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21 May 2015 description
A UNRWA report states that indicators such as vaccination coverage and the percentage of pregnant women attending at least four antenatal case visits remain at a high level.
13 Apr 2015 description
Conflict in Ukraine led to mass displacements and rising needs. In the region, refugees sought protection while cross-border tensions continued.
07 Apr 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund
Through collaborative efforts with multiple line ministries, the first-ever vaccine delivery into Kurdistan, and intensive ground work with local partners, polio campaigns reached up to 90% of children.
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.
04 Mar 2015 description
The assistance includes three convoys of water and sanitation supplies, including one sent yesterday for 24,000 people. UNHCR is sending a convoy of non-food items for 500 families.
03 Feb 2015 description
Failure to eradicate polio in the last remaining endemic hotspots will result in a massive resurgence of the disease, with virus spreading to cause outbreaks in polio-free countries.
29 Jan 2015 description
The proportion of infants immunised is close to pre-war levels thanks to a vaccination drive triggered by a rare outbreak of the disease, which erupted in 2013 in the Deir al-Zor province.
09 Dec 2014 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.
08 Nov 2014 description
Humanitarian actors have completed winterisation assistance for 2,554 IDP families and 670 Syrian refugee families in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq’s Sulaymaniyah Governorate.
28 Oct 2014 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.
26 Oct 2014 description
report UN Children's Fund
The current synchronised vaccination rounds are part of a crucial multi-country effort to contain a polio outbreak triggered by the conflict in Syria and Iraq last year.
21 Oct 2014 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.
14 Oct 2014 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 Oct 2014 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.
04 Oct 2014 description
While UN and NGO partners are intensifying their efforts to reach those in need, assistance falls far short of what is required due to limited access and insecurity.
30 Sep 2014 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 Sep 2014 description
On September 1, together with the Humanitarian Country Team, a UNICEF humanitarian convoy reached Amerli with 45 metric tons of life-saving supplies within 24 hours of the siege being lifted.
02 Sep 2014 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.
26 Aug 2014 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF deployed 1,000 metric tonnes of life-saving supplies for children caught in crises - the largest emergency supply operation in the organization’s history in a single month.