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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
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.
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."
06 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
With 11.5 per cent of school-age children – or 123 million – missing out on learning today, the percentage of 6-15-year-olds who are out of school has barely decreased, UNICEF said.
31 Aug 2017 description
With concern expressed over deteriorating conditions from a second severe drought this year, USAID's 2017 contribution to the country comes to nearly $454 million.
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.
14 Aug 2017 description
As of August 2017, the overall number of people requiring emergency food assistance between August and December 2017 is 8.5 million of which 3.3 million reside in the Somali region.
11 Aug 2017 description
Hunger is on the rise and with up to 2 million animals lost so far, FAO is focusing on providing emergency livestock support to the most vulnerable pastoralist communities.
10 Aug 2017 description
Shortly after the tragedy, staff from IOM found the shallow graves of 29 migrants on a beach in Shabwa, a Yemeni governorate along the Arabian Sea, during a routine patrol.
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.
07 Aug 2017 description
The mid-year review of the 2017 humanitarian requirements reveals a significant change in the humanitarian context, requiring urgent life-saving interventions due to exacerbated drought conditions.
02 Aug 2017 description
Engaging communities allowed response teams to understand the power relations, influencers and preferred communication channels in the Somali Region.
19 Jul 2017 description
Severe drought over the past year has resulted in very large livestock losses in the region, food insecurity is worsening to extreme levels following interruptions in humanitarian assistance.
14 Jul 2017 description
The third consecutive failed rainy season has seriously eroded families' resilience, and urgent and effective livelihood support is required. The most affected areas are in Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.
11 Jul 2017 description
The Family Planning Summit, convened in London on 11 July 2017, presents a critical opportunity to accelerate efforts to deliver family planning to women and girls globally— including those affected by humanitarian crises.
07 Jul 2017 description
The additional funding brings the total amount donated to the region, including Somalia, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Kenya and Uganda, to almost €260 million since the beginning of this year.
04 Jul 2017 description
report Oxfam
Food shortages are compounded by anxiety around August elections, which may politicize the crisis, a lack of access to water and high levels of severe acute malnutrition among under-fives.
03 Jul 2017 description
So far, the deadly disease has hit about 300,000 people in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and other countries. Yemen is worst hit, with cholera having claimed 1,500 lives in just two months.