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07 Jan 2019 description
report Insecurity Insight

Security Incidents and Access Constraints

Africa

Burundi

05 November 2018: The Burundian government announced that 25 INGOs who had their registration suspended on 16 September 2018 for not complying with Burundian law, are now re-registered.
Meanwhile, the registration of 11 others are still not registered for action. Source: Radio Tèlèvision Nationale du Burundi

Cameroon

02 Jan 2019 description

The 2019 Early Warning Forecast, a publication of Lutheran World Relief and IMA World Health

07 Dec 2018 description
infographic Insecurity Insight

This overview document presents 267 safety, security and access incidents affecting aid delivery in 18 countries in the Americas between January 2017 and June 2018. The report is based on incidents identified in open sources and reported by Aid in Danger partner agencies using the Security in Numbers Database (SiND). The focus is on countries where possible changing or emerging risks can be identified. The total number of reported incidents below reflects the willingness of agencies to share information. It is neither a complete count nor representative.

04 Dec 2018 description
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Global trends and challenges

More than 1 per cent of people across the planet right now are caught up in major humanitarian crises. The international humanitarian system is more effective than ever at meeting their needs – but global trends including poverty, population growth and climate change are leaving more people than ever vulnerable to the devastating impacts of conflicts and disasters.

15 Nov 2018 description

The Responsibility to Protect (R2P) is a global norm, unanimously adopted by heads of state and government at the 2005 UN World Summit, aimed at preventing and halting Genocide, War Crimes, Ethnic Cleansing and Crimes Against Humanity. R2P stipulates that:

22 Oct 2018 description
infographic Insecurity Insight

This overview document presents 183 security incidents affecting aid delivery in 16 countries in the Americas between January 2017 and March 2018. The report is based on incidents identified in open sources and reported by Aid in Danger partner agencies using the Security in Numbers Database (SiND).

21 Aug 2018 description

For Immediate Release
Monday, August 20, 2018 Office of Press Relations
Telephone: +1.202.712.4320 | Email: press@usaid.gov

Center for Strategic and International Studies
Washington, DC
August 20, 2018

ADMINISTRATOR GREEN: Good morning, everyone. Thank you, Dan, for that kind introduction and thanks to all of you for being here to help mark this very important occasion.

17 Aug 2018 description
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Threats and violence affecting emergency care

Middle-East and North Africa

Syrian Arab Republic

19 July 2018: In Manjib city and district, Aleppo governorate, a mine exploded near an ambulance carrying patients, slightly injuring the driver and damaging the vehicle. Another mine was later found 25 metres away from the spot. Source: Manbijmc

The Americas

Mexico

09 Aug 2018 description

OVERVIEW

This report compares current humanitarian crises based on their level of humanitarian access. Affected populations in more than 40 countries are not getting proper humanitarian assistance due to access constraints. Out of 44 countries included in the report, nearly half of them are currently facing critical humanitarian access constraints, with four countries (Eritrea, Syria, Venezuela, and Yemen) being considered as inaccessible. Moderate humanitarian access constraints are an issue in eight countries, and 15 face low humanitarian access constraints.

18 Jul 2018 description
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Threats and violence affecting emergency care

Africa

South Africa 09 June 2018: In Du Noon township, Cape Town city, Western Cape province, unspecified assailants wielding a gun and a knife attacked a group of volunteer paramedics, stealing personal valuables and some of their equipment. Source: News 24

Middle-East and North Africa

08 Jun 2018 description
report Insecurity Insight

This overview document presents incidents affecting aid delivery in 16 countries in the Americas in 2017. The report is based on incidents identified in open sources and reported by Aid in Danger partner agencies using the Security in Numbers Database (SiND). In 2017, 156 security incidents affecting NGO staff members, programmes and assets were reported. The total number of reported incidents below reflects the willingness of agencies to share information. It is neither a complete count nor representative.

25 Apr 2018 description

DESTACADOS

  • Incrementan afectados por desplazamientos, restricciones al acceso y confinamiento.

  • Ataques contra civiles y acciones armadan generan riesgos en las comunidades.

Afectaciones humanitarias por violencia marcan el primer trimestre del 2018

03 Mar 2018 description

DESTACADOS

• Incremento de desplazamientos masivos en el primer mes del año.

• Acciones armadas coinciden con zonas de intereses de los grupos armados.

• Población civil en riesgo por aumento y persistencia de los ataques

Desafíos humanitarios continúan en 2018

28 Feb 2018 description
report Insecurity Insight

Security Incidents and Access Constraints

Africa

Central African Republic

10 Feb 2018 description

DESTACADOS

  • Los desplazamientos masivos superan cifras de 2014, 2015 y 2016

  • Población civil en riesgo por aumento y persistencia de los ataques

  • Aumento en la tendencia de las acciones armadas, por lo que preocupa un retroceso del alivio humanitario

Balance de la situación humanitaria en 2017

11 Jan 2018 description

NECESIDADES HUMANITARIAS & CIFRAS CLAVE

La población víctima y los grupos poblacionales más vulnerables como los grupos étnicos, las mujeres, niñas, niños, adolescentes y jóvenes (NNAJ) que viven en zonas rurales de difícil acceso y zonas urbanas, han sido quienes han recibido el mayor impacto humanitario durante varias décadas, como consecuencias del conflicto armado y violencia generalizada en Colombia.

05 Dec 2017 description

DESTACADOS

  • En diez meses, la cifra de desplazados 2017 superó el total del año 2016

  • Las restricciones al acceso afectan a comunidades y organismos humanitarios

  • Persiste el incremento de ataques contra civiles, particularmente homicidios y amenazas

Los defensores y defensoras de derechos humanos desempeñan un papel clave para la construcción de la paz

Por: Todd Howland, Alto Comisionado de la ONU para los Derechos Humanos en Colombia