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19 Jan 2018 description
Plus de 600,000 personnes étaient déplacées internes au mois de novembre 2017 et plus de 500,000 réfugiées dans les pays voisins.
18 Jan 2018 description
US$1.68 billion urgently needed in 2018 to reach 13.1 million people in acute need, of whom 4.3 million internally displaced, 7.7 million food insecure and 2.2 million children suffering from malnutrition.
18 Jan 2018 description
The population of Pulka, a small town in Borno state, cannot access the fields outside the town — their only livelihood — due to the high risk of attacks from Boko Haram. Basic needs are not met.
17 Jan 2018 description
An expanding outbreak that affected over 3, 000 people and claimed the lives of 5 children and adults in 2017 continues to spread, with new cases being reported in all oblasts and Kyiv.
16 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
Yemen's children are scarred by violence, displacement, disease, poverty, undernutrition and a lack of access to basic services including water, health care and education.
16 Jan 2018 description
The agencies are calling for the complete and unconditional opening of Hudaydah port to allow for the uninterrupted flow of food and fuel.
16 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
The health and safety of the children is likely to be put at even greater risk ahead of upcoming cyclone and monsoon seasons, UNICEF warned.
15 Jan 2018 description
While tons of food and fuel have been delivered - the first commercial supplies after a 45-day blockade - 17.8 million people struggle to afford enough to eat, and 8.4 million are at risk of famine.
14 Jan 2018 description
The vaccination of children in the Rohingya camps and nearby areas demonstrates the health sector’s commitment to protecting people, particularly children, against deadly diseases.
12 Jan 2018 description
Revised Humanitarian Response Plan has been launched to provide critical life-saving, protection and livelihoods assistance to 2.2 million Haitians out of an estimated 2.8 million people in need.
11 Jan 2018 description
report United Nations
Approval of an exceptional delivery of humanitarian aid was granted to provide food and winterization relief items to 50,000 people who face increasingly dire circumstances.
11 Jan 2018 description
Since the start of the outbreak on 4 October 2017, the Ministry of Health reports a total of 2,672 cases, with Lusaka alone accounting for 2,558 cases. There have been 63 deaths.
10 Jan 2018 description
Afghanistan remains one of three countries in the world that is still polio-endemic. Today, the health authorities completed the first polio vaccination campaign, reaching 43,000 children.
10 Jan 2018 description
report Theirworld
The start of the school year in Zambia has been postponed by a cholera outbreak that has killed 61 people and affected thousands. Children will be staying home until at least end-January.
09 Jan 2018 description
The outbreak is fueled in large part by the Kasai conflict, which has led to the near total collapse of the region’s health system. More than 1,000 people have died since January 2017.
07 Jan 2018 description
As of 24 December, 2,229 associated deaths were reported across the country. People over the age of 60 continue to account for the highest percentage of deaths - nearly one-third.
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.
05 Jan 2018 description
The US $50 million allocation will ensure an integrated response across humanitarian sectors in 27 high-priority districts at risk of famine, as well as in areas where conflict has recently escalated.
05 Jan 2018 description
report The Guardian
The first international court case intends to throw light on what happened to some of the millions of dollars siphoned off from funding to help fight the disease.
04 Jan 2018 description
At least 471 people in Yemen are believed to have been infected with diphtheria, killing one in 10 of them since the outbreak began in mid-August.