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28 Sep 2018 description

Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve Monthly Civilian Casualty Report By CJTF-OIR PAO | Sept. 27, 2018

1 EMAILPRINT SOUTHWEST ASIA-- The Coalition has worked by, with and through partners since 2014 to defeat ISIS in designated parts of Iraq and Syria, liberating nearly 8 million Iraqis and Syrians from ISIS’s brutal rule and reducing its control of territory to approximately one percent of what it previously held.

26 Sep 2018 description

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) and Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), the chairman and ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today praised committee passage of their legislation to extend the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) for another five years. PEPFAR was established in 2003 as an emergency response to alleviate the epidemic of HIV/AIDS, primarily on the continent of Africa.

21 Sep 2018 description

Syndromic Surveillance Case Count Summary

Influenza-Like-Illness (ILI): 24 cases. Levels remain within below the expect level for the time of year.

Diarrhea: 8 cases. Levels continue to remain at low levels.

Prolonged Fever: 7 cases. 6 cases are respiratory related. All cases followed up and resolved.

Acute Fever & Rash: 1 case reported this week. Case followed up and resolved.

Typhoon Mangkhut Situational Report – ROTA

Source: Rota Health Center

19 Sep 2018 description

AMA Innovation Lab / Alex Russell

A lot of focus in agricultural development is put on promoting technologies like improved seeds and chemical fertilizer. They can transform food security, but for the poorest small-scale and subsistence farmers—who are often women—the high cost of these inputs keeps them well out of reach.

18 Sep 2018 description

General Situation Summary

- Civil Amenities

  • Power, Water and Waste Water recovery corrective actions mostly completed.

  • Power restored to 98% of areas {per Rota-EOC}

  • Loose Debris continuing to be cleared

- Clinic

  • Back-up Generator remains unusable.

  • FEMA will provide 500KVa generator and waiting to be delivered to RHC.

  • Fuel Tank is filled with diesel and ready for the 500KVa generator.

16 Sep 2018 description

General Situation Summary

- Civil Amenities

  • Power, Water and Waste Water recovery corrective actions mostly completed. However, sporadic power interruption in Songsong including at RHC.

  • Roads cleared

  • Loose Debris continuing to be cleared

- Clinic

  • Facilities, internal recovery corrective actions complete. However, significant Back-up Generator problems remain.

  • Grounds Debris clearance ongoing

15 Sep 2018 description

General Situation Summary

- Civil Amenities
- Power, Water and Waste Water recovery corrective actions mostly completed {some areas still without power}
- Roads cleared
- Loose Debris continuing to be cleared

- Clinic
- Facilities, recovery corrective actions complete
- Grounds Debris clearance ongoing
- ER, recovery corrective actions complete
- Out-Patient services, remain closed {staff deployed in recovery operations}

05 Sep 2018 description

The Governments of France, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States welcome the result of the mediation reached today by the United Nations Support Mission that aims to deescalate violence in and around Tripoli and ensure the protection of civilians. We reiterate our strong support for Special Representative of the Secretary-General Ghassan Salame as he works to realize an immediate and durable cessation of hostilities in the Libyan capital, which is a critical step to advancing the political process in accordance with the United Nations Action Plan.

04 Sep 2018 description

Joint statement from the Governments of France, Italy, the United Kingdom and the United States on the efforts to bring violence in Tripoli to an end.

04 Sep 2018 description

August 27, 2018

Posted by Alex Russell

High-quality agricultural index insurance has shown promise in promoting resilience among small-scale farmers who face a constant risk of drought and other weather-related shocks. However, despite decades of investments this tool has yet to achieve its broadest impact in part because of low-quality contracts that don’t reliably pay farmers for losses and that sometimes pay when there are none.

01 Sep 2018 description

The Governments of France, Italy, the United Kingdom and the United States have issued the following joint statement on the continued escalation of violence in and around Tripoli.

The Governments of France, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States strongly condemn the continued escalation of violence in and around Tripoli that has caused many casualties and continues to endanger the lives of innocent civilians. We reiterate that the targeting of civilians and indiscriminate attacks are prohibited under International Humanitarian Law.

30 Aug 2018 description

Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve Monthly Civilian Casualty Report By CJTF-OIR PAO | Aug. 30, 2018

SOUTHWEST ASIA-- The Coalition has worked by, with and through partners since 2014 to defeat Daesh in designated parts of Iraq and Syria, liberating nearly 8 million Iraqis and Syrians from Daesh’s brutal rule and reducing its control of territory to approximately one percent of what it previously held.

21 Aug 2018 description

Statement of the United States, the United Kingdom and France on the fifth anniversary of the chemical weapons attack in Ghouta, Syria.

On the fifth anniversary of the horrific Ghouta Sarin attack, the United States, the United Kingdom, and France reiterate their condemnation of the use of chemical weapons by the Assad regime.

Since 2012, the regime has resorted to the use of chemical weapons during military offensives, not only in Ghouta but also in Khan Sheikhoun, Ltamenah, Saraqib, and Douma, killing and injuring thousands of people.

18 Aug 2018 description

From U.S. Southern Command Public Affairs

MIAMI (NNS) -- USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) will deploy to Central America and South America in late September to begin a two-month humanitarian mission with stops in Colombia and the region.

During the deployment, military medical personnel will work alongside our partners to provide needed medical assistance, according to the needs defined by each stop.

10 Aug 2018 description

The UK, US and Norway have issued a Troika statement on the South Sudan peace process..

UK, US and Norway statement on the South Sudan peace process:

02 Aug 2018 description

“I’m pleased to announce today the department is providing an additional $17 million of additional demining efforts in the Nineveh region in Iraq. This is on top of the 90 million we have provided countrywide in this year alone. The additional funding will help us make more progress in clearing mines from areas with a large population of religious minorities who were subject to ISIS genocide.‎” – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, July 26, 2018

27 Jul 2018 description

Chris Hancock

When Kumar Thapa was a young boy growing up in the green, rolling hills of midwestern Nepal, he knew exactly how he wanted to occupy his days. “I wanted to study,” says Thapa, now 24, as he sits amid rows of ripening tomato and chili plants that cover the hillside plot of land where he spent his childhood.

26 Jul 2018 description

By CJTF-OIR PAO

SOUTHWEST ASIA-- The Coalition has worked by, with and through partners since 2014 to defeat Daesh in designated parts of Iraq and Syria, liberating nearly 8 million Iraqis and Syrians from Daesh’s brutal rule.

26 Jul 2018 description

Feed the Future Enabling Environment for Food Security Project / Caitlin Nordehn

This post was produced as a collaborative effort of the Feed the Future Enabling Environment for Food Security project and Cultural Practice, LLC.

23 Jul 2018 description

Yesterday, President Donald J. Trump declared a disaster under the Compact of Free Association between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, due to severe storms, flooding, and landslides during the period of March 16 to March 17, 2018.