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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.
19 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
2.4 million children have been forced to flee their homes, and more than a quarter of a million children are severely malnourished and at imminent risk of death in the conflict-ravaged country.
08 Jan 2018 description
report IRIN
Almost half the population – 4.8 million people – are severely food insecure. That’s 1.4 million more than the same time a year ago. It’s projected to get even worse in 2018, with an estimated 5.1 million people set to go hungry.
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.
04 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
An estimated 482,882 children require treatment for acute malnutrition, including 104,614 who are suffering from severe acute malnutrition (SAM), says UNICEF.
02 Jan 2018 description
report IRIN
From the Rohingya to South Sudan, hurricanes to famine, 2017 was full of disasters and crises. But 2018 is shaping up to be even worse. Here’s why.
29 Dec 2017 description
report UN News Service
Challenges facing UN peacekeepers include the need for better training and equipment for intelligence gathering and situational awareness, as well as working closer with local communities.
28 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
In conflicts around the world, children have become frontline targets, used as human shields, killed, maimed and recruited to fight.
27 Dec 2017 description
The multi-year funding arrangement will enable WFP to continue to support internally displaced people in Darfur who have not had regular access to food for many years.
22 Dec 2017 description
Four years after the start of the conflict in South Sudan, civilians continue to bear the brunt of gross human rights violations committed in a widespread way by all parties to the conflict.
21 Dec 2017 description
A total of 137 suspected cases, including three deaths, were reported. In response, the government and WHO have distributed mosquito repellents to 10,000 school children in Kassala.
15 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF warned that new funding is essential in order to provide critical assistance. In 2018, UNICEF requires $183 million, and currently has a funding gap of 77 per cent.
13 Dec 2017 description
An estimated 4.8 million people in South Sudan still face severe food insecurity - an increase of 1.1 million from last year. The risk of famine resurgence remains a real prospect in 2018.
13 Dec 2017 description
Framed around the Agenda for Humanity, the report presents global and country-level data-and-trend analysis about humanitarian crises and assistance.
12 Dec 2017 description
As the conflict enters its fifth year in 2018, the humanitarian crisis has continued to intensify and expand due the widespread violence and the deteriorating economic situation.
08 Dec 2017 description
UN chief urges Pledging Conference to support ‘Super’ Central Emergency Response Fund in order to keep pace with projections of continued protracted crises and impacts of climate change.
08 Dec 2017 description
Additional EU assistance of €15 million will enable humanitarian organisations to step up emergency food assistance and the treatment of malnutrition in the drought-stricken country.
07 Dec 2017 description
The alarming level of food insecurity is directly linked to restrictions on people’s freedom of movement, their access to humanitarian assistance and their ability to plant or harvest.
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.
06 Dec 2017 description
The Regional Refugee Coordinator called for aid partners to develop lasting solutions so that refugees and their hosts can be self-sufficient and live in dignity.