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16 Jan 2019 description

La Matrice de Suivi des Déplacements, tiré de l’anglais Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM), est un outil de l’Organisation Internationale pour les Migrations (OIM) qui permet de suivre les déplacements et la mobilité des populations.

16 Jan 2019 description

GENEVA (16 January 2019) – The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Wednesday urged States to step up their support in 2019 in order to fund what she described as “the most ambitious programme of work ever drawn by my Office.”

Presenting an appeal for US$ 321.5 million, the UN Human Rights Chief stressed that sustainable peace, security and development will only be achieved in an “era of great turbulence” if States invest in human rights, and described her Office as “a vital tool for greater prevention, and better protection, around the world.”

16 Jan 2019 description

BY SAM COLLIN

Measuring impact without transparency

This week we’ll be at the OECD with development specialists, bankers, policy makers and impact investors to discuss new ways of using private finance to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. This year discussions are focusing on impact.

16 Jan 2019 description

HIGHLIGHTS

The fourth strategic objective of the Turkey Refugee and Resilience Response Plan (3RP) for 2018-2019 is to “Expand livelihood and job opportunities for people in need ”. Under this objective, 3RP partners aim to reach the following outcome: Improved livelihoods and living conditions, including better and decent work conditions for Syrians under temporary protection and host communities.

16 Jan 2019 description

1. Antecedentes

Como resultado del fenómeno climático El Niño y los efectos del cambio climático, la ausencia de lluvias en Centroamerica durante el periodo de floración de la primera siembra de granos básicos (segunda quincena de julio) ha aumentado en las últimas dos décadas tanto en frecuencia como intensidad.

16 Jan 2019 description
report Inter Press Service

By Siddharth Chatterjee

Siddharth Chatterjee is the United Nations Resident Coordinator to Kenya.

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 16 2019 (IPS) - On 15 January 2019, terror struck Nairobi’s 14 Riverside Drive.

Kenya is in mourning following a senseless act on innocent and defenseless civilians by individuals preoccupied with contemptible and misplaced ideology; who hope to intimidate others through violent acts of terror. Like in their other past attempts, they have failed, and Kenya remains unbowed.

16 Jan 2019 description

Between July and September 2018, Flow Monitoring Points (FMPs) were active in seven countries across the West and Central Africa region: Burkina Faso, Guinea, Chad, Mali, Niger, Nigeria and Senegal. On average, 5,440 travellers were observed daily at Flow Monitoring Points set up in the West and Central Africa region. This represented a fifteen per cent increase when compared to the second quarter (AprilJune 2018).

16 Jan 2019 description

Tripoli, 16 January 2019 - The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) strongly condemns the recent military mobilisation of forces in southern Tripoli and is monitoring the situation closely. UNSMIL warns parties against any breach of the ceasefire agreement concluded on 04 and 09 September 2018, compromising stability in the capital and, most importantly, endangering the lives of civilians and their properties.

16 Jan 2019 description

El Servicio Nacional de Gestión de Riesgos y Emergencias (SNGRE) trabaja coordinadamente con las instituciones del Sistema Nacional Descentralizado de Gestión de Riesgos para la implementación de acciones de respuesta y planes de contingencia ante la época lluviosa en diferentes territorios del país; cabe destacar que el nivel de emergencia en la provincia de Los Ríos se determinó como nivel 2, con moderada complejidad.

16 Jan 2019 description

GENEVE (16 janvier 2019) - Le Bureau des Nations Unies pour les droits de l'homme a annoncé mercredi que, selon des allégations de sources crédibles, au moins 890 personnes auraient été tuées entre le 16 et le 18 décembre dans quatre villages du territoire de Yumbi, dans la province de Mai-Ndombe, à l'ouest de la République Démocratique du Congo, dans ce qui semble avoir été des affrontements entre les communautés Banunu et Batende.

16 Jan 2019 description

GENEVA (16 January 2019) – The UN Human Rights Office said Wednesday that according to allegations from credible sources, at least 890 people were killed between 16 and 18 December in four villages in Yumbi territory, Mai-Ndombe province in the west of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, in what appear to have been clashes between the Banunu and Batende communities.

16 Jan 2019 description

De acuerdo al último relevamiento permanecen 2326 personas desplazadas en todo el país. De ese total, 995 son evacuadas y 1331 autoevacuadas.

16 Jan 2019 description

Tinbit Amare

GAMBELLA, ETHIOPIA: In a refugee camp hosting more than 85,000 refugees, a young mother of two have paved her way as one of the most popular teachers in the camp.

It’s early morning and students are lining up outside the school, eager to have their homework checked.

"Excellent work, students!" Nyanchew Chuol says loudly. As she is going through every single exercise book, the teacher is generous with her encouraging comments.

16 Jan 2019 description

Desde la segunda semana del pasado mes de noviembre hasta la fecha se activó el Protocolo Nacional por Temporada de Descenso de Temperatura a través del cual se han realizado diferentes acciones de prevención, entre ellas la habilitación de 17 albergues a nivel nacional para brindar atención y abrigo a las personas que necesitan resguardarse del frío.

16 Jan 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund

BEIRUT, 16 January 2019 – Devastation generated by the latest storms across Lebanon have left vulnerable children relocated and in need of protection and warmth, with refugee children especially affected. UNICEF, working with partners, and in close coordination with UNHCR, other UN agencies and the government of Lebanon, started immediate response last week to meet the needs of the affected children and their families.

16 Jan 2019 description
report Inter Press Service

By Jan Egeland

Jan Egeland, Secretary-General of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), visited Honduras in December 2018.

OSLO, Norway, Jan 16 2019 (IPS) - A new caravan heading towards Mexico and the United States was reportedly set to leave San Pedro Sula in Honduras on 15 January. The large number of people expected to leave Central America is a true testimony to the desperate situation for children, women and men in this poor and violence affected region.

16 Jan 2019 description

The latest re-commitment to ceasefire that came into force on 29 December (ongoing) brought some respite from violence ahead of the New Year and Orthodox Christmas. Less security incidents and use of heavy weapons were reported. However, localized skirmishes continued in areas close to the ‘contact line’, resulting in nine civilian casualties (two killed and seven injured) as well as damage to critical civilian infrastructure.

16 Jan 2019 description

Combien et Quand ? Entre Juillet et Septembre, soit la période actuelle de récolte et post récolte, 98.000 personnes (1%) ont été classées en phase d’Urgence (IPC Phase 4), alors que 1.301.000 (12%) ont été classés en phase de Crise (IPC Phase 3), et 4.700.000 (43%) en phase sous pression (IPC Phase 2) et 4.850.000 (44%) en Insécurité Alimentaire Minimale (Phase 1).