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26 May 2018 description
report European Union

Supporting productive and private sectors development

Somalia is still emerging from the effects of a long civil war, political-social conflicts and extended drought. Despite this, the economy, mainly based on traditional primary productive sectors, is growing. Through the National Development Plan, the New Partnership Agreement and the Economic Recovery Plan, the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) has set out an ambitious agenda of reforms needed to support the economy.

26 May 2018 description

Caxito - Some 14, 796 unexploded ordnance were destroyed Friday in Icau locality, Dande municipality (northern Bengo province).

This is part of the ongoing demining process in the country, the head of operations of the National Demining Institute (INAD) in Bengo, Paulo Canganjo, told the press.

Several metals, anti-personnel and anti-tank mines, were among the devices destroyed by INAD.

26 May 2018 description

OUTLOOK

  • The Brahmaputra-Jamuna, Ganges and Surma-Kushiyara rivers including Upper Meghna rivers are in rising trend; while the Padma river is in steady state.

  • According to information of Bangladesh & Indian Metrological Departments there is chance of medium to heavy rainfall in Assam-Meghaloya parts of India in next 48 hours.

  • In next 24 hours, major rivers of districts in the North-Eastern region may continue to rise.

  • In Next 48 hours, the Brahmaputra-Jamuna rivers may continue to rise.

26 May 2018 description

On Tuesday (29 May), the Security Council will hold a briefing on the situation in Ukraine, chaired by Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz. Ukraine and the Netherlands will be represented at the ministerial-level by Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin and Vice Foreign Minister Andre Haspels, respectively.

26 May 2018 description

25 de mayo de 2018 Washington D.C. - La CIDH condena nuevos hechos de violencia ocurridos en Managua, León y Chinandega, Nicaragua, en los que perdieron la vida tres personas y resultaron heridas decenas de otras.

26 May 2018 description

At least eight infants reportedly died of malnutrition and water-borne diseases in the desert region of Mithi during the past two days, parents of the deceased children told Dawn.

The infants died at Mithi's Civil Hospital where they were brought from remote villages for treatment. With these deaths, the toll rose to 235 infant casualties during the first five months of this year.

26 May 2018 description
report Frontier Post

Written by The Frontier Post

Monitoring Desk

KABUL: A roadside bomb claimed the life of three persons and wounded four others in the Barak-e-Barak district of Logar province, police said Friday.

26 May 2018 description
report Oxfam

Tim Holmes, Oxfam Program Manager, reports back on his recent visit to Gaza and reflects on the challenges people living there face in their daily lives.

26 May 2018 description
report Government of India

The Very Severe Cyclonic Storm ‘Mekunu’ over Oman moved further northwestwards with a speed of 14 Kmph during past 06 hours and lay centered at 0530 hours IST of today, 26 th May, 2018 over Oman near latitude 17.2 0N and longitude 53.30 E, about 85 km west northwest of Salalah. It is very likely to move northwestwards and weaken into a severe cyclonic storm during next 06 hours and into a deep depression during subsequent 06 hours.

Warning:

As the system is away from Indian coast, no adverse weather is expected along & off west coast of India and Lakshadweep.

26 May 2018 description
report Oxfam
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Technical guide

INTRODUCTION

Understanding the Guide for Communities on Engaging LSLBI

About the guide

This guide is part of a toolkit called the Gendered Tool for Meaningful Community Engagement on Large-Scale Land-Based Investments in Agriculture. The Gendered Tool is intended to provide an overview of the key steps in the Large-Scale Land-Based Investment (LSLBI) process, defining what community engagement looks like through the evolution of the process. The guide will be applied on land-based investments in agriculture and mining.

26 May 2018 description

Papua New Guinea's emergency controller says the response to February's Highlands earthquake is mostly shifting focus from relief to recovery.

Read more on Radio New Zealand International

26 May 2018 description

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL SUBMISSION FOR THE UN UNIVERSAL PERIODIC REVIEW, 31 ST SESSION OF THE UPR WORKING GROUP, NOVEMBER 2018

INTRODUCTION

26 May 2018 description

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • About 200 000 Rohingya people are at risk of landslides and floods in camps, of which 25 000 are at very high-risk

  • The Oral Cholera Vaccination (OCV) campaign was successfully completed on 16 May, 2018. A total of 879 273 (89% of the people targeted) beneficiaries including 103 605 people from host community were vaccinated during the Oral Rehydration Campaign.

SITUATION OVERVIEW

26 May 2018 description

Dushanbe, 23 May 2018

On 23 May, United Nations Development Program (UNDP) handed over the Search and Rescue equipment and heavy machinery to the Committee of Emergency Situations and Civil Defence under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan (CoES), procured within the framework of “Strengthening Preparedness and Response Capacities” project, funded by the Russian Federation - UNDP Trust Fund for Development.

25 May 2018 description

Since August 25, 2017, more than 693,000 Rohingya refugees have crossed the border from Myanmar into Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar district, fleeing a campaign of targeted violence by Myanmar’s military in Rakhine state. Combined with the Rohingya refugees already living in Bangladesh after fleeing previous outbreaks of violence, there are now more than 905,000 refugees in the sprawling Cox’s Bazar camps.

25 May 2018 description

KINSHASA, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO/BARCELONA—Teams from the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) treated 20 injured people, including seven children, after a deadly attack in a village in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

25 May 2018 description
report World Bank

WASHINGTON, May 25, 2018 – All citizens of the Kyrgyz Republic will potentially benefit from a Project that will ensure risk reduction investment in educational infrastructure, a stronger capacity to respond to disasters, and a better environment to scale-up the country’s mandatory disaster insurance program.