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22 Nov 2017 description
report Concern Worldwide

Apart from some fading roadside signage and the occasional battered Land Cruiser, there’s not much sign of Concern’s presence in Masisi, Democratic Republic of Congo. At least not at first glance.

SPECTACULARLY DIFFICULT

22 Nov 2017 description

Berlin 22nd November 2017 – International and local humanitarian agencies engaged in Ukraine joined forces in Berlin for a one-day conference to draw attention to the forgotten humanitarian crisis in the east of the country, urging decision makers to commit to tangible improvements to the situation in eastern Ukraine.

22 Nov 2017 description
report Los Tiempos

Después de que el gobernador Iván Canelas anunció que gestionaba un bombardeo de nubes para provocar lluvia artificial en La Angostura y Misicuni para mitigar la sequía, ayer el Ministro de Medio Ambiente, Carlos Ortuño, descartó la posibilidad.

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22 Nov 2017 description
report Government of Peru

Más de sesenta agricultores del distrito de Pusi, provincia de Huancané, Puno, participaron del taller: "Beneficios del acceso y uso de la información climática", realizado por el Servicio Nacional de Meteorología e Hidrología del Perú (SENAMHI), la Oficina Federal de Climatología y Meteorología de Suiza (MeteoSwiss) y, el apoyo de la Municipalidad Distrital de Pusi, en el marco del Proyecto Climandes 2.

22 Nov 2017 description

Nueva York, 21 de noviembre de 2017 – Tomando en consideración las necesidades urgentes que tienen los países afectados por los huracanes Irma y María, la Conferencia de Alto Nivel CARICOM-ONU: creación de una comunidad más resiliente al clima" movilizó una amplia alianza para apoyar los esfuerzos de reconstrucción, incluso por medio de más de 1.3 mil millones de dólares en promesas y más de 1 mil millón de dólares en préstamos y alivios de la deuda.

22 Nov 2017 description

In October 2017, the Food Security Sector assisted 4,530,344 unique individuals of which 27% were assisted through cash based transfers, including vouchers and electronic vouchers. Of those assisted with cash based transfers, 83% were for SO 1 (Food Assistance), with 17% for SO 2 (Agriculture and Livelihoods). As shown, cash based transfers are currently being utilized mainly in Borno State (Maiduguri, Jere & Konduga LGAs).

22 Nov 2017 description

KEY POINTS

  • The intensification of the siege has significantly impacted the food security situation in Duma (Eastern Ghouta). Since September 2017, cases of severe malnutrition and mortality among children have been reported including a child who took his own life due to hunger.

22 Nov 2017 description
report Government of Chile

Copiapó, 16 de noviembre de 2017.- Una importante cantidad de recursos para recuperar el potencial productivo de 728 hectáreas de suelos agropecuarios degradados entregaron a 184 agricultores de las provincias de Huasco y Copiapó, el Subsecretario de Agricultura, Claudio Ternicier, y la Intendenta Alexandra Núñez.

22 Nov 2017 description
report Caritas

Cáritas. 22 de noviembre de 2017.- Cáritas Internationalis, que ha participado en la 23ª Sesión de la Conferencia de las Partes en la Convención Marco de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático (COP23) celebrada en Bonn del 6 al 17 de noviembre, ha hecho público un comunicado en la que hace un balance de las luces y sombras sobre el resultado de las sesiones.

22 Nov 2017 description

FAITS SAILLANTS ET PERSPECTIVES

Le mois de septembre 2017 clôture la campagne de commercialisation des produits issus de la campagne agricole 2016/2017. Il est caractérisé par une modicité des disponibilités des produits locaux (céréales sèches, légumineuses) et du niveau élevé des prix pratiqués.

22 Nov 2017 description

Afghanistan is currently in the process of reconstruction after 3 decades of conflicts. The country, described as one of the world’s poorest, suffers from a chronic lack of access to food, drinking water, sanitation and health services.

22 Nov 2017 description

Highlights

  • The first phase of military operations to retake Hawija and east Shirqat from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) began on 19 September, followed by the start of the second phase a week later.
    Displacement from western Anbar increased sharply in the second half of September, rising four-fold within a week.

  • Food prices increased by 2% across the country, but markets showed higher integration in September.

22 Nov 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Wheat: The current average wheat price in main cities’ markets of Afghanistan (AFN 23.4/Kg) is negligibly higher by 0.3% compared to the same time last year (October 2016) and slightly higher by 3.3% compared to the last 5-year average price of the same months (Octobers 2012 - 2016).

  • Wheat flour (High Price): The current retail price (AFN 27.7/kg) is slightly lower by 6.5% compared to the same month last year (October 2016), and slightly lower by 7.8% compared to the last 5-year average price of the same months.

22 Nov 2017 description

22 November 2017, Kaunas, Lithuania - Wild boar are playing the main role in spreading African swine fever across Europe. Learning how to limit or stop this vector of infection is the central topic of an FAO workshop opening today in Kaunas, Lithuania.

African swine fever is a viral disease of pigs and wild boar that presents as a haemorrhagic fever and results in up to 100 percent mortality of infected animals. It carries no human health risks, but can have immense socio-economic, trade, and food security consequences.

22 Nov 2017 description

Slightly late start of the 2017/18 rainfall season

Key Messages

  • The 2017/18 cropping season has officially started. And so far, a few areas are abnormally dry, but it is still very early in the season. Nonetheless, since the start of the season is underway, farmers are engaged in various agricultural activities.

22 Nov 2017 description

Cochabamba, 21 nov (ABI).- Una granizada afectó a 56 hectáreas de cultivos agrícolas del municipio de Sacabamba, ubicado a 85 Km al sudoeste de la ciudad de Cochabamba, informó el martes el jefe departamental de la Unidad de Cambio Climático, Riesgos y Desastres, Oscar Soriano.

"El municipio ha presentado un informe con una afectación de 56 hectáreas de la parte productiva", dijo a la ABI.

Según Soriano, la granizada se registró hace dos días y dañó la producción agrícola de tres comunidades.