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18 Jun 2018 description

The following document includes 12 thematic maps with information on the following topics:

– Population density
– Cooking fuel source
– Education barriers for girls
– Access to health facilities
– Income source
– Most severe needs
– NFI distribution
– Primary safety concern
– Shelter types
– Community areas cleanliness
– Source of drinking water
– Access to drinking water​

18 Jun 2018 description

Total arrivals (1 Jan - 17 Jun 2018): 15,517
Total arrivals (1 Jan - 17 Jun 2017): 66,752
Total arrivals 1 Jun - 17 Jun 2018 2,155
Total arrivals 1 Jun - 17 Jun 2017 6,524
Average daily arrivals in June 2018 so far: 127
Average daily arrivals in May 2018: 126
Dead and missing in 2018 - Central Med (as of 17 Jun) 500
Dead and missing in 2018 - Mediterranean Sea (as of 17 Jun) 802
Dead and missing in 2017 - Central Med (as of 17 Jun) 2,107
Dead and missing in 2017 - Mediterranean Sea (as of 17 Jun) 2,194
Dead and missing in 2017 - Central Med 2,873

18 Jun 2018 description

Fiona Terry, Brian McQuinn

The Roots of Restraint in War—a study that updates the 2004 Roots of Behaviour in War—will be launched on 18 June 2018 in Geneva. In this blog post, Fiona Terry & Brian McQuinn, the study’s principal authors, explain the approach to the study and highlight a few of its main findings.

18 Jun 2018 description

ROME – In a ceremony held today at the annual session of the Executive Board of the World Food Programme, the Italian Government handed over the chairmanship of the Group of Friends of UNHRD to the Spanish Government. Also promoted by the Government of Panama, the event was the opportunity to celebrate the 18th anniversary of UNHRD, which was first established in Brindisi, Italy in June 2000.

18 Jun 2018 description
report UN Women

More than one million South Sudanese refugees have crossed over the border into Uganda since 2013. Along with immediate assistance, they need long-term support, including therapy to cope with trauma and opportunities to earn a living. UN Women-supported therapy groups in one refugee settlement have helped women come together, heal and discover new beginnings.

18 Jun 2018 description
report Inter Press Service

Por Ela Zambrano

CIUDAD MITAD DEL MUNDO, Ecuador, 17 jun 2018 (IPS) - La conservación y el manejo sostenible del suelo son las recetas que con diversos ingredientes representan la base para combatir la degradación de los suelos, coincidieron este domingo 17 en Ecuador los participantes en el acto de celebración del Día Mundial de Lucha contra la Desertificación (DMLD).

18 Jun 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

NEW YORK, 18 June 2018 – UNICEF has received EDGE Certification, becoming the first United Nations agency to earn the leading global assessment methodology and business certification standard for gender equality.

“Advancing gender equality and the rights of women and girls is at the core of what we do at UNICEF,” said UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta H. Fore. “To be the leading organization for the rights of all children and young people, including young women and girls, we have to lead by example.”

18 Jun 2018 description


"Conscious of their responsibility before God and man, inspired by the determination to promote world peace as an equal partner in a united Europe … Basic Constitutional Law for the Federal Republic of Germany

18 Jun 2018 description

Ce mardi 19 juin 2018, veille de la Journée mondiale du réfugié, commémorée chaque année le 20 juin, des réfugiés urbains de Kinshasa organisent une exposition-vente de leurs produits artisanaux et de spécialités culinaires de leurs pays d’origine.

18 Jun 2018 description

Desde Siria hasta México, de Bangladesh a República Democrática del Congo, millones de personas han tenido que huir de sus hogares en los últimos años. No tenían elección: escapaban de la guerra y la violencia y casi siempre han perdido a seres queridos, sus familias han quedado desgarradas y sus casas, destruidas.

Por Philippe Latour, responsable de Comunicación Operacional, y Giorgio Contessi, responsable del servicio de Medios

18 Jun 2018 description

Threats, intimidation, arrest, prosecution, denial of permits, rejection of interview requests, seizure of equipment and deportation – such are the methods used by governments to obstruct media coverage of refugees. It is the 21st century’s biggest humanitarian crisis, which Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is examining for World Refugee Day, on the 20th of June 2018.

18 Jun 2018 description

Au sommaire
Inondations P.1
Mouvements de populations P.2
Accès humanitaire P.4
Sécurité alimentaire P.6


  • 170 000 personnes menacées par les inondations cette année au Niger

  • Plus de 16 000 PDI dans les régions de Tillabéry et Tahoua

  • Treize zones extrêmement et moyennement vulnérables à l’insécurité alimentaire de plus qu’en décembre 2017

  • La méningite en net recul comparé à 2017

  • Financement humanitaire en baisse cette année

18 Jun 2018 description

Marlyn Valdez

San Miguel Los Lotes, Escuintla, Guatemala; 17 jun (AGN). El Gobierno de Guatemala invertirá 230 millones de quetzales en la rehabilitación del tramo carretero de la Ruta Nacional (RN) 14, que une a los departamentos De Escuintla y Sacatepéquez y que fué afectada por la erupción del volcán de Fuego el pasado 3 de junio.

18 Jun 2018 description
report Voice of America

Guatemala has ended its search for the nearly 200 people missing since a volcano erupted earlier this month.

Officials have confirmed the deaths of 110 people in the eruption of the Fuego volcano.

The country's disaster agency CONRED said Sunday it has called off searches in San Miguel Los Lotes and El Rodeo because the area is "uninhabitable and high risk."

The volcano continues to generate four or five weak explosions an hour, sending a column of ash more than 1,000 meters into the air.

18 Jun 2018 description

El Sistema de la Coordinadora Nacional para la Reducción de Desastres, CONRED, continúa realizando el monitoreo a la actividad que presenta el volcán de Fuego, tomando en cuenta la información que reporta el Instituto Nacional de Sismología, Vulcanologia, Meteorología e Hidrología INSIVUMEH a través de sus boletines.

18 Jun 2018 description

Abuja, 18 June 2018 - The UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria a.i., Myrta Kaulard, has condemned the twin suicide attacks on 16 June in the town of Damboa, Borno State, north-east Nigeria, that have left dozens of people dead and scores injured in one of the deadliest attacks the town has witnessed.

18 Jun 2018 description
report Inter Press Service

By James Jeffrey

BADME, Ethiopia, Jun 18 2018 (IPS) - The utterly inconsequential-looking Ethiopian border town of Badme is where war broke out in 1998 between Ethiopia and Eritrea, lasting two years and devastating both countries.

Ever since the the town has remained, in spite of its ramshackle, unassuming appearance, an iconic symbol for both countries, primarily because despite the internationally brokered Algiers Peace Accord that followed the 2000 ceasefire, and led to a ruling that Badme return to Eritrea, Ethiopia defiantly stayed put in the town.

18 Jun 2018 description

Budapest/Geneva, 18 June 2018 – Thousands of people making their way through the Balkans are in desperate need of basic humanitarian services and support, says the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).

The number of people entering Europe through Greece and then making their way towards Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina is increasing. More than 5,600 people have reached Bosnia and Herzegovina since the beginning of January, compared with just 754 across the whole of 2017.

18 Jun 2018 description

N'Djamena du 18 - 22 juin 2018 - Le Criquet pèlerin est un ravageur redoutable en raison de l'ampleur des dégâts qu'il peut provoquer aux productions agro-sylvo-pastorales en période d'invasion et aux importantes perturbations socio-économiques et environnementales qui en découlent.