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World: Last 50 Years Tropical Storms in Asia-Pacific: 1965 - 2017

Relief Web Maps - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 09:27
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Australia, Guam, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Micronesia (Federated States of), Northern Mariana Islands (The United States of America), Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, World

BC-AP News Digest 7 am - KOIN.com

haiti shelter - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 08:09

KOIN.com

BC-AP News Digest 7 am
KOIN.com
IMMIGRATION-HAITI - U.S. immigration officials are finally getting around to telling Haitians living with temporary protection from deportation how they can maintain that status, but only after a massive bureaucratic delay that has cost some of them ...

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Tour ops: Countries disparaged by Trump are destinations on the ... - Travel Weekly

Haiti Rebuilding - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 07:27

Travel Weekly

Tour ops: Countries disparaged by Trump are destinations on the ...
Travel Weekly
While the president reportedly called El Salvador and Haiti "sh*thole countries," they have been drawing more visitors.

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World: Five migration trends to watch in 2018

ReliefWeb Haiti rss - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 07:26
Source: IRIN Country: Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, Canada, Central African Republic, Colombia, Czechia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Haiti, Hungary, Italy, Libya, Myanmar, Niger, Poland, Somalia, South Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), World, Yemen

2017 saw a host of new and quickly deepening humanitarian crises from Southeast Asia to Africa. But behind this rising tide of forced displacement was an isolationist and xenophobic political backdrop that could render 2018 even worse, especially given the lack of diplomatic leverage and leadership required to resolve intractable conflicts.

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Man changes outlook while working in Haiti

Topix-Haiti - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 06:34

The Warren County native, who's been doing humanitarian work in Haiti since 2013, said that his experience there has changed not only his personal life but his worldview. "I'd never say anything to anyone.

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US Bans Haiti, Belize and Samoa from Temporary Visas - teleSUR English

Security Situation - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 06:19

teleSUR English

US Bans Haiti, Belize and Samoa from Temporary Visas
teleSUR English
DHS's official notice provides reasons for the elimination of each country. In the case of Belize the notice cites concerns over human trafficking and for Samoa it claims the Samoan government does not cooperate in accepting back their nationals once ...
Trump Administration Bars Haiti From Guest-Worker Visa ProgramDaily Beast
Days After 'Shithole' Controversy, Trump Administration Bans Haiti From Applying for Low-Skilled Work VisaNewsweek
Trump administration bars Haitians from US visas for low-skilled workReuters
CNN -NBCNews.com -UPI.com -Amazon S3
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US Bans Haiti, Belize and Samoa from Temporary Visas - teleSUR English

haiti earthquake - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 06:19

teleSUR English

US Bans Haiti, Belize and Samoa from Temporary Visas
teleSUR English
... 65 Haitians entered the United States on H-2A visas for agricultural work, and an amount "too low to report" entered on H-2B visas for non-agricultural seasonal work during the 2016 fiscal year. This is not the first immigration measure taken by ...
Trump admin. moves to bar Haitians from agricultural, seasonal worker visasNBCNews.com
Cape Haitians on edge, leavingCape Cod Times
DHS to bar Haiti from temporary agricultural, seasonal worker visasІnsіdеr Cаr Nеws
The Hill -The Independent -Reuters -Amazon S3
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If the Sh*thole Epithet Fits, Wear It - PJ Media

haiti shelter - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 05:36

PJ Media

If the Sh*thole Epithet Fits, Wear It
PJ Media
But, Mr. Cooper, the fact that the people of Haiti have survived enormous adversity doesn't make the place where they live not a sh*thole. On the contrary. It makes it a sh*thole that takes an enormous amount of strength and endurance to survive, but ...

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Haiti's suffering was imposed

Topix-Haiti - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 04:20

United States-based educator and activist Jesse Hagopian was in Haiti in 2010 when a devastating earthquake levelled much of the island, killing tens of thousands of people. In an article published at his I Am an Educator blog , slightly abridged below, he responds to US President Donald Trump's racist "shithole" comments about Haiti , describing how the Caribbean nation has been systematically impoverished by Western powers.

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Earth Today | Disaster pros mull readiness for earthquakes - Jamaica Gleaner

haiti earthquake - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 04:13

Jamaica Gleaner

Earth Today | Disaster pros mull readiness for earthquakes
Jamaica Gleaner
THE NEED to prioritise Jamaica's readiness for earthquakes has come rushing ashore the consciousness of many Jamaicans, in the wake of the recent tsunami warning issued for the island, and only days shy of the eighth anniversary of the catastrophic ...

