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12 Jan 2018 description
Rajshahi, Pabna, Dinajpur and Kushtia are the most affected districts. The cold wave is predicted to continue until 14 January, with one or two more expected later this month.
10 Jan 2018 description
At least four attacks on health care infrastructure, including a Maternity and Pediatrics Hospital, and two attacks on education facilities have been reported since 03 January 2018.
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.
05 Jan 2018 description
The system is expected to continue southward along the eastern coast over the weekend, causing strong winds and heavy rains and generating a significant risk of flooding and landslides.
04 Jan 2018 description
The path/strength of the system is comparable with Tropical Cyclone Jade in 2009, which affected 61,000 people, causing 15 deaths and displacing 4,000 people.
03 Jan 2018 description
The situation of newly displaced is said to be dire, as humanitarian organizations struggle to meet increasing humanitarian and protection needs of the affected population.
31 Dec 2017 description
The unstable electricity has caused life-saving medical equipment to stop functioning, affects blood collection, storage and transportation, and puts the treatment of sewage at risk.
30 Dec 2017 description
Households worst-affected by conflict at the periphery of the Sambisa axis in the northeast of Nigeria have been unable to engage in normal livelihood activities for several consecutive seasons.
28 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
A National Communication Plan was developed by UNICEF and partners with prevention messages broadcast through community relays, churches, radios and schools reaching an estimated 382,000 people.
27 Dec 2017 description
In 2018, the nutrition cluster will continue to focus on life-saving and resilience-building activities amid an unprecedented drought.
26 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
In the first 10 days of November, an average of 6 children were either killed or maimed each day. The Country Task Force on Monitoring and Reporting documented a 32 per cent increase in verified cases compared to October.
23 Dec 2017 description
Latest information indicates that Tembin has caused dozens – potentially hundreds – of fatalities, damaged thousands of houses, and washed away vast amounts of livelihoods.
21 Dec 2017 description
A total of 137 suspected cases, including three deaths, were reported. In response, the government and WHO have distributed mosquito repellents to 10,000 school children in Kassala.
15 Dec 2017 description
In the Gaza Strip, another winter season brings with it the threat of temporary displacement, property losses and health risks due to flooding and poor housing conditions.
14 Dec 2017 description
4.33 million people were affected at the peak of the floods, with almost 400,000 people in need of immediate humanitarian assistance from national and international partners.
12 Dec 2017 description
Desde el 3 de diciembre, al menos 30.260 personas (+6.000 familias) han resultado damnificadas por graves inundaciones presentadas en dos municipios de Antioquia y cuatro de Chocó.
12 Dec 2017 description
US$500 million in concessional finance from the World Bank, DfID, European Investment Bank and European Union will be linked to creating employment opportunities.
08 Dec 2017 description
En seguimiento al desplazamiento masivo ocurrido el pasado 19 de noviembre en la zona rural del municipio de Tierralta, el total de afectados asciende a 733 personas de los cuales 403 son niños y niñas.
07 Dec 2017 description
Some residents are still reluctant to leave their homes, despite the need to re-stock and seek assistance. Others have left in search of safety, concerned over how the security situation may evolve.
07 Dec 2017 description
Global food supplies are high due to strong cereal harvests, but localized drought, flooding and protracted conflicts have intensified and perpetuated food insecurity.