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13 Dec 2018 description
It provides a picture of the humanitarian landscape, and highlights major trends in the nature of crises, their drivers, and the actors that participate in prevention, response and recovery.
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.
25 Jun 2018 description
CERF funding enabled 12 UN agencies together with 589 partners to provide life-saving assistance in 2016 and 2017 to 22.5 million people in humanitarian emergencies in 47 countries.
13 Apr 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
“The four-year anniversary of the Chibok abduction reminds us that children in northeastern Nigeria continue to come under attack at a shocking scale,” said UNICEF.
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.
23 Feb 2018 description
Due to recent resurgence of communal violence and armed conflict, 8,164 new IDPs have been registered in the regions of Mopti, Menaka, Timbuktu and Gao, bringing the total to 46,336.
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.
30 Dec 2017 description
Households worst-affected by conflict at the periphery of the Sambisa axis in the northeast of Nigeria have been unable to engage in normal livelihood activities for several consecutive seasons.
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.
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.
23 Dec 2017 description
Nigeria has successfully contained a five month cholera outbreak in conflict-affected Borno state, with support from WHO and other health partners.
21 Dec 2017 description
UNHCR is supporting both governments to ensure that refugees are well prepared for the return and reintegration process and that both their legal and physical protection needs are met.
19 Dec 2017 description
UNHCR has stepped up life-saving support to thousands of people displaced by unrest from English-speaking areas of Cameroon to south eastern Nigeria.
18 Dec 2017 description
The UN HC, Edward Kallon, deplores the deadly ambush on a convoy carrying humanitarian food supplies for conflict-affected persons on Saturday 16 December.
13 Dec 2017 description
Framed around the Agenda for Humanity, the report presents global and country-level data-and-trend analysis about humanitarian crises and assistance.
13 Dec 2017 description
Women farmers have significantly less access to land, information, finance and agricultural inputs. This makes them more vulnerable to climate shocks, and affects their health and the food security and nutrition of the entire household.
11 Dec 2017 description
“Many refugees, asylum seekers and stateless persons in Libya are victims of serious violations of human rights, including different forms of inhumane, cruel and degrading treatment,” says UNHCR’s Flash appeal.
09 Dec 2017 description
The CERF hosted its annual high-level pledging conference for 2018. Thirty-six donors pledged US$383 million to the Fund to ensure urgent humanitarian aid reaches people in need whenever and wherever crises hit.