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22 Feb 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
This week's assessment in Tongatapu and Eua Islands reported that at least 129 classrooms in 83 schools were damaged in the cyclone, affecting an estimated 25,000 school students.
21 Feb 2018 description
"Needs are huge not only for the displaced, but also for the local population who are already sharing limited resources in very dire circumstances," Ursula Mueller said.
21 Feb 2018 description
report Human Rights Watch
Somali authorities are unlawfully detaining and at times prosecuting in military courts children with alleged ties to the Islamist armed group Al-Shabab, Human Rights Watch said in a report.
21 Feb 2018 description
"Yemen's crisis is entirely man-made. The spread of cholera and the threat of famine are the results of deliberate actions taken by the parties to the conflict," NRC's Van Meegen said.
21 Feb 2018 description
report Theirworld
Three days of air strikes, rocket attacks and artillery bombardment by Syrian government forces left more than 250 civilians dead - including at least 50 children - in the besieged region outside the capital Damascus.
21 Feb 2018 description
Governments, agencies and NGOs invest hugely in immunization; however, for effectiveness there is a need to focus on improving communication with parents and caregivers.
21 Feb 2018 description
Since 2016, children have been used in war in at least 18 countries. More than 20% of the UN Member States enlist children into their militaries, including 17 states which enlist as young as 16.
21 Feb 2018 description
As a result of the siege of Eastern Ghouta, residents of this area are living under extreme conditions. Following airstrikes, shelling and bombardment, 700 people require medical evacuation.
21 Feb 2018 description
La Organización entregó kits escolares a 150 niñas y niños migrantes retornados en El Progreso para aportar al cumplimiento del derecho a su educación y favorecer su reintegración en el país.
20 Feb 2018 description
The attacks come amidst spiraling violence for the 393,000 people in East Ghouta, who account for 94 per cent of all Syrians living under besiegement today.
20 Feb 2018 description
report CARE
One year on from the declaration of famine, the food situation in South Sudan has deteriorated further leaving more than 7 million people in need of humanitarian assistance.
20 Feb 2018 description
Le Plan de réponse humanitaire cible les besoins des personnes les plus vulnérables, soit les déplacées, retournées ou rapatriées, et celles en besoin immédiat d'assistance.
20 Feb 2018 description
According to IOM’s latest DTM report, as of 31 January 2018 more than 3.3 million Iraqis had returned to their areas of origin, while nearly 2.5 million people continue to live in displacement.
20 Feb 2018 description
Small engineering projects continue in the settlements where UNHCR operates to build bamboo-reinforced footpaths and stairs, raised bridges, and retaining walls for soil stabilization and drainage networks.
20 Feb 2018 description
People fleeing for their lives near the provincial capital Kalemie have shared stories of horrific violence during attacks against their villages, including killings, abductions and rape.
20 Feb 2018 description
The head of UN humanitarian efforts in Somalia has underlined the importance of improving communities’ resilience to better withstand the effects of recurring droughts, such as famines.
20 Feb 2018 description
An estimated 60,000 children are expected to be born in the camps in the next year. Besides newborns, pregnant and young mothers; children, adults and the elderly need basic health services.
20 Feb 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
Newborns from the riskiest places are up to 50 times more likely to die than those from the safest places. Around 80 per cent die of preventable causes such as prematurity and birth complications.
19 Feb 2018 description
Las regiones con afectación son Tiquipaya, Colcapirhua, Quillacollo, Vinto, Capinota, Bolívar, Omereque, Cliza y Arque. Se trabaja en la limpieza de las viviendas y las zonas de cultivo de las familias afectadas por las riadas y las anegaciones.
19 Feb 2018 description
The latest Grand Challenge, in a departure from traditional forms of aid, will see new low-cost technology being produced for the most remote places and extreme conditions.