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03 Jul 2018 description

MORNING

3 July 2018

Concludes General Debate on Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Forms of Intolerance

21 Dec 2017 description
report AlterPresse

Protéger les migrants les plus vulnérables

P-au-P, 19 déc. 2017 [AlterPresse] --- La migration constitue une réalité à gérer ensemble au bénéfice de toutes et de tous, soulignent des institutions nationales et internationales, à l’occasion de la journée internationale des migrants, le lundi 18 décembre 2017.

10 Nov 2017 description
report Germanwatch

Climate Risk Index shows vulnerability of small island states

Increased intensity of storms takes a toll on small island states and poor countries / Since 1997, over 520,000 people have been killed by more than 11,000 extreme weather events

02 Jun 2017 description

Suite à un forum international tenu les 25 et 26 mai 2017 à Carthagène des Indes (Colombie), des dizaines de représentants de la société civile du continent ont fixé leur position sur la crise humanitaire des migrantes et migrants haïtiens dans les Amériques.

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03 Apr 2017 description

Press Release Number: 06/2017

Work progresses to upgrade Haiti’s hydromet service

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Regional Association for North America, Central America and the Caribbean (RAIV) has held its four-yearly session with a focus on how to improve early warnings, disaster risk reduction and climate resilience.

04 Oct 2016 description
report UN News Service

4 octobre 2016 – Le Programme alimentaire mondial des Nations Unies (PAM) s'est déclaré prêt à répondre à la demande des pays des Caraïbes qui se trouvent sur la trajectoire du cyclone Matthew, qui a touché mardi Haïti en étant classé catégorie 4.

19 Apr 2016 description
file preview
Technical Annex - Version 1

The activities proposed hereafter are still subject to the adoption of the financing decision ECHO/WWD/BUD/2016/01000

AMOUNT: EUR 11 500 000

20 Feb 2016 description

Viernes 19 de Febrero/CD-SINAPRED/teleSUR

La Organización de las Naciones Unidas (ONU) solicitó este jueves ayuda internacional para frenar el avance del fenómeno meteorológico El Niño que afecta de manera directa a varios países de América Latina.

El director de operaciones de la Oficina de Coordinación de Asuntos Humanitarios de la ONU (OCHA), John Ging, dijo que las regiones más afectadas están colapsadas y no tienen los recursos necesarios para mejorar esa situación.

22 Dec 2015 description
report Save the Children

Over $23 Million Raised from Inaugural Red Nose Day at Work by 12 Charities to Benefit Children Living in Poverty across U.S. and around the World

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08 Sep 2015 description
report AlterPresse

Bogotá, 08 septembre 2015 [AlterPresse] --- L’humanité est en train de faire face à la deuxième plus grande crise de réfugiés depuis la deuxième Guerre mondiale, selon les témoignages de plus d’un, recueillis par l’agence en ligne AlterPresse.

L’Europe, une fois de plus, est sous les projecteurs.

Un zoom sur la crise à travers le globe, dont l’Amérique Latine et les Caraïbes.

La crise migratoire mondiale

18 May 2015 description

0. MAJOR CHANGES SINCE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE HIP

Important achievements have been made in the Caribbean in disaster preparedness and disaster risk reduction. However there is still room for further improvement in terms of institutionalization of tools and processes. The change in the HIP will consolidate the work made on seismic risks and will allow concretizing linking relief, rehabilitation and development opportunities with EU Delegations. In addition, more synergies will be sought with the private sector in the region.

01 Sep 2014 description

Ante la diseminación de la transmisión del virus chikungunya en las Américas, y el inicio de mayor circulación del dengue en Centroamérica y el Caribe, la Organización Panamericana de la Salud / Organización Mundial de la Salud (OPS/OMS) insta a los Estados Miembros en los que está presente el mosquito (Aedes aegypti) transmisor de ambos virus, a que aumenten sus esfuerzos para reducir la densidad del vector, basado en la estrategia de Gestión Integrada (Egi-Dengue); así como también para que establezcan y mantengan la capacidad para el manejo adecuado y oportuno de casos de dengue y …

22 Apr 2014 description
report World Concern

My dad used to always say, “It’s better to build a guardrail on a curve than a hospital at the bottom of the hill.” As an adult, I’ve come to understand that wisdom of his words. We all want to rescue someone after they’re hurt. But isn’t it better to protect them from harm in the first place?

Today, as the president of World Concern, I have an opportunity to put my dad’s wisdom into practice. Our focus is on disaster risk reduction: equipping vulnerable communities for a disaster before it happens, and taking practical steps to minimize its destructive impact.

09 Oct 2013 description

INTRODUCTION

On January 12, 2010, an earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale struck Haiti and devastated the capital Port-au-Prince, and its peripheral municipalities (Delmas, Cité Soleil, Croix des Bouquets, Pétionville, Tabarre, Carrefour), the Ouest department and the cities of Léogâne, Grand Goâve, Petit Goâve, Ganthier, Gressier, as well as the Sud-Est department and, in particular, the city of Jacmel. The earthquake killed more than 220,000 people and displaced more than 1.5 million people.

06 Jun 2013 description
report UN News Service

5 June 2013 – Secretary-General ban Ki-moon today appealed to philanthropists to “make a smart investment in the world’s future” by joining the United Nations in accelerating the fight against five of the most deadly infectious diseases which kill millions of people every year.

“Today we have the power and the knowledge to wipe out deaths from five of the world’s biggest health threats: malaria, polio, tetanus, measles and HIV infections in newborns,” Mr. Ban told the Second Annual Forbes 400 Summit, which took place at UN Headquarters in New York.

26 Apr 2013 description

CIUDAD DE PANAMÁ – América Latina y el Caribe ha logrado avances significativos en la lucha contra el hambre y la desnutrición al reducir el número de personas con hambre en 16 millones en más de una década, pero todavía queda mucho trabajo por hacer, dijo la Directora Ejecutivo del Programa Mundial de Alimentos de las Naciones Unidas (PMA), Ertharin Cousin.

28 Feb 2013 description
report Inter Press Service

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 28 2013 (IPS) - As the earthquake in Haiti has proven, even more important than a recognised name or robust physical presence is the quality of services delivered by humanitarian relief organisations.

MADRE, a U.S.-based women’s human rights NGO, has been part of the Haiti relief effort since the earthquake and has recently focused its efforts on advocating for legal reforms addressing violence against women.

18 Oct 2012 description

Oficina de los Estados Unidos de Asistencia para Desastres en el Extranjero (USAID/OFDA) Oficina Regional para América Latina y El Caribe, San José, Costa Rica

En un encuentro sin precedentes de mentes, profesores universitarios, investigadores académicos y expertos en el campo de la gestión del riesgo de desastre, se reunieron recientemente para compartir ideas y explorar estrategias para la integración de la educación superior en los marcos nacionales de reducción del riesgo de desastre (RRD).

09 Apr 2012 description

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 9, 2012
Public Information: 202-712-4810

WASHINGTON D.C. – The Governments of the United States and Brazil today formalized a partnership to improve food security in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Memorandum of Understanding begins with a trilateral agreement with the Government of Haiti to improve agriculture practices and technologies.