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20 Sep 2018 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Les partenaires humanitaires ciblent maintenant 2,9 millions de personnes vulnérables à travers le pays

  • Les inondations affectent plus de 137 000 personnes

  • L’insécurité a aggravé la malnutrition dans la commune de Mondoro, région de Mopti

  • Le nombre de personnes déplacées internes a doublé depuis le début de l’année

  • Le Plan de Réponse Humanitaire n’est financé qu’à 32 pour cent dans un contexte où les besoins humanitaires se sont accrus

20 Sep 2018 description
report World Bank, GFDRR

Governments now have access to a large and growing range of financing instruments for rapidly mobilizing funds in the aftermath of a disaster. Instruments like reserve funds, contingent lines of credit, and insurance programs are critical for financing relief, recovery and reconstruction efforts, and they have a demonstrated impact on the ability of governments to manage large-scale disasters.

20 Sep 2018 description

Release Number: 147

ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands – One year after two back-to-back Category 5 hurricanes devastated the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI), progress is being made in the territory’s recovery. Homes are being repaired, schools are back in session, roads are free of debris, ports are open and composite utility poles are standing tall.

20 Sep 2018 description

La AECID activa sus protocolos de respuesta a través de la Federación Internacional de la Cruz Roja y Media Luna Roja (FICR), Cruz Roja Española (CRE), y Acción Contra el Hambre (ACF)

Cerca de un millón de personas se han visto afectadas, y más de 80 han perdido la vida

20 Sep 2018 description

Highlights

  1. Since January 2018, more than 75,000 people were affected by natural events: mostly floods, landslides and intense winds, due to the rainy season. The most affected areas are Ngozi and Rutana due to field destruction.

  2. The most urgent needs detected during the multi-sector evaluations were: emergency shelters and rental support, non-food item (NFI) kits, WASH and food.

20 Sep 2018 description

LLUVIAS GENERAN DESCENSO DE LAHARES EN EL VOLCÁN DE FUEGO

Según ha indicado el Instituto Nacional de Sismología, Vulcanología, Meteorología e Hidrología -INSIVUMEH- en sus últimos boletines especiales vulcanológicos No. 148-2018 y 149-2018, las lluvias que actualmente se registran en la zona del volcán de Fuego han generado el descenso de lahares moderados y fuertes por las barrancas Seca, Santa Teresa, Ceniza, Taniluyá, ríos Mineral, Pantaleón y sus afluentes.

20 Sep 2018 description

At a school in Juba, hundreds of pupils gather together, curiously listening and mimicking the actions of Nepalese military medics, as they demonstrate proper hand-washing and hygiene techniques.

Moses, a young boy attending the school, is among the curious listeners, and the techniques seem to have quickly struck a chord with him.

“When you come in the toilet, you get many diseases. When you want to eat, you wash your hands. When you come from toilet, you wash your hands to be clean, so no diseases come,” he says, describing what he had learned.

20 Sep 2018 description
report UN Women

Three years since the signing of the peace agreement, Malian women are impatient to see its provisions at work.

“We have discussed enough, it is now time to act,” said one woman at a recently held meeting in Bamako, which convened 40 women leaders from civil society, government and armed groups to find common ground and accelerate efforts to increase Malian women’s participation in the peace process.

20 Sep 2018 description

SARC dispatched a humanitarian aid convoy (17 trucks) to Eastern Rural of Daraa city on Thursday, September 20, 2018.

9 trucks loaded with 2000 food parcels and 2000 flour bags headed to Saida, while the other 8 trucks headed to Al-Naymeh carrying 1500 food parcels and 1500 flour bags.

These relief items are provided by WFP.

20 Sep 2018 description

Matrice de suivi des déplacements

L'OIM Madagascar met en œuvre son programme de Matrice de suivi des déplacements (DTM - Displacement Tracking Matrix ou DTM en anglais) afin de mieux comprendre les déplacements des populations engendrés par la sécheresse et fournir des informations essentielles aux acteurs gouvernementaux et humanitaires sur le sujet. Ce programme a été adapté au contexte du Sud de Madagascar et les outils utilisés lors de l’élaboration des évaluations sur le terrain ont été réalisées en collaboration avec les partenaires humanitaires.

20 Sep 2018 description
  • Summary of newly-reported viruses this week: Afghanistan – one new case of wild poliovirus (WPV1). Democratic Republic of Congo – two new cases of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2). See country sections below for more details.

  • Featured on www.polioeradication.org: Coffee with Polio Experts – Darcy Levison of WHO talks about the logistical challenges of reaching every child in the Lake Chad subregion.

20 Sep 2018 description

On International Day of Peace 21st September, we, the undersigned international NGOs, would like to draw attention to the urgent need for peace in South Sudan.