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29 Dec 2017 description
report UN News Service
Challenges facing UN peacekeepers include the need for better training and equipment for intelligence gathering and situational awareness, as well as working closer with local communities.
17 Jan 2017 description
report CARE
CARE's new report features food crises in Eritrea, Madagascar, DPRK and Papua New Guinea; conflicts in Burundi, Lake Chad Basin, DR Congo, CAR, Sudan and monsoon floods in Bangladesh.
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.
30 Nov 2015 description
According to the Nutrition Cluster, global acute malnutrition (GAM) rates are close to or exceed the emergency threshold (15%) in Chad’s western Sahel.
24 Sep 2015 description
Local actors are often the most effective in conducting humanitarian operations. The 2015 World Disasters Report examines the challenges they face in scaling-up and sustaining their humanitarian response.
19 Aug 2014 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
22 Jul 2014 description
The weekly Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
23 Apr 2014 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
15 Apr 2014 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
30 Mar 2012 description
From the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Predicting the future impacts of climate change is a difficult business. Even determining the future physical effects is fraught because of the complexity of the Earth’s climate system and the imperfections of...
03 Jan 2012 description
In 2011, the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has allocated $ 69.2 million to 11 West and Central Africa countries to meet various humanitarian crises, including 19 million granted under the « under-funded emergencies » window. With $ 19.5 million, Chad was the largest...