The Syrian Arab Red Crescent expresses its sincere gratitude for the Japanese government and the WHO for their generous donation, which will support the medical care services provided by SARC.
11 October 2018, Aleppo, Syrian Arab Republic – Thanks to a generous contribution from the Government of Japan, WHO has supported the rehabilitation of two primary health care centres in east and northwest Aleppo. The two health centres were heavily affected by intensified fighting and were forced to close in 2013, depriving thousands of local residents of basic health care services.
TSHOLOTSHO – At Tsholotsho Hospital today, the Government of Japan officially handed over a contribution of US$ 1 million to enhance the resilience of drought- and flood-affected communities in Zimbabwe through a comprehensive set of health, nutrition, food security and WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) interventions. The project is being implemented by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in collaboration with the Government of Zimbabwe.
América central y Caribe - fuertes lluvias
Las fuertes lluvias de dos sistemas de baja presión a lo largo de América Central y el Caribe provocaron inundaciones repentinas y deslaves en el oeste de Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador, Costa Rica y la costa de Guatemala.
Debido a las precipitaciones de hasta 300-400 mm, siguen en Alerta:
The Government of the Republic of Japan has announced US$2.7 million worth of Food Assistance to the Government and people of Liberia aimed at addressing Liberia’s food security situation.
The disclosure was made by the Japanese Foreign Minister His Excellency Mr. Taro Kono when he held a bilateral meeting with Liberia’s Foreign Minister His Excellency Gbehzohngar M. Findley at his Foreign Ministry office in Tokyo, japan.
La dynamique des conflits a aggravé la vulnérabilité des populations, causé des dégâts à l’agriculture, aux pêcheries et aux moyens de subsistance pastoraux et porté atteinte à la liberté de circulation, aux échanges commerciaux et à la gouvernance locale.
Rôle de la TICAD au service du développement de l’Afrique
Depuis la tenue de la TICAD VI en 2016, l’Afrique n’a eu de cesse d’avancer dans la bonne direction.
TICAD's Role in Advancing Africa's Development
Conflict dynamics have increased the vulnerability of the population, damaged agriculture, fisheries and livelihoods, and affected freedom of movement, trade and local governance.
Since TICAD VI in 2016, Africa has been on the move.
La Secretaría para Asuntos de Vulnerabilidad y la Dirección General de Protección Civil, entregaron hoy equipos para la Primera Respuesta a 15 Escuelas de Educación Especial, con el fin de fortalecer sus capacidades de respuesta en el marco de la ejecución del Tercer Simulacro Nacional de Evacuación y Primeros Auxilios ante Terremotos, que se desarrollará el próximo 10 de octubre a nivel nacional.
Introduction: Restoring the Transport Sector after a Disaster
ISLAMABAD, 3 October 2018: The government of Japan Wednesday pledged a contribution of USD 2.7 million to support refugees and host communities across Pakistan.
This contribution will support UNHCR’s interventions in the areas of health, livelihoods, as well as the provision of legal support to around 1.39 million registered Afghan refugees. The new funding will benefit some 475,000 refugees and youth in host communities in the provinces of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan and Punjab.
Today, October 3, the Government of Japan has decided to dispatch the Japan Disaster Relief (JDR) Team (Japan Self-Defense Force Units ) to the Republic of Indonesia, and to provide emergency relief goods (Tent, Water Purifier and Generator) through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), in response to the damage caused by the earthquake and tsunami disaster in Sulawesi in the Republic of Indonesia, in light of the humanitarian perspective and the friendly relationship between two countries.
The SDF Unit is scheduled to leave for Indonesia today.
Venezuela- Inundaciones- 26/9/18
En el estado de Anzoátegui, 21 comunidades de las parroquias Soledad y Mamo del municipio Independencia, fueron afectadas por la crecida del río Orinoco, que alcanzó una cuota histórica de 18,32 metros sobre el nivel del mar.
El alcalde Carlos Vidal destacó que junto al Gobierno nacional, 16 instituciones cumplen con la atención médica, alimentaria y de salud pública a más de 1.800 personas.
Acciones de Respuesta:
On 29 September 2018, AMDA completed its relief activities in the town of Atsumacho in Hokkaido which was devastated by the quake-triggered landslide at the beginning of the month. AMDA’s relief personnel worked in Atsuma Chuo Elementary School and other evacuation shelters in the area to provide a range of relief activities which include health monitoring, hygiene maintenance and provision of meals. Each effort was made possible thanks to the earnest support from the local municipal governments, the regional medical relief headquarters and other concerned parties.
Trami, the 24th typhoon of the year, has caused severe damage in many parts of Japan, leaving casualties and disrupting transport and energy.
It is the latest in a series of weather disasters to hit the country after devastating floods, a deadly heatwave, and the strongest typhoon in 25 years (Jebi). The 25th typhoon, Kong-rey, is following Trami and approaching the southern islands of Okinawa as Trami did.
A 7.4 magnitude earthquake struck Central Sulawesi on Friday, 28 September at 17.02 (Western Indonesia time). The quake subsequently caused a tsunami that hit coastal areas in Palu City and Donggala. As of 1 October, 844 people are known to have died and more than 600 people are severely injured. There are currently more than 48,000 displaced people staying in over 200 sites. Figures are expected to rise as more information becomes available.
48,000 people displaced
On September 26th (Wednesday),Mr. Taro Kono, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, attended the EU-hosted High Level Meeting on Syria in New York. This meeting was held as follow-up to the Second Brussels Conference on Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region in April this year.
Tropical cyclone TRAMI continued north-east toward Okinawa Island (Okinawa prefecture, Japan), as a typhoon. On 28 September at 0.00 UTC its centre was located 390 km south-west of Itoman City and it had maximum sustained winds of 167 km/h.
It is forecast to pass close or over Okinawa Island on 29 September early morning UTC. Heavy rain, strong winds and storm surge may affect the Ryuku Islands and Kyushu and Shikoku Islands, as well as north-eastern Taiwan over 28-30 September.
Islamabad: 27th September 2018
The government of Japan has announced its support to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) for Seasonal Livelihood Programming in erstwhile Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). The official announcement was made by the Secretary for Livelihood and Production Department, Abdul Latif, and the Ambassador of Japan in Pakistan, H.E. Mr. Takashi Kurai, during a press event in Islamabad.