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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.
10 Oct 2016 description
An estimated 520,000 people across eight provinces in Sri Lanka remain affected by drought as of 9 October. Water shortages are reported in several areas.
04 Feb 2016 description
Participants from 16 countries are giving feedback on Northwest Pacific Tsunami Advisory enhanced forecasting products.
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.
04 Dec 2014 description
report UN General Assembly
Twenty six donors today announced contributions, or their intention to contribute, to UNRWA's 2015 budget, as officials estimated that the agency would begin the year facing a $35 million deficit.
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.
01 Sep 2014 description
More than one million people are affected by floods in Bangladesh, while in Sri Lanka, low rainfall in August has aggravated the drought, which has hit 1.8 million people.