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13 Oct 2017 description
Research findings forecast a continued rise in homelessness among people in disaster prone countries unless significant progress is made in managing disaster risk
12 Oct 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Agreement has been reached between UNICEF and the Bangladeshi government to construct 10,000 latrines as quickly as possible, to provide sanitation for some 250,000 people.
12 Oct 2017 description
La Comisión Nacional de los DD. HH. exhorta a implementar un programa de atención para que las víctimas tengan acceso a las ayudas establecidas en la Ley General de Víctimas.
12 Oct 2017 description
MSF teams in the different Kirkuk locations have provided 3,201 medical consultations for people arriving from Hawijah. All the people treated were suffering from blast injuries due to airstrikes and landmines.
12 Oct 2017 description
One year on from the start of the battle for Mosul, 673,000 Muslawis are still displaced; 274,000 are living in camps and emergency sites and 400,000 are staying with family, friends or in rented accommodation.
12 Oct 2017 description
In 2017, UNHCR and partners appealed for US$209 million to assist the more than 500,000 CAR refugees across the region. To date, only 9 per cent of those funds have been received.
12 Oct 2017 description
Global hunger levels have fallen more than a quarter since 2000; however, eight countries suffer from extremely alarming or alarming levels of hunger.
11 Oct 2017 description
report UN Security Council
The top UN official in DR Congo urged international and regional stakeholders to help the country avert worsening instability by advancing progress on elections and other stalled components of the recent political agreement.
11 Oct 2017 description
Desde comienzos de 2017, ha habido más asesinatos de defensores de derechos humanos, líderes sociales y comunitarios, en particular en áreas anteriormente ocupadas por las FARC-EP.
11 Oct 2017 description
A joint inter-agency mission found that nomads, residents and return communities in return areas live together peacefully with functioning farm and crop protection committees.
11 Oct 2017 description
The attacks have been well-organised, coordinated and systematic, with the intent of not only driving the population out of Myanmar but preventing them from returning to their homes, a new UN report has found.
11 Oct 2017 description
The security situation has recently worsened in several regions of the country bringing the total number of IDPs to nearly 600,000 and threatens humanitarian interventions.
11 Oct 2017 description
Violence and repeated armed clashes in DRC have caused alarming levels of human suffering, with 7 million people needing assistance, more than half of whom have been displaced.
11 Oct 2017 description
FAO y OPS advierten que el hambre aumentó en seis países y el número total de personas que sufre hambre en la región ha aumentado a 2,4 millones de personas, lo cual está revirtiendo décadas de progresos.
10 Oct 2017 description
report UN Security Council
With parties pursuing a futile and cruel military conflict, millions of citizens are enduring the worst suffering in the nation’s history, the UN Special Envoy for Yemen told the Security Council.
10 Oct 2017 description
Overcrowding and the lack of basic amenities have increased the risk of outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases as well as cholera and other water- and vector-borne diseases.
10 Oct 2017 description
As one of the key actors on the ground, the Red Cross has mobilized its personnel and is upgrading their skills on community surveillance, contact tracing and messaging.
10 Oct 2017 description
The operating environment is increasingly hostile towards aid workers in Western Equatoria. Meanwhile, fighting and insecurity in Unity has forced the relocation of aid workers.
10 Oct 2017 description
Asia-Pacific Disaster Report 2017 shows that the greatest impacts of disasters are in countries which have the least capacity to prepare or respond to these events.
10 Oct 2017 description
Amid fierce fighting, authorities took control of unofficial detention centres previously run by a criminal network. The most urgent needs include food, water, and medical assistance.