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21 Sep 2017 description

En conferencia de prensa, el Secretario de Salud, José Narro, dio a conocer las medidas implementadas en todo el sector.

El sector público y privado de Salud cuenta con la capacidad para responder a la demanda de atención, como consecuencia de las afectaciones por el sismo de 7.1 en la escala de Richter, que se registró el 19 de septiembre, aseveró el Secretario de Salud, doctor José Narro Robles.

21 Sep 2017 description

The “Quick” Municipal Protection Profile aims to provide a snapshot of the basic demographics, absorptive capacity and general situation of host municipalities affected by the Marawi Crisis. This may be used as a starting point for information and analysis that can help humanitarian agencies, policy makers and other stakeholders concerning their emergency response.

Displacement

  • 9,787 DISPLACED PERSONS (1,736 FAMILIES)

  • 1 ACTIVE EVACUATION CENTER

  • 474 (96 FAMILIES)
    INSIDE EVACUATION CENTERS

21 Sep 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

The displaced population continues to face prevailing protection concerns. These include, among others:

  1. Inclusion and exclusion concerns after the data cleansing on the general registry of IDPs.

  2. Observed tension among IDPs due to inequitable distribution and dwindling of humanitarian assistance.

  3. IDPs continue to fear for their safety.

INCIDENT BACKGROUND

21 Sep 2017 description
report Government of Peru

Medida se da por 90 días calendario a fin de adoptar acciones necesarias por el alto riesgo de enfermedades diarreicas y parasitarias

21 Sep 2017 description
report World Bank

La Fondation Bill & Melinda Gates annonce une promesse d’engagement de 200 millions d’US$ au GFF pour l’expansion de services vitaux—la première des contributions attendues des investisseurs pour le Fonds Fiduciaire du GFF dans le cadre du réapprovisionnement

21 Sep 2017 description

La Habana (sep. 20/17). La Embajadora de Colombia en Cuba, Araceli Morales, informó que “se entregó a la Cancillería cubana, a través de la agencia Emed (Empresa Ejecutora de Donativos)” las 15 toneladas de ayuda humanitaria enviadas por Colombia para los damnificados por el huracán Irma, “ellos canalizan las donaciones y las entregan a las zonas más afectadas de Cuba”.

21 Sep 2017 description

Central Mexico was hit by a massive earthquake with a magnitude 7.1 on 19th September around 1.14pm local time. National Civil Protection reports that 226 people were killed in five states.

According to the local cooperator, they felt strong jolt at the time the quake hit in the Mexico City which is 120 km away from epicenter. Even about 6 hours after earthquake, there is a blackout in a wide range of Mexico City.

21 Sep 2017 description

A. Situation Analysis

Description of the Disaster

Starting in early January 2017, floods, landslides and mudslides caused by heavy rainfall in different locations caused damage to several communities in the Jujuy province.

21 Sep 2017 description

Highlights

  • Although many people have returned to their homes, thousands of people remain evacuated due to the partial or total destruction of their homes as a result of the strong winds of Hurricane Irma.

  • About 500 schools as well as with other public institutions continue to serve as shelters for people affected by the hurricane.

  • Over 200,000 birds in the poultry sector are reported dead, according to the Ministry of Agriculture.

21 Sep 2017 description

Resumen

  • Aunque muchas personas han regresado a sus hogares, miles permanecen evacuadas por la destrucción parcial o total de sus viviendas debido a los fuertes vientos del huracán Irma.

  • Cerca de 500 escuelas junto a otras instituciones públicas se mantienen como refugios para personas damnificadas.

  • Más de 200,000 aves murieron en el sector avícola a consecuencia del paso del huracán Irma, reporta el Ministerio de Agricultura.

21 Sep 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Hurricane Maria devastates Dominica, remains a threat to The Bahamas, the Dominican Republic, and Haiti

  • USAID activates additional staff to support Hurricane Maria humanitarian response, plans to deploy staff to Dominica as soon as possible

  • USAID and DoD continue collaborating to address potable water needs in Saint-Martin

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

21 Sep 2017 description

This report is produced by OCHA ROLAC in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It covers the first period from 06 to 20 September, 2017. The next report will be issued on or around 25 September 2017.

Highlights

• Hurricane Maria pummeled Dominica on 19 September, with early reports citing widespread damage and destruction.

• Reconnaissance teams have conducted flyovers and more assessment teams are expected to arrive on 21 September.

21 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
  1. Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha, who is attending the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly, met with UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake on September 19. They took note that since the opening of the UNICEF Seoul office in April 2017, cooperation between the two sides has been further enhanced, and agreed to continue to strengthen the bilateral cooperation.
21 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Only 15 countries worldwide have three essential national policies that support families with young children – UNICEF

New report says around 85 million children under five live in 32 countries that do not offer families two years of free pre-primary education; paid breastfeeding breaks for new mothers for the first six months; and adequate paid parental leave – three critical policies to support children’s early brain development

20 Sep 2017 description
report Inter Press Service

Por Desmond Brown

SAINT JOHN, 20 sep 2017 (IPS) - A medida que el huracán María arrasa en el Caribe, aparecen lentamente los últimos datos sobre el número de muertos y el grado de devastación dejado a su paso por Dominica.

María tocó tierra en esa diminuta isla caribeña de 72.000 habitantes en la tarde del 18 de septiembre, con vientos máximos de casi 257 kilómetros por hora.

20 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• During the reporting period, IOM DTM Emergency Tracking Tool (ETT), recorded 7,415 new arrivals in 16 LGAs in Borno and 4 LGAs in Adamawa States. The mobility is attributed to influxes from rural villages to government protected towns due to continuing military actions, attacks by Boko Haram and people seeking better livelihood in more secured locations.

20 Sep 2017 description

I.-*TEMA DE INTERÉS*

II.-*SITUACIÓN ACTUAL DEL HURACÁN MARÍA*

A las 6 am de la mañana del dia de hoy, el Centro del huracán María está localizado próximo a la latitud 18.0 Norte y Longitud 65.9 Oeste, sobre Vieques y a unos 50 Km al Sur de Caguas San Puerto Rico el próximo a la playa Punta de Tuna.

20 Sep 2017 description

More than half a million Rohingya refugees have fled persecution in Myanmar, seeking refuge in makeshift shelters in Bangladesh. In order to respond to the growing need for medical care in Bangladesh, SAMS Global Response (SGR) has partnered with a local medical organization, Gonoshaathata Kendra (GK) to assess the situation in Cox’s Bazar and deliver medical assistance, including supporting mobile and static clinics, distributing medical supplies and addressing nutritional needs.

20 Sep 2017 description

GENEVA (20 September 2017) - The Commission witnessed tens of thousands of South Sudanese women and children arriving in Ethiopia just last week, after walking in some cases for months to reach safety. Like hundreds of thousands of others civilians over the last year, they were subjected to collective punishment by government forces, based on ethnicity and their perceived support for the opposition.