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22 Oct 2017 description

“El Semáforo de Alerta Volcánica del Popocatépetl se encuentra en Amarillo Fase 2. El CENAPRED exhorta a NO ACERCARSE al volcán y sobre todo al cráter, por el peligro que implica la caída de fragmentos balísticos”

En las últimas 24 horas, por medio de los sistemas de monitoreo sísmico del volcán Popocatépetl, se identificaron 68 exhalaciones de baja intensidad acompañadas de vapor de agua, gas y ligeras cantidades de ceniza, las más importantes se presentaron el día de ayer a las 16:27 h y 16:41 h. Además, 14 minutos de tremor armónico de baja amplitud.

22 Oct 2017 description

“El Semáforo de Alerta Volcánica del Popocatépetl se encuentra en Amarillo Fase 2. El CENAPRED exhorta a NO ACERCARSE al volcán y sobre todo al cráter, por el peligro que implica la caída de fragmentos balísticos”

A partir de las 16:27 h el sistema de monitoreo registró una emisión continua de bajo contenido de ceniza, que se dirige al sur-sureste. Al momento de este reporte nuestra una tendencia a la baja.

El Semáforo de Alerta Volcánica del Popocatépetl se encuentra en Amarillo Fase 2.

22 Oct 2017 description

KINSHASA, 20 OCTOBRE 2017. Devant la multiplication des épidémies d'ampleur grandissante qui surviennent régulièrement en République Démocratique du Congo (RDC), - huit épisodes de la maladie à virus Ebola depuis 1976, des dizaines d'épidémies de choléra, de rougeole, de fièvre jaune etc.

22 Oct 2017 description
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Baghdad, 22 October 2017 - The Government of Italy has contributed an additional US$2.7 million (€2.4 million) to UNDP’s Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS), which finances fast-track initiatives in areas liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). This brings Italy’s total contribution to FFS to almost US$10.6 million (€9.4 million) to date.

22 Oct 2017 description

MOGADISHU, 21st October, 2017 (WAM) -- The second UAE medical team has arrived in the Somali capital Mogadishu to supervise the implementation of directives given the UAE leadership to provide medical treatment for 100 of victims of the recent terrorist bombing in Mogadishu.

Upon its arrival, the medical team assessed the medical condition of the injured and a number of cases were admitted to the Sheikh Zayed Hospital in Mogadishu for urgent medical treatment .

22 Oct 2017 description

HADRAMAUT, 21st October, 2017 (WAM) -- The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, has distributed school bags to students of two schools in Tarim Directorate in Hadramaut, as part of its efforts at the societal level and the Year of Giving Initiative launched by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

22 Oct 2017 description

JALALABAD - The importance of eliminating of all kinds of violence against girls and women, as well as the promotion of gender equality was discussed at a UN-backed radio programme in Jalalabad, capital of Nangarhar province.

The Safa Radio programme, supported by the Jalalabad regional office of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), aimed to encourage families, religious scholars, tribal elders and officials to better understand their responsibilities in eliminating violence against women (EVAW) and empowering women and girls.

22 Oct 2017 description

BANGKOK, 22nd October 2017 (NNT) - Some provinces in the upper part of Thailand continue to be hit by ongoing floods.

Water level in the Sakakrang River in Uthai Thani Province has been rising and had almost burst its banks — a situation that has prompted communities living along the river to strengthen the the levee to prevent water from flowing into their villages.

The rise in the water level in the Sakakrang River has been caused by an increase in the volume of water discharged from the Ubol Ratana Dam to 54 million cubic meters per day.

22 Oct 2017 description

KHON KAEN, 21 October 2017 (NNT) – Villagers have been evacuated to safe areas in the face of a flowing water from Ubol Ratana dam in bid to minimize damages caused by flooding.

Deuty provincial governor Santi Laoboonsangiam said the authorities had decided to increase the volume of the water released from Ubol Ratana dam to 54 million cubic meters, compared to 50 million cubic meters earlier discharged. The water situation prompted the evacuation of the villagers and animals for safety reasons.

