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19 Oct 2017 description
International community must act swiftly, and on a large scale. The worm reportedly has a foothold in 28 nations in Africa, and it feeds on crops that include maize, consumed by more than 200 million Africans.
19 Oct 2017 description
Every day in 2016, 15,000 children died before their fifth birthday, 46 per cent of them – or 7,000 babies – died in the first 28 days of life, according to a new UN report.
18 Oct 2017 description
report Save the Children
Save the Children alerta de que la situación expone a la infancia a altos niveles de desprotección que podrían derivar en situaciones de abuso, violencia o explotación.
18 Oct 2017 description
Efforts continue to trace the families of the more than 10,000 children still separated from their families or caregivers, so that they too can be reunited.
18 Oct 2017 description
Le Comité international de la Croix-Rouge a suspendu la distribution de nourriture, l’accès à l’eau et aux soins de santé, et le rétablissement de liens familiaux suite d’une intrusion d’hommes armés dans l’une de ses résidences à Kidal
18 Oct 2017 description
Medics who rushed to help victims of a huge bomb explosion in Mogadishu that killed more than 300 people say the country's threadbare emergency services have been pushed beyond their limit.
18 Oct 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
The beginning of the school year has been postponed several times from its usual September start and textbooks and other school materials are in severely short supply.
18 Oct 2017 description
Half the population - more than 6.2 million people - now need humanitarian assistance, half of whom are in a crisis situation, and 388,000 children under the age of five are acutely malnourished.
18 Oct 2017 description
report UN News Service
La reprise des violences a fait exploser à nouveau le nombre de déplacés et la malnutrition ces derniers mois. Les récentes violences meurtrières ont des implications sur le plan humanitaire.
17 Oct 2017 description
report UN Population Fund
Inequalities in sexual and reproductive health and rights, while often given limited attention, have implications that extend from individual to national level, warns UNFPA in their flagship report.
17 Oct 2017 description
report Rotary
Funds will support efforts to end endemic polio in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Nigeria, while further funding will be allocated to other vulnerable countries to keep them polio-free.
17 Oct 2017 description
The Emergency Social Safety Net programme provides debit cards to refugee families, mostly from war-torn Syria, to cover basic needs such as food, rent, medicine and clothes.
17 Oct 2017 description
The destruction of infrastructure means returning families, particularly in west Mosul, end up living in partially or totally ruined homes, with almost no access to clean water, electricity or medical care.
17 Oct 2017 description
Since Sunday night, an estimated 10,000-15,000 Rohingya refugees have entered Bangladesh through the Anjuman Para border crossing point in Ukhia district in the south-east.
17 Oct 2017 description
Libyan authorities estimate another 6,000 migrants and refugees are being held by smugglers. If confirmed, this would bring the total number held in Sabratha to 20,500.
17 Oct 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch
Insecurity, government inaction, and donor disengagement are reversing vital gains made in educating girls, according to a report released on Tuesday by Human Rights Watch.
17 Oct 2017 description
Two months after the incidents that claimed at least 500 lives, the scheme brings relief to nearly 2,000 affected households through direct mobile money transfers as they try to resettle.
16 Oct 2017 description
People arriving at so-called entry points around 15 miles north and 25 miles east of Hawijah’s center are in urgent need of shelter, medical care and food. Daquq camp is currently the only camp receiving people.
16 Oct 2017 description
Tras las lluvias que empezaron en marzo de 2017, la Pampa actualmente tiene 713.445 hectáreas inundadas y la superficie anegada supera el millón, de acuerdo con un informe del Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria.
16 Oct 2017 description
The Nigerian government has mobilized over 200 health workers to immunize residents aged 9 months to 45 years old in the states of Kwara and Kogi.