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22 Jan 2018 description
report UN News Service
Las lluvias torrenciales que provocaron inundaciones, deslizamientos de tierra y avalanchas de lodo, recorrieron todas las costas del Perú en marzo de 2017. En abril, casi la mitad del país estaba en estado de emergencia.
22 Jan 2018 description
report CARE
CARE report "Suffering in Silence" highlights humanitarian crises around the world that rarely made the news: North Korea, Eritrea and Burundi were the least covered by media.
11 Jan 2018 description
WFP and UNHCR have appealed to donors to contribute funds to reverse a 25% reduction from January onwards in food or cash assistance for more than 100,000 refugees in Rwanda.
13 Dec 2017 description
Framed around the Agenda for Humanity, the report presents global and country-level data-and-trend analysis about humanitarian crises and assistance.
07 Dec 2017 description
Global food supplies are high due to strong cereal harvests, but localized drought, flooding and protracted conflicts have intensified and perpetuated food insecurity.
01 Dec 2017 description
About 136 million people across the world need humanitarian aid and protection due to protracted conflicts, disasters, epidemics and displacement. This funding will target 91 million of the most vulnerable.
30 Nov 2017 description
A growing funding crisis means that hundreds of thousands of women and children from Burundi and DRC are suffering in refugee camps in Tanzania.
23 Nov 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch
A UN Commission of Inquiry investigating abuses in the country risks being sidelined, like the UN’s ill-fated police mission to Burundi authorized by the Security Council last year.
20 Nov 2017 description
The IOC has teamed up with UNHCR to bring light to residents of Mahama refugee camp in northern Rwanda, home to over 55,000 refugees who have fled violence from Burundi.
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%.
14 Nov 2017 description
The region faces a major displacement crisis with 10.7 million people uprooted by the end of September 2017, and this figure expected to rise in the months ahead.
05 Nov 2017 description
Refugee returns are taking place against a backdrop of very challenging conditions. UN and humanitarian partners request 15.4 M USD to reach 303,000 most vulnerable people.
02 Nov 2017 description
Speaking to the UN Security Council in New York, Filippo Grandi said that a succession of major new crises had caused massive displacement across virtually all regions of the globe.
02 Nov 2017 description
report Save the Children
The disease claimed 920,000 young lives in 2015. That represents two fatalities every minute of every day – more than diarrhoea, malaria and measles combined, says Save the Children.
24 Oct 2017 description
Since 2015, the number of people displaced internally has more than doubled and now stands at 3.9 million, with 428,000 having been displaced in the past three months alone.
28 Sep 2017 description
Two East African countries have stopped automatically granting refugee status to Burundian asylum seekers. Tanzania stopped in January, and Uganda in June this year.
22 Sep 2017 description
On 7 September, the UN Migration Agency transported the first group of 301 refugees to transit centres in Burundi. The second phase of the return assistance is expected to start in November.
21 Sep 2017 description
Un informe de la FAO indica un repunte de las cosechas en la mayoría de los países de bajos ingresos con déficit de alimentos. En el Caribe, el impacto de los huracanes mermará el rendimiento agrícola.
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."
04 Sep 2017 description
Les conclusions, présentées le 4 septembre par trois membres de la Commission, sont le fruit de plusieurs mois d’investigation auprès de plus de 500 témoins, souvent au péril de leur vie.