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17 Aug 2018 description

« Depuis l’installation de la pompe, nous n’avons plus des maladies hydriques. Nous avons un comité de gestion, sécurisé la pompe et engagé un percepteur. L’eau est traitée avec le chlore deux fois par mois. Nous assurons la maintenance et payons le percepteur. La corvée de l’eau est finie pour les habitants du quartier », déclare mama Kapinga membre du comité de gestion et de sauvegarde de la pompe.

17 Aug 2018 description

Les partis politiques ont signé, jeudi 14 juin, une charte d’engagement pour l’alignement des femmes sur les listes électorales. Plus de 300 délégués des partis politiques se sont présentés à la matinée citoyenne organisée par le cadre de concertation permanent de la femme congolaise en partenariat avec le PNUD et ONU Femme.

Cette matinée d’échanges, placés sous le thème de « la valeur ajoutée des partis politiques dans l’alignement des femmes sur les listes électorales », avait pour but de promouvoir la quête de l’égalité et de l’équité des genres au sein des partis politiques.

17 Aug 2018 description

35% de réduction du taux de prévalence des violences sexuelles à l'Est de la RDC; 85% des victimes des #VSBG satisfaites de leur prise en charge, plus de 53% du taux de poursuite judiciaire des auteurs de VSBG enregistrés. Ce Programme a innové à travers le "ONE STOP CENTER", un guichet unique qui prend en charge les besoins médicaux, psycho-sociaux, juridiques, la réinsertion des survivants des violences sexuelles.

17 Aug 2018 description
report Bangkok Post

NAN: Heavy rain and runoff generated by tropical storm Bebinca ravaged several districts in Nan province overnight, with one man electrocuted at his flooded home.

Downpours struck Pua, Santisuk and Mae Charim districts. The Nam Yao River rose to the critical level of 4.50 metres in Pua district, where it overflowed and flooded many houses in Ban Rong and Ban San villages.

17 Aug 2018 description
report Bangkok Post

Five major dams are being ordered to boost the discharge of excess water to prepare for Tropical Storm Bebinca, which is forecast to bring heavy rainfall to many parts of the country until Sunday.

The dams being closely monitored due to high water levels are Kaeng Krachan in Phetchaburi, Nam Un in Sakon Nakhon, Vajiralongkorn in Kanchanaburi, Rajjaprabha in Surat Thani and Khun Dan Prakarn Chon in Nakhon Nayok, said Somkiat Prajamwong, secretary-general of the Office of National Water Resources yesterday.

17 Aug 2018 description

Over 200 returnees had applied for Sri Lankan citizenship at an integrated Consular Mobile Service (ICMS) held in Mannar this week, the Foreign ministry said yesterday. The 2nd Integrated Consular Mobile Service (ICMS), coordinated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, was held on 12 – 13 August 2018 at the Mannar Town Hall.

17 Aug 2018 description
report Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday termed as "grave" the flood situation in Kerala and agreed to hear a plea seeking Centre's mediation between Kerala and Tamil Nadu governments on the issue of the Mullaperiyar Dam crossing the 142 ft threshold.

A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Indu Malhotra considered the submission of a lawyer and agreed to hear the plea today itself.

17 Aug 2018 description

Ambassador A.L.A. Azeez, Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations in Geneva, met with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Mr. Filippo Grandi, at the UNHCR Headquarters, on 15 August 2018.Recalling the long-standing, productive partnership between Sri Lanka and the UNHCR, High Commissioner Grandi remarked that at a time when there were many challenges around the world, Sri Lanka stood out as a country, which has achieved significant progress in resettlement of returning refugees and IDPs as well as in addressing issues of statelessness.

17 Aug 2018 description
report iMMAP

Ninewa Province

Police Forces 9 August 2018

  • Found and cleared more than 300 IEDs in the areas in the west and east of Qabusiya village and on the road towards the Nasiriya village.

An Armed Group 10 August 2018

  • Exploded 2 IEDs consecutively in Sandij village of Namrud sub-district, the explosion killed 2 people and injured 10 others, one of the killed people and 4 of injures were from Tribal Mobilization Force members.

Security Forces 11 August 2018

17 Aug 2018 description

State Counsellor of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar Daw Aung San Suu Kyi received Ambassador Rosario Manalo, Chairperson of the Independent Commission of Enquiry and its members, U Mya Thein, Ambassador Kenzo Oshima and Prof. Dr. Aung Tun Thet at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nay Pyi Taw on 15 August 2018 at 14:00 hrs.

