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16 Jan 2018 description
report Government of Peru

Segunda víctima murió en el Hospital Regional de Ica, donde fue trasladado luego de que una pared le cayera y le causara una grave herida en la cabeza.

A dos incrementó la cifra de fallecidos por el sismo de magnitud 6.8 registrado el último domingo en la provincia de Caravelí, en la región Arequipa, confirmó mediante un comunicado el Instituto Nacional de Defensa Civil (Indeci).

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16 Jan 2018 description

96The Yemen 2018 Humanitarian Needs Overview interactive website is now available

The interactive website of the Yemen 2018 Humanitarian Needs Overview is now available at the following link:

https://www.ochayemen.org/hpc/

Most prominent features of the new platform include: interactive cluster and thematic dashboards which allow the reader to break down data on humanitarian needs in each cluster by Governorate, district and gender.

16 Jan 2018 description

BY: I-wei Jennifer Chang

Yemen is facing an acute humanitarian crisis after nearly three years of civil war, with more than 10,000 deaths and three-quarters of the country’s population in dire need of humanitarian assistance. Although eschewing a leadership role, China has supported regional and international efforts to mitigate the conflict in Yemen and has supplied the country with humanitarian aid. This Peace Brief discusses China’s diplomatic efforts in Yemen’s transition and peace process and its potential role in postwar reconstruction.

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16 Jan 2018 description

Blog Post by John Campbell

Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from January 6 to January 12, 2017. This update also represents violence related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger. These incidents will be included in the Nigeria Security Tracker.

16 Jan 2018 description
report ABColombia

Colombian Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have expressed deep concern about Fundamental Rights violations of the Nasa indigenous peoples in Northern Cauca, following increased violent clashes between illegal armed groups on 8 and 9 December 2017.

Following the signing of the Peace Agreement between the FARC Guerrilla and Colombian State, CSOs raised serious concerns regarding the presence of more than ten illegal armed groups in the Northern Cauca region.

16 Jan 2018 description
report Government of Peru

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 MVCS inició el traslado de los módulos temporales de vivienda para damnificados de sismo en Arequipa

El Ministerio de Vivienda, Construcción y Saneamiento (MVCS) inició el traslado de los primeros 60 módulos temporales de vivienda al distrito de Bella Unión, Arequipa, una de las zonas más afectadas por el sismo del último domingo. Su entrega se realizará sucesivamente hasta completar la distribución de un total de 240 en los lugares más afectados.

16 Jan 2018 description
report ABC Color

La Municipalidad de Asunción estima que las crecidas tendrán un freno, pero igualmente afectarán a 1.300 familias, la mayoría de ellas ya destinadas a refugios. Ahora se trabaja en ofrecer los servicios básicos a los refugiados.

“En realidad lo del domingo fue algo sin precedente para nosotros en la municipalidad con esta inundación repentina, afectando a miles de familias, y digo miles porque el domingo tuvimos casi 800 familias evacuadas”, indicó Aníbal Arias, jefe de riesgos de la Municipalidad de Asunción.

16 Jan 2018 description

"We urge the US administration to reconsider its decision to withhold $65 million in funding for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) for Palestinian refugees. This amount represents over half the initial tranche of $125 million that would normally have been provided to UNRWA at the beginning of the year. The move will have devastating consequences for vulnerable Palestinian refugees across the Middle East, including hundreds of thousands of refugee children in the West Bank and Gaza, Lebanon, Jordan and Syria who depend on the agency for their education.

16 Jan 2018 description
report UN Security Council

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The present report, submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 1612 (2005) and subsequent resolutions, covers the period from 1 February 2013 to 30 June 2017 and is the fourth report on children and armed conflict in Myanmar to be submitted to the Security Council and its Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict. The report provides information on grave violations against children in Myanmar and identifies parties to the conflict responsible for such violations.

16 Jan 2018 description

Debido a las intensas lluvias registradas durante los últimos días, la Secretaría de Emergencia Nacional (SEN) inició la asistencia a familias afectadas por la crecida del Río Paraguay. Para ello, el presidente Horacio Cartes autorizó el usufructo del predio de la 1ª División de Infantería (Tacumbú), a fin de instalar un refugio para compatriotas damnificados.

16 Jan 2018 description

UNMISS “Protection of Civilians” (PoC) Sites

As of 11 January 2018, the total number of civilians seeking safety in six Protection of Civilians (PoC) sites located on UNMISS bases is 204,172. This includes 114,245 in Bentiu, 24,424 in Malakal, 38,113 in Juba UN House, 2,296 in Bor, and 147 in the UNMISS base and 24,947 in the area adjacent to UNMISS in Wau “.

16 Jan 2018 description
report Government of Peru

Alrededor de 50 especialistas en salud mental ubicados en diferentes provincias de Arequipa vienen realizando patrullajes y reconocimiento en las calles de los distritos perjudicados por el sismo, brindando soporte emocional a las personas afectadas por el movimiento telúrico ocurrido en la madrugada de hoy (04:18 a.m.), cuyo epicentro se registró a 56 kilómetros al sur de Lomas- Arequipa.

16 Jan 2018 description
report RPP

En Atico y Caravelí se encuentran almacenes con raciones de alimentos, carpas, frazadas, colchones y camas plegables.

La evaluadora del Comité de Operaciones de Emergencia Regional de Arequipa (COER), Roxana Amache, en diálogo con RPP Noticias informó que al momento existen dos almacenes instalados en las municipalidades de Acarí y Atico con 200 carpas, 900 camas, 900 frazadas y 4 mil raciones de alimentos fríos para los damnificados por sismo de 6.8 registrado en Caravelí el último domingo.

16 Jan 2018 description

The Responsibility to Protect (R2P) is a global norm, unanimously adopted by heads of state and government at the 2005 UN World Summit, aimed at preventing and halting Genocide, War Crimes, Ethnic Cleansing and Crimes Against Humanity. R2P stipulates that:

» Every State has the Responsibility to Protect its populations from the four mass atrocity crimes (Pillar I).

» The wider international community has the responsibility to encourage and assist individual States in meeting that responsibility (Pillar II).

16 Jan 2018 description

Disaggregating disease prevalence by gender can go a long way in addressing the continent’s health problems.

Africa has the highest prevalence of communicable diseases in the world – both in terms of mortality (death) and morbidity (illness). This phenomenon has consequences for the health of both women and men, and increased gender mainstreaming in health programmes can help tailor solutions.

16 Jan 2018 description

Bogotá, D.C. 16 de enero de 2017. (MADS). Un nuevo Centro de Estudios en Cambio Climático, Equidad y Desarrollo Sostenible para el Posconflicto es el objetivo de la alianza entre el Ministerio de Ambiente y Desarrollo Sostenible de Colombia, la Organización Mundial para las Migraciones (OIM), junto con el departamento de Planeación Urbana del Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) y la Universidad de Leibniz Hannover de Alemania.

16 Jan 2018 description
report UN Security Council

SC/13163
16 JANUARY 2018

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Kairat Umarov (Kazakhstan):

The members of the Security Council met on 9 January 2018 to discuss the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and activities of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO). They were briefed by Under-Secretary-General Jean-Pierre Lacroix on the political, human rights, security and humanitarian situation in the country.

16 Jan 2018 description

UN peacekeepers from the Indian battalion based in Malakal have provided urgent veterinary assistance to livestock owners in Akoka, some sixty-five kilometres north-east of the state capital.

16 Jan 2018 description

SG/SM/18855-GA/11999 16 JANUARY 2018

Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks at the informal meeting of the General Assembly, in New York today:

Let me start by thanking all Member States, all of you for your support across our agenda.