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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.
05 Jul 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
About 75 per cent remain in sub-Saharan Africa and fewer than one in five heads to Europe, UNICEF said in a report that reveals a complex set of drivers for migration beyond poverty.
27 Jun 2017 description
The IOM's new operation provides life-saving assistance to migrants in distress in areas where there is a limited humanitarian presence.
05 May 2017 description
The first comprehensive analysis, “At the Root of Exodus: Food security, conflict and international migration,” explores the role that food security and other factors play in compelling cross-border migration.
11 Apr 2017 description
African migrants who go to Libya while trying to get to Europe become commodities to be bought, sold and discarded when they have no more value.
06 Mar 2017 description
Insurance companies that pay out directly to farmers are still few and far between in many developing countries, and they mainly serve commercial farmers because the poorest cannot afford to pay premiums.
28 Feb 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
A UNICEF report that provides an in-depth look at the risks facing refugee and migrant children as they make the journey from sub-Saharan Africa into Libya and across the sea to Italy.
08 Feb 2017 description
Each received less than 40 per cent of the funding required as stated in the 2016 Humanitarian Appeal, resulting in the release of $100 million in CERF underfunded grants last January.
24 Jan 2017 description
Several thousand people have returned to the Gambia since ex-president Yahya Jammeh ceded power, although more than 50,000 remain in Senegal and Guinea-Bissau.
20 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF's emergency plans are set to support up to 40,000 people for three months with health care, water, sanitation and education along border areas and to help host communities cope with the influx of refugees.
17 Jan 2017 description
The arrival of more than 4,500 Malians in Mauritania has led to an urgent need for shelters and latrines, as many of the four-year-old infrastructures in Mbera camp need to be replaced.
13 Jan 2017 description
New findings by the UNHCR suggest that several thousand people have crossed to Senegal to seek shelter, mainly in the Ziguinchor, Sédhiou, Kaolack and Kolda areas.
07 Dec 2016 description
The appeal aims to provide lifesaving assistance to 15 million people in eight countries of the Sahel region, which will remain the site of one of the world's major humanitarian operations in 2017.
05 Dec 2016 description
The last quarter century has seen an overwhelming shift in frequency, scale and magnitude of humanitarian emergencies. Record request will provide assistance to those affected by conflict and the El-Niño event.
06 Sep 2016 description
Le nombre total de personnes affectées a triplé comparativement au bilan établi au 25 juillet dernier et qui estimait à environ 30 000 les personnes sinistrées.
30 Aug 2016 description
As schools resume this autumn, widening financial constraints will force the United Nations food agency – the top sponsor of such initiatives – to reduce its reach.
28 Aug 2016 description
The Africa Human Development Report 2016 analyses the drivers that hamper African women’s advancement, and proposes policies and concrete actions to close the gender gap.
23 Aug 2016 description
As the number of migrant deaths worldwide continues to rise, IOM’s Missing Migrants Project has recorded 23 per cent more migrant deaths during the first half of 2016 compared with the same period in 2015.
27 Jun 2016 description
The appeals for 2016 are intended to meet the needs of more than 95.4 million people across 40 countries. The UN's global appeal is currently 25 per cent funded.
23 Jun 2016 description
Au Tchad, environ 2 millions de personnes sont en insécurité alimentaire, dont 400 000 personnes sous la forme sévère dans les huit régions de la bande sahélienne.