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06 May 2017 description
Torba Province remains the most affected area. Provincial authorities have conducted a quick rapid assessment with Community Disaster Committees on the four islands: Loh, Hui, Tegua and Toga.
06 May 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Nearly half of children under five (41%) suffer from chronic malnutrition in the country; one in seven children will die before they reach their fifth birthday and a third of children are out of school.
06 May 2017 description
report UN News Service
Somalia is suffering from the largest cholera outbreak in the past five years and the number of people killed is expected to double by the end of June.
05 May 2017 description
The $83.8 million grant covers only a small portion of what is required to kick-start early action in response to rising hunger and malnutrition levels. More resources are urgently needed to avert a humanitarian catastrophe.
05 May 2017 description
With recent fighting and severe food insecurity further worsening the already dismal humanitarian situation in South Sudan, an additional 30,000 refugees are expected to enter Gambella.
05 May 2017 description
The first comprehensive analysis, “At the Root of Exodus: Food security, conflict and international migration,” explores the role that food security and other factors play in compelling cross-border migration.
04 May 2017 description
The outbreak of violence that characterized the first quarter of the year in CAR is directly affecting humanitarian actors with 33 incidents targeting humanitarians recorded across the country.
04 May 2017 description
The disaster-prone region experienced situations ranging from natural disasters to the spread of dengue and Zika, with more than 3.5 million lives at risk from drought in Central America.
04 May 2017 description
The report covers the period from January 2013 to December 2016 and highlights trends and patterns pertaining to six grave violations against children in the context of the conflict in the north-eastern region of the country.
04 May 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
In 2016, nearly 5,000 reunification requests, 700 from unaccompanied and separated children, were made from Greece; only 1,107 applicants reached their destination country by year-end.
04 May 2017 description
Tackling the pest and avoiding economic hardship for smallholders across Africa requires coordinated action, a massive awareness campaign, scientific innovation and multi-institutional collaboration.
04 May 2017 description
UN Human Rights chief urges the government to halt any further military offensives towards Aburoc, a town of 35,000-50,000 people, most of whom arrived in recent weeks after terrifying journeys of up to 150 kilometres on foot.
04 May 2017 description
Hepatitis E is a new disease in Niger and there is no diagnostic capacity in the country. There is an urgent need to mobilise adequate health capacities to respond to the outbreak.
04 May 2017 description
The humanitarian situation continues to deteriorate. Major disease outbreaks are spreading, with nearly 32,000 cases of AWD/Cholera and 5,600 suspected cases of measles since the beginning of 2017.
03 May 2017 description
report ABColombia
Neo-paramilitary groups threaten and perpetuate violence against rural communities and their leaders, generating forced displacement which intensifies the humanitarian crisis.
03 May 2017 description
A new UNHCR report analyses patterns of Rohingya displacement and examines movement circumstances and vulnerability concerns of 85 Rohingya women and girls in India, Indonesia and Malaysia.
03 May 2017 description
WFP provides monthly life-saving food assistance to more than four million people each month inside Syria. In Lebanon, almost 700,000 Syrian refugees receive food assistance through an electronic voucher system.
03 May 2017 description
Main reasons cited for return include lack of livelihood opportunities in camps, insufficient food rations, discomfort in tents due to heat, and a lack of specialized health services.
03 May 2017 description
In ‘no-go zones’, WHO and partners rely heavily on the support of community members to seek out and report cases of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) – a major indicator for polio.
03 May 2017 description
"The world is letting some 7 million men, women and children slowly but surely, be engulfed by unprecedented famine. It is not a drought that is at fault. This preventable catastrophe is man-made from A to Z," said Jan Egeland.