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Interestingly Countries Disparaged By Trump Are Destinations On ... - Modern Ghana (press release) (blog)

Haiti Rebuilding - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 04:04

Modern Ghana (press release) (blog)

Interestingly Countries Disparaged By Trump Are Destinations On ...
Modern Ghana (press release) (blog)
While President Donald Trump's reported comment behind closed doors about why the U.S. wants immigrants from "sh*thole countries" such as Haiti, El Salvador and nations in Africa has caused a huge media storm, tour operators report that there has been ...

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Nepal: Technical Assistance: Vocational Training Coverage (as of 25 Dec 2017)

Relief Web Maps - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 03:54
Source: Housing Recovery and Reconstruction Platform – Nepal (HRRP) Country: Nepal

Note:

This map highlights the percentage of masons trained through vacational training curriculum (50 days) as per HRRP 4W - R46, based on the targets defined by NRA (DRAFT - Training Strategy)

Nepal: Nepal: Coverage of 7 Technical Assistance Activities (as of 25 Dec 2017)

Relief Web Maps - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 03:52
Source: Housing Recovery and Reconstruction Platform – Nepal (HRRP) Country: Nepal

Note:

This map highlights the coverage of Technical Assistant (TA) in the Housing Sector by partner Organizations in the 14 most affected districts.

Nepal: Nepal: Technical Assistance | Short Training Coverage (as of 25 Dec 2017)

Relief Web Maps - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 03:50
Source: Housing Recovery and Reconstruction Platform – Nepal (HRRP) Country: Nepal

Note:

This map highlights the # of masons trained through 7 day short training curriculum based on the targets (mason required per HH) defined in ward-level key informant survey conducted in Gorkha district by HRRP in Jan 2016. (1 mason/13 houses).

The survey indicates the # of existing masons per HH and assumes they all masons trained through the 7 days training. However, please note that the NRA is yet to prrovide an official target for the short training

DHS to block Haitians from temporary visas - CNN

Security Situation - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 03:19

CNN

DHS to block Haitians from temporary visas
CNN
"Haiti has shown no improvement in these areas, and the Secretary of Homeland Security has determined, with the concurrence of the Secretary of State, that Haiti's inclusion on the 2018 H-2A and H-2B lists is no longer in the U.S. interest," the notice ...
Haiti, Belize, Samoa No Longer Eligible for Temporary US Work VisasVoice of America
Days After 'Shithole' Controversy, Trump Administration Bans Haiti From Applying for Low-Skilled Work VisaNewsweek
Homeland Security ends program allowing Haitians to seek work visas in USNew York Daily News
ABC News -Fortune -teleSUR English -The Hill
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Lebanon: Syria Refugee Response Lebanon: South and El Nabatieh Governorates, Distribution of the Registered Syrian Refugees at Cadastral Level (As of 30 November 2017)

Relief Web Maps - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 03:04
Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Lebanon, Syrian Arab Republic

SOUTH AND EL NABATIEH

  • Total No. of Households Registered: 26,387

  • Total No. of Individuals Registere: 119,905

Lebanon: Syria Refugee Response - Lebanon: Syrian Refugees Registered as of 30 November 2017

Relief Web Maps - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 03:01
Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Lebanon, Syrian Arab Republic
  • Total No. of Refugees: 997,905

Lebanon: Syria Refugee Response Lebanon: Bekaa & Baalbek-El Hermel Governorate - Distribution of the Registered Syrian Refugees at the Cadastral Level (As of 30 November 2017)

Relief Web Maps - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 02:58
Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Lebanon, Syrian Arab Republic

BEKAA & Baalbek - El Hermel

  • Total No. of Household Registered: 78,351

  • Total No. of Individuals Registered: 357,305

Central Florida workers relieved as work authorization extended for Haitian refugees - WFTV Orlando

Security Situation - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 02:37

WFTV Orlando

Central Florida workers relieved as work authorization extended for Haitian refugees
WFTV Orlando
Wilna Destin had no idea what would have happened to her and her husband if the U.S. Department of Homeland Security hadn't announced the extension. "Yeah, it's really a relief for us," Destin said. "Everything is good for now. For now, but yeah." The ...

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Countries disparaged by Trump are destinations on the rise ... - Myjoyonline.com

Haiti Rebuilding - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 01:45

Myjoyonline.com

Countries disparaged by Trump are destinations on the rise ...
Myjoyonline.com
While President Donald Trump's reported comment behind closed doors about why the U.S. wants immigrants from "sh*thole countries" such as Haiti, El Salvador and nations in Africa has caused a huge media storm, tour operators report that there has been ...

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