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20 Aug 2018 description

Le 15 Août dernier, a eu lieu, l’inauguration du projet de construction de l’école de Tacharane, une localité située à 18 km au sud de Gao. Ce projet financé par la MINUSMA, à travers une contribution de l’Allemagne, s’inscrit dans le cadre des activités de la coordination civilo-militaire de la Mission des Nations Unies au Mali.

20 Aug 2018 description

The following provides an overview of selected achievements by humanitarian partners operating in Sudan during 2017 under the Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP). These successes would not have been possible without strong cooperation between UN agencies, NGOs and the Government of Sudan. Donor contributions in 2017 amounted to about US$365.6 million for HRP activities and an additional $66.9 million for humanitarian assistance outside of the HRP.

20 Aug 2018 description

Operational Context

Lebanon is classified as an upper middle-income country.

The current Human Development Index (HDI) value is 0.763 – in the high human development category – positioning the country at 76 out of 188 countries and territories.

With six million people living in a land area of just 10,000 km square on the eastern Mediterranean coast, Lebanon is small and densely populated.

19 Aug 2018 description

The victims of the magnitude 7 earthquake that struck Nusa Tenggara and Bali continue to increase. As of Monday, 13 August 2018), the earthquake has caused 436 fatalities. The breakdown: Lombok Utara 374 fatalities, Lombok Barat 37 fatalities, city of Mataram 9 fatalities Lombok Timur 12 fatalities, Lombok Tengah 2 fatalities, and city of Denpasar 2 fatalities. The data of the 436 fatalities come from the village chief and village police. The data that has been verified complete with the death certification is at 259 fatalities.

19 Aug 2018 description

Lombok Utara – In accordance to the direction from the President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, to provide assistance fund to rebuild the houses of local community that are severely damaged at about IDR 50 million/households, the central government through the BNPB send assistance directly to 1,191 homeowners through the saving accounts at the Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI). This is part of the plan by the government to provide assistance to all households whose houses have been damaged.

19 Aug 2018 description
report La Jornada
  • Familias afectadas esperan ayuda

  • Ademas de casas, hospital, iglesias y escuelas quedaron devastadas, dicen

18 Aug 2018 description
report Sphere India

1. Executive Summary

Kerala is experiencing the largest disaster of flood and land slide after 1924.The torrential rain since 10th May in sporadic place in Kerala and continuous rain since August first week accumulate huge rain water in several dams. Finally, 10th August 22 dams were open by the Kerala government. The state government informed, electronic media, print media and public address system to all the house door to door notice regarding release the water. The river basin areas and houses were submerged with released water from the dams.

18 Aug 2018 description


The state has seen the worst flooding in the living memory, due to heavy rains continuing since July. The Indian Meteorological Department has declared Red Alert in the entire state, but amongst all Alapuzha, Pathanamthitta, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Wynadu, & Idukki districts continue being the worst affected. The chief minister has described the situation as "very grim" and sought support for relief and recovery.

17 Aug 2018 description

Press Statement
Heather Nauert
Department Spokesperson
Washington, DC
August 17, 2018

The enduring defeat of ISIS is a top priority of this Administration and of the State Department. Our diplomats are working closely with the Department of Defense to support upcoming operations in eastern Syria by the Syrian Democratic Forces, and with Coalition capitals to support stabilization initiatives that enable Syrians to voluntarily and safely return to their homes in Raqqa and other former ISIS strongholds.

17 Aug 2018 description

El plan vincula a 28 hogares pertenecientes a la étnica embera chamí doquera, asentados en la vereda Caños Rojos del municipio de Lejanías, Meta. Este avance les permitirá fortalecerse su crecimiento comunitario bajo premisas etnoculturales.


Entidades que integran el Sistema Nacional de Atención y Reparación Integral a las Víctimas en concertación con la población étnica embera chamí doquera localizadas en Lejanías (Meta), aprobaron plan de retorno y reubicación.

17 Aug 2018 description
report Government of Peru

Medida tiene vigencia de 30 días calendario

El Ejecutivo declaró el estado de emergencia en 116 distritos de 38 provincias de los departamentos de Apurímac, Ayacucho, Arequipa, Huancavelica, Huánuco, Puno y Lima, debido a los daños producidos por las heladas y nevadas.

Esta medida de excepción tiene una duración de 30 días calendario y permitirá la ejecución de medidas y acciones de excepción inmediatas y necesarias de respuesta y rehabilitación que correspondan, según establece un Decreto Supremo publicado hoy en el Diario Oficial El Peruano.

17 Aug 2018 description

Years of conflict and humanitarian crisis in the Syrian Arab Republic and eastern Ukraine have had a dramatic impact on health systems in these countries, as well as in places like Turkey – now home to millions of Syrian refugees. Health workers are often on the frontline of escalating hostilities, as they strive to continue delivering medical care amid horrific conditions.

17 Aug 2018 description

Addis Ababa August 17/2018 Southern Ethiopian Peoples’ Democratic Movement (SEPDM) announced that activities are in full swing to rehabilitate internally displaced people in the region.

Chairperson of Southern Ethiopian People’s Democratic Movement (SEPDM) has said activities are in full swing to rehabilitate internally displaced people in the region.

17 Aug 2018 description

Mogadishu, Somalia, 16 August 2018 (Mogadishu, Somalia) – UN-Habitat has launched a new training programme for youth in Somalia named ‘Project Rajo’, after the Somali word for ‘hope’, Project Rajo will provide training 400 young women and men aged between 15-35 years in construction, business, entrepreneurship and soft skills. It will be rolled out first in Garowe and Kismayo, followed by Mogadishu.

17 Aug 2018 description
  • 754 new arrivals were registered in July 2018, all in Kakuma.

  • 81,451 Somalis have been assisted to return to Somalia under the voluntary repatriation programme since 2014, 6,085 of them in 2018. In addition, 191 Burundians have also been assisted to return home this year.

  • 209,606 (44%) refugees reside in Dadaab, 185,615 (40%), in Kakuma & Kalobeyei Settlement, 71,899 (16%) in urban areas and 4,210 in Moyale.

Working with Partners

17 Aug 2018 description

By Lou Ellen L. Antonio

MARAWI CITY, Aug. 16 (PIA TFBM ICCC) -- The member agencies of Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM), local government units of Marawi City and International Organization for Migration (IOM) collaborated for the upgrading of more than 200 tents in Sarimanok Sites 1 and 2 in Marawi City.

TFBM aims to ensure the comfortability and safety of the internally displaced persons (IDPs) in evacuation sites. With the directives of TFBM chair Secretary Eduardo del Rosario, the project was pushed through.

16 Aug 2018 description

IDPs’ average income is one third lower than Ukraine’s national subsistence level

Into the fifth year of the conflict in eastern Ukraine, 1.5 million people are registered as internally displaced persons (IDPs). Uprooted, they face economic and social challenges building their lives in new places and communities.

16 Aug 2018 description
report ACTED

Since 2011 Libyan youth have been actively interested in participating in societal affairs in ways that have never been attainable before. Concepts such as civil society and social entrepreneurship may not be new to the Libyan youth scene, however they are certainly not as recognised or as practiced as they should be. Libya’s youth have showed initiative in starting new and innovative projects shifting farther from public sector-oriented jobs and aiming to support themselves while simultaneously impacting their society positively.