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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
23 Jan 2018 description
Ongoing violence has pushed forced displacement to the highest levels seen since the start of the crisis in 2013. As of end-December, 688,700 people were displaced – up 60% on a year ago.
22 Jan 2018 description
report UN News Service
Las lluvias torrenciales que provocaron inundaciones, deslizamientos de tierra y avalanchas de lodo, recorrieron todas las costas del Perú en marzo de 2017. En abril, casi la mitad del país estaba en estado de emergencia.
22 Jan 2018 description
report CARE
CARE report "Suffering in Silence" highlights humanitarian crises around the world that rarely made the news: North Korea, Eritrea and Burundi were the least covered by media.
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.
12 Jan 2018 description
The contingency plan is being revised to take into account the protection and emergency assistance needs to cater for 25,000 refugees, since the situation remains very fluid along the border.
05 Jan 2018 description
More than 5,000 refugees are estimated to have arrived in southern Chad since late December, escaping clashes between armed groups in the town of Paoua.
04 Jan 2018 description
Global EWEA report highlights potential new emergencies caused by imminent disaster threats and the risk of a steep deterioration in countries in crisis or response stage of an emergency.