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22 Sep 2017 description

SG/SM/18717-PAL/2214

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message to the high-level meeting “Giving Hope to Palestine Refugees: New Horizons for Sustainable Funding for UNRWA”, in New York today:

I thank the Governments of Jordan, Sweden and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), for bringing participants together at this important meeting.

22 Sep 2017 description
report Government of Peru

Lluvias moderadas se prevé en 109 provincias de la sierra desde mañana viernes

Lluvias de moderada intensidad se presentarán en la sierra, entre la tarde del viernes 22 y la noche del martes 26 de setiembre, las mismas que afectaría a 109 provincias de 15 departamentos del país, informó el SENAMHI al Centro de Operaciones de Emergencia Nacional del Ministerio de Defensa (COEN DEFENSA).

Puno: Aprueban Plan de Prevención y Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres al 2021

22 Sep 2017 description
report UN Security Council

SC/13002

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Tekeda Alemu (Ethiopia):

The members of the Security Council expressed concern over the potentially destabilizing impact of the Kurdistan Regional Government’s plans to unilaterally hold a referendum next week.

22 Sep 2017 description

El Secretario para Asuntos de Vulnerabilidad y Director General de Protección Civil, Licenciado Jorge Antonio Meléndez López basándose en el Pronóstico del Ministerio de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (MARN) y la opinión de la Unidad de Alerta Temprana, se prevé una situación para este día y el fin de semana de lluvias y tormentas en el territorio nacional debido al paso de una Vaguada este día y al mismo tiempo, la presencia del Huracán María interactuando con la Zona de Convergencia Intertropical generará una Baja Presión frente el territorio nacional que incrementarán las lluvias …

22 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• On August 1, 2017, the UNICEF Executive Director activated the Level 3 Corporate Emergency Response for the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for a period of 6 months.

• In 2017 there have been 23,959 suspected cases of cholera and 528 deaths (fatality rate: 2.2%) recorded. The year 2017 is expected to be one of the worst year of the last ten years in term of cholera cases as the limit of 1,800 cases/week was already passed during the reporting period.

22 Sep 2017 description

by Reuters
Friday, 22 September 2017 13:09 GMT

LUSAKA, Sept 22 (Reuters) - Zambia fears a looming humanitarian crisis after more than 6,000 refugees fleeing turmoil in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) entered its territory in one month, the presidency said on Friday.

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22 Sep 2017 description

by Reuters
Friday, 22 September 2017 13:40 GMT

(Updates death toll, recasts, adds context)

ANKARA, Sept 22 (Reuters) - Fifteen people drowned when a fishing boat carrying migrants sank off the Turkish coast in the Marmara Sea on Friday and up to 15 more were missing, Turkey's coast guard said.

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22 Sep 2017 description

by Reuters
Friday, 22 September 2017 16:08 GMT

(Adds Syrian military source)

BEIRUT, Sept 22 (Reuters) - Hundreds of civilians left a besieged Islamic State enclave in central Syria after the Syrian government and Islamic State reached an evacuation deal, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Friday.

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22 Sep 2017 description

Jue, 21/Sep/2017 - 21:52

Se han detectado 80 con afectaciones importantes, los cuales deberán ser reparados para volver a ser utilizados, informa la dependencia

22 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • In April, 2017 President Joseph Kabila announced the constitution of a new Government led by Prime Minister Bruno Tshibala as Prime Minister, and an expanded cabinet, charged with the responsibility of organizing credible elections, addressing the country's economic situation and improving the socioeconomic conditions of the population.

22 Sep 2017 description

La Dirección del Centro de Operaciones de Emergencias (COE), informa que de acuerdo al boletín meteorológico del día de hoy, de la Oficina Nacional de Meteorología “ONAMET, el cual establece que mantiene un aviso de inundaciones repentinas o graduales, debido a las precipitaciones que se esperan como resultado del gran campo nuboso que se mantiene sobre el país por la influencia del Huracán María.

22 Sep 2017 description

This document has been prepared to provide information to Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies, the IFRC and their partners on the CARICOM institutional and legal framework for regional humanitarian response in case of disaster, which is currently being tested in the context of the response to Category 5 Hurricane IRMA and Category 4 Hurricane MARIA that strongly impacted the Caribbean region.

22 Sep 2017 description

Release No: 17-008 Sept. 22, 2017

MIAMI -- U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) directed the U.S. Navy amphibious ship USS Wasp to the Leeward Islands, where it will support U.S. State Department assistance to U.S. citizens in Dominica, as well as U.S. foreign disaster assistance requested by Caribbean nations impacted by Hurricanes Irma and Maria and led by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

22 Sep 2017 description

by Reuters
Friday, 22 September 2017 14:28 GMT

Authorities warn tourists and residents to avoid camping or hiking within a 9 km (6 mile) radius of the crater

  • Volcano on Bali island at highest alert level

  • Nearly 10,000 residents evacuated

  • Airport, tourist sites operating normally

By Darren Whiteside

22 Sep 2017 description

The European Commission’s Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid department (ECHO) is providing EC$675,000 (250,000 Euros) in emergency humanitarian aid to Dominica, following the severe destruction caused by hurricane Maria which devastated the island on 19 September.

The relief will address urgent needs and will include basic kits for survival, clean water and food, construction material and fuel, as well as additional logistical support to reach isolated communities.

22 Sep 2017 description

More than 10 countries and territories were directly affected as Hurricane Irma ravaged the Caribbean and later the coastal states in the U.S.. The International Federation of Red Cross Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) reports various levels of damages and needs in Antigua and Barbuda, British, Dutch and French Antilles, the Bahamas, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Saint Kitts and Nevis, the United States and territories, among others. Beside, Hurricane María affected recently Dominica and Puerto Rico.

22 Sep 2017 description
report Project HOPE

Millwood, VA, September 22, 2017

Project HOPE announced the deployment of an emergency response team, including medical professionals, to Puerto Rico, which is facing a long period of recovery after Hurricane Maria left millions without power, compromising health facilities, the water system and sanitation services.