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31 Jul 2017 description

Overview

This weekly bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 42 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key ongoing events, including the:

• Undiagnosed paediatric eruptive fever in Cameroon

• Dengue fever in Côte d’Ivoire

• Hepatitis E in Niger

• Humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

• Humanitarian refugee crisis in Uganda

• Humanitarian crisis in Madagascar

03 Jul 2017 description

Overview

  • This weekly bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African region. WHO AFRO is currently monitoring 41 events: three Grade 3, seven Grade 2, six Grade 1, and twenty five ungraded events.

27 Jun 2017 description

Overview

  • This weekly bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African region. WHO AFRO is currently monitoring 40 events: three Grade 3, seven Grade 2, five Grade 1, and twenty five ungraded events.

16 Jun 2017 description

This weekly bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African region. WHO AFRO is currently monitoring 40 events: three Grade 3, seven Grade 2, five Grade 1, and 25 ungraded events.

13 Jun 2017 description

Overview

  • This weekly update focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African region. WHO AFRO is currently monitoring 41 events: four Grade 3, seven Grade 2, four Grade 1, and 26 ungraded events.

05 Jun 2017 description

Overview

  • This weekly bulletin focuses on selected public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African region. The WHO Regional Office is currently monitoring 41 events: three Grade 3, seven Grade 2, five Grade 1, and 26 ungraded events.

29 May 2017 description
  • This weekly bulletin focuses on selected public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African region. The WHO Regional Office is currently monitoring 49 events: three Grade 3, six Grade 2, two Grade 1, and 38 ungraded events.

24 Apr 2017 description

Bruxelles, le 11 avril 2017

L'aide de l'UE de 47 millions d'euros contribuera à répondre aux besoins des populations les plus vulnérables dans les régions des Grands Lacs, d'Afrique australe et de l'océan Indien.

11 Apr 2017 description

The European Commission has announced humanitarian assistance of €47 million to help people in need in the Great Lakes and Southern Africa and Indian Ocean regions, who continue to face the consequences of years of conflict and displacement, as well as widespread food insecurity and natural disasters.

17 Nov 2015 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Unconditional cash transfers1 are increasingly prevalent in humanitarian response plans. The use of cash is now widely accepted across all contexts and there has been significant focus on the means by which cash can facilitate and promote more efficient and effective delivery of support. This is alongside the increased attention throughout the decade on risk mitigation and feasibility as well as improved effectiveness substantiated through impact evaluation that has, in turn, meant a growth in programme policy and evidence-based planning.

30 Jul 2014 description

Étude de cas du CaLP - Soutien au relèvement économique des foyers urbains dans la ville de Karoi, au Zimbabwe

15 Dec 2010 description

Five years ago, on 15 December 2005, the General Assembly established the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), a humanitarian fund with a grant component of up to US$450 million and a loan component of $50 million.

CERF provides funds rapidly so that UN humanitarian Agencies can jump-start critical operations and lifesaving programmes not yet funded through other sources.

CERF is funded by voluntary contributions by Member States and Observers, corporations, individuals and private organizations. Since March 2006, CERF has received pledges and contributions of nearly $2 …

30 Oct 2009 description
report UN General Assembly


GA/L/3377

Sixty-fourth General Assembly
Sixth Committee
20th & 21st Meetings* (AM & PM)

President of International Court of Justice Says Its Work Indicates Emerging Notion of World as 'Community of Human Individuals'

As consideration of the International Law Commission's report continued in the Sixth Committee (Legal) today, the Committee also heard an address from the President of the International Court of Justice, which was followed by an interactive dialogue with Committee members.

03 Aug 2009 description

SECTOR OVERVIEW

As the lead U.S. Government (USG) office for international disaster response, USAID/OFDA facilitates and coordinates the purchase and movement of emergency relief commodities worldwide. USAID/OFDA stockpiles relief supplies at regional warehouse hubs in Miami, Florida; Pisa, Italy; and Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

13 Jul 2009 description

Message from the Chairman

I welcome this opportunity to introduce you to our Annual Report which highlights this year's three appeals. Through the DEC, the UK public have given our Member agencies over =A324 million for crises where politics or conflict have complicated or exacerbated the suffering we aim to address.

Most of you will know that following the escalation of the conflict in Gaza and the resulting humanitarian crisis, we took the decision to launch an appeal.

18 Jun 2009 description

WFP is currently feeding more than 14.5 million refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs) and returnees in some of the most dangerous and hard-to-reach parts of the globe.

In Pakistan, more than 2 million people have been displaced by fighting in the North West Frontier Province. In Sri Lanka, recent conflict has made more than 270,000 people homeless. And in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, more than 130,000 people have fled fighting in recent months.

In Darfur, about 2.5 million people were displaced by the conflict since 2003.

17 Mar 2009 description


Human Rights Council
MORNING

Libya's Deputy Minister of Justice Addresses the Council

The Human Rights Council this morning discussed a report by the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, and the situation in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo as follow-up to the Council's Special Session on that country. It also heard an address by the Deputy Justice Minister of Libya.

17 Mar 2009 description


Conseil des droits de l'homme
MATIN

Le Vice-Ministre de la justice de la Libye s'adresse au Conseil

Le Conseil des droits de l'homme a entendu, ce matin, une déclaration du Vice-Ministre de la justice de la Libye, M. Abdussalam E. Eltumi et a par ailleurs procédé à l'examen de rapports qui lui étaient présentés sud la situation des droits de l'homme au Myanmar et en République démocratique du Congo.