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20 Sep 2018 description
Civil conflicts and displacement remain the key drivers of food insecurity in East Africa and the Near East, whereas dry-weather conditions reduced cereal outputs in Southern Africa, says FAO.
01 Aug 2018 description
A new FAO report sounds the alarm on some of the world's most severely underfunded crises, which require an urgent humanitarian response and emergency agricultural assistance
17 Jul 2018 description
WFP’s early warning systems monitor and forecast risk factors to enable governments and humanitarian actors to take early action to prevent a critical situation from becoming an emergency.
15 Jul 2018 description
Faced with significant deficits in agricultural production, many poor households in certain parts of agropastoral zones are in Crisis (IPC Phase 3).
10 Jul 2018 description
Nearly 11.8 million people across the eight countries of the region need immediate food assistance to avoid facing acute hunger, women and children being hit the hardest.
03 Jul 2018 description
Ahmed Ould Hadiya Ould Bilal, the chief of one of the most affected communes, said: “Many people wake up hungry, spend the day hungry, and go to bed hungry.”
28 Jun 2018 description
report Caritas
Caritas International is appealing for urgent assistance to help people facing hunger due to poor rainfall, limited job opportunities, high food prices, displacement and violent extremism.
19 Jun 2018 description
Since the Global Humanitarian Overview for 2018 was launched last December, increased needs in some countries and new requirements in others have brought global financial requirements to $25.4 billion.
12 Jun 2018 description
In Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Senegal, nearly 6 million people are struggling to meet their daily food needs. Severe malnutrition threatens the lives of 1.6 million children.
29 May 2018 description
As of March 2018, 350,600 people are currently in severe food insecurity (phase 3, 4) and these figures could reach 538,446 people for the projected period of June to August 2018.
24 May 2018 description
The CERF funds will enable humanitarian partners to reach affected people in the worst-hit communities, particularly in pastoral and agro-pastoral areas in Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali and Mauritania.
03 May 2018 description
Five million people need food aid and 1.6 million children are at risk of severe acute malnutrition; another 2.5 million pastoralists and agro-pastoralists require urgent livelihoods assistance.
22 Dec 2017 description
report World Bank, GFDRR
El presente análisis tiene por objetivo evaluar el impacto de las inundaciones en el estado de Tabasco entre los años 2007 y 2010 y de las inversiones en RRD en el bienestar socioeconómico de la población de Tabasco.
14 Mar 2013 description
The world has experienced three consecutive years where annual economic losses have exceeded $100 billion due to an enormous increase in exposure of industrial assets to extreme disaster events.
12 Mar 2013 description
The plan was drafted by the Solomon Islands Government and humanitarian partners and was presented to donors on 7 March. SB$24 million of funding requirements remain unmet. A further SB$30.8 million has been identified for reconstruction activities. While emergency shelter and WASH needs are being met, the costly medium and longer term reconstruction of homes and rehabilitation of water systems will require additional funding.
26 Feb 2013 description
Tropical Depression Crising passed just below the southern Philippines, causing landslides and flash flooding. Heavy rain also caused flash flooding and landslides across Western Indonesia. 10 people were killed and over 5,000 homes destroyed.
21 Feb 2013 description
Aid agencies continue to provide hygiene kits and safe water to affected people whilst traditional water sources are being rehabilitated.
18 Feb 2013 description
The number of Syrian refugees continued to rise, amounting to a total of 830,675, an increase of around 38,500 newly registered refugees or individuals awaiting registration in a week
11 Feb 2013 description
Aftershocks are preventing people from returning their home. Drinking water is the most acute need.
11 Feb 2013 description
The Global Overview collates information from a wide range of sources and displays this information in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises. Its primary objective is to rapidly inform humanitarian decision makers by presenting a summary of major humanitarian crises, both recent and protracted.