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16 Jan 2019 description
report World Bank

CIUDAD DE WASHINGTON, 15 de enero de 2019. El Grupo Banco Mundial puso hoy en marcha su Plan de Acción de Adaptación al Cambio Climático y Resiliencia (i). Con este plan, incrementará el financiamiento destinado de manera directa a proyectos de adaptación al cambio climático hasta alcanzar los USD 50 000 millones en el período que va del ejercicio de 2021 al de 2025.

16 Jan 2019 description
report World Bank

World Bank Group Announces $50 billion over Five Years for Climate Adaptation and Resilience

16 Jan 2019 description

The Organization of American States (OAS) today received a contribution of one million euros from the Netherlands to finance the electoral observation missions that the hemispheric body will deploy this year.

16 Jan 2019 description
report European Commission

Brussels, 16 January 2019

As more and more people face humanitarian crises worldwide, the EU has adopted its highest ever initial annual humanitarian budget of €1.6 billion for 2019.

From long-lasting conflicts in the Middle East and Africa, to the growing impact of climate change worldwide, humanitarian crises are worsening and conflict threatens aid delivery to those most in need.

16 Jan 2019 description

DAKAR/GENEVA, 16 January 2019—At a high-level meeting in Dakar, Senegal, UNAIDS, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) urged countries in western and central Africa to do more to stop new HIV infections among children and adolescents and increase HIV testing and treatment coverage.

16 Jan 2019 description

Situation générale en décembre 2018

Prévision jusqu'à mi-février 2019

Une résurgence du Criquet pèlerin se développe au Soudan et en Érythrée

15 Jan 2019 description

La Organización de los Estados Americanos (OEA) recibió hoy una contribución de un millón de euros para financiar las misiones de observación electoral que el organismo hemisférico desplegará este año.

15 Jan 2019 description

Overview

Asia-Pacific remains the world's most disaster-prone region and, in 2018, natural disasters once again affected millions of people. During the year the region experienced a number of sudden-onset disasters that prompted international responses, including Tropical Cyclone Gita in Tonga (February), a 7.5 magnitude earthquake in Papua New Guinea (February), Tropical Storm Son Tinh in Lao PDR (August), Cyclone Mangkhut in the Philippines (September) and a 7.4 magnitude earthquake in Indonesia's Central Sulawesi province (October).

15 Jan 2019 description

Introduction

According to the World Meteorological Organization, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 were the four hottest years on record since 1880 (NOAA, 2018; WMO, 2018). Such rising temperatures are expected to affect agricultural systems significantly and also strain food production (WEF, 2018). It is critical for the 2.5 billion people worldwide depending on agriculture and its subsectors – i.e. crop, livestock, fisheries and forestry − as their main source of livelihoods (FAO, 2017).

15 Jan 2019 description

ROME – Le Programme Alimentaire Mondial (PAM) des Nations Unies a reçu un total de 440 millions de dollars de contributions flexibles en 2018, soit dix pour cent de plus qu’en 2017. Les contributions flexibles offrent au PAM la liberté d’allouer son financement aux besoins les plus urgents, l’agilité nécessaire pour répondre rapidement à des évolutions soudaines, et les moyens de maintenir son assistance dans des crises prolongées ou moins médiatisées.

15 Jan 2019 description

Introduction

This is the first IOM Regional Data Report on Asia and the Pacific. This statistical product highlights the complex migration trends that characterize this region of the world. The report is predominantly based on IOM primary data collection activities and covers the whole 2017 and the first six months of 2018.

15 Jan 2019 description

ROME – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) received US$440 million of flexible funding in 2018, a ten percent increase from 2017. Flexible contributions allow WFP to use funds wherever and whenever needs are greatest, giving it the agility to respond to sudden-onset emergencies as well as the means to sustain lifesaving assistance in neglected and protracted crises.

15 Jan 2019 description

Djibouti City – Imagine if your top work prospects included begging, scrubbing cars or shining shoes, selling yourself on the street for sex.

Imagine too that one way of improving those prospects involved leaving your country and traveling hundreds of miles to work the streets of a teeming African city. Now imagine you’re 11 years old.

Except that there is no need to imagine any of this. These are the realities of the 1,137 children the International Organization for Migration helped survey to complete a study on street children in Djibouti.

15 Jan 2019 description

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 2,200 migrants and refugees have entered Europe by sea through the first 13 days of 2019, a slight increase over the 1,915 arriving during the same period last year. Deaths on the three main Mediterranean Sea routes through almost two weeks of the new year are at 16 individuals, compared with 194 deaths during the same period in 2018.

15 Jan 2019 description
  • Total (observed) arrivals – December: 1,171
  • Total (observed) arrivals - November: 1,275
  • Total (observed) arrivals of unaccompanied/separated children - December: 169
  • Total (observed) arrivals of unaccompanied/separated children - November: 178
  • Total occupancy of government centres – end December: 4,205
  • Total occupancy of government centres - end November: 3,891
  • Total presence of refugees/migrants/asylum-seekers – end December: 4,468
  • Total presence of refugees/migrants/asylum-seekers – end November: 4,165
15 Jan 2019 description
report IRIN

By Federico Borello Executive Director of the Center for Civilians in Conflict, or CIVIC.

2018 was a disastrous year for civilians caught in conflict.

In most conflict zones around the world, the majority of those killed were civilians. Those who survived suffered myriad physical, emotional, and economic hardships.

Read more on IRIN.