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26 Sep 2017 description

The offensive against the armed group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Mosul, which started in October 2016 and was led by the Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) has triggered another wave of mass displacement across northern Iraq, further intensifying the displacement crisis in the country which started in 2014. As of April 2017, over three million people were internally displaced throughout the country, with over 840,000 living in formal camps.

26 Sep 2017 description
  • Precisa que se mantiene la suspensión de actividades escolares en las delegaciones Benito Juárez, Cuauhtémoc, Iztapalapa, Tlalpan y Tláhuac, donde hay movilización de cuerpos de emergencia y de rescate

  • Indica que también aumentan las escuelas con clases en Chiapas, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Estado de México, Oaxaca, Puebla, Tlaxcala y Michoacán

  • Pide a padres de familia tener confianza en los dictámenes de seguridad estructural, que son expedidos por peritos

26 Sep 2017 description

Informa que se avanza en la revisión de planteles, para garantizar seguridad a maestros y alumnos

  • Considera que no se perderá el ciclo escolar

  • Ratifica estimación de 4 mil millones de pesos para rehabilitar o reconstruir escuelas

  • Reconoce el apoyo de las fuerzas armadas, y comenta que con unión México saldrá adelante

26 Sep 2017 description

Overview:

The humanitarian situation in the Nuba Mountains (South Kordofan) and Blue Nile state is deteriorating. A combination of flooding and fighting between the factions of the SPLM-N has displaced thousands and worsened the availability of food.

26 Sep 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

20.7 million people in need

1,980,510 Internally Displaced Persons (IDP)

84 per cent of IDPs displaced for more than a year

946, 044 IDP returnees

865,121 recipients of Core Relief Items (CRI) since March 2015

280,623 refugees and asylum seekers

Funding

USD 114.6 M requested in 2017

Operational Update

26 Sep 2017 description
report Theirworld

Children at 44,000 schools returned to their classrooms today after the earthquakes that devastated parts of Mexico.

But nearly 5100 schools were destroyed or damaged - threatening the education of thousands of children. And only 1% of Mexico City's 4000 public schools were reopened because of ongoing relief efforts in the capital.

“We are deeply concerned by the substantial damage sustained by schools in the hardest-hit communities and the impact this could have for children,” said Christian Skoog, UNICEF Representative in Mexico.

26 Sep 2017 description

by Reuters Monday, 25 September 2017 13:20 GMT

MEXICO CITY, Sept 25 (Reuters) - Most schools in Mexico City remained closed on Monday after last week's deadly earthquake, but children outside the capital were set to return to their classrooms even though aftershocks are still jolting the country.

Read more on the Thomson Reuters Foundation

26 Sep 2017 description
report Save the Children

Save the Children Staff in San Juan to Help Children and Families in the Wake of Hurricane Maria

Media Contact
Negin Jenati 203.212.0044 (M)
Claire Garmirian 203.209.8545 (M)

26 Sep 2017 description

Country Overview

Introduction

At the end of June 2017, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) hosted 40,015 Burundian refugees, out of whom 38,133 reside in the province of South Kivu including 30,030 in Lusenda Camp, 6,670 who reside in host families, and 1,427 who remain in transit centres. An additional 1,882 Burundians are living with host communities in Katanga, Maniema and North Kivu Provinces.

26 Sep 2017 description

This report is produced by Office of the Resident Coordinator Nepal in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It covers the period from 14 to 20 September 2017.

Highlights

  • Elections in Province 2 have contributed to a major slow down in relief activities.

  • Combined humanitarian Clusters face a shortfall of US$32 million for flood response activities.

  • This is the last Sit Rep that the UN Resident Coordinator’s Office (UNRCO) will produce regarding the Terai floods.

26 Sep 2017 description

BAMAKO – Le Programme Alimentaire Mondial (PAM) a reçu de la part de la Coopération italienne une contribution d’une valeur totale de 500 000 euros, soit plus de 530 000 USD pour soutenir l’alimentation scolaire en faveur des enfants maliens.

26 Sep 2017 description

This report is produced by OCHA ROLAC in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It covers the first period from 06 to 25 September, 2017. The next report will be issued on or around 28 September 2017.

Highlights

  • The initial response to Hurricane Maria in Dominica is underway as humanitarian organizations arrive to deliver critical aid and carry out assessments throughout the rest of the island.

26 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • To date, both earthquakes have resulted to 407 casualties, 190,000 buildings and 10,000 schools damaged in 8 states. (Source: Reforma.24.09 and El Financiero 25.09)

  • The Ministry of Education has announced an 8 step plan for a gradual return to school. All public schools need to be officially certified for safety conditions in the buildings to reopen.

  • The Ministry of Education has announced UNICEF’s support in schools to help students deal with their fear or trauma. (El Financiero 25.09)

26 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 22 de septiembre a las 14.00 del 25 de septiembre (hora local). El siguiente reporte será emitido el 27 de septiembre de 2017.

Resumen

  • 400 centros educacionales en la provincia de Villa Clara sufrieron afectaciones al paso del huracán Irma por Cuba.

26 Sep 2017 description

This report is produced by the Office of the Resident Coordinator. It covers the period from 14:00 hrs on September 22 th to 12:00 hrs on September 25 th . The next report will be issued on or around 27/09/17

Highlights

  • In Villa Clara Province, 400 educational centers were affected by Hurricane Irma.

  • Cuba postponed its most important national visual arts event due to the damage caused by the hurricane in nearly 300 cultural institutions.

25 Sep 2017 description
report UN News Service

25 de septiembre, 2017 — Cerca de 5.100 escuelas en México fueron dañadas o destruidas tras los dos terremotos que golpearon al país en menos de dos semanas, poniendo en riesgo la educación de miles de niños, informó el Fondo de la ONU para la Infancia (UNICEF).

Un total de siete millones de menores viven en zonas afectadas por los sismos que dejaron al menos 223 muertos y causaron severos daños a la infraestructura de varias ciudades.