The seminar that deals with the reform of logistics support

The seminar that deals with the reform of logistics support

BAMAKO, Mali, 20 December 2014 / PRN Africa / -- As part of its mission to support FAMa (Malian armed forces), the J4 – ATF cell is a member of Working Group 3, which deals with the ...

First British Reservists leave for Sierra Leone

First British Reservists leave for Sierra Leone

LONDON, 20 December 2014 / PRN Africa / -- This morning the first UK reserves and 100 regulars departed for Sierra Leone where they will help to tackle the Ebola outbreak. The ...

South Sudan – Humanitarian Financing

South Sudan – Humanitarian Financing

JUBA, South Sudan, 19 December 2014 / PRN Africa / -- The Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF) has allocated $60 million to get the humanitarian response for 2015 off to a timely start. ...

South Sudan – Proposed humanitarian operating centers

South Sudan – Proposed humanitarian operating centers

JUBA, South Sudan, 19 December 2014 / PRN Africa / -- Assessments of identified humanitarian operating centers continued. As of 16 December, Lankien, Koch, Pagak, Old Fangak and ...

South Sudan Situation overview

South Sudan Situation overview

JUBA, South Sudan, 19 December 2014 / PRN Africa / -- Central and Eastern Equatoria Two humanitarian organization contracted trucks were ambushed by unknown persons along ...

South Sudan Crisis – Highlights

South Sudan Crisis – Highlights

JUBA, South Sudan, 19 December 2014 / PRN Africa / -- * Around 1.4 million people are displaced within South Sudan. Another 448,500 have fled to neighboring countries * Acute ...

First British Reservists leave for Sierra Leone

First British Reservists leave for Sierra Leone

LONDON, 19 December 2014 / PRN Africa / -- This morning the first UK reserves and 100 regulars departed for Sierra Leone where they will help to tackle the Ebola outbreak. The ...

The seminar that deals with the reform of logistics support

BAMAKO, Mali, 20 December 2014 / PRN Africa / -- As part of its mission to support FAMa (Malian armed forces), the J4 – ATF cell is a member of Working Group 3, which deals with the reform of logistics support. After participating in drafting various doctrine documents, cell J4 recently attended a logistic seminar that brought together for 3 days (December 15 to 17) all of the organic chain in the peace ...

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First British Reservists leave for Sierra Leone

LONDON, 20 December 2014 / PRN Africa / -- This morning the first UK reserves and 100 regulars departed for Sierra Leone where they will help to tackle the Ebola outbreak. The regular and reserve personnel from across the three Services departed from RAF Brize Norton alongside members of the Canadian military. Once in country, personnel will take over from clinicians attached to 22 Field Hospital, who have ...

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South Sudan – Humanitarian Financing

JUBA, South Sudan, 19 December 2014 / PRN Africa / -- The Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF) has allocated $60 million to get the humanitarian response for 2015 off to a timely start. The money will support aid agencies to take maximum advantage of the onset of South Sudan's dry season, during which aid agencies plan to use roads to deliver aid to as many people as possible. The largest portion of the CHF ...

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South Sudan – Proposed humanitarian operating centers

JUBA, South Sudan, 19 December 2014 / PRN Africa / -- Assessments of identified humanitarian operating centers continued. As of 16 December, Lankien, Koch, Pagak, Old Fangak and Leer had been assessed with Akobo and Ganyiel assessments finishing during the reporting period. The operating centers are expected to enhance humanitarian operations through improved needs /gap analysis, integrated/ multi-sectoral ...

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South Sudan Situation overview

JUBA, South Sudan, 19 December 2014 / PRN Africa / -- Central and Eastern Equatoria Two humanitarian organization contracted trucks were ambushed by unknown persons along Juba-Nimule road on 16 December. One person was reportedly wounded. The truck convoy had offloaded its cargo in Juba and was heading back to the Uganda border crossing. There were reports of insecurity along Juba-Rumbek road in recent ...

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South Sudan Crisis – Highlights

JUBA, South Sudan, 19 December 2014 / PRN Africa / -- * Around 1.4 million people are displaced within South Sudan. Another 448,500 have fled to neighboring countries * Acute respiratory infection surpassed malaria as the main cause of illness among displaced people. * The conflict has caused unprecedented displacement of millions of cattle from conflict-affected areas into areas outside usual pastoral ...

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First British Reservists leave for Sierra Leone

LONDON, 19 December 2014 / PRN Africa / -- This morning the first UK reserves and 100 regulars departed for Sierra Leone where they will help to tackle the Ebola outbreak. The regular and reserve personnel from across the three Services departed from RAF Brize Norton alongside members of the Canadian military. Once in country, personnel will take over from clinicians attached to 22 Field Hospital, who have ...

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Central African Republic: Security Council appeals to armed groups to lay down arms

NEW YORK, 19 December 2014 / PRN Africa / -- The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned the recent resurgence of violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) and reiterated its appeal to all parties to the conflict to “immediately and permanently” lay down their arms, release all children from their ranks, and embark upon the path of dialogue as the only viable means towards achieving ...

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Adopting resolution, Security Council urges fight against nexus of transnational crime, terrorism

NEW YORK, 19 December 2014 / PRN Africa / -- Amid a proliferation of well-funded and well-organized transnational criminal activities in Africa, the Middle East and beyond, the United Nations Security Council today adopted a resolution spotlighting its concern over the ties between cross-border crime and terrorism and called on UN Member States to ramp up efforts in combatting the two activities. In ...

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Ban visits Ebola-hit West Africa, says zero cases “must be everyone’s goal”

NEW YORK, 19 December 2014 / PRN Africa / -- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today that there is reason to be “cautiously optimistic” about defeating the Ebola crisis in West Africa, as he made a series of visits to countries most-affected by the unprecedented outbreak, which has sickened some 18,000 people and killed close to 7,000 others throughout the region. During a meeting in Monrovia ...

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