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World: Five migration trends to watch in 2018

ReliefWeb Haiti rss - 8 hours 32 min ago
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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US Bans Haiti, Belize and Samoa from Temporary Visas - teleSUR English

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

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

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

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US Bans Haiti, Belize and Samoa from Temporary Visas
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... 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
DHS to bar Haiti from temporary agricultural, seasonal worker visasІnsіdеr Cаr Nеws
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If the Sh*thole Epithet Fits, Wear It | Trending - PJ Media - PJ Media

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

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If the Sh*thole Epithet Fits, Wear It | Trending - PJ Media
PJ Media
Let's forget for a moment whether Trump ever called any countries at all sh*tholes. It seems as though the only report we have of this is Dick Durbin's and Dick Durbin is known to be a fabulist. However, let's for a moment contemplate the reactions of ...
ALESTLE VIEW: We love the 'shithole' countries - AlestleLive.com ...The Alestle

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

Haiti Rebuilding - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 04:54

Modern Ghana (press release) (blog)

Interestingly Countries Disparaged By Trump Are Destinations On The Rise
Modern Ghana (press release) (blog)
"What my team found when they got to Haiti was a vibrant country bursting with art and culture, friendly and welcoming locals and a wealth of natural wonders like cave systems, waterfalls and swimming holes," he wrote. "Tourism is one of the main ways ...

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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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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

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DHS to block Haitians from temporary visas
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"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 ...
US Bans Haiti, Belize and Samoa from Temporary VisasteleSUR English
Trump Administration Bars Haiti From Guest-Worker Visa ProgramDaily Beast
Trump deals Haiti another blow, ending participation in guest worker programMiami Herald
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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

Countries disparaged by Trump are destinations on the rise
Myjoyonline.com
"What my team found when they got to Haiti was a vibrant country bursting with art and culture, friendly and welcoming locals and a wealth of natural wonders like cave systems, waterfalls and swimming holes," he wrote. "Tourism is one of the main ways ...

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Trump admin. moves to bar Haitians from agricultural, seasonal worker visas - NBCNews.com

Haiti Education - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 01:43

NBCNews.com

Trump admin. moves to bar Haitians from agricultural, seasonal worker visas
NBCNews.com
Michael Clemens, a senior fellow at the non-partisan Center for Global Development, said the move eliminates the only U.S. work visas that almost everyone in Haiti can apply to get. The number of Haitians who get the visa is in the hundreds. Other ...
1 9110-9M-P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Identification of Foreign Countries Whose ... - Amazon S3Amazon S3

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Trump admin. moves to bar Haitians from agricultural, seasonal worker visas - NBCNews.com

haiti earthquake - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 01:42

NBCNews.com

Trump admin. moves to bar Haitians from agricultural, seasonal worker visas
NBCNews.com
The Trump administration is moving to prohibit people from Haiti — which the president allegedly insulted in a meeting last week — from applying for visas for seasonal and farm workers. The Department of Homeland Security has given notice it plans to ...

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Trump admin. moves to bar Haitians from agricultural, seasonal worker visas - NBCNews.com

Security Situation - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 01:42

NBCNews.com

Trump admin. moves to bar Haitians from agricultural, seasonal worker visas
NBCNews.com
The Trump administration is moving to prohibit people from Haiti — which the president allegedly insulted in a meeting last week — from applying for visas for seasonal and farm workers. The Department of Homeland Security has given notice it plans to ...
Trump administration bars Haitians from US visas for low-skilled workReuters
Haitians barred from applying for visas for low-skilled work in USThe Hill

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Haiti's suffering was imposed - Green Left Weekly

Haiti Resilience - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 01:39

Green Left Weekly

Haiti's suffering was imposed
Green Left Weekly
But I also witnessed the beauty and resilience of a people who had lost everything, but still found something to give to help save others. Neighbours carried neighbours who were missing limbs on top of doors for miles to get medical aid. People took ...

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