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29 Apr 2014 description
The toolkit brings together four years of lessons learned and best practices relating to camps, registration and shelter in the aftermath of an emergency, especially regarding internal displacement.
01 Apr 2014 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.
28 Oct 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.
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,...
09 Oct 2013 description
Production of rice and maize has been badly hit by erratic weather and a locust invasion. A further 9.6 million people are at risk of food insecurity, say two United Nations agencies.
18 Sep 2013 description
The latest humanitarian bulletin for West and Central Africa highlights the crisis in Northeast Nigeria and analyses the effects of rain deficits and floods in the region.
09 Jul 2013 description
The funding requirements of this year's humanitarian action plan have increased, especially for food security and preparedness and response to the hurricane season.
08 Apr 2013 description
report IRIN
Farmers in southwestern Tulear province have been hit hard, first by floods and then by locusts, threatening food security in a region already among the poorest in the island country.
18 Mar 2013 description
Mobile health services are being provided in the flooded areas. So far, more than 2,500 consultations were recorded.
09 Mar 2013 description
While response is continuing, the peak of the emergency is coming to an end. Needs are relatively well covered and the early recovery phase is starting.
26 Feb 2013 description
The government has launched an appeal for international solidarity to mobilize in-country support of international organizations. At least two-thirds of rice fields are still flooded, which could cause major losses in rice crops and income and risk of food insecurity.
31 Dec 2012 description
The UN in Haiti is strongly committed to “accompagnement” of Haiti in its aspirations for greater autonomy, stronger governance, development and reduction in the vulnerability of the majority living in poverty
17 Dec 2012 description
The alarming situation of the departmental health systems seems not to be reflected in official information at central level. Should the situation persist, the number of new cholera cases in 2013 may range between 118,000 and 120,000
12 Dec 2012 description
New infographic highlights drop of level in funding since the earthquake