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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.
13 Dec 2017 description
Women farmers have significantly less access to land, information, finance and agricultural inputs. This makes them more vulnerable to climate shocks, and affects their health and the food security and nutrition of the entire household.
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.
05 Dec 2017 description
Four in five children living with HIV in the region are still not receiving life-saving antiretroviral therapy, AIDS-related deaths among adolescents are on the rise, according to a new report.
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%.
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
WFP’s regional programme faces a $76 million funding gap, with severe repercussions since the nutritious WFP-provided lunches and snacks are the only meal many youngsters eat all day.
11 Sep 2017 description
While detailing human rights violations in 40 countries, Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein highlights the Rohingya situation in Myanmar, calling it "a textbook example of ethnic cleansing."
17 Aug 2017 description
Rainfall deficits have greatly affected the situation of crops. IFRC operations will assist the populations of Brakna and Gorgol who currently have high percentages in malnutrition cases.
04 Aug 2017 description
As humanitarian needs grow, the EU has released fresh humanitarian funding of €9 million for essential supplies like food and medical care and support humanitarian organisations working in the affected areas.
11 Jul 2017 description
The money will help WFP provide cash and food transfers to some 77,000 Mauritanians during the peak of the lean season and throughout September, and improve nutrition and livelihoods.
05 Jul 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
About 75 per cent remain in sub-Saharan Africa and fewer than one in five heads to Europe, UNICEF said in a report that reveals a complex set of drivers for migration beyond poverty.
14 Jun 2017 description
New technology being used by scientists from the European Space Agency in collaboration with FAO, will help to increase the warning time for locust outbreaks by up to two months.
09 Jun 2017 description
Protracted fighting and unrest are increasing the ranks of the displaced and hungry with some 37 countries, 28 of which are in Africa, requiring external assistance for food.
23 Mar 2017 description
More than 190,000 polio vaccinators in 13 countries across west and central Africa will immunize more than 116 million children, to tackle the last remaining stronghold of polio on the continent.
06 Mar 2017 description
Insurance companies that pay out directly to farmers are still few and far between in many developing countries, and they mainly serve commercial farmers because the poorest cannot afford to pay premiums.
20 Feb 2017 description
The two agency heads warn that food shortages will have dire consequences on the health and protection of 5 million vulnerable people, unless more support is urgently made available.
08 Feb 2017 description
Each received less than 40 per cent of the funding required as stated in the 2016 Humanitarian Appeal, resulting in the release of $100 million in CERF underfunded grants last January.
17 Jan 2017 description
The arrival of more than 4,500 Malians in Mauritania has led to an urgent need for shelters and latrines, as many of the four-year-old infrastructures in Mbera camp need to be replaced.