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28 Apr 2015 description
The early production forecast for maize - a staple food throughout the subregion - is about 21.1 million tonnes in 2015, 15 percent lower than the average for the last five years, FAO says.
31 Mar 2015 description
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10 Mar 2015 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.
05 Mar 2015 description
Between November 2014 and January 2015, an additional 400,000 people were reportedly displaced, further worsening the shortage of life-saving medicines, reports WHO.
03 Mar 2015 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.
24 Feb 2015 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.
23 Feb 2015 description
Because of robust contingency planning and months of winterization preparedness flooding, shelter and infrastructural damage was prevented or addressed quickly.
20 Feb 2015 description
Without viable shelter and essential infrastructure, heavy winter storms have exacerbated the humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip. Progress on reconstruction has been agonizingly slow.
17 Feb 2015 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.
09 Feb 2015 description
In three years, the estimated population in need increased from 1 million to 12.2 million, while the overall funding increased from $639 million to $1.8 billion.
02 Feb 2015 description
It has been two months since UNRWA last completed a successful aid distribution. Since December 6, it has delivered just 36 food parcels. To meet minimum food needs of this extremely vulnerable population, it needs to deliver 400 food parcels a day.
02 Feb 2015 description
Four districts have been reached in the governorate and 31,800 displaced people assisted with family food parcels since 22 January, despite the challenging security situation.
27 Jan 2015 description
Over 96,000 homes were damaged or destroyed during last summer’s conflict and $720 million is required to address this need. To date, UNRWA has received only $135 million in pledges
27 Jan 2015 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.
20 Jan 2015 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.
16 Jan 2015 description
As winter conditions worsen, the winterization plan, which was launched in October 2014 and targets 3.3 million people inside Syria, remains underfunded by $70 million.
14 Jan 2015 description
Two-thirds of refugees across Jordan are now living below the national poverty line, and Jordan's resources and infrastructure have been stretched to the limit.
13 Jan 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF estimates at least 7 million internally displaced and refugee children are in desperate need of assistance. Many live in unfinished buildings and inadequate shelters.
11 Jan 2015 description
Displaced people across the north of the country are struggling to keep warm and protect their shelter as severe winter storms hit Iraq.
09 Jan 2015 description
Forecasts say cold weather is set to continue over the next few days, with heavy snowfall and gale force winds. Flooding is already a problem in some lower-lying areas, and will become more serious once the snow melts.