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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.
21 Mar 2018 description
Unión Europea aporta cinco millones de euros para apoyar los esfuerzos nacionales en resiliencia y desarrollo social tras los daños provocados por el huracán Irma en la costa norte cubana.
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.
05 Mar 2018 description
The need for external food assistance in 37 countries – either affected by conflict or adverse climate shocks – remains unchanged compared to the situation three months back.
15 Feb 2018 description
Cash grants and emergency supplies are being distributed as extremely harsh winter conditions place millions of animals at risk of starvation.
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.
27 Dec 2017 description
Reaching people in the remote corners of crisis-affected countries comes down to the creativity, flexibility and tenacity of ordinary aid workers and local first responders.
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.
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.
01 Dec 2017 description
report Government of Cuba
El gobierno de Suiza entregó un donativo de 1,93 millones de dólares al PNUD y al PMA que será destinado a la rehabilitación de viviendas e industrias, y al apoyo alimenticio en los territorios afectados por Irma en Cuba.
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.
20 Nov 2017 description
report The Guardian
The small island of Barbuda was practically flattened by Hurricane Irma and its people fled. Now people are starting to question if they will ever return.
16 Nov 2017 description
Vulnerable communities in Africa, the Pacific, and Caribbean are benefiting from improved early warning systems as part of a drive to boost resilience and climate change adaptation.
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.
04 Oct 2017 description
UNICEF apoya el restablecimiento del curso escolar en Cuba a través de la distribución de materiales educativos y de recreación que facilitan el retorno seguro a la escuela y la recuperación psicosocial de los niños y las niñas afectados.