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20 Jul 2017 description
DPR Korea's crop production for 2017 has been severely damaged by prolonged dry weather conditions, with low rainfall levels affecting the planting of main season crops.
20 Jul 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch
Unaccompanied migrant children in Lesbos are being incorrectly identified as adults and housed with unrelated adults, leaving them vulnerable to abuse and unable to access the specific care they need, HRW said.
20 Jul 2017 description
En los últimos días, el desborde de los ríos Sinú y San Jorge ha perjudicado a 15 mil personas, aumentando a 43 mil el número total de afectados desde finales de junio.
19 Jul 2017 description
Severe drought over the past year has resulted in very large livestock losses in the region, food insecurity is worsening to extreme levels following interruptions in humanitarian assistance.
19 Jul 2017 description
WFP, the world’s largest international food assistance agency, has seen its costs spike by more than 140 percent over a seven-year period, from US$2.2 billion in 2009 to US$5.3 billion in 2015.
19 Jul 2017 description
The vaccination campaign is scheduled for 28 July to 3 August in the high-active-transmission counties of Tonj East, Kapoeta South, Kapoeta North and Kapoeta East.
19 Jul 2017 description
Lacking papers has meant that IDPs fleeing Mosul fighting have not been able to access vital social services or travel, and children risk becoming stateless.
19 Jul 2017 description
report The Conversation
The vaccine could prove to be a powerful tool in sustaining the gains made in the last decade in reducing malaria-related cases and deaths. Between 2000 and 2015, new malaria cases fell by 37% globally.
19 Jul 2017 description
Amnesty urges parties to Arsal security operation "to prioritize the protection of Lebanese residents as well as Syrian refugees in the area and to refrain from using lethal force" if at all possible.
19 Jul 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
As humanitarians reach at least 10 million people each month in the 4 countries, UNICEF calls for further international efforts to save nearly 1.4 million children at imminent risk of death.
18 Jul 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
The UN children’s agency warns that murders, abductions, rape and recruitment into armed groups are on the rise, with renewed fighting severely restricting humanitarian access.
18 Jul 2017 description
Starting with 10 health facilities and covering a population of 70,000 people, the network will gradually expand to include other facilities and cover up to 180,000 people in the Saraqeb area.
18 Jul 2017 description
The HRP aims to provide emergency assistance to strengthen the protection and resilience of vulnerable persons in the affected Pool districts, IDPs and refugees from neighbouring regions.
18 Jul 2017 description
New report estimates 6.9 million Syrians are still food insecure while another 5.6 million people are likely to become food insecure without the regular food assistance they receive every month.
18 Jul 2017 description
The main areas from which people have been fleeing are Bangassou, Bema and Mobaye – several hundred kilometres east of the capital Bangui. Local authorities estimate more than 60,000 people have fled into DRC since May.
18 Jul 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
The EUR500,000 project will provide 13,800 children and young people living along the 'contact line', where fighting is most severe, with improved access to education and psychosocial support.
18 Jul 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
With thousands of refugees and migrants being pulled from the Mediterranean Sea each week, UNICEF is warning that a proposed code of conduct for NGO vessels could put children's lives at risk.
17 Jul 2017 description
WHO has trained and deployed 56 mobile teams across 25 local government areas in Borno State, providing more than 400,000 people with basic health services, including vaccinations.
17 Jul 2017 description
A total of 12.9 million infants did not receive any vaccinations in 2016, according to WHO and UNICEF. This means, critically, they missed the first dose of DTP-containing vaccine.
17 Jul 2017 description
Yei is about 150km south of the capital, Juba, and is a strategic outpost on the main trading route with Uganda and DRC. Seventy percent of the population fled last year, leaving Yei a ghost town.