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15 Sep 2017 description
176 cases have been identified in MSF treatment units. To date, 22 people have died, while the disease has spread to nine villages and is likely to reach others. 
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.
11 Sep 2017 description
While detailing human rights violations in 40 countries, Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein highlights the Rohingya situation in Myanmar, calling it "a textbook example of ethnic cleansing."
10 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
According to the latest data, 28.2 million children are in need of immediate assistance in the region, over 90 percent of these children live in conflict-affected countries.
07 Sep 2017 description
206 cas ont été recensés dans les unités de traitement. On compte 25 décès à ce jour tandis que la maladie se propage, atteignant désormais plus d’une dizaine de villages.
29 Aug 2017 description
The funds will sustain and scale up critical aid operations in Afghanistan, the Central African Republic, Chad and Sudan, where life-saving needs are alarmingly high but funding is critically low.
27 Aug 2017 description
Based on the attack rate projections another 36,000 to 40,000 cases are expected over the next six to nine months, according to the government and WHO.
25 Jul 2017 description
WHO staff was able to put together an emergency health kit including 80 kinds of medicine for treatment of diarrhoea, pneumonia, diabetes and high blood pressure.
22 Jul 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
”The worst of the violence in Mosul may be over but for too many children in Mosul and in the region, extreme suffering continues," said UNICEF Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa.
11 Jul 2017 description
The Family Planning Summit, convened in London on 11 July 2017, presents a critical opportunity to accelerate efforts to deliver family planning to women and girls globally— including those affected by humanitarian crises.
06 Jul 2017 description
Hundreds of IDP shelters were damaged or completely destroyed, assets lost, and latrines collapsed. No injuries or deaths were reported after flash floods hit the Kalma camp.
28 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Sudan has faced multiple emergencies with suspected cases of acute watery diarrhea, an influx of refugees, and high rates of malnutrition. Children continue to be the hardest hit.
20 Jun 2017 description
Since the beginning of the year, over 77,000 people have tried to cross the Mediterranean to Europe. More than 2,000 people are reported to have died or gone missing.
09 Jun 2017 description
report IRIN
The so-called 'New Way of Working' has, according to its champions, the potential to radically improve how emergency relief programmes are designed and delivered.
09 Jun 2017 description
Protracted fighting and unrest are increasing the ranks of the displaced and hungry with some 37 countries, 28 of which are in Africa, requiring external assistance for food.
02 Jun 2017 description
Thanks to the new project, the daily water supply in the Khor Ramla displacement site has now increased to 23 litres per person, which is above the emergency standard.
01 Jun 2017 description
Countries in the Norwegian Refugee Council's list are characterised by insufficient economic support to meet basic needs, limited media attention and lack of political will to solve crises.
31 May 2017 description
The humanitarian community today also launched the Multi-Year Humanitarian Strategy, recognizing that Sudan has both new and long-term humanitarian needs which require different types of interventions.
30 May 2017 description
Nearly 137,000 South Sudanese have crossed into Sudan since 1 January – more than the 131,000 that arrived during 2016, the majority of them women and children.
25 May 2017 description
Floods during the rainy season from June-October will affect about 200,000 people, mostly in southern Sudan. Particularly vulnerable are 2.3 million IDPs and about 400,000 South Sudanese.