Despite recent peace accords between the Government of Colombia (GoC) and the country’s largest guerilla movement, humanitarian needs in Colombia remain high, driven by ongoing violence, the effects of natural disasters and the escalating crisis in Venezuela.
USAID Administrator Mark Green travels to Iraq to observe USG assistance, meet with minority communities
IOM records more than 3.9 million IDP returns as of July
One year after GoI retakes Mosul, explosive hazards, insufficient services remain key challenges
Conflict-related civilian deaths and injuries increase in eastern Ukraine from February–May
Shelling and light weapons fire continue to damage and destroy civilian infrastructure
UNICEF assists GBV survivors and children affected by violence in Donetsk and Luhansk
A causa de los recientes eventos meteorológicos permanecen 69 personas desplazadas en todo el territorio nacional (55 en Canelones, 8 en Cerro Largo, 4 en Florida y 2 en Maldonado) y 7 rutas nacionales cortadas que afectan básicamente s los departamentos de Canelones, Colonia y Soriano. Última actualización: Viernes 20 de julio, 12:30 horas.
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In El Salvador, widespread insecurity caused by conflict between gangs and security forces has taken a heavy toll on people’s health and jeopardized access to care. In response, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has launched new health initiatives in the capital city of San Salvador and nearby Soyapango.
In Chad, one child in seven dies before their fifth birthday. Malnutrition is one of the main causes of high child mortality in this central African country.
ACNUR, la Agencia de la ONU para los Refugiados, ha presentado esta semana su Memoria Anual sobre Salud Pública de las nuevas emergencias de refugiados y otras operaciones que ya están en marcha. A pesar de las cifras récord mundiales de desplazamiento forzado, el informe señala que los servicios de salud para refugiados y otras poblaciones desplazadas en la mayoría de los casos marchan por buen camino. No obstante, siguen siendo motivo de preocupación las enfermedades transmisibles, la anemia y el retraso en el crecimiento.
Two principles stand as cornerstones in the enduring partnership built by Anera and Americares: efficiency and impact. For 25 years, shipments of medical aid and supplies requested by health workers have allowed local organizations to respond to the direct needs of communities deprived of health resources across Lebanon, the West Bank and Gaza.
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The International Development Secretary hails UK and Nigeria co-operation.
The International Development Secretary, Penny Mordaunt, hails UK and Nigeria co-operation and announces UK aid support to help rural communities become self-sufficient.
Ms Mordaunt has praised the close partnership between the UK and Nigeria, which is helping the West African country lay the foundations on which to build a sustainable future.
Friday, July 20, 2018 — Countries negotiating the final declaration text for the first-ever UN High-level Meeting on tuberculosis in September are being put under significant pressure to drop all references to protecting countries’ rights to take fully-legal actions to access affordable medicines for their people, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) have learnt today.
On August 27, 2017, Myanmar security forces and Rakhine Buddhist civilians attacked the village of Chut Pyin in northern Rakhine state, massacring its Rohingya Muslim residents and burning their homes to the ground.
"I felt like I had been electrocuted,” Mohammed explains. “My leg bulged, and then I lost consciousness.” On April 6, 2018, Mohammed was shot in the leg during demonstrations at the Gaza border. His story is one of many. At least 15,000 people have been injured since the start of the demonstrations last March, of whom nearly 3,000 have severe lower leg trauma, similar to Mohammed’s.
• Over 600,000 refugee children are now enrolled in formal education across Turkey (94% of target); of these, more than 356,600 refugee children have benefitted from a UNICEF-supported conditional cash transfer for education payment (110% of target).
• More than 109,000 refugees and migrants have accessed UNICEFsupported protection spaces across the country (73% of target), and over 34,000 children are participating in structured psychosocial support programmes (43% of target).
The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 15-21 July 2018 and includes updates on cholera, chikungunya, dengue, Vibrio growth in the Baltic Sea and West Nile virus.
Ceci est un résumé des déclarations du porte-parole du HCR Andrej Mahecic – à qui toute citation peut être attribuée – lors de la conférence de presse du 20 juillet 2018 au Palais des Nations à Genève.