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15 Jun 2017 description
The package combines short-term EU humanitarian aid with long-term development support to help those in Borno State, which has been devastated by the terror campaign of Boko Haram.
15 Jun 2017 description
Rescue and recovery teams continue to face challenging conditions, and the risk of additional landslides remains high. Flooding and debris have cut off road and communication networks.
15 Jun 2017 description
In the Philippines, the fighting between government forces and the Maute group in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur, has entered its fourth week. Evacuation efforts are ongoing.
15 Jun 2017 description
In an attempt to shed light on the toll of conflict within cities, ICRC has released a special report which examines the effects on civilians through their first-hand accounts.
14 Jun 2017 description
report UN News Service
The newly launched Emergency Response Plan seeks $22.7 million to provide immediate life-saving and protection assistance, emergency livelihood support, and access to basic services to people worst hit.
14 Jun 2017 description
report IRIN
Ethnically-driven pastoralist-farmer conflict in Nigeria's Middle Belt region - a hotspot of communal violence for many years - causes death, displacement and loss of income among the local population.
14 Jun 2017 description
After a three-year suspension due to conflict and besiegement, the UN food agency was able to restore a lifeline of support for 80,000 people, delivering food and nutrition supplements.
14 Jun 2017 description
New technology being used by scientists from the European Space Agency in collaboration with FAO, will help to increase the warning time for locust outbreaks by up to two months.
14 Jun 2017 description
Amnesty calls on all sides to protect civilians amid the conflict and the Myanmar authorities to immediately end the humanitarian access restrictions.
14 Jun 2017 description
To avert a humanitarian catastrophe in the four countries, humanitarian operations require more than $6.3 billion in 2017, including $4.9 billion in the key sectors of famine response and prevention.
14 Jun 2017 description
This disaster occurred just two weeks after Cyclone Mora killed 9 people and caused significant damage across the region. Further mudslides are feared due to continued rainfall.
14 Jun 2017 description
The UN has warned about the disastrous consequences of a further reduction in electricity-supply to the Gaza Strip on the living conditions of two million Palestinians.
14 Jun 2017 description
report CARE
As the temperatures rise up to 50 degrees, the situation for people who are already suffering from hunger, thirst, displacement and violence will be exacerbated.
13 Jun 2017 description
Amnesty states that the violent conflict, fueled by extrajudicial executions and other crimes under international law, requires urgent and immediate action from the UN Human Rights Council.
13 Jun 2017 description
The UN health agency releases US$ 360,000 to provide fuel and essential drugs for hospitals in an effort to prevent their closure, among other priority response activities.
13 Jun 2017 description
The partnership aims to ensure that both Global Compacts on migrants and refugees take into account children's priorities and concerns.
13 Jun 2017 description
Humanitarian response efforts in drought-hit Horn of Africa received a boost after International partners made financial pledges following a five-day visit to the region.
13 Jun 2017 description
Severe rains have triggered landslides in the Chittagong Hills, reportedly killing more than 40 people and leaving dozens missing. This latest disaster comes in the wake of Cyclone Mora.
13 Jun 2017 description
Parties to the armed conflict in eastern Ukraine have repeatedly failed to implement ceasefire agreements, allowing hostilities to escalate and claim more lives.
13 Jun 2017 description
Over 430,000 people are estimated to be in need across Ar-Raqqa governorate. Access on the ground is challenging and relief items are being airlifted - a costly undertaking.