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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.
20 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF's emergency plans are set to support up to 40,000 people for three months with health care, water, sanitation and education along border areas and to help host communities cope with the influx of refugees.
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.
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.
09 Dec 2015 description
In 2016, some 23.5 million people – almost one in six - will not have enough to eat, of whom at least 6 million will require emergency food assistance. Acute malnutrition will threaten the lives of 5.9 million children under-five.
01 Oct 2015 description
UNHCR is planning for up to 700,000 people seeking safety and international protection in Europe in 2015 and requesting funds that can be allocated as flexibly as possible in light of the fast-evolving situation.
12 Mar 2015 description
The report shows how West African nations that experienced low or zero incidence of Ebola have been affected by the crisis because of their deep connections with the three most affected countries.
12 Feb 2015 description
The 2015 appeal is part of a multi-year strategy to respond better to chronic challenges, emphasizing early intervention and closer partnerships with Governments and development actors.
18 Dec 2014 description
Drought and poor distribution of rains are estimated to result in a 52 per cent drop in cereal production from 2013, and a 47 per cent reduction compared to the last five years’ average.
12 Dec 2014 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF aims to continue tackling the two major drivers of Ebola transmission – lack of early isolation of patients and unsafe burials – while seizing opportunities to strengthen primary health care and social support systems.
29 Sep 2014 description
As of 26 September, WHO reports that there are a total of 6,553 cases and 3,083 reported deaths across Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal and Sierra Leone. Serious shortages of space in treatment centers have reportedly resulted in patients being turned away.
21 Aug 2014 description
A new report offers a snapshot of the scope and breadth of the humanitarian footprint in the Sahel and highlights some of the main challenges faced by aid organisations and how they adapted to them.
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.
26 Dec 2013 description
At the end of 2013, the Sahel has received 59 per cent ($1.04 billion) of the $1.71 billion requested. WASH, Agriculture and Education remain seriously underfunded.
12 Mar 2013 description
Of the US$1.6 billion requested in humanitarian funding for this year, only US$180 million has been received and 10.3 million people remain food insecure.
19 Jan 2013 description
Despite good harvest in 2012, 10.3 million people still food insecure across the Sahel region; $1.66 billion required to respond to immediate needs, kick-start resilience building and respond to Mali crisis
10 Oct 2012 description
report UN Children's Fund
Highlights As of 09 September, nearly 23,000 people were affected by floods and windstorms. Almost 20% of the affected population were displaced (3,857 people) while 10 people were reported to have died. Moreover, the number of people affected is likely to increase, particularly in Banjul and...