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31 Dec 2018 description
It was a record year for raising funds and helping people in all corners of the world suffering from crises related to conflict or natural disasters.
28 Dec 2018 description
report Theirworld
About 75 million children are missing out on their education, receiving poor quality schooling or at risk of dropping out. They are at risk of exploitation and recruitment into armed groups.
28 Dec 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
Children in countries at war have been directly attack, used as human shields, killed, maimed or recruited to fight. Rape, forced marriage and abduction have become standard tactics.
13 Dec 2018 description
It provides a picture of the humanitarian landscape, and highlights major trends in the nature of crises, their drivers, and the actors that participate in prevention, response and recovery.
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.
19 Nov 2018 description
With support from an international coalition and the Government of Chad, the Education Cannot Wait Fund has benefited over 215,000 children in Chad and CAR, with plans for another 194,000 to be reached in Nigeria.
29 Oct 2018 description
Ongoing violence and conflict, as well as the effects of climate change, are causing massive displacement, acute malnutrition and food insecurity that is affecting millions, especially children.
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.