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24 Oct 2016 description
The impact of the conflict is putting a strain on depleted aid supplies meant to respond to the needs of those affected by effects of natural hazards such as flooding and drought.
08 Aug 2016 description
FAO is providing technical support to government, as well as universities, in the form of quality access to data and information to conduct resilience analysis on a national level.
01 Aug 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund
With 480 deaths reported, the case fatality rate stands at 4.4 per cent, well above the 1 per cent emergency threshold. Children under five bear the biggest brunt.
28 Jul 2016 description
The most recent projections suggest that approximately half of the global poor now live in states characterized by conflict and violence, according to a FAO and WFP report.
21 Jul 2016 description
report Peace Direct
The Somali refugees and IDPs, born and raised in camps and settlements, continue to struggle with normalising their status and integrating with the host community.
12 Jul 2016 description
Using DTM, IOM and the government aim to improve information management in fluid displacement situations, thereby enhancing timely prioritization in the delivery of aid.
09 Jul 2016 description
An increasing number of poor households is expected to face Crisis (IPC Phase 3) acute food insecurity in southern, central, and northeastern regions through September.
23 Jun 2016 description
Nearly 70 per cent of the 70,000 people affected by flooding have begun to return to their homes but some remain displaced as their shelters have been destroyed or remain waterlogged.
23 Jun 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF still urgently needs US$127 million of the US$226 million goal for the emergency response. Over 1 million children face severe malnutrition in ten countries in the region.
10 Jun 2016 description
Floods in Beletweyne further displace people in a region already hosting 31,000 displaced, the majority of whom fled conflict in the neighboring districts of Jalalqsi and Bulle Burte.
30 May 2016 description
More than 7,000 AWD/cholera cases have been reported in the first quarter of 2016, a significant increase from the 5,257 cases reported in all of 2015, reports OCHA.
05 Jun 2015 description
Informal settlers are more exposed and vulnerable to displacement and are more likely to be relocated and excluded from the provision of durable housing assistance, finds IDMC report.
04 Feb 2013 description
The Global Overview collates information from a wide range of sources and displays this information in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises. Its primary objective is to rapidly inform humanitarian decision makers by presenting a summary of major humanitarian crises, both recent and protracted.
28 Jan 2013 description
The Global Overview collates information from a wide range of sources and displays this information in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises. Its primary objective is to rapidly inform humanitarian decision makers by presenting a summary of major humanitarian crises, both recent and protracted.
04 Jan 2013 description
Thousands of children in Somalia die of preventable diseases every year.
17 Dec 2012 description
Tropical cyclone Evan hit Samoa and Fiji on 13 and 16 December. As a category 4 storm, Evan caused significant damage to homes and infrastructure on both islands.
06 Dec 2012 description
An earthquake with magnitude 5.6 has hit South Khorasan province in Iran, killing at least eight people and injuring 12. As of 6 December, no further information available
26 Nov 2012 description
Household food security in Kyrgyzstan has deteriorated, with an estimated 25 % of the population - about 1.3 million people - considered food insecure
19 Nov 2012 description
The Global Overview is a weekly update that provides a snapshot of current humanitarian priorities and recent events. The Global Overview collates information from a wide range of sources, including Reliefweb and media sources, and displays this information in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
09 Nov 2012 description
HIGHLIGHTS Coordinated strategy addressing needs of the displaced in Mogadishu. 135,000 at risk of polio outbreak in Kismayo. Cholera outbreaks expected during current rainy season.