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21 Jan 2019 description

Le contexte de déplacement au Mali reste complexe et fluide. Des mouvements de personnes déplacées résidant actuellement dans les régions du sud vers les régions du nord continuent d'être signalés. Alors que certains ont indiqué être retournés définitivement, d'autres déplacés expliquent faire des allers-retours entre le lieu de déplacement et le lieu d'origine.

21 Jan 2019 description
report Sphere

How can humanitarian standards support the empowerment of local actors, including affected people? With the localisation agenda receiving much attention and the 2018 Sphere Handbook focusing even more on using standards in context at the local level, this question was discussed by a group of 20 experts.

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21 Jan 2019 description

By Janet Adongo

It’s all systems go in Upper Nile, South Sudan, following the completion of the rehabilitation of a main supply route linking Malakal to Melut – two hundred and five kilometres away.

It took Indian peacekeepers serving with the UN Mission in South Sudan a little under two months to complete the task as part of its mandate to protect civilians and support the delivery of humanitarian assistance.

21 Jan 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund

In first two weeks of 2019, more than 400 uprooted children reached European shores amid freezing temperatures and rough waters

GENEVA, 21 January 2019 – UNICEF is urging European governments to agree on a region-wide approach to better protect refugee and migrant children who continue to face grave dangers and violations of their basic rights during dangerous sea journeys and on arrival to Europe.

21 Jan 2019 description

INDONESIA

On 19 January, Mount Agung erupted, spewing lava approximately one kilometre from the crater. The volcano is at level III alert, with a no-go zone established in a radius of four kilometres from the crater. No damage has so far been reported.

21 Jan 2019 description

The Gaza Strip faces an unprecedented humanitarian crisis, impacting the livelihoods and access to essential services by its two million residents. This crisis has been driven by over 11 years of an Israeli blockade and an unsolved internal Palestinian divide, exacerbated since March 2018 by the massive increase in Palestinian casualties in the context of demonstrations taking place near Israel’s perimeter fence, as well as limited escalations in hostilities.

21 Jan 2019 description

21/01/2019 21 janvier 2019, N’Djaména – le Ministère de la Production, de l’Irrigation et des Equipements Agricoles et la FAO ont organisé un atelier de validation technique du rapport de l’étude sur l’élaboration du dispositif de Suivi-Evaluation Global Orienté sur les Résultats (SEGOR) du Plan national d’investissement du secteur rural (PNISR). Le PNISR est la déclinaison nationale du Programme détaillé pour le développement de l’agriculture en Afrique de l’Union Africaine et du NEPAD.

21 Jan 2019 description

General Objective

Inform the overall humanitarian reponse to IDPs affected by the flooding in December in Idleb and Aleppo governorates, by providing a multi-sectoral rapid overview of the humanitarian needs for persons living in camps and sites in opposition-held areas.

21 Jan 2019 description

As of 17 January 2019, a total of number of civilians seeking safety in six Protection of Civilians (PoC) sites located on UNMISS bases is 193,219 including 114,330 in Bentiu, 29,190 in Malakal, 32,134 in Juba UN House, 2,177 in Bor, and 116 in UNMISS base and 15,272 in the area adjacent to UNMISS in Wau “.

21 Jan 2019 description
report The Guardian

Teen pregnancies are soaring and HIV care has stalled in rural communities hit by ‘global gag’ funding cuts

It is under-fives week at Zambia’s Nyangwena health centre and, outside in the morning sunshine, women are taking turns to weigh their babies. A noisy toddler wriggles as his mum places him into the harness of a set of scales. Measurements are taken and, afterwards, ice lollies handed out to children. Read more on The Guardian

21 Jan 2019 description

In December, the number of people displaced by violence and conflict was 1.87 million. About 3,800 civilians, mainly women and children, returned to southern Unity. They came from Lakes, Jonglei, Juba, Bentiu PoC site and Khartoum in Sudan, following the relatively improved security in southern Unity. In northern Unity, inter-communal fighting in Mankien killed 17 people. There was also inter-communal fighting in Boma, Jonglei between Murle and Kachipo communities. The incident was linked to a series of revenge attacks over the past several weeks.

21 Jan 2019 description
report African Union

Addis Ababa, 20 January 2019: The African Union Commission takes note of the decision of the Constitutional Court of the Democratic Republic of the Congo proclaiming the final results of the presidential and national and provincial and legislative elections of 30 December 2018.

The Commission calls on all concerned to work for the preservation of peace and stability and the promotion of national harmony in their country.

21 Jan 2019 description

In Numbers

WFP provides capacity-strengthening activities aiming at enhancing Governmentrun National School Meals Programmes that reach 260,000 children (125,000 girls and 135,000 boys) in Tunisia; and 1.4 m children (660,000 girls and 740,000 boys) in Morocco

US$ 1.7 m allocated by the Tunisian Government for the construction and equipment of a pilot central kitchen and a first School Food Bank hub

Operational Updates

Tunisia:

21 Jan 2019 description

In Numbers

953 mt of food assistance distributed

US$ 29,341 cash-based transfers made

US$ 0 m six months (February-July 2019) net funding requirements

417,451 people assisted in December 2018

Operational Updates