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19 Feb 2019 description
Eighty percent of the population needs some form of humanitarian assistance and protection, up 84 per cent since the conflict started in 2015: 14 million people are in acute humanitarian need.
07 Feb 2019 description
Conflict and insecurity in neighbouring countries have resulted in continued arrivals of refugees into the DRC throughout 2018; this trend is expected to continue throughout 2019 and 2020.
05 Feb 2019 description
The peace deal signed last September provides hope for peace and cautious optimism. Areas of stability and return are emerging, indicating there may soon be greater return of displaced people.
31 Jan 2019 description
The prolonged crisis is having an ever-stronger impact on Syrian, Palestinian and vulnerable Lebanese households, host populations, and the country’s institutions and infrastructure.
30 Jan 2019 description
Proposed interventions will target the most vulnerable and food-insecure households in famine-risk districts identified and prioritized via the December 2018 IPC update.
31 Dec 2018 description
The Plan focuses on recent violence-induced displacements in Benishangul Gumuz region and East and West Wollega of Oromia – which saw a surge of up to 250,000 IDPs since September.
18 Dec 2018 description
Five years since the onset of a brutal civil war, more than 2.2 million South Sudanese have sought safety in Uganda, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, DRC, and CAR. Another 1.9 million are IDPs.
11 Dec 2018 description
UN agencies and NGO partners today released the 2019-2020 Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan, a US$5.5 billion proposal to support Syrian refugees at home and in the region.
04 Dec 2018 description
The UN and its partners aim to assist 93.6 million of the most vulnerable with food, shelter, health care, emergency education, protection and other basic assistance, according to the GHO.
11 Oct 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
The UN children's agency will use the funds to help 1.4 million people access services for WASH, child protection, education, health, and infant nutrition.
09 Oct 2018 description
Based on contributions to date, UNHCR expects funding for 2018 to meet just 55 per cent of the $8.2 billion that is needed. This compares to 56.6 per cent in 2017 and 58 per cent in 2016.
05 Oct 2018 description
The Response Plan will cover an initial period of three months. After a month, the plan will be reviewed and revised in light of new assessments and prioritisation of needs.
04 Oct 2018 description
The majority of the planned intervention will be in the form of cash assistance and core winter items in both countries, and will also cover vulnerable refugees in Lebanon, Jordan, and Egypt.
07 Aug 2018 description
The response plan, developed with regional and country level partners, is a migrant-focused humanitarian and development strategy, targeting 81,000 vulnerable people.
01 Aug 2018 description
A new FAO report sounds the alarm on some of the world's most severely underfunded crises, which require an urgent humanitarian response and emergency agricultural assistance
24 Jul 2018 description
Since April 2018, some 970,000 people have been displaced and are in great need of humanitarian support to help them get through Ethiopia’s cold and rainy season.
24 May 2018 description
The total number of people in the affected districts is 6.2 million, of which 1.1 million are noted to be in IPC 3 and 4 and 1.628 million - 26% - had already been displaced prior to the flooding.
11 May 2018 description
Los venezolanos que estan llegando a Colombia tienen necesidades urgentes de asistencia humanitaria multisectorial, protección internacional y alternativas para regularizar el estatus legal.
13 Apr 2018 description
Plus de 950 000 personnes feront face à l’insécurité alimentaire durant la période de soudure de 2018. Près de 32 000 enfants risquent de souffrir de malnutrition aiguë sévère en 2018.
11 Apr 2018 description
Amidst political tensions, an estimated 10.3 million people across DPRK continue to suffer from food insecurity and undernutrition, as well as a lack of access to basic services.