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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.
25 May 2017 description
Attacks by Christian militias in CAR's border town of Bangassou have driven about 2,750 people into Bas-Uele, raising the risk that the Ebola outbreak could spread across the border, a WHO representative said.
03 Mar 2017 description
Some 420,000 people have been uprooted within the country, nearly 500,000 have fled to neighbouring countries, and more than 2.2 million, around half the population, are in need of aid.
01 Jul 2016 description
Half the population do not have enough food - a number that has doubled since last year, according to WFP, which said the hunger levels across CAR were "staggeringly high".
16 Dec 2015 description
From civil war and urban gang violence to drought, some humanitarian crises around the world receive less media attention and donor funding than others.
19 Aug 2014 description
Five countries - Syria, South Sudan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Sudan - accounted for three quarters of attacks in 2013.
16 May 2014 description
Report by HRW and Safeguarding Health In Conflict calls on governments to do more to protect patients, health workers and facilities from attacks in conflict-affected countries.
07 Mar 2013 description
report Maplecroft
However, there is a danger that the relatively quiet year of 2012 may lead to complacency in disaster risk preparedness in some of the most exposed countries.