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.
10 Dec 2012 description
Central African Republic + 4 othersCAR: Humanitarian partners request $129.3 million for life-saving assistance and livelihood stabilization
The Central African Republic is facing one of the most silent and forgotten emergencies in the world. Chronic vulnerability is exacerbated by minimal access to basic social services, the presence of destabilizing armed actors and frequent localized natural disasters.
06 Dec 2012 description
World + 42 othersGlobal emergency overview highlights magnitude 5.6 earthquake in Iran, Typhoon Bopha
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
World + 41 othersGlobal emergency overview highlights massive displacement in eastern DRC, fighting in Syria and food insecurity in Kyrgyzstan
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
World + 42 othersGlobal emergency overview highlights Gaza conflict, fighting in DRC, Ebola in Uganda and Yellow Fever in Sudan
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.
29 Oct 2012 description
World + 41 othersGlobal emergency overview highlights violence in Myanmar and Syria, flooding in Cameroon and Chad
This week, renewed violence between Arakan Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims took place in Rahkin state in Myanmar, affecting an estimated 28,000 people. Sectarian violence between the two communities in June already left more than 75,000 people displaced. Despite a four-day truce that was supposed to...
22 Oct 2012 description
World + 39 othersGlobal emergency overview highlights crises in Syria and Sudan, flooding in Nigeria and drought in Sri Lanka
This week, armed violence continued to escalate in Syria with heavy fighting occurring in Homs, Daraa, Deir Ezzor, Idlib, Latakia, Aleppo and Damascus. The Government has been accused of using cluster munitions in populated areas. There is an increasing risk of regional spill over, the most recent...
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