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24 Sep 2018 description

Bogotá (sep. 24/18). En respuesta a la solicitud del Gobierno de Colombia para que se reconozca el impacto de la crisis migratoria venezolana a nivel regional y multilateral, y como consecuencia de la reunión del Consejo Permanente de la Organización de Estados Americanos, OEA, en la que se abordó el impacto de la migración en el continente, a través de la Orden Ejecutiva No. 18-03, firmada por el Secretario General de la OEA, Luis Almagro, se estableció el grupo de trabajo para abordar la crisis regional de migrantes y refugiados venezolanos.

24 Sep 2018 description

The 2018 United Nations General Assembly High-Level Meeting (HLM) on Tuberculosis and the current revision of the Roadmap for childhood tuberculosis together present an important moment to consolidate and advance advocacy, commitment, resource mobilization and joint efforts by all stakeholders to provide health care and address the burden of TB among children

24 Sep 2018 description

La fuerte precipitación que actualmente se registra en la zona del volcán de Fuego ha generado el descenso de fuertes lahares por las barrancas Seca y Mineral según ha indicado el Instituto Nacional de Sismología, Vulcanología, Meteorología e Hidrología -INSIVUMEH- en sus últimos boletines especiales vulcanológicos No. 153-2018 y 154-2018.

24 Sep 2018 description
report Government of Peru

También se dañaron dos colegios, informó el Indeci

La ocurrencia de lluvias acompañadas de vientos fuertes registrados en la víspera en la región San Martín, ha dejado hasta el momento 16 familias afectadas en el distrito de Juan Guerra, al haberse destechado las viviendas, al igual que dos instituciones educativas, informó el Instituto Nacional de Defensa Civil (Indeci).

24 Sep 2018 description

Trabajadores de la paraestatal en Nayarit y Sonora se sumaron al abasto oportuno de víveres

A raíz de las lluvias torrenciales e inundaciones causadas por la depresión tropical 19-E que afectó principalmente al estado de Sinaloa, Diconsa Nayarit envió 2 mil 500 despensas al almacén central de Culiacán en apoyo a las familias damnificadas; mientras que, desde Sonora, la Sucursal Noroeste movilizó comestibles básicos a los 126 comedores comunitarios operados por la Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (Sedesol) en la entidad.

24 Sep 2018 description

KEY FIGURES

12 states affected

4 states are declared under National Disaster

8 states are under red alert

50 LGAs affected

441,251 people affected

SITUATION OVERVIEW

Since late August, heavy rains across Nigeria have caused large-scale flooding that has already impacted 441,251 people. However, numbers are expected to rise further as assessments are still ongoing in some states, including Rivers and Bayelsa which are believed to be amongst the worst hit.

24 Sep 2018 description

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The available evidence on the impact of diversity on individual/team/organisational effectiveness in organisations is inconclusive and mixed as to its beneficial and negative outcomes. The majority of the literature seems to focus on private firms; who have reaped business benefits from equality and diversity, but not all firms, in all contexts, at all times. Knowledge about how, when, and why diversity and diversity management affects effective performance and organisational outcomes is limited.

24 Sep 2018 description

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Where is child labour in agriculture most prevalent and what are the impacts of this labour on children? This query will identify and summarise evidence on:

• Where is the biggest issue of child labour in agriculture? Which countries? Which supply chains? Which farm structures?

• How are gender roles and age differences reflected in the understanding about child labour in agriculture and supply chains?

• Do any other features of marginalisation stand out in the literature e.g. caste, household income?

24 Sep 2018 description

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How do OECD countries collect data on children trafficked into their own countries for the worst forms of child labour, and what data is publicly available?
Including data on: main routes for trafficking children, number of children that die in transit, cost of trafficking children, prosecution for various actors along the supply chain (suppliers vs. buyers).

1. Overview

24 Sep 2018 description

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What has worked to improve adult literacy and numeracy in resource constrained settings?

1. Overview

24 Sep 2018 description

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What are the general lessons from peace agreements that illustrate why peace agreements may or may not work? What are the favourable conditions for a successful power sharing agreement? Issues of interest include 'do no harm' principles, secondary benefits, how to incentivise elite actors.

1. Overview

24 Sep 2018 description

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Identify evidence on approaches to measuring the prevalence of Violence in Schools across low and middle income countries and the data available based on these measurement approaches.

This should consist of:

a) A list of key sources of evidence on how the occurrence and prevalence of violence in schools is measured (with a focus on low to middle income countries).

24 Sep 2018 description

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What evidence is there on the impact of school health programmes/initiatives on: enrolment, retention/dropout of students, learning outcomes; health and nutritional benefits of students, families and communities by type of institution?

If possible, break down results by type of institution (primary, secondary, and tertiary) as objectives may vary by age group.

1. Overview

24 Sep 2018 description

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A rapid literature review of the evidence on interventions supporting parents to participate more in their children’s learning in Tanzania and other similar resource-constrained contexts. What does the evidence say on the results and lessons learned from these interventions, including on the effects of the way the parents participate? Where possible, gender dimensions will be flagged.

1. Overview

Summary of key findings

24 Sep 2018 description

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What data do we have about the prevalence of the worst forms of child labour? How robust are the data and what are the limitations of existing data sets?

1. Overview

24 Sep 2018 description

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What is the understanding of, and evidence base related to, the impact of the current conflict on gender dynamics in Yemen?

1. Overview

24 Sep 2018 description

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Is there evidence about modes of delivery for school health programmes, such as school clinics with permanent nurses vs visiting nurses, or other methods?

1. Overview