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19 Nov 2018 description
Data from 2015–2017 highlight that no significant progress in reducing global malaria cases was made. There were an estimated 219 million cases and 435,000 related deaths in 2017.
19 Nov 2018 description
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A comprehensive survey found that conflict and inequality remain defining features of childhood. A majority of poor children are not receiving any form of government assistance.
19 Nov 2018 description
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UNICEF and its UN partners have been engaged in efforts with all concerned parties at the local level to advocate for children to be able to go safely to a school of their choosing.
18 Nov 2018 description
In addition to vaccination, continuing efforts are being made with the support of UNICEF to improve access to clean water and sanitation and promote hygiene
17 Nov 2018 description
Human causalities have been reported on both sides of conflicts. However, reportedly there are no numbers indicated yet.
17 Nov 2018 description
The epicenter of the Ebola outbreak has moved from the small town of Mangina to the larger city of Beni, where the number of new suspected and confirmed Ebola patients has risen steadily for weeks.
17 Nov 2018 description
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Senior UN and civil society leaders briefed Security Council on political and humanitarian steps forward, emphasizing that a new “window of hope” has now opened in that country’s devastating and overlooked war.
16 Nov 2018 description
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The women of South Sudan are anxious for progress and urge political and militia leaders to honour the recent revitalized peace agreement and put an end to the crisis.
16 Nov 2018 description
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More than 1.3 million children to receive emergency treatment in 2018, but more investment in prevention measures needed to influence trends in 2019 and beyond.
16 Nov 2018 description
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The consensus among refugees is that while conditions in the camps are tough, they remain preferable to the perceived risks of returning to Myanmar, says UNICEF.
16 Nov 2018 description
As long as the warring parties ignore international humanitarian law, the tremendous suffering will continue and extreme hunger will turn more desperate, potentially reaching famine.
16 Nov 2018 description
'Holding On' campaign, marking 20th anniversary of the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement, aims to raise awareness of the plight of IDPs and celebrate their courage and resilience.
16 Nov 2018 description
Between 3 and 8 November, 78 trucks navigated through “some of the most dangerous areas of Syria,” to deliver essential aid for all the population for at least a month.
15 Nov 2018 description
La mayoría está viviendo en la calle, sin acceso garantizado a la alimentación y salud, mientras gobierno colombiano estima que la cifra podría alcanzar los tres millones en pocos meses.
15 Nov 2018 description
Despite the ascension of Abiy Ahmed as prime minister, some positive headlines, and measures that merit international support, a major humanitarian crisis has unfolded in the south of the country.
15 Nov 2018 description
UNHCR and partners have doubled shelter capacity for asylum seekers by 448 spaces and are developing a plan to further increase capacity by about 1,500 spaces across the country.
15 Nov 2018 description
While humanitarians are racing to prepare for the freezing temperatures that usually grip the country during the winter, the UN calls on international donors to urgently increase funding.
15 Nov 2018 description
In the face of rapidly rising hunger, WFP is preparing to scale up to provide food and cash-based assistance for as many as 12 million people whose lives have been torn apart by the conflict.
14 Nov 2018 description
The Initiative provides private sector companies with the opportunity to contribute to the Country-Based Pooled Fund alongside donor countries.
14 Nov 2018 description
"In the morning when there is a lull, people come out of their refuge in the hospital to try to live their lives, and then they go back ... at night,” said MSF. “The protection of the population must be ensured.”