report — European Court of Auditors
The auditors warn that the reception facilities in Italy and Greece are still not adequate. There is also a shortage of adequate facilities to accommodate and process unaccompanied minors.
report — UN Development Programme
The mass bed net campaign to reach the most vulnerable to malaria has included distributing nets across more than 4000 sites and 2 million households.
UN seeks $64.5 million for complex emergency in Kasai region of DRC
In Kasai Central province, the current needs are 400% above what humanitarian actors had planned for earlier this year when they launched the country’s HRP for 2017.
report — Global Polio Eradication Initiative
The successful scale of the response shows encouraging results, with an average rise of 11,000 children a month immunized by transit teams in tent-to-tent campaigns.
report — Government of Sweden, Government of Switzerland, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
The pledging event took place on Tuesday in Geneva as close to 19 million Yemeni people – two thirds of the population – need humanitarian assistance and protection.
As millions of east African farmers seek to recover from a devastating drought, they face a new threat – the fall armyworm. The pest has been detected in Kenya and is suspected to have entered the country from Uganda.
Failing Gaza: undrinkable water, no access to toilets and little hope
report — Oxfam
Less than four percent of fresh water is drinkable and the surrounding sea is polluted by sewage. The international community is failing to do enough to protect the health and dignity of almost 2 million people, says Oxfam.
report — European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations
Almost 70% of the Yemeni population is in need of assistance. The European support includes €46 million of emergency humanitarian aid and €70 million to support resilience and early recovery in 2017.
report — UN Children's Fund
The Baidoa campaign is part of an effort to vaccinate about 110,000 displaced children under five across south-central Somalia, plus 250,000 children in Somaliland, by the end of May.
report — Voice of America
In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, extreme poverty and poor infrastructure remain the main reasons behind the lack of schooling, while continued insecurity and terrorism exacerbate the situation.
‘We’re here for an indefinite period’ - IDPs struggle to find long-term solutions in North Kivu, DRC
report — Oxfam
While the latest survey shows the least vulnerable IDPs are those who integrate locally, authorities see return as the only available option, failing to give adequate support for those who seek integration.
Through the IFAD-supported program, infrastructure has been improved. Smallholder farmers and fishers are organized into groups and connected to suppliers and local outlets.
Bridge crossings at Qayyarah and Nimrud were closed for several days. Some aid services were also impacted by the temporary suspension of UN missions to western Mosul due to security threats.
report — Médecins Sans Frontières
Exacerbated by one of the worst droughts in 30 years, the outbreak has affected more than 16,000 people in the whole region since the start of the year, with about 3,500 new cases per month.
report — Thomson Reuters Foundation
Many of the eight million people hit by the disaster continue to live in temporary shelters. International donors blame numerous factors for the slow pace of reconstruction.
As government offensive swept through multiple villages in the second week of April, preliminary estimates indicate up to 100,000 people displaced, many of whom were previously displaced in February.
Urgent action is needed to save the lives of people facing famine in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, the FAO head said at the opening of the UN agency's Council.
report — World Health Organization
High malaria burden areas will be prioritized as the benefit of the vaccine is predicted to be highest. Information garnered from the pilot will help to decide potential wider use of the vaccine.
report — UN Children's Fund
At the primary school level, South Sudan has the highest rate of out-of-school children with close to 72 per cent of children missing out on education.
The UN, Sweden and Switzerland will host a ministerial-level event on 25 April to address Yemen’s rapidly deteriorating humanitarian situation, the threat of famine and urgent need for resources.
European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO)119