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19 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
More than four million children have been impacted by extreme violence, 270 children killed last year alone. UNICEF calls for massive investment in education - a key for lasting peace.
16 Jan 2018 description
Amid serious 2017 global setbacks, the UN chief urges action on climate, migration, regional conflicts, and women’s empowerment and calls for unity and courage to meet today’s most urgent needs.
12 Jan 2018 description
By the end of 2017, IOM, the UN Migration Agency, identified 3.2 million people who have returned back to their place of origin, while a staggering 2.6 million remained displaced.
10 Jan 2018 description
In Iraq, "you never know what will happen the next day, hour or minute. Many hospitals don’t have the resources to cope with these situations and this is where MSF comes in."
08 Jan 2018 description
The strategy focuses on delivering aid to the Iraqi people and facilitating the stabilisation of areas liberated from Da'esh, with three million displaced Iraqis still unable to return home.
28 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
In conflicts around the world, children have become frontline targets, used as human shields, killed, maimed and recruited to fight.
22 Dec 2017 description
The programme targets the most vulnerable families with a mixture of cash assistance, building materials, and distributions of winter items including blankets, heaters and clothes.
22 Dec 2017 description
A new report on food security highlights how an ongoing intensification of violence is opening a wide "hunger gap" between countries being affected by conflicts and those that are not.
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.
12 Dec 2017 description
The plan aims to bring together the vital efforts of some 270 humanitarian and development partners, in support of national efforts, to ensure refugees and host communities receive the support they desperately need.
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.
06 Dec 2017 description
MSF is scaling up its emergency humanitarian intervention, and is calling on EU and Greek authorities to open the islands and immediately move people to the mainland.
03 Dec 2017 description
According to UNAMI, 117 Iraqi civilians were killed and another 264 injured in violent acts in the month of November. Baghdad remains the most affected Governorate, with 201 civilian casualties.
01 Dec 2017 description
About 136 million people across the world need humanitarian aid and protection due to protracted conflicts, disasters, epidemics and displacement. This funding will target 91 million of the most vulnerable.
30 Nov 2017 description
ACAPS has identified 12 countries likely to face deteriorating humanitarian situations in 2018 and a further six countries where crises are already severe and likely to continue in a similar trend.
28 Nov 2017 description
Although these newly accessible areas are still security compromised, WHO saw urgency in delivering health care to thousands of people that had been cut off from aid for more than 3 years.
24 Nov 2017 description
Relying on analysis of IOM, the report states that at least 33,761 migrants were reported to have died or gone missing in the Mediterranean between 2000 and 2017.
23 Nov 2017 description
The ICU is the only one of its kind in Mosul. It’s only a small unit with four beds, but it’s the only chance a severely unwell patient has to survive. If it didn’t exist, patients with severe health issues would die.
22 Nov 2017 description
The number of men and boys suffering sexual violence within Syria and as refugees in surrounding countries remains unknown. UNHCR sheds light on the under-explored issue of SVM and calls for further investigation.
21 Nov 2017 description
UN chief highlights the urgent need to protect the human rights and dignity of migrants and to stop criminals and terrorists from preying on vulnerable populations.