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22 Jun 2018 description

Highlights

• The number of people in shelters has decreased, as they have returned to their homes. These homes remain at risk, as they are in near the base of the volcano. Others have been seeking refuge with family or friends.

• In the department of Escuintla, search efforts have been suspended in the communities of San Miguel Los Lotes and El Rodeo, as they are currently uninhabitable and remain high-risk areas. The current total of missing persons stands at 197, but this may increase.

22 Jun 2018 description

Este Informe de Situación ha sido elaborado por el Equipo Humanitario de País en base a información de la Coordinadora Nacional para la Reducción de Desastres -CONRED-, Sistema de Naciones Unidas a través del Equipo Técnico de Emergencias (UNETE), Organizaciones No Gubernamentales, Movimiento de la Cruz Roja y con la colaboración con los socios humanitarios.

Cubre el periodo del [12/06/2018 al 19/06/2018].

Destacados

22 Jun 2018 description

Highlights:

  • An escalation in military activity has led to the displacement of almost 6,000 registered IDPs, most of whom have been displaced from North East Dar’a Governorate to other opposition held areas. The number of IDPs is likely to be higher with unconfirmed reports currently being verified through IDP registration.

22 Jun 2018 description

Desde hace aproximadamente un mes, las disputas territoriales entre grupos armados vinculados al crimen organizado y grupos armados no estatales[3], además de amenazas contra la comunidad, riesgo de reclutamiento de menores y presencia de Municiones Sin Explotar (MUSE) en zona rural del municipio de Nuquí (Chocó), ha causado el confinamiento de al menos 1.548 personas (331 familias) pertenecientes a seis comunidades indígenas de la etnia Embera Dovida; estas comunidades habitan en cercanía de los ríos Chori y Pangue (ver tabla).

22 Jun 2018 description

Sudan’s western Darfur region is home to nearly 10 million people and occupies a land mass which is about ten times the size of Belgium. For decades soils, forests, and water resources in this largely arid and conflict-affected region have been depleted at alarming rates.

Erratic rainfall patterns have led to dwindling water supplies. As agricultural yields have declined, farmers are obliged to cultivate larger plots. This has encroached on the land available for herders.

22 Jun 2018 description

OBJECTIVE

USAID/Colombia’s Public Opinion Activity (POA) conducts surveys in order to provide data and analysis on democratic governance in Colombia, which is used to inform USAID/Colombia programs, public policy formation, and advocacy. Implemented by the Universidad de Los Andes, POA will run from January 2016 – January 2021 with national coverage.

COMPONENTS

Surveying Attitudes Towards Democracy

22 Jun 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• On 9 June, monsoon rains commenced, with heavy downpours and high winds that continued through 13 June, amounting to a total of 552 mm of rain; representing 66 per cent of the overall June average rainfall. During this period 17,977 refugees were affected, including 13 refugees injured and one child fatality in Kutupalong.

22 Jun 2018 description

The Regional Governance Activity (RGA) works closely with Government of Colombia (GOC) counterparts at the national, departmental, and municipal level, and directly assists public officials in 40 conflict-affected municipalities to strengthen their capacity to serve their citizens. By improving the efficacy of the three levels of government, and in particular, sub-national governments in conflict-affected regions, RGA builds citizen trust and contributes to a durable and inclusive peace.

22 Jun 2018 description
report UN General Assembly

GA/PAL/1410

22 JUNE 2018

GENERAL ASSEMBLY

COMMITTEE ON THE INALIENABLE RIGHTS OF THE PALESTINIAN PEOPLE

The Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People, a subsidiary organ of the General Assembly, will convene, with the support of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), the International Conference on the Question of Jerusalem from 26 to 28 June in Rabat, Morocco.

22 Jun 2018 description

OBJECTIVE

USAID/Colombia’s Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance Office focuses on supporting the Government of Colombia (GOC) and civil society to increase institutional presence, foster a culture of respect for human rights, strengthen citizen participation, promote access to justice, increase public investment, and provide services to historically underserved and conflict-affected rural areas where illicit activity often goes unchecked.

COMPONENTS

Human Rights

22 Jun 2018 description

Brussels, Friday, 22 June 2018 – UN Environment called for swift action on the root causes and impacts of our changing climate, during a meeting on the ongoing and new threats posed by climate change on global peace and security in Brussels today.

22 Jun 2018 description

1. Situation Update

The Ministry of Health and WHO continue to closely monitor the outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Over one month into the response, further spread of EVD has largely been contained. However, in spite of the progress made, there should be no room for laxity and complacency until the outbreak is controlled. The focus of the response remains on intensive surveillance, including active case finding, investigation of suspected cases and alerts and contact tracing.

22 Jun 2018 description

(Carchi).- La Secretaría de Gestión de Riesgos (SGR) a través de la Coordinación Zonal 1 entregó asistencia humanitaria a familias afectadas pon inundación en las comunidades La Florida, parroquia Jacinto Jijón y Caamaño y de Huagrabamba de la parroquia La Concepción, cantón Mira, provincia de Carchi

Los técnicos de la SGR coordinaron la entrega con el personal de la Unidad de Gestión de Riesgos del Gobierno Autónomo Descentralizado del Municipio de Mira. Las familias recibieron kits de dormir, cocineta, tanque de gas y kits de alimentos.

22 Jun 2018 description

Polio this week as of 19 June 2018

Featured on www.polioeradication.org: Stopping polio at the border.
World leaders rearmed commitment to eradication at the G7 summit.

22 Jun 2018 description
report Voice of America

June 21, 2018 1:56 PM
Moki Edwin Kindzeka

YAOUNDE — Cameroon has launched a multi-million dollar emergency humanitarian assistance plan for hundreds of thousands of its citizens who the government says live in precarious and life-threatening conditions in Cameroon and Nigeria due to the ongoing conflict with armed separatists of Cameroon’s Anglophone regions seeking to break away from the predominantly French-speaking country. All Cameroonians have been called upon to contribute to the fund.

22 Jun 2018 description
report WaterAid

The PepsiCo Foundation announced today a $4.2 million grant to WaterAid, a leading international water and sanitation non-governmental organization, to provide clean water access (1) to communities in southern India facing extreme water shortages, specifically in Palakkad (Kerala), Nelamangala (Karnakata), and Sri City (Andhra Pradesh).

22 Jun 2018 description

Release date:  June 22, 2018 Release Number:  213

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA awarded more than $34 million in Public Assistance grants for Hurricane María recovery in Puerto Rico.

To date, the FEMA Public Assistance program has obligated $2.4 billion in total funding to the Government of Puerto Rico and municipalities for debris removal and emergency protective measures.

22 Jun 2018 description
report Listin Diario

El Centro de Operaciones de Emergencia (COE) indicó que mantiene bajo alerta, verde y amarilla, las 18 provincias que fueron advertidas por posibles inundaciones repentinas urbanas y rurales, crecidas de ríos arroyos y cañadas, así como deslizamientos de tierra, debido a la vaguada que afecta el territorio dominicano.

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