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18 Feb 2018 description
report Save the Children
In total 4.7 million children - 90,000 children a week - are at risk of dropping out of school in this year across South Sudan, Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya, displaced from homes and schools.
18 Feb 2018 description
Mitigating the effects of the drought and helping the people who have been displaced by it was one of the main topics covered in the UN official’s meeting with President Mohamed Ali.
09 Feb 2018 description
5.4 million people still need humanitarian assistance, down from 6.2 million. But these recent gains are fragile and could easily be reversed without more help.
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.
08 Feb 2018 description
During 2017, FAO supported governments and communities in responding to food chain crises, which can threaten lives and livelihoods and lead to major emergencies.
31 Jan 2018 description
Historic levels of funding, large and sustained famine prevention efforts and easing drought helped ease famine risk. But progress could easily be reversed and nearly 500,000 people might face a catastrophe.
29 Jan 2018 description
The number of children under-five that are acutely malnourished is estimated at 301,000, including 48,000 who are severely malnourished and face an increased risk of disease and death.
29 Jan 2018 description
Humanitarian efforts to provide affected communities with food relief and livelihood support remain extremely critical, FAO and WFP have told the UN Security Council.
19 Jan 2018 description
Years of drought have spiralled Somaliland’s nomadic communities into a food crisis, causing most – if not all – of their camels, sheep and goats to die and, with them, their livelihoods.
17 Jan 2018 description
The number of Somalis on the brink of famine has grown tenfold in a year. An estimated 1.2 million children are projected to be malnourished in 2018, 232,000 of whom will face life-threatening severe acute malnutrition.
09 Jan 2018 description
The Somalia NGO Consortium strongly condemns the forced evictions and large-scale destruction of settlements for IDPs. More than 5,807 households in Km13 were made homeless.
07 Jan 2018 description
Amidst a drought emergency, 83 per cent of the 23,002 suspected measles cases were children under 10 years of age. The vaccination campaign will reach over 5 million children.
04 Jan 2018 description
Global EWEA report highlights potential new emergencies caused by imminent disaster threats and the risk of a steep deterioration in countries in crisis or response stage of an emergency.
01 Jan 2018 description
UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia, Mr. Peter de Clercq, bemoaned the unannounced destruction. Over 23 IDP settlements, housing over 4,000 IDP households, were destroyed.
27 Dec 2017 description
In 2018, the nutrition cluster will continue to focus on life-saving and resilience-building activities amid an unprecedented drought.
19 Dec 2017 description
The extent of the growing humanitarian needs underlines the urgent requirement for investment in longer-term efforts to build Somalia’s structural resilience to climatic and humanitarian shocks.
07 Dec 2017 description
These critical funds, part of the Fund's second standard allocation this year, will support 30 famine prevention projects in some of the worst-affected areas across the country.
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.
05 Dec 2017 description
As the world focuses its attention on protecting refugees coming out of Africa, the displacement that happens behind its own borders persists at an alarming rate, a new report warns.
01 Dec 2017 description
About 136 million people across the world need humanitarian aid and protection due to protracted conflicts, disasters, epidemics and displacement. This funding will target 91 million of the most vulnerable.