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02 Oct 2017 description
William Lacy Swing called on the authorities to expand access for humanitarian agencies to reach the 21 million people in desperate need of aid after years of conflict.
02 Oct 2017 description
WHO has released US$300,000 in emergency funds, as well as critical medical supplies, to quickly scale up operational efforts, and is appealing for US$1.5 million to support the response.
01 Oct 2017 description
The donation of US$ 10.4 million has enabled WHO and health partners to rapidly expand access to trauma care and essential health care services for almost 9 million people.
30 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF hace un llamado para que la inversión pública y privada de reconstrucción coloque y mantenga al centro de las prioridades nacionales a la población infantil afectada por los terremotos de 7 y del 19 de septiembre en México.
30 Sep 2017 description
Most of the crop lands have been submerged for at least 5-7 days causing damage to crops, houses, and infrastructures. People have lost their stored foods as stocks have been washed away during the floods.
29 Sep 2017 description
report UN Security Council
“The situation has spiralled into the world’s fastest-developing refugee emergency and a humanitarian and human rights nightmare,” said António Guterres.
29 Sep 2017 description
Food and water are the most urgent needs. The hurricane caused widespread damage to the power grid, and the majority of roads are blocked with debris.
29 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
WHO, UNICEF, and the Ministry of Health launched a two-week vaccination campaign aimed to reach over 260,000 children aged 5-12, and focusing on children in hard to reach areas.
29 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
The centres provide early education to children aged 4 to 6, as well as non-formal basic education to children from ages 6 to 14.
29 Sep 2017 description
WHO is concerned the outbreak may spread because it is already present in several cities and this is just the start of the plague epidemic season, which usually runs from September to April.
29 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
The wave of violence that has affected the Kasai region for more than a year now has left 1.2 million children needing humanitarian assistance, says UNICEF.
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.