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05 Dec 2016 description

Les appels et plans de réponse dans 33 pays visent à aider 93 millions de personnes

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Response plans and appeals in 33 countries aim to reach 93 million people in need

02 Dec 2016 description
  • As of 30 November 2016, UN-coordinated appeals and refugee response plans within the Global Humanitarian Overview (GHO) require US$22.1 billion to meet the needs of 96.2 million humanitarian crisis-affected people in 40 countries. Together the appeals are funded at $11.4 billion, leaving a shortfall of $10.7 billion.

01 Dec 2016 description

Global Overview NOVEMBER 2016

01 Dec 2016 description

Although challenges remain, ECOWAS has done well to implement the AU’s Peace and Security roadmap.

BY AMANDA LUCEY

21 Nov 2016 description

The quest of the last 15 years to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) taught us that Global Goals can motivate and help sustain leaps in human progress. It also taught us that the specifics matter. In some places, the MDGs became a widely-recognized, consistent and important driver of local progress; in others, the role and impact of the MDGs was more ambiguous. A lot depended on way the MDGs were implemented: if local change agents made them meaningful locally; if local leaders drew on their legitimacy and visibility; if they were employed to solve real-life problems etc.

18 Nov 2016 description

To Walk the Earth in Safety 2016: U.S. Global Leadership in Landmine Clearance and Conventional Weapons Destruction

Fact Sheet
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
November 17, 2016

18 Nov 2016 description

Monthly regional mixed migration summary for October 2016 covering mixed migration events, incidents, trends and data for the West Africa region.

17 Nov 2016 description

Key messages

  • Education is lifesaving. Education is crucial for both the protection and development of girls and boys affected by crises. It can restore a sense of normalcy and safety and provide them with important life skills. It is also one of the best tools to invest in their long-term future and in the peace, stability and economic growth of their countries.

  • The Commission currently dedicates over 4% of the EU's overall humanitarian budget to education in emergencies, one of the most underfunded sectors of humanitarian aid.

17 Nov 2016 description

This brief summarizes FEWS NET’s most forward-looking analysis of projected emergency food assistance needs in FEWS NET coverage countries. The projected size of each country’s acutely food insecure population is compared to last year and the recent five-year average. Countries where external emergency food assistance needs are anticipated are identified. Projected lean season months highlighted in red indicate either an early start or an extension to the typical lean season.

16 Nov 2016 description

Key Figures

9148 arrivals to Spain
3702 land arrivals
5446 sea arrivals

Arrivals to Spain | 2013- Sept 2016

15 Nov 2016 description

In Afghanistan, nine out of 10 children said they had to skip school because of work, according to ChildFund survey

By Sebastien Malo

NEW YORK, Nov 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Roughly a third of children in developing nations are forced to miss school because they must work, and the same number say their schools are unsafe, according to research released on Monday.

10 Nov 2016 description

New Report ‘Transitioning from the MDGs to the SDGs’ Calls for Collaboration to ‘Deliver as One’*

08 Nov 2016 description

by Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Across peace and development initiatives, the exclusion of women comes at a high cost. Without women’s equal participation, peace agreements are more fragile, peacekeeping missions are less credible and safe, and economies are less prosperous.

02 Nov 2016 description

Global Overview OCTOBER 2016