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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.
04 Aug 2017 description
Parmi ces victimes figurent 62 enfants, dont 30 avaient moins de 8 ans, indique un communiqué du Haut-Commissariat des Nations unies aux droits de l'homme publié ce vendredi à Genève.
04 Aug 2017 description
While the numbers of people transiting through Niger has dropped since the government crackdown began, some observers say it is simply forcing people smuggling underground, making the illicit trade even riskier.
03 Aug 2017 description
Despite record numbers of asylum seekers reaching Italy by boat, the reception system is failing to meet the needs of the most vulnerable migrants, and many feel unwelcome there.
03 Aug 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
The disease is currently at its lowest level since the beginning of the epidemic largely due to effective coordination and an increased number of rapid response teams.
03 Aug 2017 description
FAO has mobilized US$500,000 to scale up its response to drought-hit households in four most critical counties (Marsabit, Turkana, Mandera and Wajir), focusing on assistance to livestock owners.
03 Aug 2017 description
Concerns over water- and vector-borne diseases are mounting in northeastern India as flood waters recede, leaving behind contaminated water sources and conditions ripe for mosquitoes to breed.
03 Aug 2017 description
The two agencies are joining efforts to conduct child-centric advocacy and promote school-based preparedness along the Tigris River flood path in Iraq.