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20 Oct 2017 description

De acuerdo a los protocolos vigentes finalizó la fase de Atención a la Emergencia en los departamentos afectados por los eventos meteorológicos ocurridos en la madrugada del 19 de octubre durante la vigencia de la advertencia naranja emitida por INUMET, y está iniciando la fase de Recuperación. El operativo retorno se desarrolló sin inconvenientes en Cerro Largo y en Rivera y ya regresó el 80 % de las 114 personas desplazadas. Aún permanecen 23 personas evacuadas en Tacuarembó (15 mayores y 8 menores).

20 Oct 2017 description

Yenagoa, 20 October 2017-World Health Organization (WHO) is supporting the Bayelsa state to scale-up response and rapidly contain further spread as well as debunk rumours linking the Monkeypox outbreak to immunization activities.

Since the report of the index case in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state on 22 September 2017, 22 additional suspected cases have been reported. Results of samples taken to WHO Regional Laboratory in Dakar, Senegal, confirmed Monkeypox from three (3) of the suspected cases while 46 contacts are being followed-up at present.

20 Oct 2017 description
  • Por incidencia POR LLUVIAS Y TORMENTAS ELÉCTRICAS moderadas a temporalmente fuertes en ALERTA NARANJA emitida por el SENAMHI en el aviso Nº 43, existe riesgo de afectación a la actividad pecuaria en las regiones vulnerables descritas.

  • De mantenerse estas condiciones de LLUVIAS Y TORMENTAS ELECTRICAS, la actividad ganadera podría ser afectada, principalmente las crías y ganado gestante, debido a la disminución significativa de la sensación térmica del ganado.

RECOMENDACIÓN DE ACCIONES PREVENTIVAS:

20 Oct 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Conflict displaces nearly 270,000 Afghans from January–September 2017

• Deteriorating security conditions hinder access to displaced populations in hard-to-reach areas

• Armed groups target health care workers and facilities

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

20 Oct 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

To date, UNICEF has provided humanitarian assistance in the areas of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Protection, Nutrition, Health and Education to 179,789 children and their families in the most affected districts of Piura.

• UNICEF, Action Against Hunger, Plan International and COOPI have reached 24,000 people through the installation of 174 latrines and handwashing stations, the distribution of 2,453 safe drinking water kits and ceramic filters, and 6,708 hygiene and vector control kits.

20 Oct 2017 description
report Government of Cuba

La Vicepresidenta Compañera Rosario Murillo, agradeció al Gobierno hermano de Cuba y a su Presidente Raúl Castro, por el envío de un importante donativo de alimentos, que será destinado a la atención de las familias afectadas por la tormenta tropical Nate.

"Quiero dar gracias al Gobierno hermano de Cuba, al Presidente Raúl, al Compañero Bruno, que nos han hecho llegar un importante donativo de alimentos para contribuir a la atención a las familias que sufrieron los embate de la tormenta Nate en distintos municipios del país", dijo la Compañera.

20 Oct 2017 description

Bogotá, 20 de octubre de 2017. La Cruz Roja Colombiana en el marco de la operación Emergencia Mocoa viene realizando diversas actividades para garantizar la recuperación de las familias afectadas por la avalancha del paso mes de abril, en las líneas de medios de vida y apoyo psicosocial. Con lo cual se ha brindado apoyo a 455 familias damnificadas aportando transferencias de efectivo por un valor de $800.000 para cada familia con el fin de restablecer sus necesidades más urgentes (arriendo, alimentación, compra de enseres, ropa, etc.).

20 Oct 2017 description

by Jessy Hampton | Oct 20, 2017

With half a million Rohingya refugees having fled Myanmar for nearby Bangladesh, Medical Teams International is rushing to prevent the spread of deadly diseases at the cramped makeshift camps. A 20-person team of doctors, nurses, and support staff is on the ground, improving the health of thousands in the midst of what's become the worst refugee crisis in the world.

20 Oct 2017 description

A year ago, on October 17th 2016, the armed forces launched a military offensive to retake the city of Mosul, in Iraq. More than one million civilians were displaced by the fighting, which lasted nine months, and over 18,000 people were injured. Below is an update on one of the region’s biggest humanitarian crises.

20 Oct 2017 description
report World Vision

Este reporte ha sido diseñado para ayudarle a entender e interpretar fácilmente los resultados de la Encuesta de Protección Infantil 2017 de World Visión.

Los detalles de la metodología, tamaño de la muestra y fechas en las cuales esta investigación se realizó se incluyen a continuación:

En este reporte usted verá los resultados regionales agregados para todos los países encuestados. Los países incluidos en esta encuesta son:

OBJETIVOS CLAVES:

20 Oct 2017 description

More than 500,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh since the end of August from neighboring Myanmar. Handicap International is stepping up its humanitarian aid effort in response to this crisis, which is unprecedented in the region. Since August 25, the organization has already supplied humanitarian assistance to 15,000 people. Nearly 700 people have already been given rehabilitation care, 4,000 have received emergency psychological support, and we have recorded nearly 6,000 extremely vulnerable individuals.

Our Actions

20 Oct 2017 description

Highlights

  • Monkeypox outbreak has been confirmed in Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State

  • Of the 14 samples from the State tested so far, three were confirmed positive by Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

  • A total of 21 suspected cases have been reported in the State with seven cases still on admission and no death recorded

  • Since the onset of the outbreak, 74 suspected cases have been recorded in 11 States including the Federal Capital Territory

20 Oct 2017 description
report World Bank

The rapid assessment allowed the identification of populations in need of urgent assistance, including over 30,000 children in affected schools.

Synopsis

20 Oct 2017 description
report UN Population Fund

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh – “My sister was killed after gang rape in front of me, and they threw hot water on my body,” Fatima*, 30, told a case worker at a UNFPA-supported women-friendly space in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Almost 600,000 Rohingya refugees have crossed the border since 25 August, escaping brutal violence amid the escalating crisis in Myanmar’s Rahkine State.

They’ve joined the 300,000 Rohingya refugees who had already fled into Bangladesh, compounding one of the fastest-growing humanitarian crises in recent times.

20 Oct 2017 description
report Cruz Roja Chilena

Embajador del país azteca en Chile agradeció generosidad de donantes y el gran apoyo de la institución humanitaria en el país.

20 Oct 2017 description

In recent weeks, allegations have surfaced that Italy has been paying armed groups in Libya to cease smuggling migrants into the country. Some estimate that the number of migrants crossing the Mediterranean into Italy has reduced by half compared to the same time period last year. At the heart of the issue is a governance vacuum that allows armed groups to control the flow of migrants in and out of Libya, presenting a unique challenge for governments in North and West Africa and EU policymakers.