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20 Sep 2018 description
Civil conflicts and displacement remain the key drivers of food insecurity in East Africa and the Near East, whereas dry-weather conditions reduced cereal outputs in Southern Africa, says FAO.
17 Aug 2018 description
Donors helped the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to achieve record-level funding of $514.6 million, ensuring delivery of urgent aid to millions of people in desperate need.
15 Aug 2018 description
report Rotary
To support eradication efforts in countries where polio remains endemic, Rotary is allocating the majority of the funds it announced today to Afghanistan ($22.9M), Pakistan ($21.7M), and Nigeria ($16.1M).
01 Aug 2018 description
A new FAO report sounds the alarm on some of the world's most severely underfunded crises, which require an urgent humanitarian response and emergency agricultural assistance
19 Jul 2018 description
ECW invested US$82 million in 14 crisis-hit countries from April 2017 to March 2018, reaching some of the most vulnerable children affected by conflict and natural disasters.
25 Jun 2018 description
CERF funding enabled 12 UN agencies together with 589 partners to provide life-saving assistance in 2016 and 2017 to 22.5 million people in humanitarian emergencies in 47 countries.
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.
02 May 2018 description
A new report “Resilience in the Face of Adversity: A Comparative Study of Migrants in Crisis Situations” is based on six case studies conducted across the globe on crisis situations in migrant host countries.
30 Apr 2018 description
Their post-visit statement says the activities of armed groups, including Boko Haram, have provoked a huge humanitarian crisis and it is essential for human rights to be put at the centre of efforts to combat them.
23 Apr 2018 description
Cette allocation permettra d'apporter une aide humanitaire vitale à 45 000 personnes, y compris aux réfugiés centrafricains nouvellement arrivés et à leurs communautés d'accueil.
04 Apr 2018 description
This latest influx is the largest population movement observed since the beginning of the crisis in 2013, exceeding the total number of arrivals to Chad for all of 2017, and is expected to continue for some time.
30 Mar 2018 description
Eight projects will benefit from the allocation and will help provide multisector refugee assistance, food security, health and nutrition, protection, WASH and education.
16 Mar 2018 description
Food shortages and rising prices are posing a direct threat to the lives of the refugees and the host population, who are sharing their meagre food and other resources with the new arrivals.
15 Mar 2018 description
According to ACAPS' latest Humanitarian Access Overview report, the access situation has deteriorated in Cameroon, Ethiopia, Libya, Mali, Myanmar, Pakistan, and Turkey.
05 Mar 2018 description
The need for external food assistance in 37 countries – either affected by conflict or adverse climate shocks – remains unchanged compared to the situation three months back.
20 Feb 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
Newborns from the riskiest places are up to 50 times more likely to die than those from the safest places. Around 80 per cent die of preventable causes such as prematurity and birth complications.
08 Feb 2018 description
The lives of millions of people were saved by rapid humanitarian response in 2017, though millions more remain on the very edge of starvation with ongoing conflicts and climate-related shocks.
29 Jan 2018 description
Humanitarian efforts to provide affected communities with food relief and livelihood support remain extremely critical, FAO and WFP have told the UN Security Council.
25 Jan 2018 description
report Rotary
More than half of the funds will support efforts to end polio in Afghanistan and Pakistan, where polio remains endemic. Further funding will support efforts to keep 10 vulnerable countries polio-free