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21 Sep 2017 description
report UN News Service
Nearly seven months after the UN issued an urgent call for action to counter the threat of famine in South Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria and Yemen, global efforts have kept that crisis at bay but many are dying, UNSG warned.
21 Sep 2017 description
Un informe de la FAO indica un repunte de las cosechas en la mayoría de los países de bajos ingresos con déficit de alimentos. En el Caribe, el impacto de los huracanes mermará el rendimiento agrícola.
14 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF and partners have scaled up to respond to the critical nutrition situation reaching 160,744 children with life-saving therapeutic treatment for SAM to date
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 Sep 2017 description
At least 5,000 civilians, including 1,120 children, have been killed and more than 8,500 wounded in the conflict, according to the UN Human Rights Office, since war broke out in March 2015.
31 Aug 2017 description
Threat of famine, spikes in abductions and forced evictions, as well as conflict-related violations all contribute to protection risks for IDPs and the local population.
31 Aug 2017 description
An estimated 3.1 million people, 25 percent of the population, are expected to be in Crisis (IPC Phase 3) or emergency (IPC Phase 4) through December.
18 Aug 2017 description
So far, in 2017, crises across the region have recorded more than half of all violent incidents against aid workers in the world. UN agencies and NGO partners are calling for immediate action.
16 Aug 2017 description
WHO urgently requires US$ 6.8 million to scale up its response activities in Somalia and conduct a measles immunization campaign for 4.2 million children in November 2017.
11 Aug 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
The projected number of children who are, or will be, acutely malnourished has increased by 50 per cent since the beginning of the year to 1.4 million. The drought is also uprooting people, with 766,000 displaced since November 2016.
10 Aug 2017 description
Shortly after the tragedy, staff from IOM found the shallow graves of 29 migrants on a beach in Shabwa, a Yemeni governorate along the Arabian Sea, during a routine patrol.
09 Aug 2017 description
report UN Security Council
UN Security Council issued presidential statement to urge greater humanitarian access to famine-threatened Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia and north-east Nigeria.
08 Aug 2017 description
report Voice of America
More than 100 children fleeing areas controlled by militants in central Somalia are seeking protection in the coastal town of Adale, a key trading town 220km northeast of Mogadishu.
04 Aug 2017 description
In the wake of a severe drought in Somalia that has displaced more than 800,000 people, the government has joined forces with IOM and UNDP to enhance its drought response capacity.
02 Aug 2017 description
report IRIN
After nearly three decades of conflict, Somalia has no public health system and 800,000 people driven into unsanitary settlements by drought and insecurity – perfect conditions for cholera to thrive.
01 Aug 2017 description
The $78 million grant agreements are geared towards emergency food and medical aid to the most vulnerable populations as well as strengthening drought resilience in both countries.
28 Jul 2017 description
The fight against malnutrition and disease is pressing in the small, thirsty villages of Somalia. With the help of the Red Crescent, mobile teams are being deployed to communities cut off from basic health care.
26 Jul 2017 description
WHO, UNICEF and national health authorities will launch a nation-wide measles campaign targeting 4.2 million children in November 2017, which requires US$14 million.
19 Jul 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
As humanitarians reach at least 10 million people each month in the 4 countries, UNICEF calls for further international efforts to save nearly 1.4 million children at imminent risk of death.
14 Jul 2017 description
The third consecutive failed rainy season has seriously eroded families' resilience, and urgent and effective livelihood support is required. The most affected areas are in Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.