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19 Jan 2018 description
El Equipo Humanitario, sin capacidad para alcanzar los 4.9 millones de personas con necesidades humanitarias, se focalizará en los grupos más vulnerables en las zonas más afectadas del país.
03 Jan 2018 description
report Save the Children
Los hallazgos, harán parte del mapeo general que REDLAMYC está desarrollando en diferentes países de América Latina y para cuya devolución a los niños y niñas, se planea poder realizar un siguiente encuentro en abril del 2018.
02 Jan 2018 description
report IRIN
From the Rohingya to South Sudan, hurricanes to famine, 2017 was full of disasters and crises. But 2018 is shaping up to be even worse. Here’s why.
05 Dec 2017 description
report World Bank
América Latina y el Caribe ha logrado avances en la reducción de la pobreza, pero la frecuencia de los choques naturales amenaza con regresar a millones de personas a la pobreza, según un informe del Banco Mundial.
05 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Según los últimos datos oficiales disponibles del Instituto Nacional de Nutrición (2009), 9.52% de los niños menores de cinco años presentaban desnutrición crónica, y 3.15% presentaban desnutrición aguda.
30 Nov 2017 description
ACAPS has identified 12 countries likely to face deteriorating humanitarian situations in 2018 and a further six countries where crises are already severe and likely to continue in a similar trend.
20 Nov 2017 description
In 2017, the EU dedicated 6% of its annual aid budget to education in emergencies, one of the most underfunded sectors of humanitarian aid. In 2018, this will increase to 8%.
16 Nov 2017 description
report Save the Children
Los niños no pueden acceder a los servicios de salud y educación. Las problemáticas fronterizas no son solo asunto de los territorios, sino que deben ser preocupación del gobierno nacional, según Save the Children.
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."
14 Jul 2017 description
So far in 2017, the number of asylum-seekers has topped 52,000, which represents only a fraction of the total number of Venezuelans who may need international protection.
16 May 2017 description
report Caritas
With the economy in freefall, shortages of food and medicine and soaring food prices, half of under-fives in areas monitored by Caritas are suffering from some degree of malnutrition or at imminent risk.
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.
18 Apr 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch
Medicine, basic medical supplies, and even food are in such short supply that many Venezuelans cannot feed their families or get adequate medical care and are fleeing to Brazil.
01 Dec 2016 description
ACAPS identifies 10 countries where humanitarian needs are likely to be highest in 2017, as well as four that merit attention as they face a potential spike in needs.
17 Jun 2016 description
Almost US$ 122 million needed over the 18 months to implement the revised Zika Strategic Response Plan which places support for women and girls of child-bearing age at its core.
12 Apr 2016 description
The Colombian government and the rebel National Liberation Army should pay special attention to the rights of victims, especially displaced people and refugees, the UN refugee agency said today.
04 Mar 2016 description
The Global Emergency Appeal seeks a total of 9.27 million Swiss francs (9.32 million USD) to support National Societies worldwide in delivering assistance to one million people over 12 months.
17 Feb 2016 description
$56 million is required to implement the strategic plan which aims to provide support to affected countries, build capacity to prevent further outbreaks and control them when they do occur.
27 Jan 2016 description
report Human Rights Watch
The spread of terrorist attacks beyond the Middle East and the huge flows of refugees spawned by repression and conflict led many governments to curtail rights in misguided efforts to protect their security, states new report.
12 Nov 2015 description
This figure exceeds the number of people affected in 2014. Drought is the disaster that affected the most people, followed by excessive rains, floods and epidemics like dengue, chikungunya and cholera.