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20 Sep 2017 description
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UNICEF Mexico will prioritize response to immediate needs in WASH and child protection, and will be followed by education response in the next two weeks as data from national authorities becomes available.
20 Sep 2017 description
The unprecedented cholera epidemic has killed more than 2,000 people and infected nearly 700,000 since 27 April. Humanitarian partners have ramped up their response to cholera.
20 Sep 2017 description
A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.1 struck central Mexico and affected five states. At least 29 buildings in Mexico City have collapsed, two million people in the city are without power.
18 Sep 2017 description
The majority of victims are displaced women and girls. The figures represent only part of the situation, as monitoring mechanisms are in place only in a few sites, out of 140 displacement locations.
14 Sep 2017 description
The humanitarian situation inside the city remains dire, with a majority of the remaining population reportedly facing deteriorating humanitarian, health, living and security conditions.
14 Sep 2017 description
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UNICEF and partners have scaled up to respond to the critical nutrition situation reaching 160,744 children with life-saving therapeutic treatment for SAM to date
13 Sep 2017 description
Returns increase to Ninewa Governorate, with 8,000 persons returning to Mosul and surrounding areas in the first ten days of September, while displacement picks up in west Anbar.
07 Sep 2017 description
Hurricane Irma is predicted to hit Puerto Rico before continuing to the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Cuba, Turks and Caicos, and southeastern Bahamas by Thursday evening.
06 Sep 2017 description
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Most recent Integrated Phase Classification results find six million people to be food insecure, causing an increase in the number of people targeted for assistance from 4.8 million to 5.7 million.
02 Sep 2017 description
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More than 400 schools have been damaged, and about 220 Health Centers attacked or damaged since the beginning of the crisis in all Kasai Provinces. Education and medical care have practically become non-existent.
01 Sep 2017 description
Desde el 27 de agosto, al menos 489 personas se han desplazado como consecuencia de enfrentamientos entre grupos armados sin identificar en el municipio de Tumaco, departamento de Nariño.
31 Aug 2017 description
Threat of famine, spikes in abductions and forced evictions, as well as conflict-related violations all contribute to protection risks for IDPs and the local population.
31 Aug 2017 description
An estimated 3.1 million people, 25 percent of the population, are expected to be in Crisis (IPC Phase 3) or emergency (IPC Phase 4) through December.
27 Aug 2017 description
Based on the attack rate projections another 36,000 to 40,000 cases are expected over the next six to nine months, according to the government and WHO.
25 Aug 2017 description
More than 460,000 people have been displaced from their homes. Some communities in the Rautahat, Banke, Bardiya, Mahottari, Dhanusa and Saptari districts remain inaccessible.
24 Aug 2017 description
Through income-generating and agricultural-based activities, the 'Food Assistance for Assets' programme will also help improve household food security and increase the availability of nutritious foods.
24 Aug 2017 description
Selon les dernières estimations, le nombre de personnes déplacées a atteint 600 000 à la fin du mois de juillet, alors que la situation de protection des civils continue de se détériorer.
23 Aug 2017 description
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Water and electricity have been reportedly cut off for more than a month, forcing people to collect unsafe water. Unexploded ordnance and landmines continue to be a serious safety concern.
19 Aug 2017 description
As of 18 August, about 44,700 families have been displaced. Affected people are facing challenges in accessing adequate health care due to a damaged road network.
17 Aug 2017 description
Rainfall deficits have greatly affected the situation of crops. IFRC operations will assist the populations of Brakna and Gorgol who currently have high percentages in malnutrition cases.