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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.
14 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
In Idlib, to the northwest of the country, heavy violence reportedly killed and injured scores of children and women and displaced an estimated 100,000 civilians in the past few weeks.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
19 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Restrictions on fuel imports have led to critical shortages and price hikes across Yemen, limiting access to safe water and other vital services for children, including health care and sanitation.
19 Dec 2017 description
More than 4,000 Chadian refugees are ready to return to their home after a decade in Sudan, now that UNHCR and the governments of Sudan and Chad have begun the repatriation process.
11 Dec 2017 description
The parties to the conflict have an obligation to fully facilitate sustained and unimpeded humanitarian access, as required by international humanitarian law, says Jamie McGoldrick.
09 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
East Ghouta, one of the remaining besieged areas in Syria, is home to an estimated 400,000 people who have been almost completely cut off from humanitarian assistance since 2013.
04 Dec 2017 description
Jamie McGoldrick calls on all parties to conflict to allow civilians to leave their homes and ... to facilitate the movement of aid workers to ensure the continuity of life-saving programmes.
03 Dec 2017 description
According to UNAMI, 117 Iraqi civilians were killed and another 264 injured in violent acts in the month of November. Baghdad remains the most affected Governorate, with 201 civilian casualties.
02 Dec 2017 description
Without the urgent resumption of commercial imports, especially food, fuel and medicines, millions of children, women and men risk mass hunger, disease and death.
29 Nov 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
A recent survey of 27 locations in East Ghouta found that the proportion of children under five years old suffering from acute malnutrition to be 11.9 per cent due to the protracted crisis.
25 Nov 2017 description
Sexual violence and other forms of gender-based violence continues to remain a major source of concern in the daily lives of women, men, girls and boys across Syria.
20 Nov 2017 description
The scale, severity and complexity of needs across Syria remain overwhelming. Of the 13.1 million people needing help, 5.6 million people are in acute need.
14 Nov 2017 description
The UN Human Rights Office urges the Libyan authorities to take concrete steps to stamp out human rights violations and abuses in centres under their control.
09 Nov 2017 description
report Mixed Migration Hub
One of the most concerning aspects of migratory movements is the rise in the number of children who are unaccompanied and separated travelling on such dangerous journeys.