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22 Nov 2018 description
More than 19,640 homes have been destroyed and aid organizations continue to respond with food, emergency shelter and household supplies.
22 Nov 2018 description
This step of the biggest-ever campaign will run to 1 December 2018 and will target children and adults in Plateau, Sokoto, Kebbi, Niger and Borno states as well as the Federal Capital Territory.
22 Nov 2018 description
Activities will include constructing at least 100 new classrooms, training nearly 1,000 teachers and building more than 480 gender sensitive sanitation facilities in schools.
21 Nov 2018 description
Armed conflict, namely in Afghanistan and Syria, contributed to last year’s exceptionally high casualties, with 2,300 and more than 1,900 recorded in these States alone, respectively.
21 Nov 2018 description
At least 437,000 people are currently internally displaced in the South-West, North-West and in neighbouring departments due to hostilities between armed groups and security forces. Humanitarian action is gradually increasing in the affected areas.
21 Nov 2018 description
FAO advierte que la pobreza rural en América Latina alcanza un total de 59 millones personas; uno de cada dos habitantes rurales es pobre, y uno de cada cinco, indigente.
21 Nov 2018 description
The humanitarian crisis in CAR continues to deteriorate at an alarming rate, marked by growing forced displacement, insecurity and access constraints for civilians and aid workers.
21 Nov 2018 description
FAO’s dry season intervention, which began on 17 November in Maiduguri, Borno State, will offer another boost to agriculture-based livelihoods in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe.
21 Nov 2018 description
report Save the Children
The charity calculated that even by a conservative estimate approximately 84,700 children with severe acute malnutrition may have died between April 2015 and October 2018.
21 Nov 2018 description
Faced with an unexpected increase in people forced to flee within the country, NRC exhausted its funding in September and has been unable to offer aid to newly displaced persons.
20 Nov 2018 description
Los números superan ampliamente la cifra de afectados que estimaban las autoridades de emergencia cuando el río el nivel del comenzó a crecer, desde hace un mes aproximadamente.
20 Nov 2018 description
Two years since the peace agreement was signed, more than 50% of Colombia's rural population live in continued conflict, with four million people requiring assistance.
20 Nov 2018 description
WHO is now using IOM’s innovative Security Communications and Analysis Network (SCAAN) in DRC to support the security of its staff fighting the Ebola epidemic.
20 Nov 2018 description
Seventy buildings have now been completed under the first phase of the project, supported by the European Union, offering temporary shelter space for more than 4,500 people.
20 Nov 2018 description
More than one million Venezuelans have settled in Colombia, of whom more than 415,000 have been granted leave to stay. But many are undocumented, making them highly vulnerable.
20 Nov 2018 description
During the winter break, the Proof of Registration card retains its validity and registered PoR cardholders will be accorded their full rights as refugees in Pakistan.
20 Nov 2018 description
The new government of the Somali Region is asking for more aid agencies to start emergency programmes to respond to the crisis and is facilitating and improving access to them.
20 Nov 2018 description
Since the landmark New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants in 2016, refugee children have missed 1.5 billion days of school.
19 Nov 2018 description
Until women and girls can live free of fear, violence and insecurity, the world cannot pride itself on being fair and equal, says UN Secretary-General, as International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women approaches.
19 Nov 2018 description
With support from an international coalition and the Government of Chad, the Education Cannot Wait Fund has benefited over 215,000 children in Chad and CAR, with plans for another 194,000 to be reached in Nigeria.