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22 Sep 2017 description
The sheer scale of the refugee influx from September 2016 quickly filled the existing camps in the Gambella region to capacity and forced the Government and UNHCR to open new camps.
21 Sep 2017 description
report UN News Service
Nearly seven months after the UN issued an urgent call for action to counter the threat of famine in South Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria and Yemen, global efforts have kept that crisis at bay but many are dying, UNSG warned.
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.
20 Sep 2017 description
Ongoing violence is causing massive displacement, uprooting almost a third of the population. Some flee in fear and others are forced, ICRC President Peter Maurer told the UN General Assembly.
18 Sep 2017 description
Most prisoners rely on their families for food, soap and clothes. However, as thousands of people continue to flee their homes, detainees lose a vital lifeline, becoming even more isolated.
15 Sep 2017 description
This year’s "The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World" warns that the long-term declining trend in undernourishment seems to have come to a halt and may have even reversed.
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.
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."
11 Sep 2017 description
When the school first opened several months ago, there was a rush to enrol, and it was forced to turn some children away because of lack of space. Now there are about 5,000 pupils to 38 staff.
06 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Most recent Integrated Phase Classification results find six million people to be food insecure, causing an increase in the number of people targeted for assistance from 4.8 million to 5.7 million.
30 Aug 2017 description
UN agriculture chief calls Uganda's refugee model 'an example to the world' and urges greater funding to support refugees in producing food for themselves rather than relying on food aid.
27 Aug 2017 description
Based on the attack rate projections another 36,000 to 40,000 cases are expected over the next six to nine months, according to the government and WHO.
24 Aug 2017 description
Through income-generating and agricultural-based activities, the 'Food Assistance for Assets' programme will also help improve household food security and increase the availability of nutritious foods.
18 Aug 2017 description
So far, in 2017, crises across the region have recorded more than half of all violent incidents against aid workers in the world. UN agencies and NGO partners are calling for immediate action.
17 Aug 2017 description
Resources for refugees are becoming strained, as a worsening security situation continues to fuel the world's 'fastest-growing refugee crisis', according to the NRC.
16 Aug 2017 description
Of the 9.1 million new internal displacements, 4.6 million were caused by conflict, a figure which is already two-thirds of last year’s total. Disaster displacement continues at an unabated pace too.
09 Aug 2017 description
report UN Security Council
UN Security Council issued presidential statement to urge greater humanitarian access to famine-threatened Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia and north-east Nigeria.
09 Aug 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
As a result of continued fighting and food insecurity in South Sudan, approx. 3,000 new arrivals were reported in Pagak, Gambella in July. There are currently some 843,374 refugees in Ethiopia.
08 Aug 2017 description
IOM teams are currently in Warrap targeting more than 189,000 people in Tonj East County, while many locations experiencing cholera outbreaks are in proximity to the Nile River.
07 Aug 2017 description
report IRIN
Humanitarian partners deserve the protection and support of those they are seeking to assist, and government and opposition forces have responsibilities under IHL to protect civilians and facilitate delivery of lifesaving help.