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12 Jan 2018 description
Revised Humanitarian Response Plan has been launched to provide critical life-saving, protection and livelihoods assistance to 2.2 million Haitians out of an estimated 2.8 million people in need.
29 Dec 2017 description
report UN News Service
Challenges facing UN peacekeepers include the need for better training and equipment for intelligence gathering and situational awareness, as well as working closer with local communities.
13 Dec 2017 description
Framed around the Agenda for Humanity, the report presents global and country-level data-and-trend analysis about humanitarian crises and assistance.
13 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF, working with governments and partners, has been able to support children, families and communities through programmes focused on recovery and resilience.
09 Dec 2017 description
The CERF hosted its annual high-level pledging conference for 2018. Thirty-six donors pledged US$383 million to the Fund to ensure urgent humanitarian aid reaches people in need whenever and wherever crises hit.
08 Dec 2017 description
UN chief urges Pledging Conference to support ‘Super’ Central Emergency Response Fund in order to keep pace with projections of continued protracted crises and impacts of climate change.
07 Dec 2017 description
Global food supplies are high due to strong cereal harvests, but localized drought, flooding and protracted conflicts have intensified and perpetuated food insecurity.
01 Dec 2017 description
WFP, FAO and IFAD announced a new alliance that will unite their efforts to support the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean to eradicate hunger, malnutrition and poverty.
30 Nov 2017 description
El PMA, la FAO y el FIDA anunciaron el 30 de noviembre una alianza con un foco inicial en Haití, Guatemala y Colombia para erradicar el hambre, la malnutrición y la pobreza e impulsar el desarrollo rural.
28 Nov 2017 description
Deaths across the Mediterranean since the October 2013 Lampedusa tragedy have surpassed 15,000. More than 50 per cent of all migrant and refugee deaths worldwide over these last 4 years.
22 Nov 2017 description
Over US$2 billion pledged, half of which in loans and debt relief, to support affected people for long-term recovery in hurricane-affected Caribbean during CARICOM-UN Conference.
20 Nov 2017 description
In 2017, the EU dedicated 6% of its annual aid budget to education in emergencies, one of the most underfunded sectors of humanitarian aid. In 2018, this will increase to 8%.
10 Nov 2017 description
report Germanwatch
In 2016, Haiti was hit by the strongest hurricane in over 50 years and Fiji was struck by Cyclone Winston. Thus Haiti ranks first and Fiji third in the index of the most-affected countries in 2016.
02 Nov 2017 description
report Save the Children
The disease claimed 920,000 young lives in 2015. That represents two fatalities every minute of every day – more than diarrhoea, malaria and measles combined, says Save the Children.
05 Oct 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Results of malnutrition screening show the need for continuing care with 7,443 cases of acute malnutrition including 2,343 cases of severe and 5,100 cases of moderate acute malnutrition.
03 Oct 2017 description
With the commitment of cholera-affected countries, technical partners and donors, as many as 20 countries could eliminate disease transmission by 2030.
21 Sep 2017 description
Un informe de la FAO indica un repunte de las cosechas en la mayoría de los países de bajos ingresos con déficit de alimentos. En el Caribe, el impacto de los huracanes mermará el rendimiento agrícola.
18 Sep 2017 description
La OIM ha desplegado un equipo de emergencia de seis expertos en gestión de albergues y campamentos, seguimiento de desplazamiento y reducción de riesgos por violencia de género.
17 Sep 2017 description
The CERF funds will help provide food, critical health care, clean water, and other urgently needed aid to the people most affected by Irma, in particular women and girls.
15 Sep 2017 description
The three-month Regional Response Plan aims to cover the urgent needs of the most vulnerable populations in the Caribbean’s most impacted nations, territories and states.