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15 Jan 2016 description
While needs surged in Gaza since mid-2014 following an escalation of hostilities and substantial residual requirements remain one year later, the underlying challenges remain unchanged across oPt.
14 Jan 2016 description
Insufficient and erratic rainfall since the appearance of El Niño in March 2015 has resulted in the loss of staple grain crops and the death of thousands of cattle in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.
13 Jan 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund
For the last 2 weeks of 2015, the “Divisions Provinciales Sanitaires” of Ituri and in former Katanga province have recorded more than 180 cholera cases each.
04 Jan 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund
Minority groups continue to be trapped in various enclaves countrywide. As of December, an estimated 25,000 people - primarily Muslims - were stranded in seven different locations.
01 Jan 2016 description
Between January and March 2016, large populations in the east of Ethiopia will experience very significant food consumption gaps.
01 Jan 2016 description
More than 3,770 migrants and refugees died in 2015 trying to reach Europe. 77% of the deaths occurred in the Central Mediterranean route mostly used by smugglers operating from Libyan shores.
31 Dec 2015 description
report UN News Service
UN official called on all sides to follow through on this first round of polls in choosing a new Government, stressing that a full dialogue among all is vital for national reconciliation.
31 Dec 2015 description
The precarious situation in Taiz has hampered WFP’s efforts to reach impoverished people, especially in besieged parts of the city, who have not had access to food for many weeks.
31 Dec 2015 description
According to the government, a total of 523 suspected dengue fever cases, including 104 deaths, were reported in Sudan between 29 August (when the outbreak started) and 18 December.
31 Dec 2015 description
Eighty-two per cent of Yemen's population requires some form of humanitarian assistance to meet their basic needs or protect their fundamental rights.
30 Dec 2015 description
Preventing violence from depriving millions of children in Iraq of education and decent healthcare is a key humanitarian priority for the country in 2016, a senior U.N. official said.
30 Dec 2015 description
report UN News Service
The country voted in presidential and legislative elections, a major step on the path to stability after two years of conflict between Muslims and Christians.
30 Dec 2015 description
UNHCR's latest figures show that some 1,000,573 people had reached Europe across the Mediterranean, mainly to Greece and Italy, in 2015. Of these, 3,735 were missing, believed drowned.
30 Dec 2015 description
According to Argentine Red Cross estimates, over 25,000 people have been affected by the overflow of the Uruguay and Paraná Rivers in northern Argentina.
30 Dec 2015 description
Struggling from two successive crop failures, Lesotho has been pushed into a state of crisis by the El Niño weather phenomenon which has brought reduced rainfall to much of southern Africa.
30 Dec 2015 description
Nine months since Cylone Pam swept through the Solomon Islands, the people of Malaita province, situated in the North East of the capital, are still struggling to recover from its impact.
29 Dec 2015 description
Prevention measures including upgrading early warning systems, revising building codes, and more investment in flood defences are critical to protect more people against disaster impacts.
29 Dec 2015 description
The largest protection crisis globally continues to unfold in Syria, as the humanitarian situation continues to deteriorate. More than half of the population had to leave their homes.
29 Dec 2015 description
More than 100 families affected by the recent fighting in the Kunduz area received a variety of food and non-food items, including water containers and bedding materials, distributed with the support of the UN and its partners.
29 Dec 2015 description
The World Health Organization (WHO) declared on Tuesday the end of Ebola virus transmission in the Republic of Guinea, two years after it emerged in West Africa.