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18 Dec 2018 description
UNHAS, which depends entirely on the support of international donors to finance its operating costs, is in urgent need of US$ 3 million to maintain its service for the next three months.
18 Dec 2018 description
Five years since the onset of a brutal civil war, more than 2.2 million South Sudanese have sought safety in Uganda, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, DRC, and CAR. Another 1.9 million are IDPs.
18 Dec 2018 description
Though much African migration is regular and takes place within Africa itself, the new evidence underscores the risks migrants face on their journeys, and how little we know about them.
18 Dec 2018 description
Kidnapping of health workers, once a rarity at the beginning of the year, has become systematic after the summer of 2018, with an attack reported almost every month.
18 Dec 2018 description
The waves of displacement are mainly due to violence around Congo's eastern frontier, in Ituri and the Kivus. More than 13 million people depend on humanitarian assistance.
17 Dec 2018 description
Following standardized design rules, the original set has been extended to include new themes while individual icons have evolved to reflect changes that have occurred since 2012.
17 Dec 2018 description
Accountability is necessary for a non-binding document and 2019 must be the year where ambitious benchmarks for the success of the Compact are defined, said the NGOs.
17 Dec 2018 description
report World Bank
La iniciativa es parte de un compromiso más amplio con países del Caribe y Centroamérica para desarrollar estrategias eficientes, rentables y sostenibles para el manejo de riesgo de desastres.
17 Dec 2018 description
The Republic of Korea and FAO have joined forces to provide emergency assistance to some 5 800 families in two of the worst drought-affected provinces, Ghor and Badghis.
17 Dec 2018 description
The 2019 HRP seeks to provide basic food, protection, health care, shelter, water and sanitation to 1.4 million Palestinians, who have been identified as most in need of interventions.
17 Dec 2018 description
Close to 6,000 disappeared children have been reunited with their families since the outbreak of armed conflict in December 2013. Another 7,000 children are staying with foster families.
17 Dec 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
Access to basic drinking water and sanitation facilities is better but more needs to be done to improve access to education and ending all forms of violence against children.
16 Dec 2018 description
The current upsurge in violence began on 9 December, resulting in Israeli forces conducting extensive search and arrest operations throughout the West Bank, triggering further clashes with Palestinian residents.
15 Dec 2018 description
Many IDPs are slowly returning to Marawi after the five-month siege in 2017. The delivery of basic utilities, social services, and educational resources for children has yet to catch up with the needs of residents.
14 Dec 2018 description
report UN Security Council
The Council further demanded that all parties allow safe, unimpeded and sustained access for the humanitarian convoys of the United Nations and its partners, including medical and surgical supplies.
14 Dec 2018 description
El Plan Regional de Respuesta para Refugiados y Migrantes es el primero de este tipo en las Américas: un plan operacional, con una estrategia y formato de coordinación destinado a responder a las necesidades de los venezolanos que se encuentran en movimiento y que asegura su inclusión social y económica en las comunidades que los reciben.
14 Dec 2018 description
Despite the military defeat of Da’esh a year ago, some areas still lack basic services; the UN and Iraqi authorities are working to ensure a decent living for people to facilitate the dignified return of IDPs.
14 Dec 2018 description
report CARE
The often illegal status of Venezuelan women in many countries within the region increases their vulnerability to exploitation and abuse by trafficking rings.
14 Dec 2018 description
More than one million affected by the conflict since 2014 are older people, many driven out by the violence along the contact line dividing government and non-government-controlled areas.
14 Dec 2018 description
UNHCR estimates that about 1.5 million people have had their homes damaged or destroyed, based on findings from a Shelter Working Group from seven of DRC’s 26 provinces.