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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.
10 Jan 2018 description
report IRIN
WFP needs $14.25 million to restock its shelves and deliver aid through the winter. But a turbulent year filled with nuclear bluster may have exhausted any lingering goodwill among most international donors.
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.
07 Dec 2017 description
Global food supplies are high due to strong cereal harvests, but localized drought, flooding and protracted conflicts have intensified and perpetuated food insecurity.
10 Oct 2017 description
Asia-Pacific Disaster Report 2017 shows that the greatest impacts of disasters are in countries which have the least capacity to prepare or respond to these events.
21 Sep 2017 description
Un informe de la FAO indica un repunte de las cosechas en la mayoría de los países de bajos ingresos con déficit de alimentos. En el Caribe, el impacto de los huracanes mermará el rendimiento agrícola.
11 Sep 2017 description
While detailing human rights violations in 40 countries, Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein highlights the Rohingya situation in Myanmar, calling it "a textbook example of ethnic cleansing."
24 Jul 2017 description
The landslides between June and July are the deadliest in history, with Rangamati and Bandarban the most affected areas; 1,500 people in eight shelter camps are still receiving aid.
20 Jul 2017 description
DPR Korea's crop production for 2017 has been severely damaged by prolonged dry weather conditions, with low rainfall levels affecting the planting of main season crops.
09 Jun 2017 description
Protracted fighting and unrest are increasing the ranks of the displaced and hungry with some 37 countries, 28 of which are in Africa, requiring external assistance for food.
27 Mar 2017 description
An estimated 18 million people (about 72% of the total population) across DPRK continue to suffer from food insecurity and undernutrition, as well as a lack of access to basic services.
08 Feb 2017 description
Each received less than 40 per cent of the funding required as stated in the 2016 Humanitarian Appeal, resulting in the release of $100 million in CERF underfunded grants last January.
07 Feb 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
The two East Asian countries featured in the 2017 Humanitarian Action for Children report are DPR Korea and Myanmar, where children are affected by conflict, food shortages or natural disaster.
30 Jan 2017 description
CERF allocation will reach more than 6 million people in crises where needs are alarmingly high but funding remains critically low - Cameroon, DPRK, Libya, Madagascar, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Somalia and Uganda.
17 Jan 2017 description
report CARE
CARE's new report features food crises in Eritrea, Madagascar, DPRK and Papua New Guinea; conflicts in Burundi, Lake Chad Basin, DR Congo, CAR, Sudan and monsoon floods in Bangladesh.
23 Dec 2016 description
EM-DAT preliminary data shows that during this year, 301 country-level natural disasters in 102 countries caused more than 7,000 deaths and US$97 billion of economic damages.
08 Dec 2016 description
The new edition of the Crop Prospects and Food Situation report highlights 39 countries in need of external food assistance. Global agricultural prospects are improving but lean seasons loom in near future.
28 Nov 2016 description
Three months after devastating floods hit the North Hamgyong province of DPR Korea, almost 12,000 families whose homes were destroyed have moved into new houses.
29 Oct 2016 description
About 70,000 people were left homeless after their houses were destroyed by floods in North Hamgyong Province. Around 18,600 homes were destroyed and more than 11,400 damaged.
10 Oct 2016 description
An estimated 520,000 people across eight provinces in Sri Lanka remain affected by drought as of 9 October. Water shortages are reported in several areas.