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08 Jan 2018 description
report IRIN
Almost half the population – 4.8 million people – are severely food insecure. That’s 1.4 million more than the same time a year ago. It’s projected to get even worse in 2018, with an estimated 5.1 million people set to go hungry.
04 Jan 2018 description
Global EWEA report highlights potential new emergencies caused by imminent disaster threats and the risk of a steep deterioration in countries in crisis or response stage of an emergency.
02 Jan 2018 description
report IRIN
From the Rohingya to South Sudan, hurricanes to famine, 2017 was full of disasters and crises. But 2018 is shaping up to be even worse. Here’s why.
28 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
In conflicts around the world, children have become frontline targets, used as human shields, killed, maimed and recruited to fight.
21 Dec 2017 description
A total of 137 suspected cases, including three deaths, were reported. In response, the government and WHO have distributed mosquito repellents to 10,000 school children in Kassala.
15 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF warned that new funding is essential in order to provide critical assistance. In 2018, UNICEF requires $183 million, and currently has a funding gap of 77 per cent.
13 Dec 2017 description
An estimated 4.8 million people in South Sudan still face severe food insecurity - an increase of 1.1 million from last year. The risk of famine resurgence remains a real prospect in 2018.
12 Dec 2017 description
As the conflict enters its fifth year in 2018, the humanitarian crisis has continued to intensify and expand due the widespread violence and the deteriorating economic situation.
07 Dec 2017 description
The alarming level of food insecurity is directly linked to restrictions on people’s freedom of movement, their access to humanitarian assistance and their ability to plant or harvest.
07 Dec 2017 description
Global food supplies are high due to strong cereal harvests, but localized drought, flooding and protracted conflicts have intensified and perpetuated food insecurity.
05 Dec 2017 description
As the world focuses its attention on protecting refugees coming out of Africa, the displacement that happens behind its own borders persists at an alarming rate, a new report warns.
05 Dec 2017 description
2018 Humanitarian Needs Overview highlights the plight of seven million people who need assistance and protection, even as more than two million have fled to neighbouring countries.
05 Dec 2017 description
With more than half the country's population severely food insecure, the World Health Organization warns that 2018 could bring new challenges for malnourished children.
04 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF and partners continue with a multi-sectoral response to contain the new outbreak in Panyijiar county where 78 per cent of the cases reported are under five, with none having been vaccinated previously.
01 Dec 2017 description
About 136 million people across the world need humanitarian aid and protection due to protracted conflicts, disasters, epidemics and displacement. This funding will target 91 million of the most vulnerable.
30 Nov 2017 description
ACAPS has identified 12 countries likely to face deteriorating humanitarian situations in 2018 and a further six countries where crises are already severe and likely to continue in a similar trend.
23 Nov 2017 description
report Save the Children
More than 1.1 million children under five are forecast to be malnourished in 2018, double the number predicted at the same time last year, with 300,000 on the verge of death by starvation.
23 Nov 2017 description
A UNHCR and partners' farming project that ropes in both refugees and their hosts has brought food security and enhanced peaceful co-existence between the two communities.
14 Nov 2017 description
The region faces a major displacement crisis with 10.7 million people uprooted by the end of September 2017, and this figure expected to rise in the months ahead.
06 Nov 2017 description
The number of people experiencing severe food insecurity is likely to drop to 4.8 million for October to December, from six million in June. However, that number is 1.4 million more than last year.