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19 Jan 2019 description

Le siège de la Coordination des Associations des Femmes de l’Azawad (CAFA) à Kidal, a accueilli, le 17 janvier 2019, le lancement par la MINUSMA du projet à impact rapide (QIP), dénommé « Formation professionnelle en coupe et couture », destiné aux jeunes femmes de la ville.

18 Jan 2019 description

Operational Updates

• In November, in line with the overall strategy to refocus assistance to the most conflict-affected communities, WFP planned to reach 848,000 beneficiaries in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe States.

18 Jan 2019 description
report Rotary

By Vanessa Glavinskas

Eladio Montalvo faced a stark choice: risk drowning in his one-story home or climb through a window into the house next door. It was under construction but had a second floor where he could escape the rising floodwaters. He boosted his dog through and scrambled in after him. The two huddled inside an upstairs bathroom for 22 hours while Hurricane Maria raged over Puerto Rico. With 155 mph winds and torrential rains, Maria was the strongest hurricane to hit the island in more than 80 years.

18 Jan 2019 description

Operational Updates

• In November, WFP provided food assistance to 441,097 vulnerable people in Cameroon. A total of 230,595 women and 210,502 men were assisted through general food distributions - both in-kind and in cash, nutrition support, early recovery and resilience building activities.

18 Jan 2019 description

By Nora Peter, IFRC

Three European Red Cross societies have launched a joint initiative that focuses on the social integration of refugees and asylum-seekers. The two-year project “Action of Red Cross on Integration of Relocated and Resettled Persons” runs under the acronym ARCI and is implemented by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) in partnership with the German, Bulgarian and Croatian Red Cross.

18 Jan 2019 description

The Global Appeal 2019 Update provides information for governments, private donors, partners and other readers interested in UNHCR’s priorities and budgeted activities for 2019 to protect and improve the lives of tens of millions of people of concern: refugees, internally displaced people, returnees, stateless persons, and others of concern. It highlights the challenges faced by UNHCR and its partners in attempting to respond to multiple life-threatening crises and ever-growing humanitarian needs.

UNHCR IN 2019

MISSION

18 Jan 2019 description
report Salesian Missions

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries with Don Bosco Technical High School in Monrovia, Liberia’s capital city, have launched a new vocational training course for electro-technicians. There is an afternoon class available to high school students which compliments their current educational path as well as a morning class for young workers to help them obtain certification to improve their options in the workforce.

18 Jan 2019 description
report Food for the Hungry

WRITTEN BY GARY EDMONDS

In over thirty years of traveling around the world and learning about solutions to end poverty, the question that seems to be the most important one to ask is this: are these solutions sustainable?

Sustainable Change Leads to Lasting Impact

18 Jan 2019 description

De acuerdo al último relevamiento permanecen 3969 personas desplazadas en todo el país. De ese total, 1081 son evacuadas y 2888 autoevacuadas.

18 Jan 2019 description

“My community now accepts me without question and sometimes girls in my community come to visit me. This makes me happy.”

Since we began research in Eastern DR Congo three years ago this month, life for this 16-year-old girl and hundreds like her formerly associated with armed groups has changed immeasurably.

In January 2016 we set out to understand what happens when girls return home from armed conflict and assess the support they receive once free from armed groups.

18 Jan 2019 description

PESHAWAR: Hundreds of families have been waiting for compensation in parts of snow-bound central tehsil of Kurram tribal district as the Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Unit (RRU) has yet to complete survey of the damaged houses, according to the affected communities.