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24 Feb 2017 description
Humanitarian partners agreed to further scale up their response to reach the most vulnerable groups threatened by famine, including children with severe acute malnutrition. Nearly 11 million people urgently need humanitarian assistance.
12 Dec 2016 description
A cargo plane carrying close to 40 tonnes of emergency supplies will land in Erbil in the first of several operations organised jointly by the European Commission and Member States.
12 Feb 2016 description
Despite repeated calls by UNHCR to expand legal pathways to allow refugees and asylum seekers to access asylum, many European countries are reducing the legal avenues available.
01 Dec 2015 description
Children are among the most vulnerable of the migrants and refugees travelling to Europe. More than one third of all deaths in the Aegean Sea this year have been of children, many of them infants.
07 Oct 2015 description
report Oxfam
Oxfam is calling for 10 per cent of refugees registered in neighbouring countries to be resettled or offered admission in rich countries that have signed the UN Refugee Convention.
20 Feb 2013 description
The lack of funding poses serious constraints on humanitarian operations in Mali. Several clusters, such as education and logistics and emergency telecommunications, have received no funding so far.
10 Jun 2012 description
Le Niger, l'Union Européenne, le Royaume de Danemark et le PNUD unissent leurs efforts pour consolider la paix dans le Nord-Niger à travers la mise en œuvre d'un important projet. Sous le haut patronage du Ministre d'Etat, Ministre du Plan et de l'Aménagement du Territoire,...
19 Apr 2012 description
Geneva, 19 April 2012: A conference on the global ban on cluster bombs has concluded with news that 650,000 cluster munitions stockpiled by States Parties, containing 68.2million explosive submunitions, have been destroyed. Laura Cheeseman, Director of the Cluster Munition Coalition CMC, said:...
03 Apr 2012 description
By J. Brian Atwood, Chair of the Development Assistance Committee, OECD Introduction Humanitarian action – saving lives, alleviating suffering and maintaining human dignity during and in the aftermath of crises – remains a clear priority for DAC donors. Over USD 11.2 billion of...
17 Jan 2012 description
This is a summary of what was said by the UNHCR spokesperson at today’s Palais des Nations press briefing in Geneva. Further information can be found on the UNHCR websites, www.unhcr.org and www.unhcr.fr, which should also be checked for regular media updates on non-briefing days. On Sunday, 33...