Headlines

All ReliefWeb headlines to date.

14,684 entries found
Sort by: Latest |Relevance
20 Aug 2018 description
The Humanitarian Coordinator for the oPt is calling on donors to immediately fund the procurement of emergency fuel. “We have now run out of funds and are delivering the final supplies in the next few days," he said.
20 Aug 2018 description
As of 19 August, flooding in India's Kerala state has caused 361 deaths and displaced 725,000 people. Cyclone Bebinca caused flooding in Viet Nam, Thailand, and Laos.
20 Aug 2018 description
Today's conflicts are fuelled by a steady supply of arms. The poor regulation and wide availability of conventional arms cause devastating and irreparable harm to the civilian population.
20 Aug 2018 description
As the conflict in northwest Syria escalates, WHO is appealing for US$ 11 million to provide life-saving health care to people in parts of Aleppo, Hama, Idleb and Lattakia governorates.
20 Aug 2018 description
report Oxfam
Rohingya women living in Bangladesh are developing health problems and are at greater risk of abuse due to unsafe and unsuitable facilities in many parts of the refugee camps, Oxfam warned.
19 Aug 2018 description
Throughout Myanmar, there are calls for a peace process that not only stops the fighting and ends the violence, but also addresses longstanding issues that affect all communities.
17 Aug 2018 description
The drought could lead to further internal immigration in the Americas, as climatic factors have impelled people to emigrate from the Northern Triangle’s Dry Corridor to the USA and elsewhere.
17 Aug 2018 description
Donors helped the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to achieve record-level funding of $514.6 million, ensuring delivery of urgent aid to millions of people in desperate need.
17 Aug 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
Children represent an unusually high proportion of people affected by the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the eastern DRC, UNICEF said today. Two minors have already died from the disease.
17 Aug 2018 description
report Save the Children
"We’re hearing reports of damage to major infrastructure and homes, while hundreds of schools are being used to shelter those who fled their homes,” said the head of Save the Children in India.
17 Aug 2018 description
La canícula prolongada, que afecta 163 municipios, principalmente los ubicados en departamentos del oriente de Guatemala, ha provocado la pérdida de 695 millones de quetzales en daños a cultivos agrícolas, indicaron hoy fuentes oficiales.
17 Aug 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
Les enfants représentent une proportion élevée des personnes touchées par l’épidémie d’Ebola en cours dans l’Est de la République Démocratique du Congo, a déclaré l’UNICEF.
17 Aug 2018 description
Latest flooding has caused more destruction and left families isolated in camps without enough supplies, sanitation and support – making a difficult situation even tougher.
17 Aug 2018 description
Lack of adequate care is having severe consequences for children arriving in the town. MSF calls on authorities to urgently provide adequate assistance before the situation further deteriorates.
17 Aug 2018 description
report Theirworld
A series of tremors damaged hundreds of schools, leaving thousands of children without crucial education and safe spaces in the wake of a traumatic experience.
17 Aug 2018 description
Cox’s Bazar had significant areas of protected forest and was an important wildlife habitat. But the arrival of over 700,000 Rohingya refugees over the past year led to massive deforestation.
17 Aug 2018 description
Thousands of South Sudanese risk their lives every day to provide lifesaving assistance in their own communities, with millions of people facing unprecedented levels of need.
16 Aug 2018 description
In 2017, 139 aid workers were killed while doing their jobs, with 30% increase in fatalities from 2016, reflecting a heightened lethality in the style of attacks.
16 Aug 2018 description
According to the recent IOM report, only 42% of internally displaced persons were employed and the average income of IDPs was one third lower than Ukraine’s national subsistence level.
16 Aug 2018 description
Not only does Arsal host a high number of Syrian refugees, but its residents have suffered from instability, with armed groups present in the area for years. MSF has worked there continuously since 2012.