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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
06 Apr 2018 description
The projections are alarming: the current level of vulnerability is unprecedented in the history of humanitarian appeals in the DRC, jeopardizing stability and development.
16 Mar 2018 description
Intensified conflict and political instability, deepening food insecurity and simultaneous outbreaks of communicable diseases are driving a worsening humanitarian crisis across the region.
31 Jan 2018 description
In 2017, MSF suffered an average of three attacks per month against its medical facilities, vehicles and staff. CAR became one of the world’s most dangerous countries for aid workers.
27 Jan 2018 description
At least 71 United Nations staff - peacekeepers and civilians - were killed last year in deliberate attacks mainly in Mali, DR Congo, CAR, Cameroon, and Sudan.
19 Jan 2018 description
Plus de 600,000 personnes étaient déplacées internes au mois de novembre 2017 et plus de 500,000 réfugiées dans les pays voisins.
16 Jan 2018 description
People not only need shelter, food, safe drinking water and household items, but they also must feel safe in such an insecure environment where sexual violence is rampant, says ICRC.
08 Jan 2018 description
MSF estimates 30,000 people have fled the fighting. The situation remains extremely tense, with all peripheral health centres closed and very few wounded reaching the hospital in Paoua.
20 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
2017 has seen a dramatic increase in violence. The entire south-west that had been spared by the crisis, is now the worst-hit region, while the previously unstable regions have remained very tense.
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.
22 Nov 2017 description
MSF has evacuated all 58 national and international staff, and suspended medical operations from Bangassou. Half a million people were relying on MSF’s healthcare services.
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.
11 Oct 2017 description
The security situation has recently worsened in several regions of the country bringing the total number of IDPs to nearly 600,000 and threatens humanitarian interventions.
15 Sep 2017 description
The number of Central African refugees in neighbouring countries now stands at 513,676. This is the highest number of CAR refugees seen since the start of the crisis in 2013.
12 Sep 2017 description
Recent attacks on Zemio, in southeast Central African Republic, have closed down the hospital and forced the city’s population, including MSF staff members, to flee.