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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.
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."
31 Aug 2017 description
With concern expressed over deteriorating conditions from a second severe drought this year, USAID's 2017 contribution to the country comes to nearly $454 million.
23 Aug 2017 description
El estudio muestra una tendencia de personas jóvenes y personas más vulnerables de abandonar zonas de inseguridad alimentaria, especialmente en zonas secas en El Salvador, Guatemala, y Honduras.
07 Aug 2017 description
The mid-year review of the 2017 humanitarian requirements reveals a significant change in the humanitarian context, requiring urgent life-saving interventions due to exacerbated drought conditions.
31 Jul 2017 description
report UN News Service
Un 38% más que en el mismo periodo en 2016. Menor número de migrantes pero tomando rutas más peligrosas. Las muertes parecen ser muchas más de centroamericanos que de mexicanos.
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.
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.
13 Jun 2017 description
Humanitarian response efforts in drought-hit Horn of Africa received a boost after International partners made financial pledges following a five-day visit to the region.
04 May 2017 description
The disaster-prone region experienced situations ranging from natural disasters to the spread of dengue and Zika, with more than 3.5 million lives at risk from drought in Central America.
28 Jan 2017 description
The two agencies hope the US will continue its strong leadership role and long tradition of protecting those who are fleeing conflict and persecution.
27 Jan 2017 description
The actions by the Trump administration will close doors to refugees, who are already required to undergo thorough vetting. This is a major problem, both for its direct effects and for possible ripples internationally.
23 Dec 2016 description
EM-DAT preliminary data shows that during this year, 301 country-level natural disasters in 102 countries caused more than 7,000 deaths and US$97 billion of economic damages.
16 Dec 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund
Following a serious outbreak of measles in Kismayo, UNICEF delivered 55,000 doses of measles vaccine to children under 10, along with Vitamin A supplementation to boost immunity.
16 Dec 2016 description
This is the highest yearly number IOM has ever recorded, and represents an average of 20 deaths per day, suggesting another 200-300 deaths may be recorded before year-end.
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.
09 Dec 2016 description
In the run-up to Human Rights Day on 10 December, Zeid urges people to stand up for the rights of others by supporting the campaign launched by the UN Human Rights Office.
18 Nov 2016 description
Many aspects of this disease and associated consequences still remain to be understood, but this can best be done through sustained research, the Emergency Committee on Zika and microcephaly declared today.
28 Sep 2016 description
The people of Shirqat have been living under very harsh conditions, struggling to access water, food and healthcare. WFP distributed supplies to an initial 1,000 people.
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.