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25 Sep 2017 description

The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) in Somalia Michael Keating has noted the recent introduction of legislation in Somalia’s Federal Parliament that would amend the country’s 2016 media law.

25 Sep 2017 description
report Página siete

Autoridades ven con preocupación que el mal manejo de los protocolos hizo que la ayuda llegue tarde. Equipos para bomberos y voluntarios eran muy precarios.

Falta de coordinación, de inversión en gestión de riesgos, de protocolos y de equipos fueron las falencias para aplacar el incendio que se registró en Sama, Tarija. Autoridades e instituciones de atención de desastres coinciden que el desastre deja lecciones para mejorar la respuesta ante nuevos incidentes similares.

25 Sep 2017 description
report Save the Children

Hundreds of children are spending another night out in the open, in makeshift camps and shelters or in the street, too scared to return home for fear of another tremor.

Sunday, 24 September 2017 - 12:29pm

This widespread panic follows the latest 6.1 magnitude quake in the southern state of Oaxaca on Saturday morning, the third in just over two weeks. Buildings already damaged by two previous quakes (on September 7 in Oaxaca and September 19 in Puebla/Morelos) are at increased risk of collapsing following the latest tremor.

25 Sep 2017 description

Al día de hoy, las instituciones públicas del Sector Salud han brindado atención médica a 4,837 personas en la Ciudad de México, Estado de México, Morelos, Puebla y Tlaxcala.

El total de consultas se desglosa de la siguiente manera: Secretaria de Salud Federal, 215; IMSS, 1005; ISSSTE, 708; servicios estatales de salud, 2,367; PEMEX, 112; SEMAR, 430.

Hay 395 hospitalizados y de ellos 60 graves. Esta información se encuentra disponible al público en el teléfono 56 58 11 11 y en: http://locatel.cdmx.gob.mx

25 Sep 2017 description

El Secretario de Salud, José Narro, realizó recorridos para evaluar avances en zonas afectadas en Oaxaca.

Durante un recorrido por las zonas de Oaxaca afectadas por el sismo del pasado 7 de septiembre, el Secretario de Salud, José Narro, afirmó que la atención médica y salud pública están bajo control, toda vez que no se han registrado brotes de enfermedades y prácticamente se ha terminado de rescatar el equipo médico que está en el hospital general de Juchitán, el cual sufrió afectaciones graves que obligaron a inhabilitarlo.

25 Sep 2017 description

Presentación

Desde su creación, la OIM ha operado en observancia del principio de que las migraciones, en forma ordenada y en condiciones humanas, benefician a las personas migrantes y a las sociedades.

En su calidad de principal organización internacional para las migraciones, la OIM trabaja con sus asociados de la comunidad internacional para:

  • Ayudar a encarar los crecientes desafíos que plantea la gestión de la migración a nivel operativo.

  • Fomentar la comprensión de las cuestiones migratorias.

25 Sep 2017 description
report El País

El huracán María ha dejado al menos 10 víctimas mortales, nueve municipios incomunicados y un coste de miles de millones de dólares

25 Sep 2017 description
report Save the Children

Beneficiary reach counting methodology

Save the Children’s methodology and process for beneficiary counting of children and adults reached is in line with Save the Children international definition of people reached directly (i.e. those individuals that receive inputs, participate in activities or access services provided by Save the Children, its partners or individuals/institutions to whom Save the Children or its partners have provided sustained support)

25 Sep 2017 description

This brief summarized the baseline survey and the testing of different agro-advisories conducted in the Agro-Climate Information Services for women and ethnic minority farmers in South-East Asia (ACIS) project sites: Dien Bien and Ha Tinh provinces in Vietnam. The baseline survey gathered information on diverse aspects of livelihoods, food security, climate hazards and impacts, as well as access to and quality of weather and agricultural information.

25 Sep 2017 description
map MapAction

Turks and Caicos sections for assessments with landmarks for reference.

25 Sep 2017 description

Following the devastating 31 May 2017 bomb attack in the Afghan capital, President Ashraf Ghani commissioned his security experts to develop a new security plan for Kabul. Although apparently not officially approved or fully funded yet, the plan called the ‘Zarghun Belt’ (Green Belt) was announced in mid-August. Jelena Bjelica and Kate Clark (with input from the rest of the AAN team) have been collecting details about the new plan and mapping out what it should entail.

25 Sep 2017 description

Beneficiary: Geetha’s family

Block: Raxaul

Panchayat/Village: Belahi

Geetha and her husband Lalbihari have 4 children – 3 girls and 1 boy. The eldest girl is aged 10 years. Lalbihari is a daily wage labourer and in a month he doesn’t gets work on a daily basis. During the flood on 13-14 Aug 2017, their house was half submerged in the water and as the walls got damaged, the entire house has tilted to one side. It may fall down at any time.

25 Sep 2017 description

Amnesty International has assessed three new videos taken inside Rakhine State as recently as Friday afternoon showing large plumes of smoke rising from Rohingya villages, one of which was already deserted, as well as satellite imagery with smoke visible over burnt-out structures.

Local sources in northern Rakhine State claim the fires were started by members of the Myanmar security forces and local vigilante mobs.

25 Sep 2017 description
report Solidar

This briefing paper constitutes SOLIDAR’s contribution to the European Commission’s consultation on the existing EU legal framework for the legal entry and stay of nationals of non-EU countries to EU Member States (legal migration) as part of the Fitness Check on EU legal migration legislation. The Fitness Check aims at assessing the relevance, coherence, effectiveness, efficiency and EU added value of the legislation; identifying possible gaps and inconsistencies in the EU legislative framework and analysing whether it contributes to an effective management of migration flows.

25 Sep 2017 description
report Direct Relief

Around midday on Friday, the Mexican Diabetes Association opened its tent, donated by Direct Relief, at the edge of Pushkin Park in Mexico City, where free glucose tests, doses of insulin, and free teeth cleaning (diabetes is closely linked to dental and periodontal health) were provided for anyone in need.