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01 Mar 2017 description
According to the UN Country team, $10.2 million is required to reach 150,000 people with life-saving assistance and protection over the next three months.
28 Feb 2017 description
More than 56,000 school age children have recently been displaced by the Mosul offensive. Of these, 26,985 are currently not accessing any form of education.
28 Feb 2017 description
report REACH Initiative
The increasing numbers of Somalis returning from Kenya add to the already difficult situation of IDPs coping with food insecurity and inadequate shelter.
28 Feb 2017 description
Several areas such as Harasta and Ghouta have witnessed a sharp rise in attacks on medical facilities and civilian areas. They are unable to keep up to provide medical aid, relief and supplies.
28 Feb 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
A UNICEF report that provides an in-depth look at the risks facing refugee and migrant children as they make the journey from sub-Saharan Africa into Libya and across the sea to Italy.
27 Feb 2017 description
Most of the 3.2 million people who were driven from their homes in the first half of 2016 found shelter in low or middle income countries, according to UNHCR.
27 Feb 2017 description
Interpeace collaborates with other organizations to implement a peace education initiative that hopes to build lasting peace in Rwanda, Burundi, and eastern DRC.
27 Feb 2017 description
Since military operations began on 19 February, some 8,000 people have fled western Mosul and surrounding villages to locations south of Mosul city, arriving often exhausted and dehydrated.
27 Feb 2017 description
report Deutsche Welle
Landslides around the capital, Santiago, have contaminated a major river and cut off the drinking water supply to about 4 million people. At least three people have died and dozens are missing.
27 Feb 2017 description
Drought conditions have increased the spread of epidemic-prone diseases such as acute watery diarrhoea, cholera and measles. In the first 7 weeks of 2017, over 6,000 cases and 65 deaths by AWD/cholera have been reported.
27 Feb 2017 description
Via telephone, many families said food was unaffordable, while others said they could not access food at all. Due to increased fighting, people are afraid to leave their homes, making it even more difficult to search for essential food.
27 Feb 2017 description
Following an outbreak of dengue in the Solomon Islands, 10,095 suspected cases have been reported. Recent heavy rains may exacerbate the situation.
27 Feb 2017 description
Two students were killed in Laghman Province, and seven others and a teacher injured, when a mortar round struck their school on Saturday 25 February.
27 Feb 2017 description
Extreme winter weather continues to endanger herder families, who may counter falling incomes with negative coping mechanisms, such as withdrawing children from schools.
27 Feb 2017 description
Rather than developing safe and legal routes for people seeking international protection, the EU is increasingly collaborating with Eritrea, Libya, Sudan and Ethiopia, according to a new report.
26 Feb 2017 description
report IRIN
For many women, the threat is no longer the jihadists but a backlash from men inside displacement camps. Advocates say women are increasingly at risk of exploitation.
25 Feb 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
As a result of the drought, a total of 174,000 children are not attending school in the affected counties, and 1,274 schools have no access to water, affecting 246,000 children.
25 Feb 2017 description
Returns to east Mosul are nevertheless happening at a slower pace, some 62,000 IDPs reportedly returned to their areas of origin, leaving close to 162,000 persons still displaced.
25 Feb 2017 description
Protection concerns persist for those still residing in areas of active conflict. Aid agencies have scaled-up their response efforts to meet the needs of the displaced and those hosting them.
25 Feb 2017 description
New displacements of at least 47,000 individuals have been reported due to the ongoing drought in the period 1-23 February 2017, from rural areas to urban and peri-urban locations.