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24 Jun 2018 description
report Government of Italy

In order to tackle the humanitarian crisis provoked by the eruption of the Volcano del Fuego in Guatemala, the Italian Cooperation Agency has provided to make a multilateral emergency financing of 200,000 euros. This contribution responds to the appeal launched by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), which is engaged on the front line to guarantee basic assistance to the population struck by the natural disaster.

24 Jun 2018 description
report Listin Diario

Al menos 15 provincias se mantenían este domingo en alertas verde y amarilla respectivamente, por posibles inundaciones repentinas, urbanas y rurales, crecidas de ríos, arroyos y cañadas, así como deslizamientos de tierra.

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24 Jun 2018 description
report Government of Peru

NOTA DE PRENSA N°260 2018-INDECI-OGCE

La Presidencia del Consejo de Ministros mediante el Decreto Supremo N° 062-2018-PCM declaró el Estado de Emergencia 122 distritos ubicados en zonas altoandinas de los departamentos de Apurímac, Arequipa, Ayacucho, Cusco, Huancavelica, Huánuco, Pasco, Puno y Tacna por el impacto y daños ocasionados por las heladas y nevadas.

24 Jun 2018 description

Sucre, 22 jun (ABI).- El director de Prevención y Atención de Riesgos de la Gobernación de Chuquisaca, Fausto Escalante, informó el viernes que 10.269 familias fueron afectadas por los fenómenos naturales registrados en el primer semestre de 2018, que se incrementaron en las últimas semanas por los vientos de las regiones Centro y Cintis.

24 Jun 2018 description
report El Nacional

Santo Domingo,- La fuerte sequía que ha afectado al valle de San Juan de la Maguana y la consecuente reducción del volumen del embalse de la Presa de Sabaneta ha llevado a la Dirección ejecutiva del Instituto Nacional de Recursos Hidráulicos (Indrhi) a restringir la siembre de arroz en esa provincia.

El director de la entidad ingeniero Olgo Fernández aclaró que ya esa decisión fue informada al ministro de Agricultura Osmar Benítez, al administrador general del Banco Agrícola Carlos Segura Foster y al ministro administrativo de la presidencia licenciado José Ramón Peralta.

24 Jun 2018 description

The Secretary-General was disturbed at the news that an explosion took place on 23 June, during a ZANU-PF rally in Bulawayo in which President Emmerson Mnangagwa and other party officials were present.

The Secretary-General condemns such acts of violence and calls for the perpetrators to be brought to justice. He wishes the injured a quick recovery.

24 Jun 2018 description
report UN News Service

Este martes 26 de junio llegará al país centroamericano un equipo de la Oficina del Alto Comisionado de la ONU para los Derechos Humanos.

La Oficina aseguró en un comunicado que los detalles de la visita habían sido entregados el sábado a a la Cancillería del país.

24 Jun 2018 description

El Instituto Nacional de Sismología, Vulcanología, Meteorología e Hidrología -INSIVUMEH- ha informado en su boletín vulcanológico especial No. 89-2018 sobre el descenso de lahares a esta hora por la barranca EL Jute y Las Lajas, además de otro lahar que desciende por la zona de inundación en el sector de San Miguel Los Lotes donde se podrían formar nuevos canales de descenso.

24 Jun 2018 description

Los enseres serán enviados vía aérea y marítima, a partir de la próxima semana.

Unos 300 kits de cocina, 4,000 frazadas y 2,350 kits con artículos de limpieza personal para el equipamiento de los albergues; así como la entrega de 210 tiendas de campaña familiares con capacidad de hasta cinco personas cada una son algunos de los implementos que Panamá enviará a Guatemala para atender las necesidades de la población afectada por la erupción del Volcán de Fuego.

24 Jun 2018 description

The Integrated Location Assessment collects detailed information on IDP and returnee families living in locations out of camps identified through the DTM Master Lists Round 90 (Feb 2018). The unit of reference of this assessment is the location, and information is collected at aggregate level, on the majority of IDPs and returnees living in a given location, and not on individual families.

24 Jun 2018 description

SAMUEL ADWOK DENG & JANET ADONGO

“Some women here are coming into Malakal town for the first time!”

Rachel Mayik, more commonly known as “Mama Rachel”, is excited and full of joy as she speaks to the group of women who have come together to learn more about conflict related sexual violence.

24 Jun 2018 description
report Voice of America

AFRICA
June 24, 2018 7:36 AM
VOA News

Ethiopia's health ministry says a second person has died following the blast Saturday at a political rally in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa. Officials say 150 people were injured in the explosion.

Ethiopia's new reformist prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, had just finished a speech at the rally in the capital when a grenade exploded.

Abiy said the explosion was a "well orchestrated attack."

24 Jun 2018 description
report African Union

Addis Ababa, 24 June 2018: As part of his consultative missions in the region, as well as the preparation of the African Union Summit scheduled in Nouakchott on 1 and 2 July, the Chairperson of the Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, travelled to Tindouf, to meet with the authorities of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, from 19 to 21 June 2018. He was received by President Brahim Ghali, with whom he had an in-depth exchange of views. He also met with Foreign Minister Mohamed Salem Ould Salek.

24 Jun 2018 description
report African Union

Addis Ababa, 24 June 2018: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, strongly condemns the cowardly bomb attack that took place yesterday at a campaign rally in the city of Bulawayo attended by President Emmerson Mnangagwa. He wishes a speedy recovery to those who were injured during this senseless act of violence, which cannot be justified under any circumstances.

24 Jun 2018 description

On June 3, Volcán de Fuego erupted in Guatemala, tragically affecting more than 1.7 million people. With 3,100 people now evacuated, some of Guatemala’s critical infrastructure and farmland have been completely destroyed. Volcanic ash covers a 12-mile radius and in some areas, entire villages have been buried.

24 Jun 2018 description
report The Conversation

The ConversationPhyllis Taoua, Professor of Francophone Studies (Africa, Caribbean), Faculty Affiliate with Africana Studies, World Literature Program and Human Rights Pracice, University of Arizona

24 Jun 2018 description

21ST JUNE 2018, ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA

The IGAD Assembly of Heads of State and Government held its 32nd Extra-Ordinary Summit on 21st June 2018, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia under the Chairmanship of H.E. Dr Abiy Ahmed, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and Chairperson of the IGAD Assembly of Heads of State and Government and discussed the situation in the Republic of South Sudan.

24 Jun 2018 description

Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2018;96:256-265

Objective
To estimate the use and outcomes of the Malawian programme for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

24 Jun 2018 description
report Sudan Tribune

June 22, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The government of West Darfur State has distributed 600 residential plots to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in El-Geniena locality.

According to semi-official Sudan Media Center (SMC), West Darfur’s Minister of Urban Planning Faisal Hassan Haroun said the voluntary return of IDPs is a top priority for his government.

He pointed out that the first batch of 600 residential plots has been distributed to the IDPs who agreed to return voluntarily, stressing intentions to integrate the IDPs into the cities.