Child recruitment and use declined, but boys and girls continue to be victims of grave violations committed by all parties to the conflict in the states of Darfur, South Kordofan, Blue Nile and Abyei.
report — Reuters - Thomson Reuters Foundation
The two-year-old civil war has severely restricted the flow of food into the main Yemeni cargo ports of Hodeidah and Salif on the Red Sea, while the country is on the brink of famine.
report — Médecins Sans Frontières
The incursion of military and political actors in the humanitarian field is putting the provision of humanitarian aid at risk in Mali, says MSF in a new report.
The vast majority of those fleeing come from the regions of Bay, Gedo and Middle Juba, where most families raise livestock or make their living from tilling the land.
report — World Health Organization
On World TB Day, WHO is putting the spotlight on the need to ensure that vulnerable groups hardest hit by tuberculosis (TB) have access to quality life-saving treatment and care.
After weeks of intense negotiations, UNHCR has reached the embattled district in Yemen’s western governorate of Taizz, where hostilities have escalated since January.
Since October 2016, about 74,550 people have arrived in Cox’s Bazar. The shortage of food, clean water and medical services is taking a toll on the displaced communities.
An estimated 400,000 people are thought to be trapped in the Old City in western Mosul, with about 600,000 still in all the neighbourhoods of the Western side of the Tigris River.
report — UN Children's Fund
"As another round of peace talks starts in Geneva today, we are appalled that children throughout Syria continue to come under attack,' stated UNICEF regional director Geert Cappelaere.
Lost generation: When armed groups use schools in the Central African Republic
report — Human Rights Watch
A recent Human Rights Watch research found armed groups living at schools and right next to schools. Thousands of children stopped going to school four years ago due to violence, and many of them may never resume their studies.
report — UN Environment Programme
UNEP will assist Colombia with overcoming the environmental degradation legacy of the internal conflict which lasted for more than 50 years, especially in remote rural areas.
Syrian Arab Republic + 3 othersNGOs welcome Brussels Syria Conference as 'urgent and vital opportunity'
report — Catholic Agency for Overseas Development, Humedica, Danish Refugee Council, DanChurchAid, Norwegian Refugee Council, Lutheran World Federation, INTERSOS, CARE, Mercy Corps, Action Against Hunger USA, Solidarités International, Oxfam, Save the Children, World Vision, Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund, Terre des hommes Italia, Bihar Relief Organization
Ahead of the conference to be held in April, some 30 international and national NGOs make recommendations to the international community, including governments, donors and neighboring countries.
RDC : les besoins humanitaires dépassent la capacité d'intervention dans la province du Tanganyika
report — UN News Service
Le Coordonnateur humanitaire en République démocratique du Congo a attiré l'attention sur la violence qui sévit dans la province depuis juillet 2016 et a forcé plus de 370.000 personnes à fuir leurs domiciles.
report — Thomson Reuters Foundation
Surging urban populations across cities in Latin America - a result of mass migration from rural to urban areas and of rapid population growth - make them increasingly vulnerable to floods.
The US$20 million will fund food aid for 170,000 people, provide water, sanitation and hygiene assistance for 168,000 people and support more than 230,000 farmers in replanting crops.
Government and UNHCR appeal to the international community for urgent and massive support for the thousands of South Sudan refugees who continue to arrive in Uganda every day.
More than 190,000 polio vaccinators in 13 countries across west and central Africa will immunize more than 116 million children, to tackle the last remaining stronghold of polio on the continent.
report — Save the Children
Almost a third of all children across the country – 3.7 million – are unable to go to school, leaving them at increased risk of child labour, recruitment by armed groups, trafficking, early marriage and other forms of exploitation.
report — Oxfam
Ahead of the two-year anniversary of the escalation of the war, Oxfam warns that 70 per cent of the population is in need of humanitarian aid.
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report — UN Human Rights Council
The increase could be explained by two factors: violations related to restricting democratic space and the resurgence of activities of several armed groups, the Human Rights Council heard.
European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO)113