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11 Dec 2017 description

COLOMBO, 7th December, 2017 (WAM) -- The UAE Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Abdul Hameed Abdul Fattah Kazim Al Malla, has supervised the distribution of school bags and supplies to students in the southern Sri Lanka region of Matara, under the patronage of Maithripala Sirisena, President of Sri Lanka.

The Sharjah Charity House has donated the school supplies in coordination with Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena, Sri Lanka's State Minister of Public Enterprise Development.

WAM/Rola Alghoul/MOHD AAMIR

11 Dec 2017 description

The number of suspected diphtheria cases among the Rohingya refugees in Cox's Bazaar has increased to 549, with nine confirmed deaths as of 11 December. The extremely congested conditions in the camps, low immunization coverage of the refugees, the lack of clean water and proper sanitation facilities are conducive to a rapid spread of the epidemic, with the number of cases expected to double every three to five days.

11 Dec 2017 description

Key messages

  • Some 6.5 million people are food insecure and a further 4 million are at risk – twice as many as last year – due to asset depletion to maintain food consumption.

  • Within Syria, 6.3 million people are displaced, while 5.3 million have sought refuge in neighbouring countries. The continuing crisis has led to new displacements in northeast Syria (Ar-Raqqa and Deir-Ez-Zor governorates), as well as Hama, Aleppo and Idleb governorates.

11 Dec 2017 description

Mogadishu, 11 December 2017 – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Italian Republic, via the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation, is making a contribution of 3 million Euros towards the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)’s new Country Programme for Somalia over the period 2017-2020.

In partnership with UNFPA, this generous contribution will support the Federal Government of Somalia’s efforts in reducing maternal deaths, unmet need for birth spacing, and ending violence and harmful practices against women and girls.

11 Dec 2017 description

Déclaration de l’Administrateur du PNUD

Les êtres humains naissent libres et égaux, en droits et en dignité. C'est le principe fondamental consacré par la Déclaration universelle des droits de l'homme de 1948.

Cet idéal est aussi pertinent et aussi pressant aujourd'hui qu'il y a près de soixante-dix ans, lorsque les nations ont émergé de l'ombre de la Seconde Guerre mondiale et ont promis ensemble de protéger les droits et la dignité de tous les peuples.

11 Dec 2017 description

(Abuja, 11 December 2017): The United Nations, through the Nigeria Humanitarian Fund, has allocated $13.4 million to help thousands of children, women and men in need of urgent humanitarian assistance in crisis-hit north-east Nigeria.

The humanitarian emergency in the northeastern Nigeria is one of the most severe in the world today, with 8.5 million people in need of life-saving aid in 2017 in the worst-affected states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe.

11 Dec 2017 description

Location: Syrian Arab Republic, Damascus City, Al-Mujtahed neighborhood

HF Name & Type: Damascus hospital - MoH (Al-Mujtahed)

Incident: Among several mortars hit Damascus today, one mortar reportedly hit Damascus hospital - MoH (Al-Mujtahed), which hit the roof of the cardiac ICU.

  • Another mortar hit the street near the fence of the hospital.

Prior Health Facility condition: Intact, fully functioning, Inpatient capacity is 412 actual beds including 42 ICU beds.

11 Dec 2017 description

KUALA LUMPUR - (11 December 2017) – UN human rights experts wrapped up this weekend a five-day visit to Malaysia, during which they focused their inquiries on recent human rights violations and abuses allegedly committed in Myanmar.

In Malaysia, the experts – members of the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar (FFMM) – interviewed persons from Shan and Kachin states, as well as members of the ethnic Rakhine and Rohingya communities.

11 Dec 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 17 million people are food insecure, a staggering seven million of whom are at risk of famine.

  • Acute food insecurity is expected to deteriorate further without continued, scaled up emergency food and livelihood assistance programmes. Air, sea, land blockade further exacerbating the availability and prices of fuel and basic food commodities.

11 Dec 2017 description

Keynotes and Events of Public Health Significance

  • A total of 37 of immediately reportable diseases and events with 8 deaths were reported from 11 counties

  • Montserrado, Rivercess and Grand Gedeh Counties were identified through laboratory reports

  • Health facility reporting completeness and timeliness are 33% respectively

  • Ten confirmed cases of measles reported from Montserrado and Rivercess Counties

11 Dec 2017 description

RAPPEL DU CONTEXTE ET JUSTIFICATION DE L’INTERVENTION

Situé à 375 Km de Bangui et chef-lieu de l’Ouham Pendé, à 6°19’02’’ de latitude Nord et 16°22’42’’ de longitude Est, la ville de Bozoum a accueilli des déplacés de Bocaranga suite à l’attaque de la ville le 23 septembre 2017. Si la plupart des déplacés ont trouvé refuge dans des familles d’accueil ; plus de 620 se sont installés sur trois sites (Croix Rouge, Brigade de recherche et Ecole mixte 1) selon le recensement lors de la MSA.

11 Dec 2017 description

KEY MESSAGES

  • With 2 million people food insecure, ongoing military conflicts, and winter approaching, the plight of millions of Iraqis, many of whom depend on agriculture for their livelihoods, might worsen.

  • Military operations and instability in places such as western Anbar, Diyala, Kirkuk, Salah al-Din, Erbil and Ninewa have forced 2.9 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) to leave their homes. While 2.6 million have returned, many others have abandoned their farms and agriculture-based livelihoods.

11 Dec 2017 description

L’OIM travaille avec les autorités nationales, locales et des partenaires locaux, afin de mieux comprendre, connaître et analyser les mouvements migratoires à travers l’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre. Le suivi des flux de population (FMP) est une activité qui permet de quantifier et de qualifier les flux, les profils des migrants, les tendances et les routes migratoires sur un point d’entrée, de transit ou de sortie donné. En Guinée, quatre (4) points de suivi ont été installés depuis fin mars 2017 dans les localités frontalières avec Mali.

11 Dec 2017 description

L’OIM travaille avec les autorités nationales, locales et des partenaires locaux, afin de mieux comprendre, connaître et analyser les mouvements migratoires à travers l’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre. Le suivi des flux de population (FMP) est une activité qui permet de quantifier et de qualifier les flux, les profils des migrants, les tendances et les routes migratoires sur un point d’entrée, de transit ou de sortie donné. En Guinée, quatre (4) points de suivi ont été installés depuis fin mars 2017 dans les localités frontalières avec Mali.

11 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE – Un rapport phare met en lumière les fractures numériques et se penche sur les débats actuels autour des incidences d’Internet et des réseaux sociaux sur la sécurité et le bien-être des enfants

Téléchargez des photos, vidéos et un exemplaire du rapport : http://uni.cf/2j2GvHC