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19 Sep 2017 description

$55.8 millón para enfrentar las necesidades urgentes de 2,151,080 millones personas severamente afectadas por el huracán Irma, en los 33 municipios más afectados

PERSPECTIVA GENERAL DE LA SITUACIÓN

A menos de un año del impacto del Huracán Matthew y en un contexto de intensa sequía, el mayor huracán formado en el Atlántico golpeó Cuba durante más de 72 horas, desde el 8 hasta el 10 de septiembre. Azotaron vientos entre 240-250 km/h y rachas superiores, inundaciones costeras y olas de hasta 9 metros.

18 Sep 2017 description
report Government of Cuba

La Habana, 18 sep (ACN) La población de la capital se creció y ha trabajado unida en la higienización de la ciudad, tras las inundaciones causadas en el litoral por el paso del huracán Irma, aseguró Mercedes López Acea, Presidenta del Consejo de Defensa en La Habana.

En declaraciones a la Agencia Cubana de Noticias, la miembro del Buró Político del Comité Central del Partido Comunista de Cuba señaló que aun cuando se produjeron indisciplinas durante el embate del fenómeno hidrometeorológico, la respuesta del pueblo habanero ha sido extraordinaria.

18 Sep 2017 description
report Government of Peru

Última información

  • SENAMHI: Mañana culminaría temporada de lluvias en la selva

El incremento de las precipitaciones de moderada a ligera intensidad que se vienen produciendo en la selva del país, culminaría su temporada el día de mañana de acuerdo al aviso N° 093 del SENAMHI, informó esta institución al Centro de Operaciones de Emergencia Nacional del Ministerio de Defensa (COEN DEFENSA).

18 Sep 2017 description

Highlights

Number of returnees: 2,173 Somali refugees returned to Somalia

Core Relief Items: 781 CRIs distributed to 576 households (2,180 returnees)

Reinstallation grants: 1,091 returnees provided with reinstallation grants

Shelters: 285 shelters constructed

Community-based projects: 2,570 beneficiaries

Update on achievements

18 Sep 2017 description

Total Assessments 172

Verified Return Villages 60

Refugee Villages of Origin 117

Background information

18 Sep 2017 description

Regional Highlights

  • A cholera epidemics breaks in north-east Nigeria on 16 August 2017 with, as of 13 September, 45 dead amongst 1,925 cases recorded in Borno State.

  • The hepatitis E epidemic declared in April in Niger is marking a decreasing trend, after recording 1,672 cases in the Diffa region.

  • Cameroon’s Far North is witnessing an increase in incidents and attacks as well as a geographical shift in violent incidents from Logone-and-Chari to Mayo Sava department.

18 Sep 2017 description

Total Assessments 9

Verified Return Villages 4

Refugee Villages of Origin 3

Background information

18 Sep 2017 description
report Government of Cuba

La FAO anunció que ha activado su Fondo Especial para Actividades de Emergencia y Rehabilitación-Capacidad de Respuesta a Insumos Agrícolas con la contribución del gobierno de Bélgica, para asistir la rehabilitación de la producción agrícola y pesquera ante los daños ocasionados por el Huracán Irma en el Caribe

18 Sep 2017 description

Highlights:

Improved maize supplies drove national maize and maize meal prices further down in July in all the monitored countries except South Africa (SA) where prices increased by roughly 6 percent. Moreover, national prices were considerably below their respective 5 year aver-age (5YA) except Tanzania, Lesotho and Swaziland.

18 Sep 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Wheat: The current average wheat price in main cities’ markets of Afghanistan (AFN 23.4/Kg) is negligibly lower by 0.6% compared to the same time last year (August 2016), but slightly higher by 6.5% compared to the last 5-year average price of the same months (Augusts 2012 - 2016).

  • Wheat flour (High Price): The current retail price (AFN 27.6/kg) is slightly lower by 4.2% compared to the same month last year (August 2016), and slightly lower by 3.8% compared to the last 5-year average price of the same months.

18 Sep 2017 description

Last month the Peace and Security Council (PSC) held another in a series of meetings on the effects of drought on the state of peace and security in Africa. As mitigating the effects of climate change increasingly features on the international agenda, the PSC is still trying to find entry points to position itself on this critical issue.

Over the last two years the PSC has met four times on climate change’s impact on the stability of the continent.

18 Sep 2017 description

Total Assessments 75

Verified Return Villages 36

Refugee Villages of Origin 55

Background information

18 Sep 2017 description

Total Assessments 138

Verified Return Villages 31

Refugee Villages of Origin 58

Background information

18 Sep 2017 description

NEW YORK – Heifer International and the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) have agreed to seek opportunities to collaborate on market-driven development, climate-smart agriculture, access to finance and several other areas involving smallholder farmers.

For more than 10 years, Heifer has been working with IFAD, a specialized agency of the United Nations and international financing institution that focuses on ending rural poverty in developing countries through long-term investment. The two organizations have collaborated in Nepal, Rwanda and Tanzania.

18 Sep 2017 description

Highlights

  • In Iraq, WFP began a digital skills training for 100 Syrians in Arbat refugee camp. These beneficiaries are receiving training in order to improve their chances of finding employment.

  • WFP made transfers to more than one million beneficiaries in Turkey. 863,000 vulnerable refugees received multipurpose cash assistance through the Emergency Social Safety Net (ESSN) and 142,000 Syrians received e-food voucher assistance in camps. The ESSN aims to assist more than one million people in 2017.

18 Sep 2017 description

1. HIGHLIGHTS

  • Typhoon Doksuri has caused significant impact with the details as follow: 9 death, 4 missing, 112 people injured, 1,185 houses collapsed, 152,559 houses damaged and 10,923 houses flooded;

  • The worst hit area were Ha Tinh and Quang Binh Provinces.

  • The national and local government along has provided relief activities to the affected population

  • The weather situation is improving in Viet Nam and the impact of the Typhoon is within the capacity of national government.