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24 Nov 2017 description
report CARE

Since violence erupted in South Sudan in 2014, more than a million people have fled to safety in Uganda. South Sudanese refugees have been warmly welcomed by the African nation. When refugees arrive, they are given vaccinations, a warm meal, even a plot of land and the resources to begin constructing their new home. And the support doesn’t stop there: CARE is training women leaders in the community to form savings groups, start businesses, and be healthcare workers.

23 Nov 2017 description

The fight against Boko Haram in Cameroon’s Far North, the country’s poorest region, has exacerbated the already-delicate economic situation and placed under strain traditional socio-economic roles. The government and international partners should embrace development policies that take into account the local population’s resilience strategies and adaptation to new economic realities.

Overview

23 Nov 2017 description

by Sarah Bailey, Juan Bonilla, Kaitlin Carson, Gilbert Kiggundu, Mitchell Morey, Eleonora Nillesen and Hannah Ring

23 November 2017

23 Nov 2017 description
report Government of Peru

Última información

Más de 700 máquinas trabajan de manera continuada en limpieza de cauce de ríos Piura y Chira

El Ministerio de Agricultura y Riego –MINAGRI, informó que más de 700 máquinas trabajan de manera continuada en la limpieza del cauce de los ríos Chira y Piura, afectados por los desastres naturales provocados por el Niño Costero.

Ocho millones y medios de estudiantes participaron en el último Simulacro Escolar Nacional

23 Nov 2017 description
report RPP

Edgar Quispe llegó a la capital liberteña para dialogar con el gobernador Luis Valdez sobre proyectos a ejecutar.

El director de la Autoridad para la Reconstrucción con Cambios, Edgar Quispe, aseguró en Trujillo que es una prioridad solucionar el problema de las quebradas, de donde se generaron los huaicos durante el Niño costero.

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23 Nov 2017 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

• Les transferts monétaires sont l’une des formes d’intervention humanitaire qui peut faciliter l’accès à la nourriture et aux services de base.

• Le Nigéria, le Cameroun, le Niger et le Tchad, ont décidé, dans une déclaration adoptée en juin 2016 à Abuja, de renforcer la protection des personnes dans le bassin du Lac Tchad.

• Une table ronde ministérielle sur le Nigéria et la région du Lac Tchad a été organisée à New York par OCHA en marge de l’Assemblée Générale de l’ONU.

23 Nov 2017 description

-Inversión en proyectos de reconstrucción supera los ¢500 millones en este cantón guanacasteco.

- También se construye un puente peatonal sobre el río en la comunidad de Santa Cecilia.

- Obras benefician a 7 mil En próximas semanas inicia construcción de cinco puentes vehiculares.

23 Nov 2017 description
report Prensa Latina

San José, 23 nov (PL) El presidente de Costa Rica, Luis Guillermo Solís, prosigue hoy la gira de inspección y rendición de cuentas a zonas afectadas por el huracán Otto, el primer evento de su tipo que impacta directamente en esta nación centroamericana.

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23 Nov 2017 description
  • Inversiones por ¢3.408 millones en 17 proyectos.

  • Se han limpiado y canalizado 22 kilómetros de ríos y quebradas.

Bagaces, Guanacaste. Los trabajos de reconstrucción tras el paso del huracán Otto por el cantón de Bagaces, incluyen 17 proyectos prioritarios que representan una inversión de ¢3.408 millones, entre los que se encuentran la reconstrucción de cuatro nuevos puentes, la reparación de 22 kilómetros de caminos y la limpieza y canalización de 22 kilómetros de ríos o quebradas.

23 Nov 2017 description

18,481
Refugees’ children receiving Vitamin A in Upper Nile during the reporting period.

6,883
Refugees received ID cards in Upper Nile during the reporting period.

304
Unaccompanied Children placed under foster care during the reporting period.

KEY FIGURES

INSIDE SOUTH SUDAN

278,965 Refugees in South Sudan as of 31 October 2017.

23 Nov 2017 description

HUMANITARIAN CONTEXT

A protracted protection crisis with a surge in violence and humanitarian needs on the rise

23 Nov 2017 description

Funded by the European Union, the Enhanced Rural Resilience in Yemen is a three-year joint programme implemented by four Participating UN Organizations, namely Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO), International Labour Organization (ILO), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and World Food Programme (WFP).

Since the Programme implementation in March 2016, the Programme prioritized its implementation on strengthening community resilience planning, livelihoods improvement, community productive assets rehabilitation, and access to solar energy.

23 Nov 2017 description

Plus de 2 milliards de dollars américains en contribution au relèvement annoncés lors de la Conférence ONU-CARICOM

23 Nov 2017 description

Mogadishu, 22 November 2017 – The African Union Mission in Somalia is facilitating a two-day workshop for members of the Somali National Security Forces, on how to engender women and support the integration of gender issues at work.

The training of at least 32 security sector personnel drawn from the Federal Government and federal member states, is supported by the British Embassy in Somalia.

23 Nov 2017 description

DREF operation n° MDRVN016

Glide n° FF-2017-000152-VNM

Date of issue: 23 November 2017

Timeframe covered by this update: 24 October – 20 November 2017

Date of disaster: 9-10 October 2017

Operation start date: 24 October 2017

Expected timeframe: 3 months (31 January 2017)

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

23 Nov 2017 description
report Kuwait News Agency

NEW YORK, Nov 22 (KUNA) -- Kuwait announced that His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah ordered the donation of USD one million to be delivered to victims of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, which hit the Caribbean Sea region back in September.

This announcement was delivered by Kuwait's Permanent Delegate to the UN Headquarters in New York Ambassador Mansour Al-Otaibi to the donor's conference for the reconstruction states within the Caribbean Sea region.