report — European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations
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.
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.
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.
World + 3 othersFifty million people currently bear the brunt of war in cities around the world - ICRC
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.
UN and partners in Sri Lanka appeal for resources as receding floods reveal extent of damage
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.
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.
report — World Food Programme
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.
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.
Ethnic minorities face range of violations including war crimes in Myanmar conflict - Amnesty
report — Amnesty International
Amnesty calls on all sides to protect civilians amid the conflict and the Myanmar authorities to immediately end the humanitarian access restrictions.
South Sudan + 3 others$4.9 billion urgently needed for life-saving assistance in Nigeria, South Sudan, Somalia and Yemen
infographic — UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
To avert a humanitarian catastrophe in the four countries, humanitarian operations require more than $6.3 billion in 2017, including $4.9 billion in the key sectors of famine response and prevention.
This disaster occurred just two weeks after Cyclone Mora killed 9 people and caused significant damage across the region. Further mudslides are feared due to continued rainfall.
UN raises alarm over the rapidly deteriorating humanitarian situation in Gaza
The UN has warned about the disastrous consequences of a further reduction in electricity-supply to the Gaza Strip on the living conditions of two million Palestinians.
report — CARE
As the temperatures rise up to 50 degrees, the situation for people who are already suffering from hunger, thirst, displacement and violence will be exacerbated.
International commission of inquiry needed to ensure justice, truth and reparation in DRC's Kasai region
report — Amnesty International
Amnesty states that the violent conflict, fueled by extrajudicial executions and other crimes under international law, requires urgent and immediate action from the UN Human Rights Council.
report — World Health Organization
The UN health agency releases US$ 360,000 to provide fuel and essential drugs for hospitals in an effort to prevent their closure, among other priority response activities.
The partnership aims to ensure that both Global Compacts on migrants and refugees take into account children's priorities and concerns.
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.
Bangladesh + 1 otherIFRC calls for support as monsoon rains trigger consecutive disasters in Bangladesh
report — International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies, Bangladesh Red Crescent Society
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.
Parties to the armed conflict in eastern Ukraine have repeatedly failed to implement ceasefire agreements, allowing hostilities to escalate and claim more lives.
report — UN High Commissioner for Refugees
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.
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