Updates

Your gateway to all content to date. Search and/or drill down with filters to narrow down the content.

30,642 entries found
Sort by: Latest |Relevance
22 Jan 2019 description
report World Bank

By Federica Ranghieri and Ankur Nagar
World Bank, Jan 22

Imagine you live in Afghanistan. There’s a 7 in 10 chance that your livelihood depends on agriculture. In this mountainous country, with mean elevation of 1,884 meters (higher than Chile), it is likely that your farm is in a river valley surrounded by a rugged landscape.

22 Jan 2019 description
report World Bank

The atmosphere is convivial in the maternity waiting room of the community referral hospital in the city of Trou du Nord in northeastern Haiti. Twenty or so women are there for their prenatal checkups. One of them, Choumane Hilaire, who is 20 years old, is four weeks from her due date.

22 Jan 2019 description

DAVID NIETO

**Du 16 au 20 janvier 2019, les Nations Unies en Haïti ont accueilli une mission d’évaluation stratégique. Menée par le Secrétaire général adjoint aux opérations de paix, M. Jean-Pierre Lacroix, puis par le **Sous-Secrétaire général aux affaires politiques, M. Miroslav Jenča, la délégation avait pour but de rencontrer toutes les parties prenantes afin de discuter, comme prévu par le Conseil de sécurité, du futur rôle de l’Organisation des Nations Unies (ONU) dans le pays après le départ de la MINUJUSTH, le 15 octobre 2019.

18 Jan 2019 description

À la fin du mois de décembre 2018, 21 Plans de réponse humanitaire (HRP) et le Plan régional de réponse pour la Syrie (3RP) nécessitaient 24,93 milliards de dollars pour assister 97,9 millions de personnes ayant un besoin urgent d’assistance humanitaire. Les financements requis restaient identiques à ceux enregistrés à fin du mois de novembre 2018. Les plans sont financés à hauteur de 14,58 milliards de dollars, comblant 58,5% des besoins financiers pour 2018.

18 Jan 2019 description

Increased seasonal rainfall is forecast to relieve dryness throughout southern Africa

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. An erratic rainfall distribution since the Short-Rains season has caused dryness in Somalia,
    Ethiopia, and Kenya.

  2. Continued below average rainfall since October has resulted in widespread dryness throughout southern Africa.

  3. Poor rainfall has led to anomalous dryness across Madagascar. Heavy rainfall forecast later this month is expected to provide relief.

17 Jan 2019 description

Le Secrétaire général adjoint (SGA) aux opérations de paix, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, est arrivé aujourd'hui en Haïti pour mener une mission stratégique d'évaluation des différentes options possibles dans le cadre de la transition vers une présence des Nations Unies en Haïti sans opération de maintien de la paix, tel que prévu par le Conseil de sécurité.

17 Jan 2019 description

Le plan de réponse humanitaire (HRP) biannuel 2017-2018 qui s’achève avait un budget révisé pour 2018 de 252,2 millions de dollars pour atteindre 2,2 millions de personnes sur les 2,8 millions de personnes estimées dans le besoin d’une assistance humanitaire en 2018.

17 Jan 2019 description

The biennial 2017-2018 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) that is coming to an end had a revised budget for 2018 of $252.2 million to reach 2.2 million of the estimated 2.8 million people in need of humanitarian assistance in 2018.

$32.4 million has been received to date and has been used to respond to the most urgent humanitarian needs. In addition to these contributions to the HRP, $47.7 million was also mobilized to finance humanitarian activities outside the HRP, bringing the total resources mobilized for the humanitarian response in 2018 in Haiti to $79.9 million.

14 Jan 2019 description

International NGOs’ complementary work in public health, rural livelihoods and emergency relief expands global reach and impact

BALTIMORE, Jan 14, 2019—International humanitarian organizations Lutheran World Relief https://lwr.org/ and IMA World Health https://imaworldhealth.org/ today announced they are combining operations to dramatically increase their impact on breaking the cycle of poverty and promoting healthier families and communities throughout the world.

14 Jan 2019 description

From providing vital IT services in Iraq, Nigeria and Yemen to supporting preparedness activities in the Pacific and Caribbean regions, the Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC) was highly active in 2018. Here's a brief overview of what we did and where we were last year. ​Have a look at the ETC annual infographic.

13 Jan 2019 description
report UN News Service

La moitié de la capitale détruite, 250 000 morts et 1 million d'habitants déplacés. Tel est le bilan du séisme qui a frappé Haïti il y a neuf ans, le 12 janvier 2010.

Les membres du personnel de la Mission des Nations Unies en Haïti ont également été touchés et 102 d'entre eux ont péri lors de la catastrophe, dont l’Envoyé spécial du Secrétaire général, Hédi Annabi et son adjoint, Luiz Carlos da Costa.

12 Jan 2019 description

Haiti: Relief and Reconstruction Watch
Written by Jake Johnston

Years since a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti: 9

Estimated number of aftershocks that measured 4.5 or greater: 59

Number of people who died in the earthquake, according to Haitian government: 316,000

Number of people displaced: 1,300,000

12 Jan 2019 description
report UN News Service

Half a capital city destroyed, 220,000 reported dead and 1 million residents displaced. This was the toll of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, which struck on 12 January, 9 years ago.

Staff at the UN Mission in Haiti were also affected, and there were 102 UN casualties, including the Secretary-General’s Special Envoy, Hédi Annabi and his deputy, Luiz Carlos da Costa. It was the “biggest single loss of life in the history of UN Peacekeeping,” the then-President of the UN Staff Union, Stephen Kisambira, said at the time.