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14 Sep 2017 description

Este reporte es elaborado por la Oficina del Coordinador Residente en México, en colaboración con el SNU y socios humanitarios con presencia en el país y en base a la información disponible. Cubre el periodo del 08 de septiembre al 13 de septiembre del 2017.

Resumen

14 Sep 2017 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Prospects for 2017 main season crops are favourable, despite floods in northern areas

  • Rice prices stable, while those of wheat decrease

  • Overall food security satisfactory, but impact of floods heighten concerns for affected households

Prospects for 2017 main season crops favourable, despite floods

14 Sep 2017 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Some improvement in 2017 cereal production due to better rains and localized improvements in security, but still less than half of pre-conflict average

  • Food security situation severely impacted by prolonged conflict, especially for most vulnerable groups

  • About 6.9 million people food insecure

Below-average cereal harvest in 2017**

14 Sep 2017 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Food insecure caseload increased from 5.6 million in December 2016 to 7.8 million in May mainly due to prolonged drought in southeastern pastoral areas

  • Area of major concern is southern Somali Region, where about 1.8 million people estimated to be facing IPC Phase 4: “Emergency” levels of food insecurity

  • Widespread livestock emaciation and high mortality rates in drought-affected southern Somali Region severely constraining food availability and access for pastoralist households

14 Sep 2017 description
report Government of Cuba

Ciego de Ávila, 14 sep (ACN) Gustavo Rodríguez, ministro cubano de la Agricultura, afirmó que labriegos estatales y campesinos de las provincias afectadas por el huracán Irma están inmersos en el acopio y siembras invernales para rescatar todo lo que pueda ser recuperable.

El titular del ramo dijo en exclusiva a la ACN que la producción bananera, la avícola y la porcina constituyen en estos momentos los tres renglones alimentarios principales en el país, los cuales figuran como los más dañados por el fenómeno meteorológico.

14 Sep 2017 description
report Oxfam

Oxfam y las organizaciones con las que trabaja en el Caribe están ayudando a las personas más afectadas por las inundaciones y los fuertes vientos del huracán Irma, que golpeó viviendas e infraestructuras y destruyó la producción agrícola.

En República Dominicana y Haití se logró evitar lo peor. Sin embargo, las personas más vulnerables que perdieron sus hogares y sus medios de subsistencia tampoco tienen acceso a los servicios de agua y saneamiento básicos. Oxfam les está apoyando.

14 Sep 2017 description

Is there a sight more beautiful than lush fields of green?

But fields need water and in Palestine, water is both the dilemma and the solution. The scarcity of water in the West Bank, particularly, has inspired us at ANERA to think creatively. Why not make use of a non-traditional source of water that just recently became available in Palestine—recycled wastewater?

14 Sep 2017 description

El Ministerio de Agroindustria de la Nación, a través de la Comisión Nacional de Emergencias y Desastres Agropecuarios, analizó la situación de la provincia de Buenos Aires y La Pampa; además recomendó prorrogar la emergencia agropecuaria de Córdoba, como también declararla para Santa Fe y Chubut.

14 Sep 2017 description

POINTS SAILLANTS

• Retour possible de 12,000 réfugiés burundais en 2017

• Un burundais sur cinq toujours en insécurité alimentaire

• Augmentation de 25% des cas de paludisme

CHIFFRES CLES

Pop. dans le besoin 3 millions

Population ciblée 1 million

PDI 198 265

Réfugiés congolais 61 427

Réfugiés burundais 407 460(4)

Pers. en insécurité alimentaire 1,8 million(5)

FINANCEMENTS

73,7 millions requis pour le HRP (US$)

14 Sep 2017 description

The country produces a very limited quantity of cereals. The main staple foods are sweet potatoes, cassava and plantains. With a population of about 900 000 people, the total cereal import requirement for 2017, mostly supplied through commercial channels, is forecast at about 44 000 tonnes, including 22 000 tonnes of rice and 22 000 tonnes of wheat.

