report — World Food Programme
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.
South Sudan + 6 othersUNHCR launches $2.7 billion appeal for Africa’s largest refugee crisis: South Sudan
report — UN High Commissioner for Refugees
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.
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.
Humanitarian groups raise alarm over attacks on health workers in northwest Syria
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.
Millions of Congolese languish without aid as country heads towards elections
report — Norwegian Refugee Council
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.
infographic — UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
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.
report — Danish Refugee Council, Norwegian Refugee Council, Oxfam, International Rescue Committee, Save the Children
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.
World + 1 otherKfW y el Banco Mundial contribuye €15 millones al Programa de Aseguramiento contra Riesgo Catastrófico en Centroamérica y el Caribe
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.
Afghanistan + 1 otherNearly 6,000 Afghan farming families severely hit by drought targeted for emergency aid
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.
UN launches $350 million appeal to address critical humanitarian needs of Palestinians
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.
report — UN Mission in South Sudan
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.
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
Humanitarian Coordinator expresses concern amidst escalation of violence in the West Bank
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
report — Asian Development Bank
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.
Syrian Arab Republic + 1 otherSecurity Council authorizes one-year extension of cross-border aid deliveries targeting 13 million in Syria
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.
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.
report — European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations, UN Development Programme, UN Mine Action Service, UN Human Settlements Program, UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, UN Assistance Mission for Iraq, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
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.
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) + 3 othersCARE scales up its response to the Venezuela crisis and warns that women are facing unprecedented suffering
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.
report — HelpAge International
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.
report — UN High Commissioner for Refugees
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.
European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO)158