the Typhoon, with International Name TALIM, located East of Northern Luzon has entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) and \Ails named "LANNIE". It has the maximum sustained winds of up to 120 kph near the thnter and gustiness of up to 145 kph. "LANNIE" has no direct effect to the country.

15 Sep 2017 description
report BenarNews

Jeoffrey Maitem, Mark Navales and Richel V. Umel

Weary Philippine troops on Thursday pushed their way closer to enemy-held territory amid the ruins of Marawi, as the military appeared to have seized strategic positions almost four months after Islamic State-linked militants took over this southern city.

Troops allowed BenarNews reporters to join them inside Marawi’s main battle area, giving them permission to observe U.S.-trained Filipino commandos while they moved around the districts of Mapandi and Lilod, two areas controlled by the gunmen from May 23 until recently.

14 Sep 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch

Punto 2: Debate general sobre datos actualizados aportados por el Alto Comisionado

La protección de los derechos humanos internacionales está atravesando un período de prueba en todo el mundo. Las próximas tres semanas revelarán si el Consejo de Derechos Humanos está a la altura de las circunstancias.