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19 Jun 2018 description
Since the Global Humanitarian Overview for 2018 was launched last December, increased needs in some countries and new requirements in others have brought global financial requirements to $25.4 billion.
14 Jun 2018 description
The Plan, signed between the Mouvement Patriotique pour la Centrafrique (MPC), part of the Former Séléka coalition, and the UN, seeks to end and prevent grave violations against children.
11 Jun 2018 description
This response phase is all about expeditionary surveillance: teams of epidemiologists fanning out over hundreds of kilometers by motorcycles through the remote rainforests,
09 Jun 2018 description
The population is once again ‘held hostage’ by the impact of clashes between armed groups since May 14. Populations are being cut off from the assistance they are so much need in for, deplored Ms. Rochdi.
07 Jun 2018 description
African countries top the Norwegian Refugee Council's list for a third year in a row. The list is based on three criteria: lack of funding, dearth of media attention, and political and diplomatic neglect.
31 May 2018 description
The resurgence of violence comes at a time when the humanitarian community is making every effort to raise the level of funding for the Humanitarian Response Plan. Only 16 percent was raised in the first half of 2018.
29 May 2018 description
The humanitarian crisis that the CAR has been experiencing for five years continues to intensify over almost the entire country. Renewed violence is affecting previously stable areas.
25 May 2018 description
Increased fighting between armed groups in the Central African Republic is causing the humanitarian situation to continue to deteriorate and many people to be displaced, often multiple times.
21 May 2018 description
The report by the Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition documents more than 700 separate attacks in 2017 on hospitals, health workers, patients, and ambulances in 23 countries in conflict.
18 May 2018 description
Seven thousand CAR refugees have arrived in less than a week into a situation of little help and desperate need. They are concentrated in Kanzawi in northern Bas-Uele Province.
17 May 2018 description
In the first quarter of 2018, 3,261 protection incidents were reported countrywide. Over the same period, 63 attacks directly targeted humanitarian workers.
16 May 2018 description
This year’s Global Report on Internal Displacement explores why so many countries still struggle despite 20 years of international, regional and national policy efforts and investments.
15 May 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
From the Central African Republic to South Sudan, and from Syria to Afghanistan, attacks on children in conflict have continued unabated during the first four months of the year.
14 May 2018 description
With the Humanitarian Response Plan - which aims to provide life-saving assistance to 1.9 million people - only 9.4% funded, the country risks falling into an unprecedented humanitarian crisis.
12 May 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
A dramatic increase in violence in the first part of 2018 has forced at least 55,000 people, including 28,600 children to flee because of brutality and violence in their communities.
12 May 2018 description
report Protection Cluster
The regional dimension of many conflicts requires a strategic operational engagement, ensuring a protection continuum during flight and in situations where civilians are unable to move and seek safety.
10 May 2018 description
Deliberate and indiscriminate attacks on schools and universities, their students, and staff have become more widespread over the last five years, reveals the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA) in its latest report.
09 May 2018 description
There are more displaced people than ever before. Half the population needs humanitarian aid. At the same time, it’s one of the world’s most dangerous countries in which to do aid work.
07 May 2018 description
The country is the first to benefit from $2 billion of dedicated funding to support low-income countries hosting large numbers of refugees, with collaboration between UNHCR and the Government.
03 May 2018 description
In the week that an ICRC nurse was kidnapped in Somalia, the agency notes more than 1,200 incidents of violence against health-care facilities or personnel in the past two years.