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19 Jan 2018 description

A cursory analysis of the draft Law of Ukraine No 7000 On the State Budget of Ukraine for 2018 (the draft version as of November 30, 2017) suggests that next year, the situation with financing of governmental programs on supporting internally displaced persons and the areas affected by armed conflict in Eastern Ukraine won’t drastically change. On the contrary, slight decline in financing of certain public bodies dealing with these problems and certain budget programs can be observed in some cases. This decrease can be unnoticed in UAH.

19 Jan 2018 description

Hora y Fecha de Emision 2018-01-18 22:30:00

Descripción del Fenómeno

El sistema de Alta presión de 1031 milibares se observa al Norte del Golfo de México la cual orienta una cuña anticiclónica hacia Centro América, y mantiene los Vientos Nortes de moderados a fuertes, con velocidad de 15 a 30 kilómetros por hora y ráfagas de 40 a 60 kilómetros por hora con énfasis en zonas altas y montañosas del país. El ambiente continuará con temperaturas disminuidas en horas nocturnas.

19 Jan 2018 description
report La Tercera

Fenómeno podría causar daños en la infraestructura cercana al mar, por lo que municipio viñamarino retirará mobiliario urbano y cerrará el Muelle Vergara

A contar de la noche de este viernes 19 de enero se prohibirá la circulación de vehículos y personas por los sectores costeros de las comunas de Viña del Mar, Valparaíso, y Concón, debido al aviso de marejadas que desde este jueves se encuentra vigente desde Arica a Lebu, incluyendo Isla de Pascua y el archipiélago de Juan Fernández.

19 Jan 2018 description
report Última Hora

Varios pobladores de los bañados siguen abandonando sus hogares y van hasta el predio militar RI14, en Tacumbú, en busca de un lugar seguro donde permanecer mientras baja el nivel del río Paraguay. En el sitio familias enteras se encuentran levantando precarias viviendas temporales.

Adultos mayores, mujeres embarazadas y niños se encuentran entre la población vulnerable que abandona sus hogares y se traslada hasta el destacamento militar, donde el objetivo es levantar un albergue temporal de madera terciada. Allí, igualmente, deben soportar las lluvias y tormentas.

19 Jan 2018 description
report IHH

IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation has delivered aid as winter blankets to refugee camp where people of Tawergha residents were forced to leave their home seven years ago.

IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation is continuing to bound relations with aggrieved people of Libya since the 2011 revolution. In this context, IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation has conveyed welfare work to the people who were forced to migrate from the northern city Tawergha and still struggles to live at the Al-Falah Refugee Camp at the capital Tripoli .

19 Jan 2018 description

The European Commission has provided €500,000 to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) to support Dominica’s education sector in the wake of the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria last September.

The powerful Category 5 storm severely impacted infrastructure across the country, including the education sector, resulting in over one-third of primary and secondary schools being listed as severely damaged. Access to schooling was disrupted for students across the board.

19 Jan 2018 description

The Asia-Pacific E-Resilience Toolkit offers insights into a spectrum of available ICT tools and best practices that may benefit policymakers in the Asia-Pacific region to enhance e-resilience and disaster risk management.

I. Introduction

19 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

JUBA/NAIROBI/NEW YORK, 19 January 2018 – “I have just spent two days in South Sudan where I saw firsthand how four years of conflict have left children sick, hungry and on the brink of death.

“The impact of the relentless violence has been devastating. I met a mother who had to walk for days to get treatment for her malnourished baby. I spoke with a young boy who was forced to join an armed group at the age of 10. I also met two siblings who were separated from their parents when fighting broke out in their town, Bentiu, in 2014.

19 Jan 2018 description
report Inter Press Service

By Tharanga Yakupitiyage

UNITED NATIONS, Jan 19 2018 (IPS) - International organizations have criticized the United States’ decision to cut more than half of planned funding to a UN agency serving Palestinian refugees.

This week, the U.S. administration announced that it is withholding 65 million dollars from a planned 125-million-dollar aid package for the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA).

UNRWA serves over 5 million refugees with education, healthcare, social services, and emergency assistance in the Middle Eastern region.

19 Jan 2018 description

Georgetown, Guyana – (January 18, 2018) Stakeholders in Potaro-Siparuni, Region Eight, are now better equipped to prepare for and respond to emergencies within the Region as the Civil Defence Commission, last week, concluded the Orientation Session and Tabletop Exercise in partnership with the Regional Democratic Council (RDC).

19 Jan 2018 description

La mise en place de cette plateforme unique à Madagascar résulte d’un effort conjoint entre le groupe de Catherine Bourgouin (Génétique Fonctionnelle des Maladies Infectieuses- Institut Pasteur à Paris, et visiting scientist à l’Institut Pasteur de Madagascar) et le G4 Malaria Group de l’Institut Pasteur de Madagascar dirigé par Ousmane Ndiath, avec le soutien des Unités Entomologie Médicale, …

19 Jan 2018 description

KRAKOW, 18 January 2018 - The Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group (Igor Popov of the Russian Federation, Stephane Visconti of France, and Andrew Schofer of the United States of America), together with the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Andrzej Kasprzyk, met with Foreign Minister of Armenia Edward Nalbandian on 17 January and Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Elmar Mammadyarov on 18 January. The Co- Chairs met jointly with the two Foreign Ministers on 18 January.

19 Jan 2018 description

(Kinshasa, 18 janvier 2018) La détérioration dramatique de la situation humanitaire en République Démocratique du Congo au cours de l’année 2017 a contraint les acteurs humanitaires à lancer un appel de 1,68 milliard de dollars pour 2018, le plus grand appel de fonds jamais réalisé pour le pays où 13,1 millions de personnes ont besoin d'aide humanitaire.

19 Jan 2018 description

Despite reports of asylum applications “dropping off drastically” in the European Union throughout 2017, statistics published by national authorities seem to reveal a more complex picture across the continent.

19 Jan 2018 description

The Spanish reception of the increasing number of migrants arriving by sea in the course of 2017 is described as arbitrary by a new report of the Spanish Commission of Aid to Refugees (CEAR) revealing severe problems with detention conditions and access to legal assistance and the asylum procedure.

19 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

At the upcoming Kuwait conference, UNICEF calls for immediate and massive additional investment in education; a key for lasting peace and progress in Iraq

Statement by UNICEF Regional Director, Geert Cappelaere, following his visit to Iraq

BAGHDAD/AMMAN, 19 January 2018 – “Iraq today hosts one of UNICEF’s largest operations in the world, responding with humanitarian and development assistance to the needs of the most vulnerable girls and boys across the country.

19 Jan 2018 description

French President Emmanuel Macron met Theresa May, UK Prime Minister, during a French-UK Summit at Sandhurst on 18 January 2018, where they signed a new protocol on migration control.

The “Sandhurst Treaty” is an addition to the Touquet Agreement, which is a bilateral treaty dating back to 2003 and signed between France and the UK that has allowed for juxtaposed border controls. The agreement has been criticized as imbalanced in making France responsible for all asylum seekers refused entry into the UK.