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04 Jan 2018 description
Global EWEA report highlights potential new emergencies caused by imminent disaster threats and the risk of a steep deterioration in countries in crisis or response stage of an emergency.
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.
28 Nov 2017 description
As the board of Gavi meets this week, MSF is calling on the vaccine alliance to ensure sustainable access to lifesaving vaccines by putting children’s health at the centre of its funding model.
10 Oct 2017 description
Asia-Pacific Disaster Report 2017 shows that the greatest impacts of disasters are in countries which have the least capacity to prepare or respond to these events.
29 Mar 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
These included nutrition packages for infants and children, and multiple micronutrient supplements for pregnant and lactating women.
27 Feb 2017 description
Extreme winter weather continues to endanger herder families, who may counter falling incomes with negative coping mechanisms, such as withdrawing children from schools.
22 Feb 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Children born or in utero during the 2009/10 catastrophic winter and living in districts severely hit have significantly worse health compared with same-age children living in less affected districts.
12 Feb 2017 description
This Emergency Appeal seeks a total of 655,512 Swiss francs to assist some 11,264 people for 10 months, targeting poor and vulnerable households as the most in need of help.
16 Jan 2017 description
Multipurpose cash grants to support life-saving basic needs, emergency agricultural inputs and veterinary first aid kits have been identified as priority needs in Mongolia.
05 Jan 2017 description
report The Guardian
The scale of the migration is extraordinary: around 20% of the country’s people have moved to Ulaanbaatar, doubling the population and significantly increasing its physical footprint.
27 Dec 2016 description
As of 27 December, Nock-Ten affected an estimated 112,000 people in four regions in the Philippines. About 104,000 people were displaced by floods in Indonesia.
07 Jul 2016 description
The latest allocation brings ECHO's total funding for disaster preparedness programmes in the region to more than €140 million since 1996, including €27 million in the last funding cycle.
23 Jun 2016 description
Mongolia is entering the summer season. With improved weather conditions, focus is now transitioning to medium and longer-term priorities such as improved livestock management.
16 May 2016 description
Rains and unseasonal snow in Mongolia continue to hit vulnerable herders due to additional livestock deaths, despite the official government declaration that the dzud is over.
14 Apr 2016 description
Despite a reduction in snow overall, the stress on vulnerable herders’ remains extremely serious due to the protracted nature of the disaster and increased rates of livestock death.
11 Apr 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund
Since last December an estimated 41 per cent of the total herder population have been affected by harsh winter weather conditions involving extreme cold and compact layers of snow.
31 Mar 2016 description
In total 965,000 people - mostly herders - have been affected by dzud and are on the edge of facing devastating cold, snow storm, loss of their livestock and food insecurity.
18 Mar 2016 description
The loss of animals is increasing, as are miscarriages, which means fewer animals in the spring. During the last devastating dzud in 2010, more than eight million livestock died.
16 Mar 2016 description
Interventions amounting to $2.4 million will come from the UN Central Emergency Relief Fund. About 60 per cent of Mongolia’s districts are in dzud or near-dzud condition.
14 Mar 2016 description
As of 11 March, some 14,800 people affected by Typhoon Winston in Fiji remain in 476 evacuation centres. Over 80 government agencies, humanitarian organizations and multinational forces continue to respond.