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12 Sep 2018 description
The MRG report describes the distinct experiences of migrants, refugees and internally displaced belonging to minorities and indigenous peoples, and how their identities shape their journeys.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
11 Jul 2014 description
The Atlas of Mortality and Economic Losses from Weather, Climate and Water Extremes describes the distribution and impacts of disasters and highlights measures to increase resilience.
14 May 2014 description
Report by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre says this figure equates to a staggering increase of 4.5 million from 2012, signalling a record high for the second year running.
19 Jul 2013 description
report Oxfam
Russia holds a unique middle-ground position between the developed and the developing world. As such, it has the potential to play an important role in introducing new ideas on aid discourse and practice.
14 Jul 2013 description
report UNAIDS
The framework, entitled Treatment 2015, stresses that intensive focus on scaling up HIV services in 30 countries would have a significant impact on the trajectory of the global AIDS epidemic.
29 Apr 2013 description
Around 6.5 million people were newly displaced, almost twice as many as the 3.5 million during 2011. The conflicts in Syria and DRC were responsible for around half of the new displacements.
31 Mar 2013 description
After several years of mega-disasters and consequent high funding for disaster response, international humanitarian disaster funding dipped to the relatively low 2009 level.
21 Mar 2013 description
New and old conflict-affected countries, such as Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq, and Somalia, contributed to an increase in asylum applications during 2012.
14 Mar 2013 description
The world has experienced three consecutive years where annual economic losses have exceeded $100 billion due to an enormous increase in exposure of industrial assets to extreme disaster events.