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09 Oct 2017 description
Rural areas have vast potential for economic growth pegged to food production & related sectors. Achieving the 2030 development agenda will hinge on unlocking that potential.
09 Oct 2017 description
More than 650 000 men, women and children crowded in camps near Cox’s Bazar will receive doses of oral cholera vaccine (OCV) to stop any chance the disease has of taking root.
09 Oct 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
A nutrition crisis, exacerbated by continuing violence, instability and displacement in Mali, is threatening the lives and futures of thousands of children, UNICEF warned.
08 Oct 2017 description
While clashes continue in Hawiga district, Iraqi security forces are reportedly preparing to retake the remaining extremist-controlled cities and districts of Rawa and Al-Ka’im.
07 Oct 2017 description
The Tropical Storm has hit Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Honduras, and is predicted to become a Category 1 hurricane as it approaches the Yucatan Peninsula and land along the Gulf Coast.
07 Oct 2017 description
report Voice of America
The population of the Gado refugee camp has exploded from 1,000 refugees in January to 25,000 today, while aid agencies are struggling to meet their needs.
07 Oct 2017 description
On any day by 2 pm the two doctors, two nurses, two midwives and a number of local volunteers have seen more than 100 patients. Together, they have treated more than 4,000 people so far.
07 Oct 2017 description
report Save the Children
Students are still out of school, and fewer than half of Puerto Rico’s 1,100 public schools have been assessed for damage so far. Electricity, fuel, and clean water are still scarce.
06 Oct 2017 description
report Inter Press Service
Desde 1960 hasta el 2017, la región enfrentó 2.269 desastres declarados como emergencia, que causaron la muerte de 532.284 personas y que significaron pérdidas económicas por más de 213.000 mil millones.
06 Oct 2017 description
The death toll from Tropical Storm Nate has risen to 28, with 14 people missing. The storm is making its way to the US Gulf Coast, where it is projected to make landfall as a hurricane.
06 Oct 2017 description
MSF teams are focused on disease prevention and treating children as quickly and as close to home as possible during the country's annual peak of malnutrition and malaria.
06 Oct 2017 description
WHO has released $1.5 Million from its emergency funds to fight plague in Madagascar. The health agency is appealing for US$5.5 million to effectively respond to the outbreak.
06 Oct 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
The children caught up in the emergency are at very high risk for diarrhoea. UNICEF is working to upscale efforts in WASH, but the task in hand is immense.
06 Oct 2017 description
The 2017 Revised Humanitarian Response Plan of $497.3 million had only received $148.5 million at 30 September, compromising the aid that half the population urgently needs.
06 Oct 2017 description
Emergency assistance is focused on refugee protection, shelter, water and sanitation and bolstering the capacity of the local host communities across south-east Bangladesh.
06 Oct 2017 description
Latest report highlights suffering at an alarming level, with at least 4,000 verified violations committed by government forces and over 11,500 by non-state armed groups in 20 countries.
05 Oct 2017 description
report UN News Service
El Consejo de Seguridad de la ONU adoptó el 5 de octubre por unanimidad una resolución que establece el monitoreo y la verificación del cumplimiento del alto al fuego bilateral entre el ELN y el gobierno de Colombia.
05 Oct 2017 description
report Voice of America
Se calcula que caerán entre 38 y 50 centímetros (15 y 20 pulgadas) de lluvia en partes de Nicaragua, con intensas y potencialmente peligrosas precipitaciones también en Honduras, Costa Rica y Panamá.
05 Oct 2017 description
Food insecurity due to drought has exacerbated the HIV/AIDS crisis, and a lack of access to clean water and proper sanitation facilities has heightened the risk of waterborne diseases.
05 Oct 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Results of malnutrition screening show the need for continuing care with 7,443 cases of acute malnutrition including 2,343 cases of severe and 5,100 cases of moderate acute malnutrition.