25 Jul 2017 description
Global attention is needed to prevent and treat AIDS in antiretroviral era, with 50 per cent of hospital admissions in MSF hospitals already on treatment and showing signs of clinical failure.
25 Jul 2017 description
After the battle for West Mosul, evidence of a humanitarian calamity that is now just beginning to unravel paints the picture of a crisis that may go well beyond previous expectations.
report — World Bank
The project, supported by the World Bank in partnership with the NGO Vi Agroforestry, aims to support a total of 60,000 farmers managing 45,000 hectares of farmland in western Kenya.
report — World Health Organization
In addition to ensuring effective and efficient response to outbreaks, the new initiative includes an immediate evaluation of emergencies to capture areas of strength and improvement.
The need to strengthen cooperation with diaspora groups and involve them in the preparation of the Global Compact is highlighted in the New York Declaration in 2016.
Bangladesh + 4 othersLatest humanitarian snapshot highlights landslides in Bangladesh, TS Sonca heading to Viet Nam
infographic — UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
The landslides between June and July are the deadliest in history, with Rangamati and Bandarban the most affected areas; 1,500 people in eight shelter camps are still receiving aid.
report — Norwegian Refugee Council
The food security crisis in north-east Nigeria is forecast to deteriorate between now and the end of August, moving the country even closer to famine, says NRC.
Most of the children in Italy were lone boys from West and Horn of Africa who made the decision to migrate individually, while 91% of children in Greece arrived with their family.
23 Jul 2017 description
South Sudan + 1 otherSexual violence ‘on a massive scale’ in South Sudan leaves thousands in mental distress
report — Amnesty International
Thousands of South Sudanese women and girls, and some men, who have been raped in ethnically-charged sexual attacks in the ongoing conflict are battling mental distress and stigma with nowhere to turn for help, Amnesty says.
22 Jul 2017 description
Humanitarian Coordinator strongly condemns attacks against civilians in Bangassou, CAR
Violence recurred at a time when the aid community is still trying to meet the needs caused by the May 13 attack. The IDP site, humanitarian personnel and their facilities are also targeted.
22 Jul 2017 description
Iraq + 5 othersChildren caught up in violence in Mosul and conflicts in the region need immediate care and protection
report — UN Children's Fund
”The worst of the violence in Mosul may be over but for too many children in Mosul and in the region, extreme suffering continues," said UNICEF Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa.
Democratic Republic of the Congo + 3 othersDRC: Funds urgently needed as humanitarian appeal remains less than 25 per cent funded
The United Nations humanitarian chief today called on the world not to forget the DRC, where millions of girls, boys, women and men are suffering from violence, diseases, and malnutrition.
1.7 millones de personas han sido afectadas por El Niño Costero entre enero y abril de 2017. Principalmente, en las regiones de Ancash, La Libertad, Lambayeque y Piura.
UNFPA appeals for $308 million to provide life-saving support to approximately 38 million people
report — UN Population Fund
The funds will provide life-saving sexual and reproductive health services, and programmes to address gender-based violence in countries such as Syria, Iraq, South Sudan, Nigeria and Yemen.
IOM estimates that 80 per cent of girls arriving from Nigeria – whose numbers have soared from 1,454 in 2014 to 11,009 in 2016 – are potential victims of trafficking for sexual exploitation.
report — UN High Commissioner for Refugees
The Pakistan government is piloting a programme to register undocumented Afghans living in the country, currently estimated at between 600,000 and one million.
Over the past couple of weeks MSF has seen an increase in the number of malnourished children and is about to open a 30-bed unit to care for children suffering from severe malnutrition.
The rainy season coincides with the peak of malaria and increased malnutrition rates. MSF is deploying a mobile team to deliver medical and humanitarian support in Rann, Banki and Damasak over the coming months.
report — Oxfam
It is feared that the total number of people infected could eventually rise to over 600,000, making it one of the largest outbreaks since records began in 1949, says Oxfam.
20 Jul 2017 description
report — European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations
The new funding aims to help humanitarian organisations respond to urgent needs, especially in terms of access to emergency health services and essential medicines.
European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO)132