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29 Sep 2017 description
report Save the Children
Poor access to clean drinking water and basic health services, coupled with frequent monsoon rains, has sparked growing concern of an outbreak of water-borne diseases like cholera.
29 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Since 2009, across northeast Nigeria, more than 2,295 teachers have been killed and 19,000 have been displaced. An estimated 3 million children need emergency education support.
28 Sep 2017 description
Two East African countries have stopped automatically granting refugee status to Burundian asylum seekers. Tanzania stopped in January, and Uganda in June this year.
28 Sep 2017 description
La OIM lanzó el 28 de septiembre una aplicación para dispositivos móviles, la MigrantApp, que proveerá información fidedigna y segura a los migrantes que requieran servicios de protección y asistencia en Mesoamérica.
28 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
In Aleppo, 1 in 4 schools was destroyed or damaged in the conflict. 1.75 million children continue to be out of school across Syria and another 1.35 million are at risk of dropping out.
28 Sep 2017 description
El apoyo, como parte del plan de acción de la ONU, incluye impulsar micro industrias de materiales de construcción para ayudar a recuperar 215 mil casas gravemente dañadas por el huracán.
28 Sep 2017 description
The situation in the country has sharply deteriorated in recent months, with the estimated number of food insecure people increasing to 8.5 million.
28 Sep 2017 description
report Voice of America
Humanitarian workers say the flight cancellations, that is to start on Friday, could have a “dire impact” on the lives of the region’s 1.6 million refugees and displaced people.
28 Sep 2017 description
The US$245 million Regional Winter Assistance Plan is only 26 percent funded, with the majority of the country operations severely underfunded.
28 Sep 2017 description
Doctors from partner organizations in Turkey have reached over 200 health staff in besieged areas. They provided online training on diagnosis and treatment of diabetes, hypertension, respiratory diseases and others.
27 Sep 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch
Restrictions on imports to Yemen have worsened the dire humanitarian situation of Yemeni civilians, Human Rights Watch said today.
27 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
La respuesta inicial de la organización se enfocará en recuperación emocional a través de “Espacios Amigables para la Infancia”, distribución de suministros escolares y capacitación para docentes.
27 Sep 2017 description
The mass hanging of 42 prisoners at Al Hoot prison in the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah raises “massive concerns” over the country’s use of the death penalty, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein said.
27 Sep 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch
Since early 2015, the Cameroonian authorities have summarily deported at least 100,000 Nigerians living in remote border areas back to war, displacement, and destitution in Nigeria’s Borno State.
27 Sep 2017 description
report UN Population Fund
More than half the gender-based violence incidents reported to UNFPA and its partners by Rohingya women refugees in Bangladesh are sexual assault, an exceptionally high proportion.
26 Sep 2017 description
A drastic increase in displacement this year due to drought is putting additional strain on scarce resources in existing and new IDP settlements.
26 Sep 2017 description
Armed groups have taken over several localities, in particular the cities of Bocaranga and Niem, and the ensuing confrontations have caused a large number of displacements.
26 Sep 2017 description
Many of the new arrivals from Myanmar are deeply traumatized, and, despite having found refuge in Bangladesh, they are still exposed to enormous hardship.
26 Sep 2017 description
report Save the Children
Five days after Hurricane Maria caused widespread devastation in Puerto Rico, millions of people, including nearly 700,000 children, remain stranded without power, clean water, or fuel.
26 Sep 2017 description
The plan, which will cost about $6 billion annually, focuses on agriculture, forestry, health, transport, power, industry, water, and urban sectors that are identified as most vulnerable.