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03 Dec 2018 description
After an 18-month long intensive vaccination campaign, the outbreak has been successfully stopped with no international spread, according to experts.
03 Nov 2018 description
The inter-agency aid operation will bring food, sanitation and hygiene supplies, nutrition and health assistance to Rukban. Some 10,000 children will be vaccinated against Measles, Polio and other deadly diseases.
21 Sep 2018 description
More resources would allow IOM and its partners to expand shelter recovery programmes. About 5,000 families are still living under tarpaulins, damaged roofs or with friends and families.
17 Aug 2018 description
Donors helped the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to achieve record-level funding of $514.6 million, ensuring delivery of urgent aid to millions of people in desperate need.
29 May 2018 description
report El País
La mayoría de las víctimas fatales causadas por María falleció por la interrupción en los servicios de salud a raíz de los cortes de energía y el bloqueo o destrucción de carreteras, según el estudio.
03 May 2018 description
Los directores regionales del UNICEF y WFP firmaron un acuerdo para apoyar a los gobiernos de la región a estar mejor preparados y equipados para utilizar los programas de transferencias monetarias.
29 Mar 2018 description
report Inter Press Service
Despite considerable progress, much remains to be done to restore normalcy in the lives of Dominicans. With another hurricane season coming fast on the horizon, there is no time to spare.
27 Mar 2018 description
The IFRC plans to assist 15,000 people affected by hurricane Maria for an additional three months, increasing activities and the number of volunteers involved in the operation based on remaining needs.
27 Mar 2018 description
Les moyens d’existence peinent à se récupérer dans le nord en raison des effets résiduels de l'ouragan, mais les précipitations supérieures à la moyenne ont favorisé les semis d'hiver dans le reste du pays.
20 Mar 2018 description
report Save the Children
Not only are Puerto Rican students falling behind their peers academically, but they lack the daily routine school brings, which is critical for emotional recovery, warns Save the Children.
12 Mar 2018 description
Children under five in 13 governorates to be reached in a joint effort by WHO, UNICEF and the Ministry of Health to ensure that Syria remain polio-free.
08 Feb 2018 description
The lives of millions of people were saved by rapid humanitarian response in 2017, though millions more remain on the very edge of starvation with ongoing conflicts and climate-related shocks.
25 Jan 2018 description
report Rotary
More than half of the funds will support efforts to end polio in Afghanistan and Pakistan, where polio remains endemic. Further funding will support efforts to keep 10 vulnerable countries polio-free
11 Jan 2018 description
report United Nations
Approval of an exceptional delivery of humanitarian aid was granted to provide food and winterization relief items to 50,000 people who face increasingly dire circumstances.
28 Dec 2017 description
report UN News Service
res meses después de que el huracán María asolara Dominica, la población sigue muy afectada. Sin embargo, la fase post-emergencia representa una serie de oportunidades para reconstruir mejor y aumentar la resiliencia de la isla caribeña.
13 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF, working with governments and partners, has been able to support children, families and communities through programmes focused on recovery and resilience.
08 Dec 2017 description
UN chief urges Pledging Conference to support ‘Super’ Central Emergency Response Fund in order to keep pace with projections of continued protracted crises and impacts of climate change.
01 Dec 2017 description
WFP, FAO and IFAD announced a new alliance that will unite their efforts to support the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean to eradicate hunger, malnutrition and poverty.
22 Nov 2017 description
Over US$2 billion pledged, half of which in loans and debt relief, to support affected people for long-term recovery in hurricane-affected Caribbean during CARICOM-UN Conference.
21 Nov 2017 description
report European Commission
At regional level, the EU's assistance will help to build longer term resilience by increasing the region's disaster preparedness as well as its ability to adapt to climate change.