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25 Jun 2018 description
report UN General Assembly
The Commissioner-General of UNRWA said that in January, the Agency’s financial situation became catastrophic due to the sudden loss of $300 million in voluntary contributions.
18 Jun 2018 description
Heavy monsoon rains in Cox’s Bazar again triggered flooding and landslides in the Rohingya refugee camps, affecting 9,000 individuals and displacing more than 2,000 people.
10 Jun 2018 description
Canada and partners announced an investment of close to $3.8 billion CAD, marking a fundamental shift toward improving access and reducing barriers to quality education around the world.
01 May 2018 description
The contribution will provide Palestine refugees from Syria health support and emergency cash and food assistance, among other services, through UNRWA’s operations in Lebanon, Jordan and Syria.
23 Feb 2018 description
The participating agencies - IOM, UNDP, UNFPA, UNHCR, UNICEF, UN Women and WFP - will provide a range of food and development assistance throughout Rakhine State.
19 Nov 2017 description
Japan’s contribution will fund almost a fifth of WFP’s total funding requirement for the refugee crises. WFP still needs US$55 million to feed more than a million people until February 2018.
01 Oct 2017 description
The donation of US$ 10.4 million has enabled WHO and health partners to rapidly expand access to trauma care and essential health care services for almost 9 million people.
18 Sep 2017 description
Viet Nam authorities reported 14 people killed, 112 injured and 4 missing when Typhoon Doksuri swept through seven central provinces over the weekend.
01 Sep 2017 description
The Yemen Stabilisation Programme begins the first phase of a project that aims to spur skill development and small business growth within the war-torn country.
25 Aug 2017 description
More than 460,000 people have been displaced from their homes. Some communities in the Rautahat, Banke, Bardiya, Mahottari, Dhanusa and Saptari districts remain inaccessible.
07 Aug 2017 description
Seasonal monsoon floods continue to affect North, Northeast and Central Thailand. Cumulatively, 1.8 million people have been affected in 44 provinces.
14 Jul 2017 description
Under a business-as-usual scenario, a 6 degree Celsius temperature increase is projected over the Asian landmass by the end of the century.
26 May 2017 description
The hub, an important tool for the strategic management of public health emergencies, will bring together all relevant experts, groups and stakeholders involved in preparedness and response.
07 May 2017 description
Japan's additional contribution of US$ 16.7 million for recovery efforts in newly liberated areas of Mosul targets small businesses, employment opportunities and rehabilitation of key infrastructure.
07 Mar 2017 description
Some US$13 million from the Government of Japan will provide desperately-needed food assistance to 7 million people suffering from devastating conflict and decades of chronic food insecurity.
24 Feb 2017 description
Humanitarian partners agreed to further scale up their response to reach the most vulnerable groups threatened by famine, including children with severe acute malnutrition. Nearly 11 million people urgently need humanitarian assistance.
22 Feb 2017 description
report UN News Service
The $2.6 million grant from Japan will help finance interventions across the island nation with an emphasis on the cholera-prone departments of Center, North, West, Grand'Anse, Sud (South), and Artibonite.
05 Jan 2017 description
report Munich Re
The losses totalled US$175 billion, two-thirds more than in the previous year. The share of uninsured losses remained substantial at around 70 per cent.
23 Dec 2016 description
EM-DAT preliminary data shows that during this year, 301 country-level natural disasters in 102 countries caused more than 7,000 deaths and US$97 billion of economic damages.
16 Dec 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund
Following a serious outbreak of measles in Kismayo, UNICEF delivered 55,000 doses of measles vaccine to children under 10, along with Vitamin A supplementation to boost immunity.