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13 Apr 2016 description
While Ukrainian children are able to access education in Belarus, their parents face acute poverty, which is leaving thousands of families struggling to afford the basics – including food.
30 Mar 2015 description
The Food Security Cluster expects that around 80,000 people will have no access to cash and voucher activities, and that food parcel support will stop in non-government controlled areas.
23 Mar 2015 description
Only 15 percent of the $316 million required for 2015 has been funded or pledged. For many IDPs, access to social payments, such as pensions, remains a key challenge.
17 Dec 2014 description
Continuing displacement, the arrival of winter, and weakened economic resilience among people in conflict areas, IDPs, and host communities, are worsening the humanitarian situation.
24 Oct 2014 description
Estimates as of Thursday 23 October are that Ukraine’s internally displaced population has risen to 430,000 people, some 170,000 more than at the start of September.
10 Jul 2014 description
IDPs from eastern Ukraine report that they have left home due to security concerns. Cases of extortion and harassment are also being reported, as well as risks of being caught in crossfire.
25 Jun 2014 description
UNHCR has profiled more than 46,100 IDPs - 11,500 from Crimea and 34,600 from Donbas. Given the limitations with the registration system, the real figure is likely to be higher.
02 Feb 2012 description
With temperatures expected to drop below -30 in Eastern and Central Europe this week the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies has warned that thousands of homeless people are at risk. Over 80 people have already died in Poland and Ukraine. The sudden cold snap has...
02 Feb 2012 description
by Giovanni Zambello The extreme cold wave gripping Central and Eastern Europe continues unabated, with wind, heavy snow and Siberia-level temperatures – in some areas as low as -32 C –has led to the death of over 80 people from hypothermia and frostbite, caused power outages, traffic chaos and...
21 Sep 2011 description
Human Rights Council MORNING 20 September 2011 The Human Rights Council this morning held an interactive dialogue with Mohamed Chande Othman, the Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Sudan, followed by an interactive dialogue on the report of the United Nations High Commissioner...