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21 Oct 2018 description

L’OMS appuie la formation de six équipes pour les EDS

Dans le cadre de la riposte à l’épidémie de la maladie à virus Ébola actuellement en cours dans la Province du nord Kivu en RDC, les résistances com- munautaires contre les enter- rement dignes et sécurisés (EDS) sont fréquentes. Les longues attentes des équipes d’EDS ont contribué à ces résistances.

Lorsque que les communautés donnent l’alerte pour signaler un décès communautaire, elles attendent une réaction rapide et diligente des équipes de la riposte.

21 Oct 2018 description

The MIMU 3W gathers inputs from participating humanitarian and development agencies on Who is doing What, Where, across Myanmar. It is conducted every 6 months and provides information on agencies’ activities at various levels (village/village tract/township and IDP camps).

21 Oct 2018 description

The MIMU 3W gathers inputs from participating humanitarian and development agencies on Who is doing What, Where, across Myanmar. It is conducted every 6 months and provides information on agencies’ activities at various levels (village/village tract/township and IDP camps).

20 Oct 2018 description

By Martin Scott, Kate Wright and Mel Bunce. In this report we present some of the findings of our four year, global research project into the state of humanitarian journalism around the world. We ask,

  1. Which news organisations regularly report on humanitarian affairs? How are they funded, and what ethical problems or professional dilemmas does this create for journalists covering humanitarian affairs?

20 Oct 2018 description

Mogadishu, 19 October 2018 – Officers from the Africa Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and Somali national security forces have completed a five-day training on the importance of civil-military cooperation in peace support operations.

The training, organized to enhance participants’ knowledge on civil-military cooperation (CIMIC) and peacekeeping, was attended by officers from the contingents of Burundi, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda as well as those from the Somali National Army (SNA), Danab Special Forces and National Intelligence Security Agency (NISA).

19 Oct 2018 description

Key Highlights
- Forty-five healthcare facilities are affected. These include nine health facilities severely damaged, 14 moderately damaged and 22 mildly damaged.
- Public Health Emergency Operation Centre (PHEOC) / Surveillance unit has activated the Event Based Surveillance (EBS) hotline at the health command post. The number is 08114100806.
- As of 18th October 2018, 5 out of 16 PHCs from Donggala, 2 of 19 PHCs from Sigi and 5 of 13 PHCs from Kota Palu reported Early Warning Alert and Response System (EWARS).

19 Oct 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights
- As of 30 September, 142,632 people reached (92% of target) with safe drinking water through water trucking, and 44,120 people (55% of target) including women and children gained access to functional toilets.
- Through mobile health and nutrition teams in Herat and Badghis provinces, 6,326 (18% of target) severely acutely malnourished (SAM) and 2,622 moderately acutely malnourished (MAM) children have been admitted to the UNICEF supported treatment programme provided.

19 Oct 2018 description
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An increase of civilian casualties was recorded in September – from 12 in August to 20 (5 killed and 15 injured), according to OHCHR, as hostilities continued unabated in eastern Ukraine. On 11 September, a secondary school in the settlement Zolote 5 (Luhanska Oblast, NGCA) was shelled during classes and 100 students and teachers had to be evacuated to the nearby bomb shelters. This was the 62nd security incident involving educational facilities so far this year. Since January 2017, 57 incidents of education facility damages have been recorded, directly affecting nearly 5,600 children.

19 Oct 2018 description

1. HIGHLIGHTS

a. The cascading events on 28 September 2018 are characteristic of a catastrophic disaster scenario where major earthquakes triggered near-field tsunami, major liquefaction, and landslides, which resulted in direct damages, impacts, and constrained humanitarian access (AHA Centre). BNPB figures are available at the following site: https://sites.google.com/view/gempadonggala/beranda

19 Oct 2018 description

While the technology has not advanced far enough to make a full swap viable, some solar projects are already underway in the field and aid workers expect many more to follow

By Lin Taylor

LONDON, Oct 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Cheap, reliable and hard to hijack, the sun could be an ideal energy source in many war zones and disaster areas, prompting aid agencies to consider ditching costly fuel for solar power.

19 Oct 2018 description

A. SITUATION ANALYSIS

Description of the disaster

Heavy rainfall between 11 to 14 August 2017 caused widespread floods across 31 of the country’s 75 districts that has affected more than 1.7 million people. Immediate humanitarian needs in the form of supporting shelter items, food, safe water and health service were clearly seen as gaps in the affected areas.

19 Oct 2018 description

In Numbers

722 mt of food assistance distributed

WFP Bhutan’s operations are fully funded for 2018, thanks to the generous contributions of our partners.

13,897 school children assisted in September 2018

Operational Updates

  • WFP Bhutan has developed the Bhutan Country Strategic Plan (2019-2023) following a series of consultations with partners. The CSP is submitted for Executive Board members comments and approval by WFP’s February 2019 Executive Board.