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14 Sep 2017 description
A new risk report on armed violence in Côte d’Ivoire predicts the likelihood of displacement of civilians internally and into neighbouring communities and countries if violence escalates.
12 Sep 2017 description
UNICEF and the IOM analysed the journeys of 11,000 young migrants and refugees along the Central and Eastern Mediterranean routes to Europe.
05 Jul 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
About 75 per cent remain in sub-Saharan Africa and fewer than one in five heads to Europe, UNICEF said in a report that reveals a complex set of drivers for migration beyond poverty.
27 Jun 2017 description
The IOM's new operation provides life-saving assistance to migrants in distress in areas where there is a limited humanitarian presence.
23 Mar 2017 description
More than 190,000 polio vaccinators in 13 countries across west and central Africa will immunize more than 116 million children, to tackle the last remaining stronghold of polio on the continent.
28 Feb 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
A UNICEF report that provides an in-depth look at the risks facing refugee and migrant children as they make the journey from sub-Saharan Africa into Libya and across the sea to Italy.
28 Jan 2017 description
report Africa Rice Center
Team of researchers reveal that parasitic weeds have invaded 1.34 million hectares, affecting an estimated 950,000 rural households in at least 28 countries in Africa
17 Jan 2017 description
The arrival of more than 4,500 Malians in Mauritania has led to an urgent need for shelters and latrines, as many of the four-year-old infrastructures in Mbera camp need to be replaced.
23 Dec 2016 description
In total, RMRP partners will provide assistance to 342,000 refugees and migrants, prioritising the most vulnerable new arrivals as well as those already in Europe.
09 Dec 2016 description
In total, 12.4 million people were living in ongoing displacement in Africa last year because of conflict and violence - 30% of the total number of people internally displaced by conflict globally.
07 Oct 2016 description
report Save the Children
There have been important advances in the past decade, with 86% of children globally receiving basic vaccinations. But progress has recently stagnated and 19.4 million children under one are still excluded.
20 Sep 2016 description
Despite the number of crossings being 42% lower than in the same period last year (520,000), the number of people reported dead or missing is only 15% lower than the total for 2015 (3,771).
18 Sep 2016 description
report Chatham House
''A gendered human rights analysis of Ebola and Zika" analyses the particular relevance of gender and the role for international human rights law in supporting improved health outcomes during public health emergencies.
28 Aug 2016 description
The Africa Human Development Report 2016 analyses the drivers that hamper African women’s advancement, and proposes policies and concrete actions to close the gender gap.
23 Aug 2016 description
As the number of migrant deaths worldwide continues to rise, IOM’s Missing Migrants Project has recorded 23 per cent more migrant deaths during the first half of 2016 compared with the same period in 2015.
28 Jul 2016 description
The most recent projections suggest that approximately half of the global poor now live in states characterized by conflict and violence, according to a FAO and WFP report.
23 Jun 2016 description
Au Tchad, environ 2 millions de personnes sont en insécurité alimentaire, dont 400 000 personnes sous la forme sévère dans les huit régions de la bande sahélienne.
29 Apr 2016 description
Nigeria, Chad and Niger account for three-quarters of the population facing severe food insecurity, in particular communities in north-western Chad, where those facing crisis levels of food insecurity has more than doubled.
19 Apr 2016 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
12 Apr 2016 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.