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13 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Regional Office 2017 Requirements: US$7,200,000

30 Dec 2016 description

The present Humanitarian Implementation Plan (HIP) was prepared on the basis of financing decision ECHO/WWD/BUD/2016/01000 (Worldwide Decision) and the related General Guidelines for Operational Priorities on Humanitarian Aid (Operational Priorities). The purpose of the HIP and its annex is to serve as a communication tool for ECHO's partners and to assist in the preparation of their proposals. The provisions of the Worldwide Decision and the General Conditions of the Agreement with the European Commission shall take precedence over the provisions in this document.

30 Dec 2016 description

Zika virus – Incidence and trends

To date, 48 countries and territories in the Americas have confirmed autochthonous, vectorborne transmission of Zika virus disease since 2015. In addition, five countries in the Americas have reported sexually transmitted Zika cases. Since the last Zika Epidemiological Update of 15 December 2016, no new country or territory has confirmed vector-borne autochthonous transmission of Zika virus in the Americas

29 Dec 2016 description

KEY UPDATES

  • Countries and territories reporting mosquito-borne Zika virus infections for the first time in the past week:
    None

  • Countries and territories reporting microcephaly and other central nervous system (CNS) malformations potentially associated with Zika virus infection for the first time in the past week:
    None

  • Countries and territories reporting Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) cases associated with Zika virus infection for the first time in the past week:
    Saint Martin

23 Dec 2016 description

KEY UPDATES

  • Countries and territories reporting mosquito-borne Zika virus infections for the first time in the past week:

    • None
  • Countries and territories reporting microcephaly and other central nervous system (CNS) malformations potentially associated with Zika virus infection for the first time in the past week:

    • None
  • Countries and territories reporting Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) cases associated with Zika virus infection for the first time in the past week:

22 Dec 2016 description
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Antecedentes e introducción

En marzo de 2015 se llevó a cabo la Tercera Conferencia Mundial de las Naciones Unidas sobre la Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres, realizada en Sendai, Japón. En ella los Estados Miembros de las Naciones Unidas acordaron y adoptaron el Marco de Sendai para la Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres 2015-2030. Este marco es el principal instrumento orientador para la gestión del riesgo de desastres (GRD) en los países y tiene un renovado sentido de urgencia en el contexto del desarrollo sostenible y de la erradicación de la pobreza.

22 Dec 2016 description

The United Nations has seldom faced so many challenges. International Crisis Group offers policy ideas on some of the most important strategic questions and crises confronting incoming Secretary-General António Guterres.

21 Dec 2016 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

This report is the latest release by the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) of its estimates of the economic impact of violence and conflict on the global economy. It provides an empirical basis to calculate the potential additional economic benefits from improvements in peace. Estimates of the economic impact of violence are provided for 163 countries and independent territories representing 99.5 per cent of the global economy and population.

15 Dec 2016 description

Key updates

  • Countries and territories reporting mosquito-borne Zika virus infections for the first time in the past week:

  • None

  • Countries and territories reporting microcephaly and other central nervous system (CNS) malformations potentially associated with Zika virus infection for the first time in the past week:

  • None

  • Countries and territories reporting Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) cases associated with Zika virus infection for the first time in the past week:

  • None

15 Dec 2016 description

Un total de 133 inmigrantes, entre los que hay venezolanos, africanos, brasileños y haitianos, fueron localizados hoy en Guatemala sin la documentación legal pertinente, informó la Policía Nacional Civil (PNC).

Las fuerzas de seguridad afirmaron en un comunicado que el grupo, constituido por 10 menores y 123 adultos, llegó a la Comisaría de Chiquimula, donde se les brindó apoyo.

Posteriormente, los inmigrantes, 5 brasileños, 2 venezolanos, 27 africanos y 99 haitianos, fueron trasladados a un albergue de la Dirección General de Migración.

08 Dec 2016 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Cereal production in 2016 anticipated to remain below average

  • Cereal import requirements for 2016/17 marketing year estimated at high level

  • Consumer prices anticipated to increase sharply in 2016

Cereal production in 2016 forecast to remain at below‑average level

07 Dec 2016 description

Less than a month ago, on November 18th, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that the Zika virus is no longer a public health emergency of international concern. It does, however, continue to present a serious public health concern in the Americas, especially to the most vulnerable populations like women of childbearing age. To date, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has registered over 515,000 suspected Zika cases, of which more than 170,000 have been confirmed.

07 Dec 2016 description

Hace menos de un mes, el 18 de noviembre, la Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS) anunció que el virus Zika ya no representa una emergencia de salud pública de interés internacional. El virus sin embargo sigue siendo una importante preocupación en la salud pública en las Américas, en especial para las poblaciones más vulnerables como las mujeres en edad fértil. Hasta la fecha, la Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS) ha registrado más de 515,000 casos sospechosos del Zika, de los cuales se han confirmado más de 170,000 casos.

07 Dec 2016 description

Approximately 12 million people lived in protracted refugee situations* around the world at the end of 2015, comprising nearly two-thirds of the global refugee population. A protracted refugee situation exists when 25,000 or more refugees originating from the same country have sought refuge in another country for at least five consecutive years.

*These numbers include people in a refugee-like situation

02 Dec 2016 description

The storm forecasted in recent days by the National Meteorological and Hydrologic Institute (INAMEH) caused flooding, material losses, deaths, missing persons and the suspension of classes in at least 5 states of the country. (M: EL UNIVERSAL)

02 Dec 2016 description
report Redhum

Fuente: El Nacional

La alcaldesa de San Diego (estado Carabobo), Rosa Brandonisio, decretó estado de emergencia por las daños que dejaron las lluvias en las urbanizaciones y los sectores El Remanso, Las Majaguas, Tulipán, Monteserino, El Morro, Bosqueserino, El Poblado, frente a la Universidad José Antonio Páez, y la avenida Don Julio Centeno.

A través de redes sociales, los vecinos reportaron que pasaron la noche sacando agua de las urbanizaciones. El agua cubrió el cofre de algunos carros. A raíz del deceso las clases fueron suspendidas.