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22 Sep 2017 description

In the last three weeks, nearly 430,000 Rohingya refugees have fled violence across the border from Myanmar into Bangladesh. Refugees have arrived exhausted, hungry and traumatized by their weeks-long ordeal. Some have arrived with injuries caused by gunshots, fire and landmines. Thousands paid extortionate fees to make risky crossings from Myanmar in small boats, and dozens of people reportedly drowned as a number of overcrowded boats capsized.

22 Sep 2017 description
report UN News Service

22 de septiembre, 2017 — "Lo que se prometió en Cuba, se cumplió en Colombia", declaró el jefe de la Misión de la ONU en ese país, Jean Arnault, durante el acto final de inhabilitación de armas entregadas por los excombatientes de las FARC-EP.

En el evento estuvo presente el presidente del país Juan Manuel Santos, quien recorrió el depósito donde se encuentran los contenedores con más de 7.000 armas entregadas por las FARC-EP y demás armamento encontrado en 750 caletas a lo largo del país.

22 Sep 2017 description
report ACTED

The issue of hunger has aroused great interest among the international community when famine was declared in South Sudan last February. Since then, the United Nations has declared the famine situation officially over. However, the root causes of hunger, and therefore of potential famine situations, are still there. The number of food insecure people is increasing.

22 Sep 2017 description
report El Comercio

13 personas murieron y unas 700 han sido rescatadas por autoridades luego del devastador paso del huracán María el miércoles, 20 de septiembre del 2017, por Puerto Rico, confirmó el viernes el gobernador Ricardo Rosselló.

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22 Sep 2017 description

Special Briefing
Simon Henshaw
Acting Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration
Palace Hotel
New York City, NY
September 20, 2017

22 Sep 2017 description
report El Comercio

Un total de 13 toneladas de donaciones se enviaron la mañana de este viernes, 22 de septiembre del 2017, desde Quito para los afectados por el terremoto de 7.1 que sufrió México el 19 de septiembre. Según María Fernanda Pacheco, presidenta de la Unidad Patronato San José, en un poco más de 24 horas se logró recolectar 22 toneladas de ayuda solidaria. "El avión de AeroMéxico solo podía llevar 13 toneladas, pero entre el martes y miércoles habrá un segundo despacho"

22 Sep 2017 description

Introduction

The IDP Hosting Site Baseline Assessment aims to support targeting and response planning by humanitarian stakeholders, including authorities, UN agencies, local and international non-governmental organisations (NGOs). It provides a baseline of key multi-sectoral indicators across IDP hosting sites in 22 governorates, based on data collected through interviews with key informants in each site.

22 Sep 2017 description
report UN News Service

22 September 2017 – The President of the Central African Republic (CAR), Faustin Archange Touadéra, reaffirmed today at the United Nations General Assembly his determination and that of his Government to make the peace efforts succeed, but stressed that the country suffers from limited capacity as it continues to cope with a raft of post-conflict challenges.

22 Sep 2017 description

Introduction

The IDP Hosting Site Baseline Assessment aims to support targeting and response planning by humanitarian stakeholders, including authorities, UN agencies, local and international non-governmental organisations (NGOs). It provides a baseline of key multi-sectoral indicators across IDP hosting sites in 22 governorates, based on data collected through interviews with key informants in each site.

22 Sep 2017 description

Publicado: 20 Septiembre 2017

Rescatistas de la Fuerza de Tarea Conjunta partirán hoy a México, con el objetivo de reforzar las labores de rescate y asistencia humanitaria que se adelantan en el hermano de México, tras el terremoto de 7.1 de magnitud registrado la tarde de ayer.

22 Sep 2017 description
report Government of Japan

Today, September 22, the Government of Japan decided to provide emergency relief goods to the Commonwealth of Dominica, through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in response to the request from the Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica following serious damage from Hurricane “Maria” in the country.

22 Sep 2017 description

With the establishment of a Regional Asylum Office of Crete in July 2017 the island emerged as key location in Greece’s reception of refugees and migrants. While UNHCR has successfully accommodated approximately 240 refugees, those arriving irregularly to the island face harsh conditions and risk of deportation.

22 Sep 2017 description

21 September 2017

The battle for Mosul has taken a staggering toll on the people of Iraq’s second largest city, particularly on those who recently escaped from inside western Mosul, where extremely intense fighting inflicted high number of casualties and deprived the population of access to assistance for several months. Health needs are shifting from war injuries to medical cases and long-term rehabilitation care.

West Mosul

22 Sep 2017 description

Washington, Sept. 21, 2017 (PAHO/WHO) – The Pan American Health Organization's Disaster Task Force is now dealing with the aftermath of two high magnitude earthquakes in Mexico and two category 5 hurricanes in the Caribbean, working to support health authorities in affected countries in dealing with the health aspects of the emergencies.