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24 Jun 2017 description
In just two months, cholera has spread to almost every governorate of this war-torn country. Already more than 1,300 people have died – one quarter of them children – and the death toll is expected to rise.
24 Jun 2017 description
“Killing and wounding civilians violates every humanitarian principle and is contrary in every way to international humanitarian law,” said Lise Grande, Humanitarian Coordinator for Iraq.
24 Jun 2017 description
report UN News Service
Uganda is hosting more than 1.2 billion refugees, about 950,000 of them are from war-torn South Sudan. Humanitarian actors are all struggling to respond to this emergency.
23 Jun 2017 description
Nearly four years after withdrawing its teams from Somalia, MSF has started providing support to Mudug Regional Hospital in Puntland region, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health.
23 Jun 2017 description
Tatmadaw today released 67 children and young people from its rank. The release underlines the importance of protecting children in the context of armed conflict and within the peace process.
23 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
The threat of outbreaks in Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria coincides with growing regional insecurity, while flooding and muddy roads are expected to severely limit humanitarian access.
23 Jun 2017 description
The United Nations is appealing for US$20 million to provide emergency assistance to displaced populations for the next six months.
23 Jun 2017 description
One month into the armed conflict, there is still a need to support more than 200,000 displaced people with food, drinking water, sanitation facilities and health care in the coming weeks.
22 Jun 2017 description
Many ideas are emerging about how growing African cities can cut their risks. Among them: organise slum dwellers to improve the infrastructure or simply sort out which risks are the key ones, experts say.
22 Jun 2017 description
In 2016, 31.1 million people were displaced by conflict and violence within their own borders. This brings the number of conflict-led IDPs to 40.3 million, while millions more were displaced by natural disasters.
22 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Due to the potential for severe, long-lasting and differential impacts on children, child rights need to be firmly integrated onto the agendas of global debates about ethics and data science.
22 Jun 2017 description
Due to an unprecedented influx of people fleeing conflict in neighbouring South Sudan among others, Uganda is now hosting over 1.27 million refugees and asylum seekers.
22 Jun 2017 description
This is the first time that WFP has been able to deliver food by land in two years since the area became inaccessible and has had to operate costly airlifts.
22 Jun 2017 description
Rice production is expected to drop by nearly 40 percent in 2017 and some 900,000 people are food insecure. Assisting farmers is critical to halt the growing food insecurity.
22 Jun 2017 description
A new report reveals that there are too few aid organisations able to manage the risks linked to serve vulnerable communities in the midst of conflict and chaos.
22 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
In west Mosul, children are being deliberately targeted to punish families and deter them from fleeing the violence. In less than two months, at least 23 children have been killed.
21 Jun 2017 description
During its one-year leadership, the EU will focus on strengthening awareness and implementation of the Call to Action by the humanitarian community, in particular at field level.
21 Jun 2017 description
Important lessons on stopping the poliovirus in the most challenging locations are moving the polio eradication programme closer to the finishing line.
21 Jun 2017 description
The Global Humanitarian Assistance Report 2017 shows that while total international humanitarian assistance increased again in 2016, the pace of growth has slowed.
21 Jun 2017 description
New disasters and deteriorating protracted emergencies have pushed humanitarian requirements across 37 countries worldwide in 2017 to US$23.5 billion.