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18 Jun 2018 description
Heavy monsoon rains in Cox’s Bazar again triggered flooding and landslides in the Rohingya refugee camps, affecting 9,000 individuals and displacing more than 2,000 people.
18 Jun 2018 description
report Christian Aid
Signatories to the Grand Bargain pledged to deliver 25% of humanitarian assistance to local agencies by 2020 but that figure was still only 3% last year, said Christian Aid.
18 Jun 2018 description
Approximately 3.4 million Kenyans are already severely food insecure, while 309,000 people have been internally displaced due to food insecurity and drought.
17 Jun 2018 description
Se suspenden las acciones de debido a que la zona es inhabitable y de alto riesgo. La atención en los albergues continúa, actualmente son 17 centros que funcionan como albergues para 3.571 personas.
16 Jun 2018 description
Since the launch of military offensive in Afrin in January, civilians have been displaced from the district into other parts of Aleppo governorate, mainly to Tall Refaat – Nabul area.
15 Jun 2018 description
Los fondos beneficiarán al menos a 3 mil 842 personas en Escuintla, Chimaltenango y Sacatepéquez, los 3 departamentos más impactados por el desastre.
15 Jun 2018 description
Drawing from examples in 32 African countries, the report highlights some of the measures in place that contribute to the effective and humane governance of migration, while avoiding the use of unnecessary immigration detention.
15 Jun 2018 description
The IFRC aims to support 400,000 people over six months with focus on community engagement and surveillance, active case search, psychosocial support, infection prevention and control, disinfection, and safe burials.
15 Jun 2018 description
report EastAfrican
Two years after the country's largest dam was overflowing with water, Cape Verde finds itself in the middle of the country's most severe drought since 1977.
14 Jun 2018 description
report Government of Peru
El Gobierno de Perú declaró en estado de emergencia a 11 regiones del país, a través del Decreto Supremo N° 060-2018, promulgado el día 12 de junio del corriente.
14 Jun 2018 description
The Plan, signed between the Mouvement Patriotique pour la Centrafrique (MPC), part of the Former Séléka coalition, and the UN, seeks to end and prevent grave violations against children.
14 Jun 2018 description
As Bangladesh’s annual wet season has arrived, the UN migration agency is working against the clock to secure infrastructure and strengthen preparedness measures in the refugee camps.
14 Jun 2018 description
This flexible, predictable and long-term contribution will help get life-saving assistance to the people who need it the most," says UN Relief Chief .
14 Jun 2018 description
“Dozens of UN staff are in the city helping to deliver food, water and health services,” said Lise Grande, UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Yemen. “We estimate that 600,000 civilians are in the city - many of whom are dependent on assistance to survive.”
14 Jun 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
Torrential rain and strong winds are threatening the health and safety of thousands of children as the first major storm of the monsoon season arrived in south-eastern Bangladesh.
14 Jun 2018 description
In April 2018, civilian casualties rose to record levels this year, with 13 people killed and 33 injured. Since the outbreak of hostilities, over 2,700 civilians were killed and up to 9,000 injured.
14 Jun 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
Children are some of the hardest hit by the Ebola virus. Mortality rates are particularly high among children who have been infected – as high as 95% for those under one year old.
14 Jun 2018 description
With more than 14 days since the last reported case of cholera, Yobe State Ministry of Health has declared that the outbreak is over. Intensified surveillance by WHO enabled early detection.
13 Jun 2018 description
A campaign by the Colombian government to eradicate child labor discovered nearly 5,000 children working in the past three months, including hundreds from economically-stricken Venezuela.
13 Jun 2018 description
report Save the Children
An estimated 300,000 children stuck in Hodeidah could be killed or maimed by fighting following reports of an attack on the port city. Families and children could be caught in the crossfire, Save the Children says.