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24 Oct 2017 description

La Coordinación Nacional de Protección Civil dio a conocer el aviso de término de la Declaratoria de Emergencia que se emitió a través del boletín de prensa 349/17 en el estado de Durango, por la presencia de lluvia severa

24 Oct 2017 description
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Sudan and South Sudan - version 2
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Technical Annex - version 2

The full implementation of this version of the HIP is conditional upon the necessary appropriations being made available from the 2017 general budget of the European Union.

AMOUNT: EUR 70 000 000

0. MAJOR CHANGES SINCE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE HIP

First modification as of 20 June 2017

Sudan

24 Oct 2017 description

By Paul Nantulya

DRC’s political crisis has galvanized and revived many of the estimated 70 armed groups currently active in the country, making the nexus between political and sectarian violence by armed militias a key feature of the DRC’s political instability.

24 Oct 2017 description

MRAJEEB ALFHOOD, 23th October, 2017 (WAM) -- Winter clothes have been delivered to the Syrian refugees at the UAE-funded UAE-Jordanian camp in Jordan.

Mubarak Al Khaili, Director of the camp, expressed satisfaction with the flow of distribution process by the Emirates Red Crescent, ERC.

The refugees thanked the UAE, especially the Emirates Red Crescent, for their humanitarian efforts to improve their living conditions.

Since the establishment of the camp in 2013, its management has been delivering winter, summer and Eid clothes to 7000 refugees.

24 Oct 2017 description

'The situation in the overcrowded refugee camps in Bangladesh is dire. Norway is now providing an additional NOK 25 million for humanitarian efforts to alleviate the Rohingya crisis,' said Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide.

24 Oct 2017 description

Mogadishu 24, 2017 – The Force Commander of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) Lt. Gen. Osman Noor Soubagleh has reiterated the Mission’s commitment to continue building the capacity of the Somali National Army (SNA), ahead of its planned exit.

Gen. Soubagleh made the remarks, on Monday, while meeting the new SNA Chief of Defence Forces (CDF), Maj. Gen. Abdiweli Jama Hussein, who had paid him a courtesy call at the AMISOM Force Headquarters in Mogadishu.

24 Oct 2017 description
report British Red Cross

By Matthew Carter • Oct 23, 2017

On the steep hillsides near the Myanmar-Bangladesh border, a ramshackle collection of camps and settlements have sprung up.

Conditions here are extremely harsh – almost everyone is sheltering under plastic sheeting – with heavy rain and mud spreading sewage and washing homes away.

Over half a million people have fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh since August 2017, the majority of them women and young girls.

24 Oct 2017 description
report REACH Initiative

Since 25 August 2017, more than half a million Rohingya have fled conflict in Myanmar across the border to Bangladesh. The majority have settled in makeshift settlements and spontaneous sites, in self-built shelters established primarily with bamboo and tarpaulin bought upon arrival. The speed and scale of displacement, continued movement of people within the area, and lack of vehicular access to much of the population has resulted in an extremely challenging response and significant information gaps on the humanitarian situation of refugees in these sites.

24 Oct 2017 description

SITUATION GENERALE DE LA PESTE A MADAGASCAR

BILAN La remontée des informations provenant du Ministère de la Santé publique montre :

  • Total des malades guéris depuis le 1er Août : 780, dont 36 guéris de ce jour ;

  • Total des malades en cours de traitement : 219 ; Nouveaux cas de ce jour 18

ACTIVITES ENTREPRISES

24 Oct 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS

  • On 22 October, 4,258 new refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants were counted in Serbia, of which 3,743 were housed in 18 governmental centres (below chart as well as our Joint Assessment of Government Centres refer).

24 Oct 2017 description

La communauté internationale s’est réunie aujourd’hui à Genève pour mobiliser des fonds en faveur des Rohingyas. Depuis le mois d’août, plus d’un demi-million d’entre eux ont dû fuir les violences au Myanmar pour se réfugier au Bangladesh. Face à cette crise humanitaire, la Suisse a décidé d’augmenter son assistance à 8 millions de francs. La Suisse réitère aussi son appel au gouvernement du Myanmar au respect du droit international et particulièrement à la protection des droits de l'homme et demande que les auteurs de violations soient jugés.

24 Oct 2017 description

A Shan refugee camp along the Thai-Burmese border has run out of food and 5 others are due to run out at the end of this October.

24 Oct 2017 description

Rohingya persecution is an extreme case of a much wider problem: new report clearly shows widespread links between discrimination against minorities and statelessness around the world

In Buddhist Myanmar, Muslim Rohingya are denied citizenship. They face extreme violence, hate speech and persecution. Many have been forced to flee their homes. In 1982, Myanmar changed the law, so that nationality was acquired at birth only by members of 135 listed ethnic groups. Rohingya were excluded from this list.

24 Oct 2017 description
report BenarNews

The Philippines ended a five-month long security crisis with a final assault Monday on a building held by pro-Islamic State (IS) fighters in Marawi, killing 42 militants, including five foreigners, government officials said.

The siege of the southern Philippine city launched by IS-linked militants on May 23 left 1,132 enemy combatants, soldiers and civilians dead, flattened buildings and displaced more than 200,000 residents, officials said.

24 Oct 2017 description

Key Figures

Affected Population

  • 1.5 million people expected to be impacted in Mosul and surrounding areas

  • 793,422 people currently displaced

Return Population

  • 300,576 IDPs have returned to their places of origin from the beginning of the Mosul operation to date.

Protection Monitoring

  • 50,955 families assessed

  • 245,534 individuals

24 Oct 2017 description

Le Secrétaire général des Nations Unies, Antonio Guterres, entame mardi après-midi une visite en République centrafricaine (RCA), marquée par plusieurs rencontres avec les autorités et différents acteurs centrafricains à Bangui et à Bangassou.

24 Oct 2017 description
report UN News Service

23 octobre 2017 – A la veille de la visite en République centrafricaine (RCA) du Secrétaire général des Nations Unies, António Guterres, qui entend rendre hommage aux Casques bleus pour marquer la Journée des Nations Unies, ONU Info a tendu son micro à Khaled Karoui, ce commissaire de police tunisien qui en mai dernier a sauvé trois Casques bleus marocains et un prisonnier centrafricain.

24 Oct 2017 description

Le nouveau bâtiment qui va héberger le Commissariat territorial de la Police de Walikale a été remis, ce jeudi 19 octobre aux autorités provinciales. La cérémonie de coupure du ruban symbolique a eu lieu dans la matinée, sous un soleil ardent. C’était en présence du ministre provincial de l’intérieur et de la sécurité, Valerien Mbalutirwandi, des autorités locales et de plusieurs responsables de la MONUSCO.

24 Oct 2017 description
report UN News Service

23 octobre 2017 – On l'appelait autrefois le 'pont de la mort', la ligne de front entre factions rivales dans la capitale de la République centrafricaine (RCA). Des histoires circulent selon lesquelles le pont était inondé de sang et que même les forces de sécurité du gouvernement avaient peur d'y mettre les pieds.

24 Oct 2017 description

La Croix- Rouge Malienne (CRM) vient de bénéficier à travers la Croix rouge canadienne d’un financement pour la mise en œuvre d’un projet « santé de la mère, du nouveau- né et de l’enfant ». Les activités couvriront 6 districts sanitaires : Sikasso, Banamba, Dioila, Koulikoro, Kolokani et Nara pour une durée de 4 ans.