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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.
05 Dec 2017 description
Four in five children living with HIV in the region are still not receiving life-saving antiretroviral therapy, AIDS-related deaths among adolescents are on the rise, according to a new report.
02 Nov 2017 description
report Save the Children
The disease claimed 920,000 young lives in 2015. That represents two fatalities every minute of every day – more than diarrhoea, malaria and measles combined, says Save the Children.
13 Feb 2017 description
The ECCAS secretariat, its 11 member states and partners have together set out a disaster risk management and climate change action plan to be implemented over the course of 2017.
08 Dec 2016 description
report UN Security Council
François Lounceny Fall said the violence also demonstrated the threat that the continued presence of armed groups in the Central African Republic posed to the entire subregion.
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.
22 Mar 2016 description
report WaterAid
A report to mark World Water Day reveals that the poorest people in the world are paying the highest price for safe water, and calls on governments to act now for universal access.
30 Nov 2014 description
A guide provides information to policy-makers on how to deliver critical health services for safe delivery and immediate newborn care within the context of the current Ebola outbreak.
30 Sep 2014 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.
16 Sep 2014 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 Sep 2014 description
report UN Children's Fund
New cases have been documented among refugees from the Central African Republic who had never received any polio vaccination before they arrived in Cameroon.
03 Aug 2014 description
WHO declares that the international spread continues to constitute a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, for which a coordinated international response is essential.
01 Jul 2014 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
16 Jun 2014 description
West and Central Africa has the world’s highest out-of-school rate, at 28 per cent, which means that about 19 million primary school-age children in this region are excluded from education.
05 May 2014 description
A coordinated international response is deemed essential to stop the spread of wild poliovirus and to prevent new spread with the onset of the high transmission season in May/June 2014.
25 Apr 2014 description
report UN Children's Fund
In response to the third confirmed case of poliovirus in Equatorial Guinea, the first round of a national polio immunization campaign targets over 300,000 children under 15.
16 Oct 2013 description
Interactive maps chart the growth of global vaccine coverage from 1980 and show which countries are doing best - and worst - at protecting their populations.
11 Jul 2013 description
Increase in output will help to replenish stocks worldwide and raise expectations for more stable markets in 2013-2014, says the Food and Agriculture Organization.
10 Jul 2013 description
The 2013 Peoples under Threat survey illustrates starkly just how little we know about the efficacy of international action to prevent atrocity, says Minority Rights Group International.
08 Jul 2013 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.