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03 Aug 2017 description
Climate change could make much of South Asia - home to a fifth of the world's population - too hot for human survival by the end of this century, researchers are warning.
02 Aug 2017 description
Engaging communities allowed response teams to understand the power relations, influencers and preferred communication channels in the Somali Region.
02 Aug 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
With no functioning public health centers in the area, more than 400 children and their families per day are able to receive free primary health services, immunizations and nutritional support.
02 Aug 2017 description
The programme will support 12,000 people in Kirkuk, Anbar, Salah al-Din and Ninewa governorates and will benefit local farmers, by enabling them to restart or expand farming activities.
02 Aug 2017 description
The victims are civilians; children, women and elderly persons who needed medical care. Their suffering did not stop when they left Aleppo, these people have lost everything - PIN.
02 Aug 2017 description
report IRIN
After nearly three decades of conflict, Somalia has no public health system and 800,000 people driven into unsanitary settlements by drought and insecurity – perfect conditions for cholera to thrive.
02 Aug 2017 description
report Save the Children
Save the Children says more than 1,000,000 acutely malnourished under-fives are living in areas with high levels of infection. Malnourished children are at least three times more likely to die if they contract cholera.
01 Aug 2017 description
report UN News Service
UNDP Country Director Auke Lootsma emphasized that due to the scope of the crisis combined with a lack of funding and access, humanitarians “are asked to cover gaps that are well beyond” their mandates and capacities.
01 Aug 2017 description
Desde finales de Abril hasta la fecha se han evacuado 1,535 personas; se reportan 6 heridos; una persona desaparecida y 16 fallecidos por deslizamientos y derrumbes principalmente.
01 Aug 2017 description
According to the UN Mission in Colombia, the extraction of caches, the destruction of ammunition and unstable material will continue to progress with minor setbacks, until September 1.
01 Aug 2017 description
729 ataques en el primer semestre de 2017, 12% más que en el mismo periodo de 2016. 30% de los agravios en departamentos con mayor número de desplazados y con más restricciones al acceso humanitario.
01 Aug 2017 description
Five aid groups that operate migrant rescue ships in the Mediterranean refused to sign up to the Italian government's code of conduct on Monday but three others backed it.
01 Aug 2017 description
The $78 million grant agreements are geared towards emergency food and medical aid to the most vulnerable populations as well as strengthening drought resilience in both countries.
01 Aug 2017 description
More than 17 000 buildings have been damaged or destroyed during the conflict. NRC urges the government to compensate for the loss of rights, value, use, and/or access to property.
31 Jul 2017 description
report UN News Service
Un 38% más que en el mismo periodo en 2016. Menor número de migrantes pero tomando rutas más peligrosas. Las muertes parecen ser muchas más de centroamericanos que de mexicanos.
31 Jul 2017 description
The funds are required to provide essential health services, reinforce the capacity of public and private health care facilities and support mobile units in camps for displaced people.
31 Jul 2017 description
The Nigeria Humanitarian Fund contributes to the overall international appeal for Nigeria this year for $1.05 billion. To date, the appeal is 43 per cent funded.
31 Jul 2017 description
To protect themselves from total crop failure, farmers in Kenya grow pulses alongside their traditional crops like maize – a practice known as intercropping.
31 Jul 2017 description
Available in Arabic, Farsi, Turkish and English, Help enables asylum-seekers and refugees in Turkey to easily access information about their rights and obligations, as well as available services.
31 Jul 2017 description
In India, more than 165,000 people have been affected; in Bangladesh, partners are providing food, health, protection, shelter and water, sanitation and hygiene services to 18,000 people.