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07 Jan 2019 description

In Numbers

  • 3.8 mt of ready-to-use supplementary food (RUSF) distributed to 1,268 girls and boys under five

  • 21.3 mt of Super Cereal distributed to 3,554 pregnant and nursing women

  • 6 nutrition education sessions organised in five municipalities, reaching 593 community members

  • US$ 2.56 m six months (December 2018 - May 2019) net funding requirements

  • 4,822 people assisted in November 2018

Operational Updates

28 Dec 2018 description
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THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 1257/96 of 20 June 1996 concerning humanitarian aid1 , and in particular Article 2, Article 4 and Article 15(2) and (3) thereof,

Having regard to Council Decision 2013/755/EU of 25 November 2013 on the association of the overseas countries and territories with the European Union ('Overseas Association Decision')2 , and in particular Article 79 thereof,

20 Dec 2018 description

Summary

The Asia and the Pacific region has seen tremendous development over the last 30 years. Across the region, however, conflict and violent extremism continue to threaten future development and security. Under the global development agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), governments have committed to fight poverty and inequality, tackle climate change, and build peaceful societies.

12 Dec 2018 description

Interpeace and the Centre of Studies for Peace and Development (CEPAD) have been working together since 2007, supporting peacebuilding processes in Timor-Leste. This initiative began in response to the violent political crisis of 2006 which revealed the fragility of a young nation and the challenges of adopting a new system of state structures, while healing past wounds.

07 Dec 2018 description

ABSTRACT

The El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is like tango, it takes two — the ocean and the atmosphere — to complete. This year, despite widespread above-average sea surface temperatures (SSTs) across the equatorial Pacific Ocean, the atmosphere has not yet responded. Therefore, only “ENSO-neutral” conditions have prevailed in the region so far.

Although the stage is set for the tango, ENSO may or may not materialize, or just slightly influence some parts of the region.

07 Dec 2018 description
infographic Insecurity Insight

This overview document presents 103 safety, security and access incidents affecting aid delivery in seven countries in the Pacific region between January 2017 and June 2018. The report is based on incidents identified in open sources and reported by Aid in Danger partner agencies using the Security in Numbers Database (SiND). The focus is on countries where possible changing or emerging risks can be identified. The total number of reported incidents below reflects the willingness of agencies to share information. It is neither a complete count nor representative.

20 Nov 2018 description

High risk countries and potential impacts on food security and agriculture

In view of the potential impact of the 2018/19 El Niño on food security and agriculture, high risk countries in Southern Africa, Horn of Africa, Asia and the Pacific and Latin America should be prioritized for further monitoring, analysis and early action.

13 Nov 2018 description
report Plan International

EDITORIAL

This exciting edition of OPENPlan brings to you recent, high-quality research studies from offices across Plan International, all of which contribute to the evidence base under the area of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR).

09 Nov 2018 description

Contents

605 Progress towards malaria elimination: report of the second global forum of malaria-eliminating countries – June 2018

Sommaire

605 Progrès vers l’élimination du paludisme: rapport du deuxième forum mondial des pays éliminant le paludisme – juin 2018

07 Nov 2018 description

WHY POSITIVE PEACE IS TRANSFORMATIONAL

02 Nov 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Strengthening Migration Governance: Timor-Leste Establishes First Migration Profile Technical Working Group.

  • Enhancing Disaster Risk Management: Launch of the Information Management System and Displacement Tracking Workshop.

  • Improving Access to Health: Tuberculosis (TB) Screening and Training Continues in Bobonaro Municipality

  • Countering Human Trafficking: Timor-Leste’s First National Community Forum on Human Trafficking.

31 Oct 2018 description

In Numbers

2.7 mt of ready-to-use supplementary food (RUSF) distributed to 931 girls and boys under five

18.9 mt of Super Cereal distributed to 3,161 pregnant and nursing women

8 nutrition education sessions organised in public schools in five municipalities, reaching 326 students

US$ 2.59 million: six months (November 2018 - April 2019) net funding requirements

4,092 people assisted in October 2018

Operational Updates

25 Oct 2018 description

Preface

An inclusive approach to disaster preparedness saves lives. Inclusion engenders community resilience and promotes equity and human rights.

22 Oct 2018 description
infographic Insecurity Insight

This overview document presents 86 security incidents affecting aid delivery in seven countries in the Pacific region between January 2017 and March 2018. The report is based on incidents identified in open sources and reported by Aid in Danger partner agencies using the Security in Numbers Database (SiND).

19 Oct 2018 description

In Numbers

4.1 mt of ready-to-use supplementary food (RUSF) distributed to 1,350 girls and boys under five

9.5 mt of Super Cereal distributed to 1,590 pregnant and nursing women

8 nutrition education sessions organised in public schools in five municipalities, reaching 410 students

US$ 2.46 m six months (October 2018 - March 2019) net funding requirements

2,940 people assisted in September 2018

Operational Updates

10 Oct 2018 description

Timor-Leste remains one of the poorest countries in the South-East Asian region, with 37% of the population living below the international poverty line. Agriculture provides an income for an estimated 80% of the population. A large proportion are food insecure, experiencing critical food shortage from November to February.

26 Sep 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

East Asia and the Pacific is the most disaster-stricken region in the world.

1 In 2016, disasters affected more than 86 million people in the region, compared with 40 million people in 2015.

2 In February 2018, Papua New Guinea was struck by a 7.5 magnitude earthquake which caused devastating landslides and widespread destruction. Some 270,000 people, including 125,000 children, are in need of immediate lifesaving assistance.

25 Sep 2018 description

DILI - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Timor-Leste is supporting some of the country’s most vulnerable people – pregnant and breastfeeding mothers and children under 5 - to stay healthy by providing nutrient rich foods to the Ministry of Health.

The Ministry of Health and WFP has signed an agreement where the government donated $210,000 to support ongoing treatment for acute malnutrition, targeting pregnant and breastfeeding women and children under five