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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,...
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.
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
28 Dec 2012 description
Conflict and violence are on the rise in Kenya. In 2012 more than 118,000 people are estimated to have been newly displaced as a result of inter-communal and resource-based violence, linked to a combination of ethnic, political and economic factors. Tens of thousands more have been displaced as a result of natural disasters and development projects.
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
31 Aug 2012 description
HIGHLIGHTS Over 240,000 people affected by flooding in eastern Africa 70 people killed by intercommunal clashes in Kenya Ebola outbreak under control in Uganda as a new strain kills 11 people in DRC Over 600,000 people have been displaced by fighting in DRC since January A sixth camp in Dollo Ado,...
11 Apr 2012 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF report: despite recent improvements, outlook for the Horn of Africa increasingly worrisome More than 8 million people need emergency assistance NAIROBI, 11 April 2012 – The massive humanitarian response in the Horn of Africa in 2011 reversed the spread of famine and saved tens of...
11 Nov 2011 description
I HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES Increased attacks on civilian and police targets have been reported in Kenya this week, as the Kenya military incursion in southern Somalia continues. Humanitarian operations at Dadaab refugee camps and drought-affected areas of northeastern Kenya have been increasingly...
04 Nov 2011 description
I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES · Tensions remain high in the region as Kenyan troops advance further in Somalia in pursuit of Al-Shabaab militants. · Non-essential humanitarian operations in Dadaab refugee camp have been temporarily suspended due to insecurity in the area. · Heavy rains continue...