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05 Jun 2017 description
An estimated 3.3 million people have been affected by Tropical Cyclone MORA in Bangladesh with 540,000 people estimated to require humanitarian assistance.
05 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF calls on all parties in west Mosul to protect children and keep them out of harm’s way at all times, in line with their obligations under humanitarian law.
04 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Currently, 66,045 people are reported as displaced in 368 evacuation centres in 15 districts. However, the actual number of people displaced and affected could be significantly higher.
02 Jun 2017 description
Thanks to the new project, the daily water supply in the Khor Ramla displacement site has now increased to 23 litres per person, which is above the emergency standard.
02 Jun 2017 description
UN Secretary General called on donors to urgently increase their assistance, as humanitarian aid, including food aid, is a "lifeline" for tens of thousands of refugees from Western Sahara.
02 Jun 2017 description
UNHCR urgently needs US$ 126 million to meet critical needs of vulnerable children, women and men displaced from, and returning to, Mosul, until the end of the year.
02 Jun 2017 description
By mid-July, FAO will have reached 22 million animals, protecting the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of families who rely on their livestock's meat and milk for survival.
02 Jun 2017 description
The appeal, which aims to help Rohingya migrants living in settlements in Bangladesh affected by Cyclone Mora, will target health, water, sanitation, shelter and protection.
02 Jun 2017 description
report Save the Children
Food supplies are already on the brink of depletion due to funding shortfalls, with need rapidly outstripping supply and donors’ funding failing to keep pace, Save the Children warned.
02 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Cyclone Mora in Myanmar and Bangladesh, and torrential monsoon rains across Sri Lanka have left children homeless and in need of protection, nutrition and health services.
01 Jun 2017 description
report Save the Children
At least 58 schools have been damaged in the district of Ratnapura alone. Because many schools have been used as evacuation centres, it could be a considerable period of time before some of them can re-open.
01 Jun 2017 description
Concern mounts in Banki as more than 12,000 refugees returned from Cameroon in May. The town, with very limited humanitarian access, already hosts about 45,000 displaced people.
01 Jun 2017 description
Violence has reached levels not seen since August 2014. In the last two weeks alone, over 100,000 people have been newly displaced, seeking safety in areas aid can hardly reach.
01 Jun 2017 description
Countries in the Norwegian Refugee Council's list are characterised by insufficient economic support to meet basic needs, limited media attention and lack of political will to solve crises.
01 Jun 2017 description
According to the government, six people have died and 136 are injured. Approximately 52,000 houses were damaged or destroyed.
31 May 2017 description
So far this year, 88% of all civilian casualties from explosive violence in Afghanistan have been caused by improvised explosive devices (IEDs). The impact of such devices has been increasing since 2013.
31 May 2017 description
The humanitarian community today also launched the Multi-Year Humanitarian Strategy, recognizing that Sudan has both new and long-term humanitarian needs which require different types of interventions.
31 May 2017 description
UNHCR appeals for US$18 million as the number of unaccompanied and separated children fleeing violence suffocating the North of Central America has doubled every year since 2011.
31 May 2017 description
The outbreak of dengue fever, with already more than twice the number of cases as the same time period in 2016, will be aggravated by damaged health facilities and water logging due to flooding.
31 May 2017 description
La MINUSCA et l’UNICEF demandent à tous les groupes armés en Centrafrique de mettre fin au recrutement et à l’utilisation des enfants.