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30 Nov 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
More than 60,000 boys and girls are out of school. Fifteen schools are located on the frontline and others are badly damaged or being used as shelters for displaced families, said UNICEF.
30 Nov 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
A new UNICEF report finds that 1.5 million children require humanitarian assistance and practically every child needs protection from the armed groups who now control four-fifths of the country.
29 Nov 2018 description
The cumulative needs of wounded patients are creating a medical emergency, as the lack of appropriate treatment in Gaza's crippled health system leads to a high risk of infection.
29 Nov 2018 description
The statement came during the Meeting of the States Parties, where the Conference takes stock of challenges remaining to meet the ambition of a world free of anti-personnel mines by 2025.
29 Nov 2018 description
Returnees are coming through the area every day and either settling back into their homes in the northern Upper Nile or travelling through to communities further south.
29 Nov 2018 description
The partnership links IOM’s DTM, the largest source of primary data on displacement, and IDMC’s expertise in internal displacement data analysis, research and policy development.
29 Nov 2018 description
report Human Rights Watch
Older people who need to travel between the Luhansk region and government-controlled areas face arbitrary obstacles, including risks to their health and safety.
29 Nov 2018 description
Solamente en este año, se estima que 1.5 milones de personas están en riesgo de inseguridad alimentaria por pérdidas parciales o completas en la producción de granos básicos.
29 Nov 2018 description
The report provides a concrete overview of progress made and highlights solutions from around the globe calling on all stakeholders to act now to address malnutrition.
28 Nov 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
These children have limited access to many of the essential services they need for their wellbeing, including nutrition, education, psychosocial support and healthcare.
28 Nov 2018 description
A solution where Israel and Palestine live side-by-side as sovereign nations is still “the only option” for lasting peace,” Guterres said to mark International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.
28 Nov 2018 description
UNFPA supports 34 health facilities in Hodeida alone and 214 health facilities across Yemen, to provide essential reproductive health services to women and girls.
28 Nov 2018 description
Since April, at least ten schools have been damaged and occupied by military forces. A total of 3.7 million school aged children - of these 2.2 million girls - are out of school across the country.
28 Nov 2018 description
Los expertos independientes de la ONU han expresado sus preocupaciones en cartas dirigidas a los gobiernos de Guatemala, Honduras, México y Estados Unidos, y les han pedido que respeten el derecho internacional.
28 Nov 2018 description
In response to a spike in malaria in eastern DRC, a four-day mass drug administration campaign was launched today in Beni, with a target to reach up to 450,000 people.
28 Nov 2018 description
UN experts have voiced their concerns in letters to the governments of Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico and the United States and called on them to abide by international law.
28 Nov 2018 description
The medication was handed over to Shirqat General Hospital to support the health authorities meet the scale-up in demand for first-line and emergency health care following flash floods.
28 Nov 2018 description
The number of malnourished and hungry people in the world has gone back up to levels of 10 years ago. "Our current pace is not sufficient to end hunger by 2030," warns UN agency.
28 Nov 2018 description
The region is exposed to high-impact hydrometeorological hazards. Between 1980 and 2007 nearly 98% of disasters were related to hydrometeorological and climate related phenomena.
27 Nov 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF is facing a $33 million funding shortfall for lifesaving winter supplies and cash assistance for children, placing them at risk of illness, school absences or death.