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15 Jan 2018 description
This year’s HRP focuses only on life-saving emergency assistance to people caught up in current or recent disasters. Another 8.7 million people have high levels of needs.
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.
09 Dec 2017 description
The CERF hosted its annual high-level pledging conference for 2018. Thirty-six donors pledged US$383 million to the Fund to ensure urgent humanitarian aid reaches people in need whenever and wherever crises hit.
08 Dec 2017 description
UN chief urges Pledging Conference to support ‘Super’ Central Emergency Response Fund in order to keep pace with projections of continued protracted crises and impacts of climate change.
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.
02 Dec 2017 description
Afghanistan continues to face immense humanitarian, social and political challenges. Conflict strikes larger parts of the country; 3.3 million people now need humanitarian assistance.
27 Nov 2017 description
New research shows pre-teen and teenage girls living in humanitarian settings experience shockingly high levels of physical, emotional and sexual abuse at the hands of people they know.
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%.
06 Nov 2017 description
19 WHO-supported vaccination posts reach children on the move as they cross between countries, ensuring that all children under the age of 10 receive two drops of the oral polio vaccine.
02 Nov 2017 description
report Save the Children
The disease claimed 920,000 young lives in 2015. That represents two fatalities every minute of every day – more than diarrhoea, malaria and measles combined, says Save the Children.
26 Oct 2017 description
20.8 million children are still missing their first measles vaccine dose. More than half of them live in Nigeria, India, Pakistan, Indonesia, Ethiopia, and DR Congo.
25 Oct 2017 description
The funding will boost ongoing aid operations to reach an estimated 75,000 people and to help meet their most urgent needs, including shelter, food, protection and health care.
19 Oct 2017 description
Every day in 2016, 15,000 children died before their fifth birthday, 46 per cent of them – or 7,000 babies – died in the first 28 days of life, according to a new UN report.
17 Oct 2017 description
report Rotary
Funds will support efforts to end endemic polio in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Nigeria, while further funding will be allocated to other vulnerable countries to keep them polio-free.
13 Oct 2017 description
Research findings forecast a continued rise in homelessness among people in disaster prone countries unless significant progress is made in managing disaster risk
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.
12 Sep 2017 description
UNICEF and the IOM analysed the journeys of 11,000 young migrants and refugees along the Central and Eastern Mediterranean routes to Europe.
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."
04 Sep 2017 description
An estimated 30 million people have been affected by flooding in India. At the height of the emergency, 1.1 million people were hosted in 3,271 camps. People have begun to return home as water levels are dropping.
03 Aug 2017 description
Climate change could make much of South Asia - home to a fifth of the world's population - too hot for human survival by the end of this century, researchers are warning.