Updates

Your gateway to all content to date. Search and/or drill down with filters to narrow down the content.

51,606 entries found
Sort by: Latest |Relevance
29 Nov 2017 description

FAO promotes the use and scale up of Cash+ as a flexible tool for promoting resilience and social protection. By providing cash transfers plus agricultural inputs, assets and/or training, FAO’s approach to Cash+ enables beneficiaries to address their immediate needs while supporting their livelihoods and productive capacity. The combined interventions can have powerful impact, including improving households’ agricultural production, income generation, asset ownership, economic empowerment, as well as dietary diversity and food security.

12 Nov 2017 description

This is the first annual report produced by the newly established Communicable Diseases Cluster (CDS) of the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Africa.

The overwhelming majority of deaths in the WHO African Region are caused by HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis (TB). Along with neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), these infections are diminishing Africans’ quality of life as individuals and thwarting entire countries’ ability to develop vibrant and productive communities, stronger economies and safer societies.

24 Oct 2017 description

1,042 Menages Deplaces interviewes

8,821 Individus Deplaces

541 Localites visitees

DEPLACEMENT

  • La cinquie me phase de la Matrice de Suivi des De placements (DTM—Octobre 2016) a identifie : 198,889 Personnes De place es Internes (76%), 26,743 Re fugie s Non Enregistre s (10%), et 36,068 Retourne s (14%).

  • 92% de la population de place e l’a e te par l’insurrection et 8% par des inondations et autres catastrophes naturelles.

24 Oct 2017 description

1,042 Displaced Households interviewed

8,821 Displaced individuals

541 Locations visited

DISPLACEMENT

  • The firth round of the Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM—October 2016) identified: 198,889 IDPs (76%), 26,743 Unregistered Refugees (10%, and 36,068 Returnees (14%)

  • 92% of the displaced population was displaced by the insurgency and 8% by flooding and other natural disasters.

20 Oct 2017 description

Lexique destiné aux personnes travaillant dans des environnements contaminés par des engins explosifs improvisés

20 Oct 2017 description
report UN Population Fund

Résumé exécutif

La RDC compte 1 087 000 filles de dix ans en 2016 qui représentent 2,3% de la population totale.
Ces adolescentes sont les rescapées des enfants de 0 à 5 ans qui ont échappé à la mortalité infantile et juvénile due aux causes évitables telles que les infections respiratoires aigües, les maladies diarrhéiques, le paludisme et la malnutrition.

18 Oct 2017 description
report CCCM Cluster

introduction

What is CCCM? The common aim of the CCCM Cluster is to improve living conditions of displaced persons in humanitarian crises. The sector facilitates assistance and strengthens protection of the displaced and works with beneficiaries to attain durable solutions. Camp management is cross-cutting in nature and applies to all types of communal settings, including planned camps, collective centers, self-settled camps, reception or transit centers, and entails building relations with the host community.

16 Oct 2017 description
report World Bank, GFDRR

WASHINGTON, October 12, 2016 – Natural disasters – such as Hurricane Matthew – and climate change are having devastating effects on cities and the 4 billion people who live in them today. By 2030, without significant investment into making cities more resilient, natural disasters may cost cities worldwide $314 billion each year, up from around $250 billion today, and climate change may push up to 77 million more urban residents into poverty, according to a new report by the World Bank and the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR).

16 Oct 2017 description

SUMMARY

The El Niño climate event in 2015 and 2016 caused widespread drought and frost in Papua New Guinea (PNG), peaking in late 2015 and breaking in early 2016. With three-quarters of the population reliant on their gardens for food security, only 40% of the population having access to an improved water source and only 19% of the population having access to an improved sanitation facility, the drought impacts were considerable.

25 Sep 2017 description

Number of people displaced by conflict as of 31 December 2016: Less than 257,000

New displacements associated with conflict in 2016: More than 6,000

Notes and caveats

Number of people displaced by conflict as of 31 December 2016

Primary source: Our figures analysis for Guatemala last year quoted 1997 figures from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) as the main source for determining that 242,000 people had been displaced during the 1960 to 1996 civil war.

25 Sep 2017 description

Presentación

Desde su creación, la OIM ha operado en observancia del principio de que las migraciones, en forma ordenada y en condiciones humanas, benefician a las personas migrantes y a las sociedades.

En su calidad de principal organización internacional para las migraciones, la OIM trabaja con sus asociados de la comunidad internacional para:

  • Ayudar a encarar los crecientes desafíos que plantea la gestión de la migración a nivel operativo.

  • Fomentar la comprensión de las cuestiones migratorias.

24 Sep 2017 description
report SICA

PRESENTACIÓN

El presente estudio forma parte de los resultados previstos con la implementación del Proyecto BA.1, específicamente en el Resultado 1 Mejorada la articulación regional y nacional para la implementación de acciones de prevención y atención de la violencia contra las mujeres, trata y femicidio, el cual incluye como actividad realizar un estudio de actualización sobre la situación de violencia contra las mujeres migrantes en la ruta migratoria en el territorio de Centroamérica, tanto en países de origen, tránsito y destino (R1MA2A3).