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11 Mar 2017 description
To continue its vital work, UNHCR urgently needs an additional infusion of funds, including US$7 million in the next 14 days and an additional US$30 million in the next two months.
10 Mar 2017 description
More than 20 million people face starvation and famine in Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia and Kenya. Without collective and coordinated global efforts, people will simply starve to death.
10 Mar 2017 description
report UN News Service
The new WHO data also lists countries where the Aedes aegypti mosquito - considered to be the main carrier of the virus - is present, but where there is no sign of the Zika virus.
10 Mar 2017 description
Fighting for territorial control in the Colombian Pacific Coast region among irregular armed groups has displaced 3,549 people since the beginning of 2017, according to local authorities.
10 Mar 2017 description
The government has reported severe damage, especially in Antahala, where they believe 80% of homes were destroyed as well as 100% of crops. Severe flooding has also affected the capital city, Antananarivo.
10 Mar 2017 description
Hundreds of thousands of people are living under the perpetual threat of shelling, shooting, and landmines, and access to basics like food, water and electrical power has been dramatically curtailed, said Peter Maurer.
10 Mar 2017 description
IOM has helped 171 Nigerian migrants and 141 Gambians to return home. The agency provided pre-departure interviews, medical check-ups and material assistance, including clothes and shoes.
10 Mar 2017 description
Intensified hostilities across western and central Yemen continue to force people to flee their homes. More than 62,000 have been reported to be displaced within the last six weeks.
10 Mar 2017 description
report Save the Children
Save the Children's health and nutrition clinics are reporting ‘all the early warnings signs’ of an avoidable catastrophe, with deaths from cholera and acute watery diarrhoea rising sharply.
09 Mar 2017 description
It is estimated that over 74,000 people have crossed the border into Bangladesh since October, 20,000 people remain internally displaced in northern Rakhine.
09 Mar 2017 description
A study shows that droughts should be monitored similarly to hurricanes with scientists able to predict their development, helping to protect those living in their path.
09 Mar 2017 description
Somalia is in the grip of a severe drought and famine is a strong possibility in 2017 if action is not taken now. Half of the population - 6.2 million people - in need of humanitarian aid.
09 Mar 2017 description
report IRIN
The humanitarian situation inside the city has become so dire that families have little choice but to risk their lives by walking through the front lines of the conflict just to try and survive.
09 Mar 2017 description
The meals, including a carton of milk fortified with vitamins and minerals and a locally-baked date bar, have been distributed to about 15,000 children at 30 schools in Aleppo since the programme began on 5 March.
09 Mar 2017 description
The ICRC highlights that swifter progress is required on issues of humanitarian concern such as searching for missing people, clearing landmines and demobilizing minors from the ranks of the FARC.
09 Mar 2017 description
report Save the Children
Drought conditions now exist in all but two of the country’s 25 provinces, and more than 1.2 million people are affected, including over 600,000 children.
09 Mar 2017 description
Together, WFP and the Government provide meals to 1.5 million children, every school day, with more than one million children benefitting from the government-led programme.
09 Mar 2017 description
report Guardian
Aid agencies condemn mooted hundredfold increase in cost of permits despite earlier promise to allow ‘unimpeded access’ to 100,000 starving people.
09 Mar 2017 description
Towns and cities are flooded; houses, schools, hospitals and critical infrastructure destroyed; and thousands of people displaced. Power outages are widespread in affected areas.
09 Mar 2017 description
UN Refugee Agency urges the international community to redouble its generous support to help offset the continued, intense suffering of millions of innocent civilians in the country and the region.