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15 Oct 2013 description
Snapshot 08 – 15 October In Syria, heavy fighting is ongoing in Rural Damascus, Dar’a, Aleppo, Idleb and Homs, with government forces making gains in Rural Damascus while the opposition has won ground in Dar’a. Despite the call of al-Qaeda’s leader for opposition fighters to unite,...
27 Jun 2013 description
About 6,000 households need shelter and food. Health facilities are non-operational and lack essential drugs, and almost 5,000 children are out of school.
24 Jun 2013 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
17 Jun 2013 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
03 Jun 2013 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
29 May 2013 description
The number of people needing humanitarian aid fell between August 2012 and February 2013 from 2.1 to 1.1 million people, mainly due to two consecutive favourable rainy seasons.
27 May 2013 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
21 May 2013 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
21 May 2013 description
DRC, Sudan and Somalia continue to host the highest number of IDPs and persons severely affected by conflict. A new report provides in-depth analysis of the situation in 12 countries.
20 May 2013 description
A new infographic shows the affected areas in Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania and highlights the need for improved cross-border disaster risk reduction and flood mitigation measures.
13 May 2013 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
06 May 2013 description
report Kenya Daily Nation
Humanitarian agencies experiencing difficulties in distributing relief food due to roads that are impassable, while 400 acres of farms have been destroyed, posing a serious threat to food security.
06 May 2013 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
25 Apr 2013 description
report IRIN
Assistance to thousands of flood-affected families in Kenya has been curtailed by lack of a national disaster management body, and poor coordination and rural infrastructure.
22 Apr 2013 description
report Kenya Daily Nation
Public health officials in Kilifi and Tana River counties have been placed on high alert to deal with possible outbreak of water-borne diseases following recent floods in the area.
19 Apr 2013 description
The destruction of infrastructure such as bridges and roads has been widespread and slows down relief efforts to the affected areas. Heavy rainfall is predicted until mid-May.
15 Apr 2013 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
11 Apr 2013 description
report IRIN
Unusually heavy rains have caused havoc across much of east Africa, displacing thousands of people and damaging important infrastructure. The rains are likely to continue through May.
10 Apr 2013 description
Flooding along the Tana River in Kenya and the Shabelle River in Ethiopia and Somalia displaced thousands of people. More rainfall is expected.
02 Apr 2013 description
report Kenya Red Cross
In the Western Region, immediate needs are alternative shelters, water and sanitation interventions as well as alert notices to the populations that are still at risk.