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19 Jan 2019 description
report Human Rights Watch

Attack on Temple in Deep South a War Crime

(New York) – Separatist insurgents in Thailand’s southern border provinces killed two Buddhist monks in an unlawful assault on a temple, Human Rights Watch said today. The deliberate attack on civilians and a place of worship is a war crime.

19 Jan 2019 description
report African Union

À la suite de consultations entre le Président de l'Union africaine (UA) et Président de la République du Rwanda, S.E.

19 Jan 2019 description
report African Union

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA, 17 JANUARY 2019: Following consultations between the Chairperson of the African Union (AU) and President of the Republic of Rwanda, H.E.

19 Jan 2019 description

Somos Panas Colombia se lanzó el 20 de diciembre de 2017 y tiene como eje de acción una estrategia de contenidos para reducir las manifestaciones de xenofobia y promover la solidaridad de los colombianos hacía los venezolanos en Colombia. El planteamiento estratégico de la campaña es evidenciar que los venezolanos son PERSONAS que TUVIERON que salir de su país y AGRADECEN la acogida en Colombia.

19 Jan 2019 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

The Low Pressure Area (LPA) outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility has entered the PAR at 10:00 AM today. At 11:00 AM, 19 January 2019, the LPA was estimated based on all available data at 860 km East of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur (7.7 °N, 134.1 °E). This weather disturbance has no direct effect on any part of the country at the moment. However, it is still likely to develop into a Tropical Depression (TD) in the next 36 hours.

18 Jan 2019 description

The campaign's strategic approach is to show that Venezuelans are PEOPLE who HAD to leave their country and, who are THANKFUL for being accepted in Colombia.

18 Jan 2019 description

Blog Post by Asch Harwood

This blog post has been updated with data for the entire calendar year 2018.

Has sectarian violence in the Middle Belt increased significantly in 2018? If so, has it eclipsed the Boko Haram conflict? On December 20, 2018, we published year-to-date data. Below we publish data for the entire year of 2018.

Read more on The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

18 Jan 2019 description
report UN Security Council

SC/13671

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President José Singer Weisinger (Dominican Republic):

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest possible terms the terrorist attack at the General Santander National Police Academy in Bogotá on 17 January 2019, which left several fatalities and dozens injured.

18 Jan 2019 description

Este documento fue elaborado por OCHA y ACNUR con el apoyo de la UMAIC, con base en la información compartida por la Unidad para la Atención y Reparación Integral a las Víctimas (UARIV) Territorial Antioquia y El Secretariado Nacional de Pastoral Social, en el marco del Equipo Local de Coordinación -ELC- de Antioquia.

18 Jan 2019 description

The Zimbabwean government’s decision to hike fuel prices has sparked fierce opposition. In this Q&A, Crisis Group’s Senior Consultant Piers Pigou explains how economic hardship is driving ordinary citizens to unprecedented acts of resistance.

Piers Pigou Senior Consultant, Southern Africa

What triggered this explosion of unrest?

18 Jan 2019 description

Yemen is facing one of the world’s worst Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) crises, as deteriorating WASH infrastructure contributes to a cholera outbreak, and represents one of the underlying causes of malnutrition in the country.

On behalf of the Yemen WASH Cluster, REACH coordinated a household-level assessment to provide an understanding of WASH needs, gaps, and priorities in 38 districts prioritized for famine and/or cholera interventions that also host a high concentration of Internally Displaced People (IDPs - 8% or more of the total district population).

18 Jan 2019 description

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18 Jan 2019 description

Yemen is facing one of the world’s worst Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) crises, as deteriorating WASH infrastructure contributes to a cholera outbreak, and represents one of the underlying causes of malnutrition in the country.

On behalf of the Yemen WASH Cluster, REACH coordinated a household-level assessment to provide an understanding of WASH needs, gaps, and priorities in 38 districts prioritized for famine and/or cholera interventions that also host a high concentration of Internally Displaced People (IDPs - 8% or more of the total district population).

18 Jan 2019 description
report Save the Children

Friday 18 January 2019
By: Tamer Kirolos, Save the Children’s Country Director in Yemen

Yemeni children are living in the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. I see their suffering every day while working on the ground in Yemen. The only way to end this suffering is to end the conflict. It is therefore a shame if national parliaments keep giving the green light to continued sales of military equipment to the Saudi-led coalition.

18 Jan 2019 description
report Human Rights Watch

Documents Reveal Concentrated Targeting of Migrant Families

Michael Garcia Bochenek
Senior Counsel, Children’s Rights Division

18 Jan 2019 description

Yemen is facing one of the world’s worst Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) crises, as deteriorating WASH infrastructure contributes to a cholera outbreak, and represents one of the underlying causes of malnutrition in the country.

On behalf of the Yemen WASH Cluster, REACH coordinated a household-level assessment to provide an understanding of WASH needs, gaps, and priorities in 38 districts prioritized for famine and/or cholera interventions that also host a high concentration of Internally Displaced People (IDPs - 8% or more of the total district population).

18 Jan 2019 description
report UN Security Council

SC/13669
SECURITY COUNCIL
8448TH MEETING* (AM)

Permanent Representative Calls for End to Arms Embargo, Foreign Interference

Without the international community’s support in Libya, spoilers will sabotage the political process and unravel the fragile and easily reversible progress made amid an already grim backdrop of sporadic violence and rising humanitarian needs, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the country warned today in a briefing to the Security Council.