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04 Jan 2018 description
Global EWEA report highlights potential new emergencies caused by imminent disaster threats and the risk of a steep deterioration in countries in crisis or response stage of an emergency.
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.
05 Dec 2017 description
As the world focuses its attention on protecting refugees coming out of Africa, the displacement that happens behind its own borders persists at an alarming rate, a new report warns.
05 Dec 2017 description
Four in five children living with HIV in the region are still not receiving life-saving antiretroviral therapy, AIDS-related deaths among adolescents are on the rise, according to a new report.
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.