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20 Sep 2017 description

SG/SM/18708-WOM/2121

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks, as delivered, on the European Union-United Nations Gender Initiative to Eliminate All Forms of Violence against Women and Girls, in New York today:

I am pleased to join so many global leaders and champions for women and girls around the world.

20 Sep 2017 description

PANORAMA GENERAL

Un sismo de 7.1 en la escala Richter de magnitud impactó cerca de la Ciudad de México el 19 de septiembre, ocasionando daños y pérdidas de vidas en los estados de la Ciudad de México,
Morelos y Puebla.

Los Protocolos de la Protección Civil Nacional y el Comite Nacional de Emergencias se han activado. Las actividades de Búsqueda y Rescate Urbano aún se mantienen.

HECHOS Y CIFRAS

217 PERSONAS HAN PERDIDO LA VIDA

23 RÉPLICAS DESDE LAS 5:00 A.M. DEL 20 DE SEPTIEMBRE

20 Sep 2017 description

OVERVIEW

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck near Mexico City on 19 September, causing damage and loss of life throughout Mexico City and the state of Morelos and Puebla.

National Civil Protection Protocols and the National Emergencies Committee have been activated. Urban search and rescue activities are still underway.

FACTS AND FIGURES

217 DEATHS ACCROSS ALL AFFECTED TERRITORIES

23 AFTERSHOCKS HAVE BEEN REPORTED AS OF 5:00AM ON 20 SEPTEMBER

20 Sep 2017 description

SG/SM/18705-DEV/3286-SOC/4852

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks on Financing the Future: Education for All, in New York today:

Dear friends, let me begin by saluting this impressive coalition of global leaders and youth here today. Thank you for standing up for education. We are also graced by the presence of the most world famous student. Welcome, Malala [Yousafzai] — our youngest United Nations Messenger of Peace.

20 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• During the reporting period, IOM DTM Emergency Tracking Tool (ETT), recorded 7,415 new arrivals in 16 LGAs in Borno and 4 LGAs in Adamawa States. The mobility is attributed to influxes from rural villages to government protected towns due to continuing military actions, attacks by Boko Haram and people seeking better livelihood in more secured locations.

20 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Un nouveau rapport affirme que 85 millions d’enfants de moins de cinq ans vivent dans 32 pays qui ne proposent pas deux années d’enseignement préscolaire gratuit aux familles, des temps de pause rémunérés aux jeunes mères pour l’allaitement au cours des six premiers mois suivant la naissance et des congés parentaux payés adaptés, trois politiques essentielles pour favoriser le bon développement du cerveau pendant la petite enfance.

20 Sep 2017 description
report La Prensa

Las fuertes lluvias que afectan desde la noche del lunes a varios poblados del departamento de Jinotega han dejado al menos 24 viviendas inundadas en el municipio de Yalí, así como el desbordamiento de los ríos que circulan por La Concordia, San Rafael y Mancotal. En los reportes preliminares, las autoridades también informan sobre dos tramos destruidos en el mercado municipal de Pantasma

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20 Sep 2017 description

I.-*TEMA DE INTERÉS*

II.-*SITUACIÓN ACTUAL DEL HURACÁN MARÍA*

A las 6 am de la mañana del dia de hoy, el Centro del huracán María está localizado próximo a la latitud 18.0 Norte y Longitud 65.9 Oeste, sobre Vieques y a unos 50 Km al Sur de Caguas San Puerto Rico el próximo a la playa Punta de Tuna.

20 Sep 2017 description

Country Operations

In 2018, there will be Humanitarian Response Plans in 23 countries: Afghanistan, Burundi, Chad, Cameroon, CAR, DRC, Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Haiti, Iraq, Libya, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Myanmar, Pakistan, Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Ukraine and Yemen. The HRPs for Cameroon, Chad, CAR, DRC, Somalia, Haiti, Sudan, Nigeria (and potentially Niger and Afghanistan) will be multi-year Plans.

Deadline for Completion

20 Sep 2017 description

SG/SM/18702

La déclaration suivante a été communiquée aujourd’hui par le Porte-parole de M. António Guterres, Secrétaire général de l’ONU:

Le Secrétaire général condamne les attentats-suicides du 18 septembre 2017 dans l’État du Borno, au Nigéria, et les attentats qui ont eu lieu la veille à Kossa, au Cameroun. Ces attentats ont visé des populations vulnérables déjà affectées par la violence de Boko Haram.

20 Sep 2017 description
report Diario El Mundo

El Salvador recibió durante los primeros ocho meses del 2017 a más de 1.700 niños y adolescentes retornados principalmente de México y Estados Unidos, informó hoy la Organización Internacional para las Migraciones (OIM).

De acuerdo con el organismo, que cita cifras oficiales, entre enero y agosto pasados fueron deportados 1.787 menores de 18 años, 98 de Estados Unidos, 1.680 de México y de resto de países no precisados

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20 Sep 2017 description

How far we’ve come - Updates on YHRP 2017 Cluster Indicators

The situation continues to deteriorate both for the families in displacement as well as for our Partners struggling to provide much needed assistance. Our Partners carried out critical work that touched the lives of 81,355 families this year.

Recent emergency displacements due to flooding and conflict were reported mainly in Taizz, Hajjah, Al Jawf, and Sa’ada Governorates to which the Sub National Clusters organized emergency responses in coordination with the local authorities.

20 Sep 2017 description

More than half a million Rohingya refugees have fled persecution in Myanmar, seeking refuge in makeshift shelters in Bangladesh. In order to respond to the growing need for medical care in Bangladesh, SAMS Global Response (SGR) has partnered with a local medical organization, Gonoshaathata Kendra (GK) to assess the situation in Cox’s Bazar and deliver medical assistance, including supporting mobile and static clinics, distributing medical supplies and addressing nutritional needs.

20 Sep 2017 description
report Government of Cuba

Santa Clara, 20 sep (ACN) Con 630 millones 500 mil metros cúbicos de agua almacenada, el 62,2 por ciento de la capacidad de llenado, los embalses de Villa Clara están en condiciones de abastecer acueductos y responder a las necesidades del riego agrícola.

Después de una larga e intensa sequía, las lluvias que acompañaron al huracán Irma a su paso por Cuba a inicios de este mes elevaron los niveles de las presas, que en igual fecha del año último se encontraban al 52 por ciento.

20 Sep 2017 description

Conseil des droits de l’homme
Trente-sixième session
11-29 septembre 2017
Point 4 de l’ordre du jour
Situations des droits de l’homme qui requièrent l’attention du Conseil

I. Introduction

1. Le présent rapport est soumis par la Commission d’enquête sur le Burundi (ci-après « la Commission ») en application de la résolution A/HRC/RES/33/24 du Conseil des droits de l’homme, adoptée le 30 septembre 2016.

A. Mandat

1. Résolution 33/24 du Conseil des droits de l’homme

20 Sep 2017 description

GENEVA (20 September 2017) - The Commission witnessed tens of thousands of South Sudanese women and children arriving in Ethiopia just last week, after walking in some cases for months to reach safety. Like hundreds of thousands of others civilians over the last year, they were subjected to collective punishment by government forces, based on ethnicity and their perceived support for the opposition.

20 Sep 2017 description

There are currently 2,018 refugees living in Lóvua settlement, this represents six per cent of the overall refugee population from the DRC in northern Angola.

So far, 586 tents have been distributed to refugees in Lóvua settlement, since the beginning of the relocation.

A water tank with the capacity of 5,000 litres has been provided to Lóvua Municipality to improve host communities’ access to potable water.

KEY FIGURES