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03 May 2017 description
Paper suggests ways to increase the awareness and preparedness of governments, humanitarian, and development actors in the face of environmental change in the region.
03 May 2017 description
report World Bank
The World Bank has added $100 million to the Productive Safety Net Program, which most beneficiaries prefer to emergency aid as it is dependable, predictable and regular.
02 May 2017 description
Though public education remains free for local and refugee children, more than 1,600 schools are damaged and unfit for use while others remain close to the frontlines, jeopardizing the safety of students.
02 May 2017 description
The report highlights significant progress achieved by the MILF in implementing an Action Plan to end and prevent the recruitment and use of children, signed in 2009.
02 May 2017 description
The assessment, led by an international border management expert, will help to streamline the registration process for returnees and identify other areas where IOM can help the government.
02 May 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
The projected number of children who are or will be acutely malnourished has shot up by 50% since the beginning of the year to 1.4 million, including over 275,000 who have or will suffer life-threatening SAM in 2017.
02 May 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch
Apparent reprisal killings over the past three months have left at least 45 people dead and at least 11,000 displaced, Human Rights Watch said.
01 May 2017 description
Action Against Hunger’s program aims to empower community health workers to spot the warning signs of malnutrition and get early treatment to prevent children from becoming seriously ill in the first place.
01 May 2017 description
As of 30 April, a total of 489,000 people were displaced from Mosul. This includes some 419,000 from western Mosul city alone, where water remains a significant humanitarian concern.
01 May 2017 description
report Inter Press Service
Caribbean countries will be among the most severely impacted by climate change. The region is already experiencing its impacts with more frequent extreme weather events.
01 May 2017 description
Thousands of civilians have arrived into Aburoc in recent days. Many have walked for days on foot –without access to sufficient water– and are arriving exhausted and weak.
30 Apr 2017 description
Humanitarian assistance will be distributed in the Dundo area, where refugees have been accommodated in makeshift reception centres since early April, including some 4,000 children.
30 Apr 2017 description
The overall number of people in need was estimated at 2.6 million in January 2017, more than twice the estimate of 1.25 million in August 2016 and more than four times the caseload of 640,000 estimated 12 months earlier.
28 Apr 2017 description
With some 1.17 million internally displaced as of 27 April, priorities for humanitarian intervention include food security, access to healthcare and protection, including 4,000 children separated from their families.
28 Apr 2017 description
FAO and WFP stressed that both agencies' famine response operations are severely underfunded, there must be an immediate and substantial rise in resources to save lives and livelihoods.
28 Apr 2017 description
Since February, more than 10,000 people have been displaced and 507 schools have closed, reflecting the deteriorating security in central Mali, with humanitarian needs escalating.
28 Apr 2017 description
More than 880,000 people have been displaced by conflict and frequent upsurge of violence, and almost half of the population currently depends on humanitarian assistance to survive.
28 Apr 2017 description
The health system’s fuel reserves are sufficient for only a few more days. If a solution is not found, Gaza’s 14 public hospitals will be forced to partially or completely close essential services.
28 Apr 2017 description
report Oxfam
Many families will arrive in Italy today to seek asylum. The humanitarian visa scheme aims to support 500 people in 2017 located in three transit countries – Lebanon, Morocco and Ethiopia.
28 Apr 2017 description
report Save the Children
A study of more than 600 people found the impact of the drought has gone far beyond life threatening shortages of essentials and identified high levels of psychological distress faced by children.