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17 Jul 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • WASH items and Hygiene Kit distribution and Awareness.

  • WASH deployment team will undertake general observation on the proposed resettlement sites

  • Infrastructure WASH Assessment.

  • Tap stand construction.

  • Poly tank and accessories distribution

A. CONTEXT

17 Jul 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • WASH Emergency Response Team deployed to Ambae and based at Kerebei

  • Survey completed on Bailata water source for Loloruku new settlement area

  • WASH Relief supplies distributed in host schools on Maewo

  • Feasibility study conducted on various water sources for new relocation sites.

A. CONTEXT

17 Jul 2018 description

Philippines

• PAGASA and NDRRMC report tropical depression moving towards north of Luzon and affecting the northern parts of the provinces of Batanes, Cagayan (including Babuyan Group Islands), Apayao and Ilocos Norte by evening 16 July 2018.

• Occasional rain and winds of 30-60 kph expected in the next 36 hours. Floods and landslides are expected. Fishermen were also advised against sea travel as it remains risky.

• “Henry” is expected to exit Philippines Area of Responsbility today.

17 Jul 2018 description
infographic Government of Vanuatu

NDMO is in the process of registering preferred relocation information from all households in Ambae. This info-graphic illustrates information collected as 5 July 2018. So far only East, North and South Area Councils have been completed. Ambae West Area Council is still in progress.

Note: The data does not include people from the East in the Safe Zones

17 Jul 2018 description

Key Results

The Chronic Food Insecurity of Nepal is analyzed for 13 sub regions in December, 2014. As Nepal has 15 sub-regions, unavailability of sufficient data for all 15 sub-regions and similarity in socio-economic and geographical conditions of three sub-regions made possible to combine three sub regions (West, Mid-West and Far-west Mountain) into one sub-region i.e. Western Mountain resulting 13 sub-regions for Analysis. It should be noted that two districts in Western mountain i.e. Manang and Mustang are found to be better off due to income from tourism.

17 Jul 2018 description

Education cluster and NDMO collected movement secondary boarding schools out of Ambae in June. Key statistics, points of departure and relocation are illustrated.

17 Jul 2018 description
report BioMed Central

Edouard Hoste, Mandana Mehta, Emmanuel Andre, Khaled Abu Rumman and Dimitri Van der Linden
Conflict and Health 2018 12:25
https://doi.org/10.1186/s13031-018-0164-y | © The Author(s). 2018

Abstract

Background

17 Jul 2018 description

Monitoring of Food Security and Nutrition in Guatemala (MONISAN) is being implemented at national level, with the objective of following up on interventions related to food security and nutrition for beneficiaries of government programmes, expanding the monitoring of actions in the 1000-day window (MONIMIL) to include those implemented in Food Security and Nutrition (SAN).

Under the National Food Security and Nutrition Policy (SESAN), section 10.6, SESAN must coordinate SAN surveillance, monitoring and evaluation activities with the various data-generating institutions.

17 Jul 2018 description

Geneva, 16 July 2018 – The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (the Global Fund) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) met Monday to announce a collaboration agreement focused on providing better care to individuals and communities burdened by these diseases in hard-to-reach conflict-affected areas and detention centres.

17 Jul 2018 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

15 July 2018

The Low Pressure Area east of Extreme Northern Luzon has developed into a Tropical Depression and was named "HENRY".

Occasional rains with gusty winds are expected over the areas under Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal #1.

17 Jul 2018 description
  • Evidence on the ground contradicts Coalition’s artificially low civilian casualty figures
  • Coalition’s reporting is inadequate, vague and dismisses almost all civilian casualty allegations as “non-credible”
  • Ground forces point to “mistakes” and “unsuccessful air strikes” resulting in “huge human and material losses”

The US-led Coalition’s flurry of responses rejecting the findings of a recent Amnesty International report on …

17 Jul 2018 description
report Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Torrential rains and thunderstorms are forecast to blanket Hà Nội and northern mountainous provinces for the next few days.

The National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting on Monday also warned that provinces from Thanh Hóa to Thừa Thiên Huế were also likely to experience bad weather until Wednesday.

The agency said the rains were caused by the influence of the inter-tropical convergence zone combined with a subtropical ridge.

17 Jul 2018 description
report The Kathmandu Post

Jul 17, 2018-The recent flood, landslide and inundation damaged property worth Rs 119.35 million in Bhaktapur, the Bhaktapur District Administration Office announced this at a press conference held here on Sunday.

Chief District Officer Narayan Prasad Bhatta said the flood, landslide and inundation triggered by the incessant rains on July 11 and 12 caused this extent of damage in the district. Landslide at Changunarayan Municipality swept away the house of a family, killing three members and injuring four people because of the inundation, he said.

17 Jul 2018 description
report The Kathmandu Post

Jul 17, 2018-Public abuse of federal government largess goes on with impunity as revelations of around 2,000 fake earthquake victims in Gorkha district putting their hand up to receive reconstruction aid emerge.

Many earthquake victims whose names were not included in the housing reconstruction aid list had filled up complaint forms in the district around 10 months ago.

17 Jul 2018 description

Much of the east and north of Vanuatu's Ambae Island have experienced heavy ashfall after the eruption from the Manaro volcano intensified on Monday, residents say.

Read more on Radio New Zealand International.

17 Jul 2018 description
report Human Rights Watch

Authorities Should Enhance Security to Ensure Free and Fair Vote

(New York) – Pakistan’s interim government should take all necessary steps to ensure the safety of candidates and political party activists who are at risk of attack from the Taliban and other militant groups, Human Rights Watch said today. Nationwide parliamentary elections in Pakistan are scheduled for July 25, 2018.