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07 Dec 2018 description

En 2014, el periodista argentino Martín Caparrós escribió El Hambre, un monumental reportaje de 600 páginas en el que se propuso comprender y hacer visible “el mayor fracaso del género humano”, esa incapacidad histórica de nuestra civilización para garantizar que un planeta abundante satisfaga las necesidades alimentarias de todos sus habitantes.

07 Dec 2018 description

Yasmin Sooka, Chairperson of the CHRSS: Thank you for being present today. We value the opportunity to be able to speak to the South Sudanese community, and the international community through your work.

07 Dec 2018 description

Highlights

 WFP strongly condemns the attacks conducted against girls and women in Bentiu from 19 to 29 November.

 With the support of DANIDA, WFP launched Women and Girls Safe Spaces (WGSS) in multiple locations across the country.

 WFP has deployed three SHERPs - all-terrain vehicles - to Ganyel (Unity state), to be piloted for distribution of humanitarian assistance to hard-to-reach locations.

In Numbers

07 Dec 2018 description

Gobierno, Países contribuyentes y Naciones Unidas aprobaron dar continuidad al Fondo de Naciones Unidas con contribuciones de Alemania, Reino Unido, Noruega, Chile y el Fondo del Secretario General para la Consolidación de la Paz (PBF por sus siglas en inglés) por un total de USD$ 28,5 millones para continuar apoyando los esfuerzos del Gobierno en la consolidación de la paz de Colombia como un proyecto nacional.

07 Dec 2018 description
report Voice of America

BALKH, AFGHANISTAN / WASHINGTON — For decades in a small village in northern Afghanistan's Balkh province, dozens of families have lived in one- and two-story houses made from ammunition, where 3-meter-long live rockets are used as ceiling beams.

After a few explosions, the villagers now want the Afghan government to remove the weapons.

Qand Agha, leader of Qazi Abad village, told VOA that several people have been wounded or killed because the rockets have exploded.

07 Dec 2018 description

7 ALBERGUES HABILITADOS POR TEMPORADA DE BAJAS TEMPERATURAS

Como parte de las acciones que instituciones que integran el Sistema CONRED están realizando esta temporada de descenso de temperatura 2018, esta la habilitación de albergues a nivel nacional, principalmente en departamentos donde en años anteriores se ha tenido registro de mayor descenso de temperatura, entre ellos los ubicados en el Altiplano Occidental y Meseta Central del país.

07 Dec 2018 description

La época del 'posacuerdo' ha dejado un panorama complejo que ha provocado que el CICR abra un proceso de actualización de su análisis jurídico sobre esta situación.

07 Dec 2018 description
  • Total (observed) arrivals – November: 1,275
  • Total (observed) arrivals - October: 2,636
  • Total (observed) arrivals of unaccompanied/separated children - November: 178
  • Total (observed) arrivals of unaccompanied/separated children - October: 240
  • Total occupancy of government centres – end November: 3,891
  • Total occupancy of government centres - end October: 3,485
  • Total presence of refugees/migrants/asylum-seekers – end November: 4,165
  • Total presence of refugees/migrants/asylum-seekers – end October: 3,919
07 Dec 2018 description

JULIA RAWLINS-BENTHAM

Owning a piece of the rock is the dream of many Barbadians. That prime piece of land is chosen, and plans for that dream home are drawn according to taste and style and the mortgage acquired.

But, too often, little consideration is given to the risks caused by hazards to which the chosen plot is exposed. These hazards could range from floods, storm surge, wind damage, landslides, hurricanes and earthquakes.

07 Dec 2018 description

Message from Executive Director

Let’s be inclusive to be successful

Inclusivity is a cornerstone of effective and principled humanitarian action.

07 Dec 2018 description

This month’s update highlights children and armed conflict concerns and provides recommendations for the protection of children in the situations of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Syria. It also provides recommendations for the Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict conclusion negotiations on the Secretary-General’s update report on the situation of children and armed conflict in Myanmar.

07 Dec 2018 description

On 9 and 10 December the international community will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The creation of these landmark documents, inextricably linked in sentiment as well as time, was guided by the “never again” conviction in the aftermath of World War II.

07 Dec 2018 description

Diferentes acciones armadas por parte de presuntos miembros del grupo armado no estatal Ejército Popular de Liberación (EPL) y el Ejército Nacional desde el 30 de noviembre, causan impacto humanitario en comunidades campesinas e indígenas del resguardo Cerro Tijeras, en zona rural del municipio de Suárez (Cauca).

07 Dec 2018 description

In November 2018, Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) recorded 2,516 deaths and injuries from 238 incidents of explosive violence around the world, as reported in English-language media. Civilians accounted for 60% (1,504) of the deaths and injuries recorded.

When explosive violence was used in populated areas, 89% of all casualties were civilians, compared to 11% in other areas.

07 Dec 2018 description

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre has donated 140,468 bags of food assistance to displaced victims of Boko Haram in Borno and Yobe states.

In his remarks at flag off of distribution in Teacher Village displaced camp, Maiduguri Borno state, the Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency, Engr. Mustapha Maihaja disclosed that 125,317 basket of food items will be distributed by the Center to 33,343 Households in designed camps and communities in Borno state for the next four months.