22 Oct 2017 description

During the last 10 month of the year 2017, 161941 suspected dengue cases have been reported to the Epidemiology Unit from all over the island. Latest Disease Trends,

Approximately 42.92% of dengue cases were reported from the Western province. The highest numbers of dengue cases were reported during the 29 week of 2017.

22 Oct 2017 description

Le conseil de sécurité de l'ONU entame son troisième jour de visite au Sahel avec des réunions avec les parties signataires de l’Accord pour la Paix et Réconciliation au Mali.

Faire un point des derniers développements de la mise en œuvre de l’Accord pour la Paix et la Réconciliation et encourager les parties signataires à accélérer sa mise en œuvre, tels étaient les points inscrits à l’ordre du jour de la réunion entre les Ambassadeurs du Conseil de Sécurité et les membres du Comité de Suivi de l’Accord (CSA), tenue ce matin à Bamako.

22 Oct 2017 description
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Bujumbura, 20/10/2017 - 11:17 - UNIQUE ID: 171020_4

22 Oct 2017 description

These dashboards reflect selected aggregate achievements of 3RP regional sectoral indicators on the humanitarian and resilience responses of more than 240 partners involved in the 3RP Inter-Agency Appeal in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey. Indicators are regionally aggregated and targets are based on full funding of the 3RP 2017 and an expected population of 4.7 million refugees by end-2017.

22 Oct 2017 description

The Council of Ministers has decided during its meeting this evening to repatriate over 11 000 people of Ambae to their island and villages. The repatriation will begin will depend on logisltic plan prepared by the NDMO. The COM has also agreed to extend the state of emergency to facilitate the repatriation.

Vanuatu government will be responsible for their repatriation.

22 Oct 2017 description

The International Development Secretary Priti Patel has called for the international community to act now and not forget the millions of people displaced by increasing levels of violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Ms Patel’s call came as she announced vital lifesaving support for hundreds of thousands of victims of political insecurity and increasing levels of violence in the DRC.

The crisis has forced 3.8 million people to flee their homes, resulting in widespread malnutrition, disease and suffering in many regions of the DRC.

21 Oct 2017 description

As governments in several Caribbean countries start rebuilding key infrastructure, housing and communities after hurricanes Maria and Irma hit several island nations a month ago, the Government of the People’s Republic of China is supporting efforts to build back better.

Responding to the catastrophic damage left by two back-to-back category 5 hurricanes – the most powerful ever recorded in the Atlantic –the Ministry of Commerce of China has provided funds totaling US$5 million for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to assist communities in post-disaster recovery.

21 Oct 2017 description

Nairobi, 21 October 2017 - The Training of Trainers (ToT) by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) to prevent the recruitment and use of children as child soldiers in Somalia closed in Nairobi yesterday with participants calling for an end to the use of minors in armed conflict.

The 12-day training that involved at least 23 participants drawn from the Somali National Security Forces (military, police and intelligence) and Federal Government of Somalia officials noted that the issue of child soldiers is an evil that needs to be eradicated.

21 Oct 2017 description

Tunis, 21 October 2017 - The Joint Drafting Committee of the House of Representatives and the High Council of the State concluded its second round of meetings, facilitated by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Libya, Dr Ghassan Salamé, on the wording of amendments to the Libyan Political Agreement. Today's session included identifying the many points of consensus as well as the points of divergence that still exist. The members of the Joint Commission will be retuning to Libya tomorrow.

21 Oct 2017 description
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(Baghdad, 21 October 2017) – Humanitarian partners are reaching thousands of people with emergency assistance on a daily basis.

During the past week, well over 100,000 civilians fled from Kirkuk, Makhmur and Tuz Khurmatu districts. Smaller numbers fled Zummar. The situation remains very fluid, with people sometimes fleeing for less than 24 hours before returning home.

21 Oct 2017 description

Caxito - At least 468 unexploded ordnances were destroyed on Friday in Igua, Dande municipality, Bengo province, by the National Demining Institute (INAD).

Among the destroyed explosive devices are ten anti-personnel landmines, an anti-tank landmines, 139 projectiles, 12 rockets, 15 ammunitions, 33 grenades and 224 various low-caliber ammunitions.