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15 Jan 2018 description
The humanitarian response strategy for the period 2018-2020 will aim to move beyond single year operational planning, and to adopt a longer term planning lens.
15 Jan 2018 description
Authorities of Angola's Lunda Norte Province have received guarantees that political stability in DRC's Kasai region will enable the more than 31,000 Congolese refugees to return home.
15 Jan 2018 description
This year’s HRP focuses only on life-saving emergency assistance to people caught up in current or recent disasters. Another 8.7 million people have high levels of needs.
15 Jan 2018 description
While tons of food and fuel have been delivered - the first commercial supplies after a 45-day blockade - 17.8 million people struggle to afford enough to eat, and 8.4 million are at risk of famine.
15 Jan 2018 description
report Human Rights Watch
The Islamist armed group has threatened and abducted civilians in Somalia's Bay region to force communities to hand over their children for indoctrination and military training.
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.
14 Jan 2018 description
The vaccination of children in the Rohingya camps and nearby areas demonstrates the health sector’s commitment to protecting people, particularly children, against deadly diseases.
13 Jan 2018 description
Injuries and deaths continue due to unexploded remnants of war and improvised explosive devices that litter Raqqa and surrounding communities. Children are often harmed.
12 Jan 2018 description
Revised Humanitarian Response Plan has been launched to provide critical life-saving, protection and livelihoods assistance to 2.2 million Haitians out of an estimated 2.8 million people in need.
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.
12 Jan 2018 description
By the end of 2017, IOM, the UN Migration Agency, identified 3.2 million people who have returned back to their place of origin, while a staggering 2.6 million remained displaced.
12 Jan 2018 description
The contingency plan is being revised to take into account the protection and emergency assistance needs to cater for 25,000 refugees, since the situation remains very fluid along the border.
12 Jan 2018 description
UNHCR has received about 13,000 offers of resettlement places in 2018 and 2019, against requests for 40,000. Most of these are part of established programmes and only a few are new.
12 Jan 2018 description
As attacks restart just hours after the ceasefire between the government and ELN armed group expires overnight, it’s vital both sides return to the negotiation table, warns the NRC.
11 Jan 2018 description
States need to strengthen the rule of law underpinning how they manage and protect migrants – for the benefit of their economies, their societies and migrants themselves - UN Secretary-General
11 Jan 2018 description
WFP and UNHCR have appealed to donors to contribute funds to reverse a 25% reduction from January onwards in food or cash assistance for more than 100,000 refugees in Rwanda.
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.
11 Jan 2018 description
Since the start of the outbreak on 4 October 2017, the Ministry of Health reports a total of 2,672 cases, with Lusaka alone accounting for 2,558 cases. There have been 63 deaths.
11 Jan 2018 description
The children and their families need urgent support, including health and nutrition services, safe water and sanitation, and education and psychosocial assistance.
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.