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24 Oct 2017 description
Weighing almost five tons, the WHO shipment to Al-Tabqa National Hospital includes medicines and medical supplies for 500 trauma cases and 37,000 medical treatments.
05 Oct 2017 description
A new report details harrowing cases of Afghans who have been returned from Europe only to be killed, injured in bomb attacks, or left to fear being persecuted for their sexual orientation or conversion to Christianity.
05 Sep 2017 description
UNMAS currently works in newly liberated areas of Ninewah, Anbar and Salah al-Din governorates to provide emergency survey and clearance, enhance government capacities and deliver risk education.
05 Jun 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Since the beginning of this year, more than 76,000 children have been treated for severe acute malnutrition and 1.5 million people had temporary access to safe drinking water.
28 Jan 2017 description
This support will be delivered through three UN agencies (WFP, UNICEF and FAO) and will go into providing food security, supporting nutrition and basic health services.
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.
02 Sep 2016 description
With an increasing number of migrant children reported missing in Europe, questions arise about the availability, coverage and reliability of data on children migrating to and through the EU.
26 Jul 2016 description
It has become increasingly clear that children, many of them unaccompanied, are in the forefront of the crisis. In 2015 88,245 unaccompanied children applied for asylum in the EU; in May 2016 alone, 3,133 lone children arrived in Italy - UK government.
18 Jul 2016 description
report Oxfam
In sharp contrast, Jordan, Turkey, the Occupied Palestinian Territory, Pakistan and Lebanon host more than half of the world’s refugees and asylum seekers.
13 Jun 2016 description
UN refugee agency study finds the number of people in need of resettlement far surpasses the opportunities for placement in a third country.
19 May 2016 description
This is the third consecutive annual rise in funding, yet despite this record amount, shortfalls in funding requested by the UN via coordinated appeals grew to an unprecedented level of 45 per cent.
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.
18 Dec 2015 description
The report, published by the Ethical Journalism Network, reviews media coverage of migration in the European Union and in 14 countries across the globe.
01 Dec 2015 description
Children are among the most vulnerable of the migrants and refugees travelling to Europe. More than one third of all deaths in the Aegean Sea this year have been of children, many of them infants.
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.
20 Aug 2015 description
The proposed measures seek to improve living and reception conditions and accommodation issues. The plan also addresses the needs of vulnerable individuals, such as the rapidly growing group of women and children.
29 Jul 2015 description
While WHO reported the lowest weekly total of confirmed cases in over a year, past experience has shown that a single high-risk case or missed contact can spark a new cluster of cases.
20 May 2015 description
The geographical area of transmission has also expanded compared with recent weeks, with a total of six districts reporting cases, compared with three the previous week.
06 May 2015 description
If no new cases are reported, the outbreak in Liberia will be declared to have ended on 9 May, which marks 42 complete days since the burial of the last confirmed case.
28 Mar 2015 description
Thanks to contributions from development partners including UKaid, WFP has been able to rapidly deliver life-saving food assistance to victims of the 2015 floods in Malawi.