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31 May 2017 description
Erik Solheim also discussed support for the new Somali government on other environmental issues, including the charcoal trade and renewable energy, including solar and wind power.
31 May 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch
Both groups have been targeted and abused by warring parties in the current conflict, often because of their inability to flee ahead of attacks, Human Rights Watch said.
31 May 2017 description
The floods and landslides have killed some 200 people. More than 80,000 people have been forced into temporary shelters and around 100 people remain missing.
31 May 2017 description
Tropical Cyclone Mora has made landfall in Bangladesh's coastal region. More than 2.8 million are affected across 12 high-risk coastal districts.
30 May 2017 description
Nearly 137,000 South Sudanese have crossed into Sudan since 1 January – more than the 131,000 that arrived during 2016, the majority of them women and children.
30 May 2017 description
UNHCR launches a Supplementary Appeal for US$75.5 million to meet the increased humanitarian and protection needs of IDPs, host communities, refugees and asylum seekers in Libya.
30 May 2017 description
The project, in Benadir region, aims to support IDPs and returnees by setting up governance systems to regulate rights to housing, land and property, as well as social and political inclusion.
30 May 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
With more than 30,000 suspected cases of cholera and 300 associated deaths from acute watery diarrhoea reported so far, Yemen is facing yet another public health crisis.
30 May 2017 description
The convoy comprised 41 trucks loaded with food, medical supplies, household items and school books, which were distributed to 44,000 people living in Jayrud, as well as Atna and Nasrieyeh.
30 May 2017 description
About 24,000 hectares of maize fields have been sprayed with about 36,000 litres of pesticides, and about 12,600 hectares of land have been covered by handpicking the fall armyworm.
30 May 2017 description
To assist those who have been recently forcibly displaced, UNHCR is calling for urgent support to its funding appeal of US$209.2 million for the CAR situation, which is only 6 per cent funded.
30 May 2017 description
WFP has identified an increase in the rate of malnutrition among newly displaced children from western Mosul. Nine percent in the new Salamiya 1 camp are malnourished.
30 May 2017 description
report Save the Children
More than 11 million people in Bangladesh will be affected by Cyclone Mora; Save the Children is especially worried about the impact on children.
30 May 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
More than 9,000 children who have arrived at two temporary reception centres in northern Angola need urgent support, including access to food, safe drinking water and sanitation.
29 May 2017 description
Thousands of survivors of devastating floods and landslides are at risk of potentially fatal diseases such as dengue fever, charities warn as the death toll from the disaster rises.
29 May 2017 description
The funding will support Afghan refugees and their families in Iran and Pakistan, help victims of conflict in Afghanistan and improve disaster risk management in Central Asia.
29 May 2017 description
The vaccine, known as rVSV-ZEBOV and developed by Merck, is not yet licensed but was shown to be highly protective against Ebola in clinical trials published last December.
29 May 2017 description
The ramping-up of activities comes after a spike in the number of newly-displaced Iraqis fleeing western Mosul. An estimated 10,000 people a day fled areas of north-west Mosul and the Old City late last week.
29 May 2017 description
An estimated 503,560 people in 15 of Sri Lanka’s 25 districts have been affected by floods and landslides, with 82,998 people displaced. A total of 156 deaths has been confirmed.
28 May 2017 description
Najat Rochdi bemoaned a resurgence of violent atrocities with ethnic and religious connotations. Over the last week, six women and several children were killed based on their religious affiliations.