14 Sep 2017 description
report Government of Cuba

Prosiguen labores de recuperación

13 de septiembre de 2017 23:09:22

GUANTÁNAMO.— Cinco de los diez municipios de esta provincia pasaron a la normalidad, hecho que corrobora el avance del territorio en la recuperación de las afectaciones provocadas por el huracán Irma.

Los municipios acogidos a esta condición fueron Guantánamo, Imías, El Salvador, Niceto Pérez y Caimanera, en los cuales fueron menores los daños del meteoro y por tanto más rápido marchó su reparación.

14 Sep 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Harvests in October will maintain or improve food security through to January 2018 - FEWS NET.

  • About 460,000 South Sudanese refugees—fleeing hunger and violence in South Sudan—have arrived in Sudan since December 2013.

  • The third consecutive week of above-average rainfall in Sudan has resulted in flash floods, damage to infrastructure, and displacement - FEWS NET.

14 Sep 2017 description
report Times of India

Amit Bhattacharya | TNN | Updated: Sep 14, 2017, 08:30 IST

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The monsoon deficit in west UP stands at 37%, highest for any subdivision in the country.

  • IMD believes the 2nd half of Sept could bring better rains in central India.

  • Situation in northwest may not change much, there are indications that central India may get some rain in the next couple of weeks.

14 Sep 2017 description

Une étude du ministère haïtien de l’agriculture publié en 1981, montre que près de 20% des sols de montagne était sur le point de ne plus pouvoir être utilisés à des fins agricoles, et 30% était sérieusement menacés et risquait d'être perdus si rien n'est fait pour les protéger. Ce problème est l’une des causes de l’insécurité alimentaire en Haïti. C’est notamment à Platon Cèdre, petite localité située sur les Hauteurs d’Anse-à-Pitres, commune du département du Sud-Est.

14 Sep 2017 description
report Government of India

1 . Highlights of Situation report given by SEOCs

As per situation report received from SEOCs, during last 24 hours due to heavy rainfall the following damages have been reported:

i. Assam: District affected 04, Human lives lost-Nil.

ii. West Bengal: District affected Nil, Human lives lost- Nil.

iii. Uttar Pradesh: District affected 03, Human lives lost 01.

iv. Bihar: District affected Nil, Human lives lost-Nil.

2 . Forecasting:

a) CWC

13 Sep 2017 description

Este reporte ha sido elaborado desde la Oficina de la Coordinadora Residente del Sistema de Naciones Unidas en Cuba. Cubre el período de las 14.00 del 12 de septiembre a las 12.00 al 13 de septiembre (hora local). El siguiente reporte será emitido el 14 de septiembre de 2017.

Resumen

13 Sep 2017 description

This report is produced by the Office of the Resident Coordinator. It covers the period from 14:00 hrs. on September 012th to 12:00 hrs. on September 13th.The next report will be issued on or around 14/09.

Highlights

• The First Vice President of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, visited three thermoelectric power stations in western Cuba, which were hard hit by Hurricane Irma. The strength of the winds and coastal inundation affected the whole national electric power system.

13 Sep 2017 description

This brief summarizes FEWS NET’s most forward-looking analysis of projected emergency food assistance needs in FEWS NET coverage countries. The projected size of each country’s acutely food insecure population (IPC Phase 3 and higher) is compared to last year and the recent five-year average and categorized as Higher (p), Similar (u), or Lower (q). Countries where external emergency food assistance needs are anticipated are identified. Projected lean season months highlighted in red indicate either an early start or an extension to the typical lean season.

13 Sep 2017 description

A six-week course in partnership with UNITAR begins November 13, features leading global experts on climate change

13 September 2017 – ‘National Adaptation Plans: Building Climate Resilience in Agriculture’ is the title of the new United Nations’ Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). The course is timed to launch in parallel with the upcoming climate talks in Bonn, Germany, more formally known as the 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23).

13 Sep 2017 description

Media Statement: St. Lucia National Emergency Management Organisation

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 — The Government of Saint Lucia and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) have pledged their full support to the recovery efforts of those impacted by the passage of Hurricane Irma.

Through the National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO), much needed emergency supplies have been made available to affected states and skilled personnel have also been deployed to assist with the restoration of utilities in those islands.