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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.
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.
16 Jun 2015 description
Global financial requirements for the remainder of 2015 have risen by $2.4 billion to $18.8 billion, to meet the needs of 78.9 million vulnerable people in 37 countries.
04 Aug 2014 description
report IRIN
Only 30 percent of the $2.2 billion appeal to fight hunger and malnutrition, and build resilience in the region, has been met by donors as of July. The budget was increased to incorporate CAR refugees.
15 Jul 2014 description
The weekly Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
16 Dec 2013 description
To respond to humanitarian emergencies around the world in 2014, $12.9 billion is needed to help 52 million people. A record $6.5 billion is required for Syria operations.
30 May 2013 description
The UN's Central Emergency Response Fund dispersed US$485 million to projects in 49 countries and territories in 2012 – the highest amount since its inception.
16 Apr 2013 description
report Oxfam
Evaluating the response to the 2012 food crisis, Oxfam says the aid community needs to fundamentally change the way it deals with food crises in the region and help communities to better prepare for recurring emergencies.