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22 Apr 2018 description
report UN News Service

L’état nutritionnel, composante essentielle de la santé et du bien-être d'une personne, doit être reconnu comme un élément essentiel pour atteindre la couverture sanitaire universelle et les objectifs de développement durable d'ici 2030 en Afrique, ont déclaré des experts participant à une réunion à Nairobi, au Kenya, cette semaine.

22 Apr 2018 description
  • Le MPCE coordonne la revue des progrès du Cadre de développement durable 2017-2021 avec la participation des autorités nationales, des experts des différents ministères et des représentants de la société civile

  • L´exercice se place dans le contexte de la transition vers le passage à une présence des Nations Unies autre qu’une opération de maintien de la paix

22 Apr 2018 description
  • The Ministry of Planning coordinates the progress review of the United Nations Development Assistance Framework 2017-2021 with the participation of national authorities, experts from different ministries and civil-society representatives

  • The exercise takes place in the context of the transition towards a non-peacekeeping presence of the United Nations in Haiti

21 Apr 2018 description

Venezuelans, fleeing economic and political crisis, have also sought refuge in Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Panama, Argentina and Peru

By Karla Mendes

RIO DE JANEIRO, April 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Brazilian authorities and aid groups are rushing to help tens of thousands of Venezuelan refugees before the start of the rainy season in northern Roraima state this month, even as government leaders clash over a request to close the border.

21 Apr 2018 description

Aden, Apr.21 (BNA): King Salman Relief and Humanitarian Aid Center (KSRelief) distributed 2,000 bags of wheat to displaced people from the western coast of Hodeida Governorate to Aden.

“The drive is part of the humanitarian operations plan”, said Yemeni Minister of Local Administration, who is also the Chairman of the Higher Relief Committee Abdulraqeeb Fat'h.

He stressed the crucial role of the King Salman Relief Center for for relief works, not only for Yemen but also in all countries.

21 Apr 2018 description
report Government of Peru

I. HECHOS:

El 20 de abril de 2018, a las 11:00 horas aproximadamente, se produjo un incendio forestal que afectó áreas de cobertura natural en la Carretera Central Km. 18 – Villa Tusan – Chaclacayo.

21 Apr 2018 description

20 abril, 2018

A cargo del ICE en cinco cantones

Trabajos iniciaron en abril de 2017 y finalizarán en agosto de este año.
Pico de empleos directos alcanza 450 personas desde enero.
Comercio, turismo, pesca, educación y salud se dinamizan con rehabilitación de caminos, puentes, canalizaciones y aceras.

21 Apr 2018 description
report UN News Service

UN Security Council members need to find a way to unite and punish anyone found to have used chemical weapons in Syria, in line with international law.

21 Apr 2018 description

Latest from the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM), based on information received as of 19:30, 20 April 2018 This report is for the media and the general public.

21 Apr 2018 description

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 21 April 2018 —The Fact-Finding Mission (FFM) team of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) visited one of the sites in Douma, Syrian Arab Republic today to collect samples for analysis in connection with allegations of chemical weapons use on 7 April 2018. The OPCW will evaluate the situation and consider future steps including another possible visit to Douma. 

21 Apr 2018 description

02 : 10 PM - 21/04/2018

Riyadh, Apr. 21 (BNA): An agreement has been signed to build the Bahrain Cardiac Centre in Yemen, within the strategy and initiatives of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa to extend support to stricken brotherly countries to alleviate their sufferings, it was announced here.

21 Apr 2018 description

On the fourth Friday of the “Great Return March”, Israeli occupation forces opened fire at hundreds of Palestinians joining demonstrations along the border of the Gaza Strip. Israeli forces continued the practice of employing excessive and lethal force against unarmed protesters, journalists and paramedics. Four protesters were killed on Friday, 20 April 2018, including a child. Another 136 others were injured, including 18 children, four women, two paramedics, and one journalist. Of those injured, 60 suffered wounds from live fire, and two are in critical condition.

21 Apr 2018 description

International Non-Government Organisations working in Yemen condemn in the strongest terms the abhorrent attack on an ICRC vehicle that resulted in the killing of an employee of the International Committee of the Red Cross earlier today, 21 April 2018. We are deeply shocked by the death of Hanna Lahoud, a member of the humanitarian community who gave his life delivering assistance to people in dire need of aid. Our deepest condolences go to Hanna’s family, friends and colleagues at the International Committee of the Red Cross.

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Sana’a, 21 April 2018 – The United Nations is deeply shocked by the killing of an aid worker from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) which occurred today in Taizz Governorate.

“We condemn this terrible and unjustified shooting,” said Lise Grande, Humanitarian Coordinator for Yemen.

21 Apr 2018 description

Withdrawal will restore state control over the eastern Qalamoun enclave, some 40 km (25 miles) from Damascus

By Tom Perry and Suleiman Al-Khalidi

BEIRUT/AMMAN, April 21 (Reuters) - Syrian rebels began withdrawing from an enclave northeast of Damascus on Saturday and will go to northern Syria, state TV and a rebel official said, in a surrender agreement that marks another victory for President Bashar al-Assad.

Read more on Reuters.

21 Apr 2018 description
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April 21st, 2018 ― Doha: Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has signed an executive agreement with the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) to help the victims of Typhoon Vinta, which hit Mindanao, southern Philippines, in December 2017.
Under the two-month agreement, the partners will work together to provide emergency assistance to the affected families, at a total cost of $300,000.
The intervention covers shelter, water, sanitation, and hygiene. The following activities are involved:

21 Apr 2018 description

Geneva / Sana'a (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross is deeply saddened by the fatal shooting today of one of its staff members in Yemen.

Hanna Lahoud, a Lebanese national, was in charge of the ICRC's detention programme in Yemen. He was on his way to visit a prison this morning when the ICRC vehicle he was traveling in was attacked by unknown armed men on the outskirts of Taiz. Mr Lahoud was rushed to hospital where he died as a result of his injuries. The colleagues he was traveling with were unharmed in the incident.

21 Apr 2018 description

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• Despite the suspension of hostilities on Duma and the conclusion of evacuations, the UN was still not granted access to Duma, where an estimated 50,000-70,000 individuals are in dire need of humanitarian assistance after years of besiegement and hostilities.

21 Apr 2018 description

Este informe es elaborado por OCHA con apoyo de UMAIC, con información de socios del Equipo Local de Coordinación (ELC), Grupo Temático de Protección (GTP), Mesa de Educación en emergencias (EeE), Defensoría del Pueblo Regional Ocaña, Personerías y fuentes locales.

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