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09 Aug 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
As a result of continued fighting and food insecurity in South Sudan, approx. 3,000 new arrivals were reported in Pagak, Gambella in July. There are currently some 843,374 refugees in Ethiopia.
09 Aug 2017 description
El Programa Somos Defensores documentó un aumento del 30% en los asesinatos de defensores de DD. HH. y líderes sociales en el primer semestre de 2017. Presentarán informe la próxima semana.
09 Aug 2017 description
report REACH Initiative
Two months since the start of the offensive to retake Ar-Raqqa city from ISIL, ground fighting and airstrikes in and around the city have led to mass displacement and a deterioration of the humanitarian situation.
09 Aug 2017 description
A pattern of recent airstrikes has killed and injured dozens of civilians in the Sa'ada and Taiz governorates in Yemen. Nine members of one family were killed and three critically injured in the latest incident.
08 Aug 2017 description
report Oxfam
Rape, torture and slave labour are among the daily realities in Libya for people fleeing war, persecution and poverty, according to a new report.
08 Aug 2017 description
An estimated 1.1 million displacements were recorded in the first half of 2017. Despite the support provided by host governments and humanitarian actors, refugees in the region are growing increasingly vulnerable.
08 Aug 2017 description
IOM teams are currently in Warrap targeting more than 189,000 people in Tonj East County, while many locations experiencing cholera outbreaks are in proximity to the Nile River.
08 Aug 2017 description
report Voice of America
More than 100 children fleeing areas controlled by militants in central Somalia are seeking protection in the coastal town of Adale, a key trading town 220km northeast of Mogadishu.
08 Aug 2017 description
NRC has assisted hundreds of recently displaced people in Norte de Santander and Nariño provinces, who fled their homes in July because of intense clashes which left homes damaged and children afraid to return to school.
07 Aug 2017 description
While authorities estimate that at least 228 houses collapsed or were swept away in the region, Red Cross teams in Yen Bai, Son La and Lai Chau began repairing homes and providing temporary shelter.
07 Aug 2017 description
report Government of Cuba
Los centros fueron creados por idea del estado mayor nacional de la Defensa Civil y financiados por el Programa de Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo (PNUD) y otras organizaciones no gubernamentales.
07 Aug 2017 description
The mid-year review of the 2017 humanitarian requirements reveals a significant change in the humanitarian context, requiring urgent life-saving interventions due to exacerbated drought conditions.
07 Aug 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Over the past 12 months, more than 1.4 million people, including 850,000 children, have been forced from their homes in the region, and the situation for children is getting worse.
07 Aug 2017 description
report IRIN
Humanitarian partners deserve the protection and support of those they are seeking to assist, and government and opposition forces have responsibilities under IHL to protect civilians and facilitate delivery of lifesaving help.
07 Aug 2017 description
Seasonal monsoon floods continue to affect North, Northeast and Central Thailand. Cumulatively, 1.8 million people have been affected in 44 provinces.
07 Aug 2017 description
ASEAN lawmakers urge regional governments to do more to protect migrant workers and refugees, arguing that all members of the ASEAN community are entitled to basic rights.
05 Aug 2017 description
Attacks on a house in As Safra District and on a private vehicle in Razih District have reportedly resulted in the death of at least 12 civilians, including women and children, and the injury of 10 more people.
04 Aug 2017 description
As humanitarian needs grow, the EU has released fresh humanitarian funding of €9 million for essential supplies like food and medical care and support humanitarian organisations working in the affected areas.
04 Aug 2017 description
Some 3.7 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance in Borno state, and all are at risk for malaria. WHO estimates that every week, around 8500 people are infected with the disease in the state alone.
04 Aug 2017 description
In the wake of a severe drought in Somalia that has displaced more than 800,000 people, the government has joined forces with IOM and UNDP to enhance its drought response capacity.