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29 Jan 2013 description

Afin de mettre en œuvre divers projets humanitaires d’urgence, dont certains ont été lancés en 2012, l’OIM adresse aux donateurs un appel de 303 millions de dollars E. U. pour des projets humanitaires en 2013.

L’OIM est l'agence chef de file pour le Groupe sectoriel sur la gestion des camps et la coordination des camps (CCCM) dans les catastrophes naturelles. Elle est également l’agence chef de file pour le groupe sectoriel des abris dans une demi-douzaine de pays, et est aussi un acteur majeur dans d’autres groupes sectoriels.

26 Nov 2012 description

Afghanistan

MUSHROOMS ADDRESS ISSUES OF FOOD SECURITY

The food security situation has much improved thanks to good harvests this year, but pockets of food insecurity are predicted among poor households who lost livestock last year in northern Badakhshan and the Wakhan Corridor. GHNI is now expanding its mushroom project, working with widows to yield income by providing more mushroom spores as a small business opportunity.

Mali to Burkina Faso

GHNI SEEKS TO HELP REFUGEES IN POOR VILLAGES

18 Jul 2012 description

A summary of news and reports from the field staff and interns of GHNI, Geneva Switzerland.

AFGHANISTAN: HELPING FARMERS TOWARDS SELF SUSTAINABILITY

GHNI’s Project Manager reports: “Oribigud Village was facing water shortages both for irrigation and household use. The line from the mountain spring to the village was broken and the water that ran through the channel was insufficient to reach the village in the fall. However, this water line was just fixed, bringing water to the village.”

BURKINA FASO: NEW VILLAGE TCD WORK LAUNCHED

01 Jun 2011 description

Ottawa, Ontario―The Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of International Cooperation, announced the Government of Canada's support for 11 projects to give a better future to today's generation of children and youth, the largest ever in history with more than 90 percent living in the developing world. Save the Children Canada CEO, Patricia Erb, and children from Nepean's Knoxdale Public School joined Minister Oda to celebrate the announcement with a lively game of soccer on Parliament Hill.

05 Dec 2009 description

What is the situation in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region?

As of 5 December 2009, 23:00 hours, Cairo time, 43,650 laboratory-confirmed cases of Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 were reported to WHO by 22 out of 22 Member States of WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region. There are 452 related deaths from Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 reported, so far, from 18 Member States in the Region.

23 Nov 2009 description

What is the situation in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region?

As of 21 November 2009, 23:00 hours, Cairo time, 38,859 laboratory-confirmed cases of Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 were reported to WHO by 22 out of 22 Member States of WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region. Somalia has reported the first 2 cases on the beginning of November. There are 330 related deaths from Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 reported, so far, from 17 member states in the Region.

14 Nov 2009 description

What is the situation in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region?

As of 14 November 2009, 23:00 hours, Cairo time, 28,751 laboratory-confirmed cases of Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 were reported to WHO by 22 out of 22 Member States of WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region. Somalia has reported the first 2 cases on the beginning of November. There are 188 related deaths from Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 reported, so far, from 15 member states in the Region.

02 Nov 2009 description

What is the situation in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region?

As of 31 October 2009, 23:00 hours, Cairo time, 22,689 laboratory-confirmed cases of Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 were reported to WHO by 21 out of 22 Member States of WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region. There are 137 related deaths from Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 reported, so far, from 14 member states in the Region.

31 Oct 2009 description
The Humanitarian Update is a monthly publication from UN OCHA's Regional Office in Cairo, reporting on the main humanitarian events in the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia. For more information on Iraq or OPT, please visit www.ochairaq.org and www.ochaopt.org

On 5 October 2009, a suicide bombing in the Islamabad Headquarters of United Nations' World Food Program (WFP) marks the first time where UN Offices were directly targeted in Pakistan. Five UN employees tragically lost their lives and another …

24 Oct 2009 description

What is the situation in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region?

As of 24 October 2009, 23:00 hours, Cairo time, 17,150 laboratory-confirmed cases of Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 were reported to WHO by 21 out of 22 Member States of WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region. There are 111 related deaths from Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 reported, so far, from 13 member states in the Region.

20 Oct 2009 description

Executive summary

This plan displays the main areas of intervention of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Zone Office. It builds on the country context and supports the plans, needs and ambitions of the National Societies of MENA region. The MENA Zone Office functions as a platform for International Federation and Movement cooperation among the National Societies of the region and their partners. The National Societies and the Zone Office are connected through networks, communities of practice, zone-wide strategies and a high level strategic dialogue.

12 Sep 2009 description

What is the situation in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region?

As of 12 September 2009, 23:00 hours, Cairo time, 10,533 laboratory-confirmed cases of Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 were reported to WHO by 21 out of 22 Member States of WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region. A total of 696 of these reported cases were locally transmitted. Djibouti became the latest country in the Region to report cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009. There are 61 related deaths from Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 reported, so far, from the Region.

30 Aug 2009 description

What is the situation in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region?

As of 29 August 2009, 23:00 hours, Cairo time, 5,031 laboratory-confirmed cases of Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 were reported to WHO by 21 out of 22 Member States of WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region. A total of 524 of these reported cases were locally transmitted. Djibouti became the latest country in the Region to report cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009. There are 21 related deaths from Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 reported, so far, from the Region.

24 Aug 2009 description
report UN General Assembly

General Assembly
Sixty-fourth session
Item 72 (a) of the provisional agenda
Strengthening of the coordination of humanitarian and
disaster relief assistance of the United Nations, including
special economic assistance: strengthening of the coordination

23 Aug 2009 description

What is the situation in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region?

As of 22 August 2009, 23:00 hours, Cairo time, 3,128 laboratory-confirmed cases of Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 were reported to the Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office of WHO by 20 out of 22 Member States of WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region. A total of 458 of these reported cases were locally transmitted.

16 Aug 2009 description

What is the situation in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region?

As of 15 August 2009, 23:00 hours, Cairo time, 2,802 laboratory-confirmed cases of Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 have been reported to WHO Regional Office by 20 out of 22 Member States of WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region. A total of 421 of these reported cases were locally transmitted.

09 Aug 2009 description

What is the situation in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region?

As of 08 August 2009, 23:00 hours, Cairo time, 2532 laboratory-confirmed cases of Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 have been reported to WHO Regional Office by 20 Member States of WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region. Over 375 of these reported cases were locally transmitted. There are eight related deaths reported from Egypt (1), Saudi Arabia (4), Lebanon (1), Qatar (1) and Iraq (1).

30 Jul 2009 description

What is the situation in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region?

As of 29 July 2009, 23:00 hours, Cairo time, 1301 laboratory-confirmed cases of Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 have been reported to WHO Regional Office by 19 Member States of WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region.

26 Jul 2009 description

Date of Reporting: 26 July 2009, 0900 hrs. Cairo Time

1. Highlights

- The first death from pandemic (H1N1) 2009 in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region was reported on 19 July 2009 from Egypt;

- On 17 July 2009 Sudan became the latest Country in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region to report its first cases of Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 infection.