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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.
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
22 Jan 2018 description
report CARE
CARE report "Suffering in Silence" highlights humanitarian crises around the world that rarely made the news: North Korea, Eritrea and Burundi were the least covered by media.
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.
14 Dec 2017 description
4.33 million people were affected at the peak of the floods, with almost 400,000 people in need of immediate humanitarian assistance from national and international partners.
06 Dec 2017 description
Running until March 2021, the project will strengthen weather-, climate- and water-related impact-based decision support services and so help protect lives and property.
20 Nov 2017 description
Typhoon Damrey is estimated to have caused damage of about US$600 million in Viet Nam. On 19 November Tropical Storm Kirogi struck, hitting many of the areas affected by Damrey.
13 Nov 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
About 150,000 children under-five are at risk of malnutrition and over 80,000 pregnant and nursing women need special care. Children in poor remote areas are still underserved by relief efforts.
07 Nov 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Typhoon Damrey is likely to be one of the worst storms to strike the country's central-southern coastal region in years. At least four children have died and two are still missing.
06 Nov 2017 description
Typhoon Damrey caused 29 deaths and damaged nearly 40,000 houses, while at least seven people were killed and more than 3,500 were evacuated in Penang following severe flash floods.
14 Oct 2017 description
The WHO has received reports of an attack on medical facilities in eastern Syria that had destroyed a vaccines cold room containing 135,000 vaccine doses against measles and polio.
18 Sep 2017 description
Viet Nam authorities reported 14 people killed, 112 injured and 4 missing when Typhoon Doksuri swept through seven central provinces over the weekend.
14 Sep 2017 description
The humanitarian situation inside the city remains dire, with a majority of the remaining population reportedly facing deteriorating humanitarian, health, living and security conditions.
13 Sep 2017 description
Three mass immunization rounds have been carried out in Deir Ez-Zor and Raqqa governorates, Syria, in response to an outbreak of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type-2 (cVDPV2).
23 Aug 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Water and electricity have been reportedly cut off for more than a month, forcing people to collect unsafe water. Unexploded ordnance and landmines continue to be a serious safety concern.
18 Aug 2017 description
UNICEF, the World Health Organisation and partners have completed the first round of a vaccination campaign in response to the recent outbreak of vaccine-derived polio in Syria.
07 Aug 2017 description
While authorities estimate that at least 228 houses collapsed or were swept away in the region, Red Cross teams in Yen Bai, Son La and Lai Chau began repairing homes and providing temporary shelter.
27 Jul 2017 description
"An estimated 20,000 to 50,000 people remain inside Raqqa city, and their situation is perilous – there is no way for them to get out," Deputy Relief Chief told the Security Council on Thursday.
24 Jul 2017 description
The landslides between June and July are the deadliest in history, with Rangamati and Bandarban the most affected areas; 1,500 people in eight shelter camps are still receiving aid.
17 Jul 2017 description
Heavy monsoon rains have triggered flooding and landslides across Asia and the Pacific affecting millions of people. Tropical Storm Talas hit Viet Nam damaging at least 2,700 houses.