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04 Dec 2018 description
The UN and its partners aim to assist 93.6 million of the most vulnerable with food, shelter, health care, emergency education, protection and other basic assistance, according to the GHO.
21 Nov 2018 description
The humanitarian crisis in CAR continues to deteriorate at an alarming rate, marked by growing forced displacement, insecurity and access constraints for civilians and aid workers.
19 Sep 2018 description
MSF's Assistant Medical Coordinator says: "We returned under one condition: that all parties accept and adhere to humanitarian principles and allow access to our services for all in need."
16 Aug 2018 description
In 2017, 139 aid workers were killed while doing their jobs, with 30% increase in fatalities from 2016, reflecting a heightened lethality in the style of attacks.
13 Aug 2018 description
Almost one in three of the 158 major violent incidents against aid operations last year occurred in the world's newest nation. Syria, Afghanistan and CAR were listed the next most dangerous.
09 Aug 2018 description
According to ACAPS' latest Humanitarian Access Overview, the biggest access constraints are found in Eritrea, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen. Eight other countries are also nearly inaccessible to humanitarians.
06 Aug 2018 description
Widespread insecurity and incidents that directly affected humanitarian actors and assets have led to the temporary suspension of activities of 15 organizations from April to May.
30 Jul 2018 description
Much of the violence in recent months has been around the northern town of Kaga Bandoro, where clashes continue and thousands of displaced people have yet to receive aid.
04 Jul 2018 description
The situation in the Central African Republic requires a redoubling of efforts to deal with numerous challenges remaining in the face of increased activities of armed groups.
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
report United Nations
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.