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22 Dec 2017 description
As approximately 800 refugees and asylum seekers have remained in a precarious situation, UNHCR has called again on the Australian government to find humane solutions.
24 Nov 2017 description
Apparently, several men remain inside the Regional Processing Centre, having been seriously injured, and UNHCR is seeking additional information from the Governments of Australia and PNG.
07 Nov 2017 description
Critical services must be restored to the more than 600 refugees and vulnerable men inside the Lombrum detention centre before a major tragedy occurs, Amnesty International said.
02 Nov 2017 description
report Oxfam
Between 2008 and 2016, people in low- and lower-middle income countries were around five times more likely to be displaced by sudden-onset extreme weather disasters.
24 Oct 2017 description
In collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, UNICEF will support enrollment in public schools for both vulnerable Lebanese and refugee children.
27 Jul 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
The additional funding is part of Australia’s three-year AU$220 million humanitarian and resilience response in Jordan, Lebanon and Syria, which aims to ensure that every child in the Kingdom is enrolled in school.
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.
03 May 2017 description
A new UNHCR report analyses patterns of Rohingya displacement and examines movement circumstances and vulnerability concerns of 85 Rohingya women and girls in India, Indonesia and Malaysia.
03 Apr 2017 description
A return to El Niño conditions could cause significant humanitarian concerns, especially as many countries that may be affected are still recovering from the 2015/16 El Niño event.
27 Mar 2017 description
An estimated 18 million people (about 72% of the total population) across DPRK continue to suffer from food insecurity and undernutrition, as well as a lack of access to basic 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.
03 Aug 2016 description
Human Rights Watch and Amnesty said the Australian government’s failure to address serious abuses appears to be a deliberate policy to deter further asylum seekers from arriving by boat.
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.
23 May 2016 description
Ethiopia has been successfully fighting off one of the largest emergencies currently affecting the African continent, but WFP’s funding situation remains highly precarious.
10 Mar 2016 description
According to a new report by ESCAP, the region accounted for over half the world’s 344 disasters in 2015, resulting in over 16,000 deaths with 59 million people affected.
24 Feb 2016 description
With at least 36 people confirmed dead and some 35,000 in shelters, Tropical Cyclone Winston is estimated to be one of the most severe ever to hit the South Pacific.
02 Dec 2015 description
CREWS, a collaboration between countries and organizations specialized in weather and risk prevention, aims to protect lives, livelihoods, and property in least developed countries and small island developing States.
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.
17 Sep 2015 description
The IFRC is calling on individuals, communities, decision makers, social commentators and leaders at all levels to do all they can to support vulnerable people on the move.
15 Jun 2015 description
World leaders are condemning millions of refugees to an unbearable existence and thousands to death by failing to provide essential humanitarian protection, said Amnesty International in a new report, ahead of World Refugee Day on 20 June.