Más de 1000 millones de personas se han desplazado internamente en los países en desarrollo, una cifra muy superior a los 248 millones de migrantes internacionales que había en 2015, según un informe de la ONU.
report — United Nations Population Fund
Rapid response kits, mobile medical teams and critical reproductive health supplies are being dispatched to help displaced families on Socotra island and south-eastern coastal areas.
New UN report urges that policies should not stem migration, but maximize its potential and minimize negatives
The report by FAO states that migration must be a choice and not a necessity, and that policies should be coherent to ensure safe, orderly and regular migration.
The medical workers were abducted in north-eastern Nigeria earlier this year. A deadline that could result in the killing of another health-care worker is less than 24 hours away.
report — Norwegian Refugee Council
The Norwegian Refugee Council noted that international laws and resolutions that compel parties to the conflict to mitigate the impact of this war on civilians have gone unheeded.
Reaching pregnant women cut off from care in the aftermath of Typhoon Ompong in the Philippines
report — United Nations Population Fund
With support from the Government of Australia, UNFPA is distributing clinical delivery equipment for birthing facilities and reproductive health kits for pregnant and lactating women.
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report — Save the Children
The prolonged exposure to war, stress and uncertainty can be extremely upsetting for children and create issues that last a lifetime. Yet Yemen has barely any mental health services or sufficient support for these children.
report — Government of Guatemala
Según el Insivumeh existe la posibilidad de que el volcán de Fuego, el más activo de los 32 conos que tiene el país centroamericano, genere flujos piroclásticos en las próximas horas.
report — UN Resident Coordinator for Zimbabwe
The funds will provide immediate life-saving assistance to 600,000 people who are infected or at risk of being infected by cholera in Harare according to UN Resident Coordinator Bishow Parajuli.
This is the first formal release of children from the CJTF since September 2017 when the group signed an action plan committing to put measures in place to end and prevent child recruitment.
DR Congo: Eighty percent of children have returned to school in Ebola-affected areas
One month after the beginning of the school year, 80 per cent of children have returned to school in Beni and Mabalako, the two epicentres of the current Ebola outbreak in DR Congo.
Four international aid agencies have warned of dire consequences for millions of civilians if the Russia-Turkey deal doesn’t result in a sustained reduction of violence.
MSF uses new medical approaches to contain Ebola outbreak in DR Congo
report — Médecins Sans Frontières
MSF has started testing blood samples of suspected cases in laboratories within the Ebola Treatment Centers which allows the teams to react faster to changing medical conditions of patients.
UNICEF appeals for US$26.6 million to support emergency and recovery activities in Sulawesi and Lombok, Indonesia
The UN children's agency will use the funds to help 1.4 million people access services for WASH, child protection, education, health, and infant nutrition.
report — Government of Colombia
Avanzan las labores de búsqueda y rescate en el barrio de los andes trás movimiento en masa en un sector residencial que ha dejado un saldo de 11 personas fallecidas, 29 rescatadas, 4 lesionadas y 1 mujer desaparecida.
Humanitarian partners continue to step up their response efforts to provide life-saving assistance, especially basic medical care, which is critical to prevent disastrous epidemics.
report — UN Human Rights Council
A resurgence of inter-community conflicts, coupled with an absence of state authorities, have impacted the daily lives of people and impeded economic activities and children's education.
report — World Health Organization
Around 20 000 residents in Al-Khalidiya, 7000 in Al-Ma’asaraniyeh, and thousands more internally displaced persons will benefit from health care provided by the two centres.
UN Deputy Humanitarian Chief calls for continued humanitarian support to the people of Marawi
"Sustained humanitarian assistance is needed. There is a lot of hope and opportunity in Marawi, and we need to keep those hopes alive.” Deputy Humanitarian Chief said.
report — UN High Commissioner for Refugees
The government has given land for refugee settlements but it is now fully occupied. Resources are needed to establish more settlements and receive further refugees.
European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO)154