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07 Dec 2018 description
IPC estimates that about 20 million people or 67% of the total population of the country are food insecure, which includes 240,000 people in IPC Phase 5 (Catastrophe).
07 Dec 2018 description
The mission of the UN’s Central Emergency Relief Fund, which enables humanitarian responders to deliver life-saving assistance whenever and wherever crises strike, is more critical than ever, said UN Chief as a pledging conference got underway in New York.
07 Dec 2018 description
The new portal connects the data and information generated through coordination processes to the managers and leaders who rely on it for decision-making.
07 Dec 2018 description
report Theirworld
Cameroon is among 82 countries that have signed the Safe Schools Declaration but more than 400 civilians have been killed in attacks between separatists and government forces.
07 Dec 2018 description
The humanitarian sector’s growing use of digital and mobile technologies creates records that can be accessed and misused by third parties, potentially putting people receiving aid at risk.
07 Dec 2018 description
report ACT Alliance
The favourable rainfall during 2018 has helped end the shortage of water, but the adverse impacts of the severe drought persist, especially among shepherds who lost animals and IDPs.
07 Dec 2018 description
The text defines the roles and responsibilities regarding protection from internal displacement, and refers to durable solutions promoted by UNHCR.
07 Dec 2018 description
Nearly 1,500 civilian casualties were reported in Yemen in August to October this year - an average of 123 civilian deaths and injuries every week during this period.
07 Dec 2018 description
Under the government’s decongestion plan, priority is given to the transportation and accommodation of families with underage children, pregnant women and single parents.
06 Dec 2018 description
The Gathering and Departure Facility in Tripoli is the first of its kind in Libya and is intended to bring vulnerable refugees to a safe environment while solutions are sought for them.
06 Dec 2018 description
Despite notable advances in global human rights, the principles espoused in the milestone document are under threat in many countries, warns the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.
06 Dec 2018 description
report UN News Service
La ONU ha convocado una conferencia en Marrakech el 10 y 11 de diciembre para adoptar formalmente un pacto que busca hacer la migración más segura y digna para todos.
06 Dec 2018 description
Restoring grazing land and forest can help communities stand up to the more frequent droughts brought by climate change, according to farmers in southern Ethiopia.
06 Dec 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
Seven million children sleep hungry every night. Every day, 400,000 face life-threatening malnutrition and could die any minute. More than two million children are out of school.
06 Dec 2018 description
Religious leaders, civil society, human rights activists, legal professionals and government officials came together to call for an end to harmful traditional practices and to speak out against GBV.
05 Dec 2018 description
At least a dozen people are dead after a rubber boat capsized off Misrata on Monday. Ten survivors were rescued and treated by IOM medical staff in Libya. Three others remain missing.
05 Dec 2018 description
Exposure to air pollution causes seven million deaths worldwide every year and costs an estimated US$5.11 trillion in welfare losses globally, the WHO said at the COP24 in Poland.
05 Dec 2018 description
"As parties to the conflict in Yemen sit down at the table this week, we urge them to look as closely as we do at the humanitarian implications of this war” - NRC.
05 Dec 2018 description
It is alleged the attacks were carried out by young men in civilian clothing or military uniforms. In addition to being sexually violated, the women and girls were brutally beaten and robbed.
05 Dec 2018 description
Persistent insecurity and conflict have disrupted livelihoods, affected market function and limited access to markets. An earlier start to the lean season will further hamper food security.