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03 May 2017 description
In ‘no-go zones’, WHO and partners rely heavily on the support of community members to seek out and report cases of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) – a major indicator for polio.
16 Dec 2015 description
UNHCR and UN/NGO partners lay out a framework for interagency interventions for the assistance and protection of the South Sudanese refugees following the August 2015 peace agreement.
22 Oct 2015 description
The 2013-2014 polio outbreak in Somalia, which affected nearly 200 people, has officially been declared over, 14 months after the last case was identified.
08 Sep 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.
01 Sep 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.
27 Aug 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.
19 Aug 2015 description
Nearly 25,000 people have been affected by floods and heavy winds, and some attempts to disrupt assessment teams’ work in affected areas have been reported in a context of political instability.
18 Aug 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.
11 Aug 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.
07 Aug 2015 description
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Nearly 20,000 people have been affected this week by heavy rains and flooding in and around Ouagadougou. More than 3,700 are now homeless, their houses reduced to piles of mud and debris.
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.
21 Apr 2015 description
Health facilities are struggling to function as they face increasing shortages of life-saving medicines and vital health supplies, frequent disruptions in power supply and lack of fuel for generators.
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.
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.
19 Feb 2015 description
Polio was detected in Somalia in May 2013, for the first time in six years. Since then, vaccination campaigns have targeted more than 2 million children and will continue in 2015.
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.
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.
13 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.