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24 Oct 2017 description
Weighing almost five tons, the WHO shipment to Al-Tabqa National Hospital includes medicines and medical supplies for 500 trauma cases and 37,000 medical treatments.
05 Oct 2017 description
A new report details harrowing cases of Afghans who have been returned from Europe only to be killed, injured in bomb attacks, or left to fear being persecuted for their sexual orientation or conversion to Christianity.
22 Aug 2017 description
En total 3810 personas se verán favorecidas por el programa financiado por Noruega: 30% son excombatientes de las FARC y 70% de organizaciones locales, comités, gremios y cooperativas.
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.
02 Sep 2016 description
With an increasing number of migrant children reported missing in Europe, questions arise about the availability, coverage and reliability of data on children migrating to and through the EU.
13 Jun 2016 description
UN refugee agency study finds the number of people in need of resettlement far surpasses the opportunities for placement in a third country.
23 May 2016 description
Ethiopia has been successfully fighting off one of the largest emergencies currently affecting the African continent, but WFP’s funding situation remains highly precarious.
07 Oct 2015 description
report Oxfam
Oxfam is calling for 10 per cent of refugees registered in neighbouring countries to be resettled or offered admission in rich countries that have signed the UN Refugee Convention.
06 Jan 2015 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
02 Oct 2014 description
Representatives from more than 20 governments, a dozen NGOs, the UN and a number of multinational companies have pledged emergency medical facilities, health workers to provide care and training to local staff, funding, equipment and logistics.
14 Jul 2014 description
At least 168 Palestinians - most of them civilians - have been killed since 7 July. At least 25,000 traumatized children in Gaza are in need of psychosocial support.
04 Dec 2013 description
report UN General Assembly
For 2014, the UN agency assisting Palestinian refugees had developed a core budget of $687 million with nearly zero growth, and a cash shortfall of 10 per cent was already anticipated.
12 Nov 2013 description
report CARE
A new report reveals that a tiny proportion of international aid is directed towards projects that target gender violence and sexual exploitation of women in humanitarian crises.
30 Jan 2013 description
New paper explores the complex relationship between climate change, displacement and indigenous communities in the Arctic region.
10 Dec 2012 description
report The Guardian
Poor countries have won historic recognition of the plight they face from climate change, as rich nations pledge to repair the "loss and damage" incurred
26 Oct 2012 description
HIGHLIGHTS 1,386 shelling impacts recorded 17,766 individuals (2,875 families) were recorded as displaced due to conflict 34% of households surveyed in 22 provinces are food insecure 17 reported humanitarian access-related incidents Afghanistan receives US$ $10 million from CERF
01 Aug 2012 description
report UN Children's Fund
By Elizabeth B. Mupfumira HARARE, Zimbabwe, 31 July 2012 – At Kuwadzana Polyclinic, in a surburb of Harare, 3-month-old Joe Mahachi was the first child to receive the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV 13), which protects children against pneumonia, the world’s leading killer of children under...
06 Mar 2012 description
report UN Security Council
SC/10566 Security Council 6729th Meeting (AM & PM) Ahead of Open Debate, Secretary-General Warns New Window of Opportunity ‘Narrow’; His Representative Agrees ‘We Do Not Have Luxury of Time’, Urgent Action Required Security Council members affirmed this morning that the period of...
17 Jan 2012 description
This is a summary of what was said by the UNHCR spokesperson at today’s Palais des Nations press briefing in Geneva. Further information can be found on the UNHCR websites, www.unhcr.org and www.unhcr.fr, which should also be checked for regular media updates on non-briefing days. On Sunday, 33...