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28 Dec 2016 description
report IRIN
It’s been a hard year for the most vulnerable in Africa. This is partly due to tightening aid budgets, but it’s also the result of there simply being so many more people in crisis who need help.
23 Dec 2016 description
In total, RMRP partners will provide assistance to 342,000 refugees and migrants, prioritising the most vulnerable new arrivals as well as those already in Europe.
20 Sep 2016 description
Despite the number of crossings being 42% lower than in the same period last year (520,000), the number of people reported dead or missing is only 15% lower than the total for 2015 (3,771).
06 Sep 2016 description
Le nombre total de personnes affectées a triplé comparativement au bilan établi au 25 juillet dernier et qui estimait à environ 30 000 les personnes sinistrées.
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.
23 Aug 2016 description
As the number of migrant deaths worldwide continues to rise, IOM’s Missing Migrants Project has recorded 23 per cent more migrant deaths during the first half of 2016 compared with the same period in 2015.
12 Jul 2016 description
Amnesty urges the African Union, ahead of its 27th summit, to address the growing repression of dissent, attacks on civil society, human rights defenders and political opponents.
27 Jun 2016 description
The appeals for 2016 are intended to meet the needs of more than 95.4 million people across 40 countries. The UN's global appeal is currently 25 per cent funded.
23 Jun 2016 description
Au Tchad, environ 2 millions de personnes sont en insécurité alimentaire, dont 400 000 personnes sous la forme sévère dans les huit régions de la bande sahélienne.
17 Jun 2016 description
The Report aims to equip relevant decision makers with key information for preparedness, response, advocacy and resource mobilisation efforts to mitigate and manage risks.
14 Jun 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF reports on the growing threats of abuse, exploitation and death facing the unaccompanied refugee and migrant children arriving in Europe this year.
31 May 2016 description
Some 2,510 lives have been lost so far compared to 1,855 in the same period in 2015 and 57 in the first five months of 2014. The North Africa-Italy route is the most dangerous, with 2,119 deaths.
19 May 2016 description
This is the third consecutive annual rise in funding, yet despite this record amount, shortfalls in funding requested by the UN via coordinated appeals grew to an unprecedented level of 45 per cent.
17 May 2016 description
A HelpAge analysis of more than 16,000 proposed projects between 2010 and 2014 found that only 154 had any activity specifically targeting older people, most of which weren’t funded.
29 Apr 2016 description
Nigeria, Chad and Niger account for three-quarters of the population facing severe food insecurity, in particular communities in north-western Chad, where those facing crisis levels of food insecurity has more than doubled.
22 Mar 2016 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.
17 Mar 2016 description
report Theirworld
Despite the record number of children being affected by crises, less than 2% of all humanitarian aid in 2015 went to education. That has left an annual funding shortfall of $9 billion.
25 Feb 2016 description
The protracted violence by Boko Haram has displaced some 2.7 million people in the four countries. North-east Nigeria alone accounts for 2.2 million of the displaced.
23 Feb 2016 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.
02 Feb 2016 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.