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11 May 2017 description
report Save the Children
The number of people severely affected by the drought has increased by half a million people since the beginning of the year; at present, 3.2 million people face emergency levels of food insecurity.
10 May 2017 description
In Banki, the military reports that around 1,000 people arrive every week from neighbouring Cameroon and warns that the small border town is being overwhelmed by the influx.
10 May 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Los proyectos, a cargo de 6 agencias de la ONU, se desarrollarán en 10 distritos de las provincias de Piura y Morropón con un período promedio de duración de 3 a 4 meses.
10 May 2017 description
Most IDPs have fled to camps and emergency sites where aid is being provided. However, about 360,000 people still in ISIL-held west Mosul are of significant concern to humanitarian partners.
10 May 2017 description
Much progress has been made to scale up the response to the crisis in the region but aid organisations may run out of funds by June if funds pledged in Oslo are not received in time.
10 May 2017 description
report The Conversation
Kenyan media reports 153 people have been affected. The best options against dengue are environmental sanitation to prevent mosquito breeding habitats, fumigating houses and prompt medical attention and referral.
09 May 2017 description
An estimated 10,500 Syrian refugees were ordered to leave their camp in the Bekaa Valley, which is home to more than 300,000 refugees. They have no alternative accommodation.
09 May 2017 description
L’essai de vaccination en anneau, mené par l’OMS en Guinée en 2016, montre que le premier vaccin au monde contre le virus Ebola confère une protection substantielle.
09 May 2017 description
The number of patients MSF has recieved and treated in the governorates of Amran, Hajja, Al-Dhale’, Taiz, and Ibb has drastically increased over the past two weeks.
09 May 2017 description
With 65% of households estimated to be food-insecure against 41% before the crisis, and four governorates now exceeding the ‘critical’ threshold and seven more exceeding the ‘serious’ threshold, the situation is critical.
09 May 2017 description
IOM’s response began after 140 suspected cases of cholera were reported in Ayod during the first weeks of April, putting the population of approximately 175,000 people at risk.
09 May 2017 description
Chronic conflict is preventing effective response to the prolonged drought and humanitarian crisis. ICG urges Somalia to improve governance and promote reconciliation to end the war.
08 May 2017 description
MSF is working in six medical facilities in and around Mosul, providing lifesaving emergency and surgical care, including mother and child healthcare and long term post-operative care.
08 May 2017 description
Thousands of meningitis cases have been reported by the health ministry in the northern states Zamfara, Kebbi, and Sokoto since November 2016, in the worst outbreak since 2009.
08 May 2017 description
Tropical Cyclone Donna has intensified into a category 5 storm as it moves towards New Caledonia, while Bangladesh has seen an increase of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar.
08 May 2017 description
Alliance of citizen-science organizations and UN Environment will seek to boost the global fight against mosquito-borne diseases, estimated at 500 million cases every year, according to WHO.
08 May 2017 description
Children make up 62 per cent of more than 1.8 million refugees from South Sudan, according to the latest UN figures. Most have arrived in Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, and Sudan.
08 May 2017 description
The general lack of clarity around the correct procedure and children’s sense that their claim was not progressing were key in shaping their decision to leave the primary reception centres and go elsewhere.
07 May 2017 description
Japan's additional contribution of US$ 16.7 million for recovery efforts in newly liberated areas of Mosul targets small businesses, employment opportunities and rehabilitation of key infrastructure.
07 May 2017 description
Around 180 families from Qala-e Zal have been displaced into Kunduz City. Many are accommodated with extended families elsewhere, but some have had to sleep in the open.