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18 May 2017 description
Nearly 700,000 people have been displaced from their homes, including 500,000 people who have been forced to flee from the western neighbourhoods of Mosul city alone.
18 May 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
A new UNICEF report presents a global snapshot of refugee and migrant children, the motivations behind their journeys and the risks they face along the way.
18 May 2017 description
report IRIN
The need to help Yemen prepare for the worst is made more urgent by the fact that the wet season, usually in July and August, is fast approaching.
18 May 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch
The Iraqi army and other local security forces have forced over 300 displaced families to return to west Mosul neighborhoods still under risk of attack by the Islamic State, Human Rights Watch said.
17 May 2017 description
report CARE
Suite à la conférence d’Oslo sur les financements consacrés à la région du lac Tchad en février dernier, seuls 21 % des 1,1 milliard USD promis ont été débloqués.
17 May 2017 description
Des risques épidémiques importants sont rapportés en raison de l’effondrement du système de surveillance épidémiologique consécutif à la fuite du personnel soignant vers les grandes villes.
17 May 2017 description
The Emergency Social Safety Net (ESSN) will support the most vulnerable refugee families in Turkey with a debit card to cover basic needs such as food, rent, medicine and clothes.
17 May 2017 description
The contribution is designed to respond to the food-security and nutritional needs of people displaced by conflict, returnees, and people affected by natural disasters and economic stress.
17 May 2017 description
UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) committed $1.6 million to assist over 32,600 flood-affected people with life-saving interventions in 20 districts in Zimbabwe.
17 May 2017 description
report CARE
An additional two million people will face critical food insecurity over the coming three months in Nigeria, bringing the number of people going to bed hungry each night to nearly nine million, says CARE.
16 May 2017 description
Lack of support in finding relevant solutions for IDPs and returnees hinders their integration and creates dependencies on Government and aid organizations’ assistance, says IOM.
16 May 2017 description
With temperatures nearing 37° C and rising, the coming months will be trying for the people displaced from Mosul who found refuge in IOM's Qayara emergency site, south of the embattled city.
16 May 2017 description
report Caritas
With the economy in freefall, shortages of food and medicine and soaring food prices, half of under-fives in areas monitored by Caritas are suffering from some degree of malnutrition or at imminent risk.
16 May 2017 description
UNHCR field teams have returned from emergency distributions in Taizz’s embattled district of Mokha, one of the worst affected areas in the governorate where humanitarian access has been challenging due to ongoing clashes.
16 May 2017 description
"We received 22 wounded on Saturday, and four more on Sunday morning. And then some 500 people trickled in and settled in the yard, in the corridors, hoping the fighters would refrain from attacking a medical structure. They are scared."
15 May 2017 description
report Inter Press Service
We must build the resilience of communities and invest in agriculture and rural infrastructure, turning away from traditional farming practices, says the UN Resident Coordinator in Kenya.
15 May 2017 description
Between 1 January and 30 April 2017, UNAMA preliminarily recorded 987 child casualties (283 deaths and 704 injured,) a 21 per cent increase in child deaths compared to the same period in 2016.
15 May 2017 description
Community leaders, lawyers, journalists and others are facing unprecedented levels of persecution, intimidation and violence. Last year, 281 people were killed for defending human rights.
15 May 2017 description
Plus de trois mille personnes ont été déplacées par des attaques perpétrées depuis le 13 mai dans un quartier de la ville de Bangassou essentiellement habité par une population musulmane.
15 May 2017 description
South Sudan is now the world’s fastest-growing refugee crisis, with more than 1.8 million refugees – including one million children – having sought safety in Uganda, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, DRC and CAR.