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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.
16 Dec 2016 description
report Oxfam
Oxfam reviewed the resettlement policies of eight countries – Australia, Canada, Germany, the Netherlands, Russia, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States.
01 Nov 2016 description
Some of the highest rates of impunity in the murders of journalists can be attributed to killings by Islamist militant groups, CPJ found. The worst country for the second year in a row is Somalia.
11 Mar 2016 description
The fifth year of the Syria conflict was the worst yet as warring parties have continued to wreak havoc, block aid and place more communities under siege, according to 30 aid agencies.
10 Mar 2016 description
According to a new report by ESCAP, the region accounted for over half the world’s 344 disasters in 2015, resulting in over 16,000 deaths with 59 million people affected.
03 Mar 2016 description
Even as Syria’s fragile ceasefire deal was being hammered out, Syrian government forces and their allies intensified their attacks on medical facilities, says the organisation.
04 Feb 2016 description
Participants from 16 countries are giving feedback on Northwest Pacific Tsunami Advisory enhanced forecasting products.
18 Dec 2015 description
With almost a million people having crossed the Mediterranean as refugees and migrants so far this year, 2015 is likely to exceed all previous records for global forced displacement.
04 Nov 2015 description
A new ACAPS document provides a description of situations that could occur in the coming six to nine months, with their associated humanitarian consequences.
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.
17 Sep 2015 description
The 4th Regional Technical Group meeting on Disaster Management under the Heart of Asia regional cooperation initiative resulted in the development of a Confidence-Building Measure Road Map to support disaster risk reduction.
29 May 2015 description
report IRIN
Fighting in the Ukraine has not stopped despite the February ceasefire. A humanitarian disaster has unfolded on Europe's doorstep and aid isnt gettting through.
13 Apr 2015 description
In April alone, 12,000 most vulnerable displaced people will receive food parcels and hygiene kits. The ICRC plans to provide such assistance every month in the Russian Federation.
30 Mar 2015 description
The Food Security Cluster expects that around 80,000 people will have no access to cash and voucher activities, and that food parcel support will stop in non-government controlled areas.
23 Mar 2015 description
Only 15 percent of the $316 million required for 2015 has been funded or pledged. For many IDPs, access to social payments, such as pensions, remains a key challenge.
29 Jan 2015 description
report Human Rights Watch
“Human rights violations played a major role in spawning or aggravating many of today’s crises,” HRW chief said. “Protecting human rights and ensuring democratic accountability are key to resolving them.”
17 Dec 2014 description
Continuing displacement, the arrival of winter, and weakened economic resilience among people in conflict areas, IDPs, and host communities, are worsening the humanitarian situation.
24 Oct 2014 description
Estimates as of Thursday 23 October are that Ukraine’s internally displaced population has risen to 430,000 people, some 170,000 more than at the start of September.
02 Sep 2014 description
"If this crisis is not quickly stopped, it will have not only devastating humanitarian consequences but it also has the potential to destabilize the whole region," says UNHCR chief.