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16 Oct 2018 description

Este protocolo de actuación para protección social frente a choques climáticos es una herramienta de planificación y establecimiento de procedimientos para las actuaciones del Gabinete de Coordinación de Políticas Sociales (GCPS), incluyendo las actuaciones especiales del programa Progresando con Solidaridad (PROSOLI), el Sistema de Único de Beneficiarios (SIUBEN), los Centros Tecnológicos Comunitarios (CTC) y la Administradora de Subsidios Sociales (ADESS), frente a eventos críticos asociados a emergencias o desastres socionaturales, con énfasis a eventos climáticos extremos, más …

16 Oct 2018 description

Forced to flee eastern Ukraine, one woman decided to open her own treatment centre for internally displaced special needs children.

By Victoria Andrievska in Sumy, Ukraine | 16 October 2018

16 Oct 2018 description

Dans le Nord du Tchad, un point de suivi a été installé depuis avril 2017 dans la ville de Kalait, suivi par l’installation de points de suivi à Faya et Zouarké en mars 2018. Ce rapport présente les données collectées pendant le mois d’aout à Faya et Kalait et les mois de juillet-aout a Zouarke, dans le nord du Tchad. Au cours de cette période, une moyenne de 1 293 individus par jour a été observée. Cette augmentation soudaine des mouvements en août est due au fait que le gouvernement tchadien a ordonné à tous les migrants/individus de quitter immédiatement Kouri.

16 Oct 2018 description

Introduction

It has been eleven months since the massive influx of Rohingya refugees into the hilly and impoverished region of Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh began. The pace of arrivals has slowed from thousands of people per day to about 8,000 between January and May 2018.
The humanitarian operation has had no chance to take a step back and reflect, however, as the monsoon season has arrived, bringing with it the prospect of extreme weather, destruction of property and potential loss of life.

15 Oct 2018 description

El Comisionado Nacional de los Derechos Humanos (CONADEH), anunció hoy que realiza contactos con los ombudsman de Guatemala y México, para articular acciones en torno a la marcha en caravana emprendida a pie por más de un millar de migrantes hondureños, con destino a Estados Unidos.

El titular del CONADEH, Roberto Herrera Cáceres, expresó su consternación por este tipo de desplazamientos forzados internos que terminan en migración.

15 Oct 2018 description

Ouvert depuis juillet 2013 pour répondre à l’afflux massif des réfugiés nigérians vers le Cameroun, le camp de Minawao continu de recevoir un nombre journalièrement considérable des nouveaux arrivants.
Du 1er janvier au 30 septembre 2018, plus de 12252 nouveaux arrivants ont été enregistrés au camp de Minawao. En date du 30 septembre 2018, la population totale du camps’élève à 53760 réfugiés nigérians.63% de la population a moins de 18 ans et les femmes/filles représentent 54% de la population totale du camp.

14 Oct 2018 description

The Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has organized training workshops and courses for the most vulnerable categories in the community within the programs of the forum of communication and community development that covered the displaced and poor families, widows, handicapped and the unemployed youth in the districts of Diyala governorate.

14 Oct 2018 description

Mosul (ICRC) A new physical rehabilitation center was opened in Mosul on 14 October 2018. Constructed by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the Ninawa Physical Rehabilitation Centre (Ninawa PRC) was handed over to the Ninawa Directorate of Health, Ministry of Health.

The rehabilitation center, which took four months to build, will treat patients with disabilities and provide specialist prosthetic, orthotic and physiotherapy services.

14 Oct 2018 description

UNHCR coordinated the delivery of humanitarian convoys. In total, ten trucks with shelter material reached Donetsk region. The materials will be used for the repair of 110 damaged houses.

UNHCR partners have conducted 643 protection monitoring visits in seven regions. UNHCR focused most of its visits to conflict affected villages located along the ‘Contact Line’ in Donetsk and Luhansk regions.

13 Oct 2018 description

This weekly situation report covers the reporting period between 30 September and 6 October 2018. 370 undocumented Afghan individuals returned to Afghanistan through the Torkham border crossing whilst 323 individuals used the Chaman/Spin Boldak border crossing, bringing the total number of returns in the reporting period to 693 (161 families). There is an approximate 13% increase in the total number of returns compared to the previous week.

12 Oct 2018 description

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck Haiti on 6 October, and was followed by a magnitude 5.2 aftershock on 7 October and a magnitude 4.2 aftershock on 8 October. The departments affected by seismic activity were Artibonite, North and North-West. So far, 17 people have died and at least 421 have been injured. The earthquakes destroyed 353 houses and damaged 7,430. An estimated 31,132 people were affected, although needs assessments are still being completed.

12 Oct 2018 description
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13 October is designated as International Day for Disaster Reduction to promote a global culture of disaster reduction, including disaster prevention, mitigation and preparedness. Every year the Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Day recognises progress and encourages further efforts to build disaster resilient communities and nations.

12 Oct 2018 description
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Sea arrivals peaked this month with 4,000 people. Land arrivals through Evros also increased to 1,400. Some mainland camps are overcrowded while the situation is worse in islands’ reception centres, especially those of Samos and Lesvos. The dire conditions can have serious consequences for asylumseekers’ health, safety and protection, especially for children and other vulnerable people. The Government partners increased accommodation in the mainland and transferred more people from the islands with UNHCR’s support.

11 Oct 2018 description

Heavy rains that started on 4 October in Honduras have caused flooding and landslides across the country. Most damage has been reported in Francisco Morazán, Valle, and Choluteca departments, where a red alert was issued by the government. 12,076 people have been affected by the floods. 963 homes were damaged, including 169 flooded, and nine completely destroyed. Among them, 7,234 people have been evacuated, and 6,789 moved to 78 temporary shelters.

Anticipated scope and scale

11 Oct 2018 description

Winterization programme progress

On 1 September, UNHCR started its 2018 winterization campaign in Syria. For this year’s campaign, UNHCR plans to reach 1,000,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs), returnees and host communities throughout the country.

As of 8 October, a total of 140,321 individuals (28,093 families) received winterization items such as high thermal blankets, extra plastic sheeting, winter clothes kits and sleeping bags as well. So far, UNHCR has reached 14 per cent of its planned target.

11 Oct 2018 description

PUNTOS DESTACADOS

  • El vicepresidente de Estados Unidos, Michael R. Pence, anunció el aporte de más de $48 millones en fondos adicionales de parte del Gobierno de Estados Unidos para apoyar las actividades de asistencia humanitaria en respuesta a la crisis regional por la situación de Venezuela

  • Las organizaciones de salud confirman más casos de sarampión y difteria en Venezuela.

  • La ONU designa a un Representante Especial Conjunto para apoyar la respuesta a la crisis regional por la situación de Venezuela