During the meeting, matters related to the work plan of the Commission, Terms of Reference and the formation of a dedicated secretariat to assist the Commission’s works were discussed.

17 Aug 2018 description

By Lou Ellen L. Antonio

MARAWI CITY, August 17 (PIA TFBM ICCC) -- Dubbed “Reviving Peace with the Marawi children towards a World in Harmony,” private organizations provided aid to the displaced children of Marawi City who are currently sheltered in Biyaya ng Pagbabago Transitional Shelter Site, Barangay Sagonsongan.

The private organizations include Rotary Club Uptown Iligan-District 3870, Integrated Philippine Association of Optometrist (IPAO) – Iligan- Lanao Chapter and the Fraternal Order of Eagles – PENM region 2 - Tawan-Tawan Hills Eagles Club.

17 Aug 2018 description

A 12-year-old refugee on Nauru has been on a hunger strike for nearly two weeks while a Manus Island refugee is refusing food and water.

Read more on Radio New Zealand International.

17 Aug 2018 description

By Lou Ellen L. Antonio

MARAWI CITY, Aug. 16 (PIA TFBM ICCC) -- The member agencies of Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM), local government units of Marawi City and International Organization for Migration (IOM) collaborated for the upgrading of more than 200 tents in Sarimanok Sites 1 and 2 in Marawi City.

TFBM aims to ensure the comfortability and safety of the internally displaced persons (IDPs) in evacuation sites. With the directives of TFBM chair Secretary Eduardo del Rosario, the project was pushed through.

17 Aug 2018 description

Dengue update

For the  year 2017, 186101 and in the month of July, 2018, 35014 suspected dengue cases were reported to the Epidemiology Unit from all over the island.  Latest Disease Trends,

Approximately 35.1% of dengue cases were reported from the Western province. The highest numbers of dengue cases were reported during the 29th week of 2017.

17 Aug 2018 description
report AlterPresse

P-au-P, 16 août 2018 [AlterPresse] --- A moins de quinze jours d’un nouveau délai, fixé, en juillet 2017, pour les migrantes et migrants haïtiens inscrits au Plan national de régularisation des étrangers (Pnre), la Commission de concertation haïtiano-dominicaine (Cchd) [1] demande au gouvernement dominicain de reconsidérer cette échéance du dimanche 26 août 2018, apprend l’agence en ligne AlterPresse.

17 Aug 2018 description
report Frontier Post

THARPARKAR: Four children died on Thursday in Sindh’s Tharparkar district owing to viral infections and malnutrition, taking the total death count in the region for similar cases during recent year to 397, sources in Mithi Civil Hospital said.

The trend of infant deaths in the region seems to have carried on from January, during which 54 infants below the age of five lost their lives due to various health issues, sources said.

17 Aug 2018 description

Suite à la notification, le 1er août 2018, d’une nouvelle flambée de maladie à virus Ebola dans la province du Nord-Kivu, en République démocratique du Congo, l’OMS a réalisé une évaluation formelle rapide des risques qui a démontré que le risque pour la santé publique est élevé au niveau régional. Cette évaluation tenait compte du fait qu’avec huit millions d’habitants, le Nord-Kivu est l’une des provinces les plus peuplées du pays. Le Nord-Kivu est limitrophe de quatre autres provinces (Ituri, Sud-Kivu, Maniema and Tshopo) ainsi que de l’Ouganda et du Rwanda.

17 Aug 2018 description

Le vaste réseau de volontaires de la Croix-Rouge du Burundi est mis à contribution dans la mise en œuvre du plan de contingence contre la maladie à virus d’Ebola. Ainsi,les volontaires de la Branche de Kayanza ont procédé, le 11 août 2018, à l’installation des tentes à la frontière burundo-rwandaise.

17 Aug 2018 description

Kalemie, le 16 Août 2018 - A Kalemie dans la province du Tanganyika, le bureau de la MONUSCO à travers la Section des Affaires civiles, poursuit son action dans le cadre de la mise en œuvre des mécanismes de protection locale. Ainsi, plusieurs sessions de renforcement de capacités ont été organisées du 9 au 15 Août 2018 pour les membres des comités locaux de protection (LPC) et les chefs des quartiers de Kalemie.

17 Aug 2018 description

In remembrance of humanitarians killed in the line of duty, a 'living petition' was launched, calling on world leaders to take action to protect civilians and aid workers.