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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.
26 Sep 2017 description
The displacement, destruction and looting have worsened adversity in one of the country’s poorest regions: some 1 million people are now severely food insecure and about 400,000 children are at risk of malnutrition.
26 Sep 2017 description
report United Nations
The hurricane has compromised food security and livelihoods of 25 per cent of the country’s workforce. Restoration of power, water supply, and provision of food and shelter are priority areas.
25 Sep 2017 description
The situation has significantly deteriorated under Russian occupation, with “multiple and grave violations” committed by Russian state agents, according to the UN human rights office.
25 Sep 2017 description
report IRIN
The metrics of suffering in South Sudan are shocking. Around 7.5 million people, or 60 percent of the entire country, are in urgent need of aid – 1.4 million more than a year ago.
25 Sep 2017 description
report Save the Children
In Greek camps, up to 16 people are forced to sleep in five-person tents. This level of overcrowding puts children at immense risk, with reports of violent outbreaks in some camps.
25 Sep 2017 description
The conflict in Ukraine has cost more than 10,000 lives and damaged at least 700 schools, including 55 this year. But one class has started the new school year dreaming of peace.
25 Sep 2017 description
report UN Population Fund
In August, a cholera outbreak took hold in Borno. The disease, which causes dangerous levels of dehydration, has put women – especially pregnant women – at particular risk.
25 Sep 2017 description
155 familias que han estado por más de dos décadas desposeídas, adquieren de forma alternativa y en acto público los títulos de propiedad de sus predios.
24 Sep 2017 description
Food insecure caseload estimated at record high 6 million. Unfavourable prospects due to widespread insecurity, large scale displacements and Fall Armyworm infestations.
24 Sep 2017 description
Upon arrival, families are assigned a tent and given two kits: a Rapid Response Mechanism kit from a local NGO and an NFI kit from IOM. A doctor is also present to identify health needs.
24 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
They will provide urgently needed assistance to the estimated quarter of a million Rohingya child refugees who are among the 429,000 people to have fled across the border from neighbouring Myanmar in recent weeks.
24 Sep 2017 description
The assessment and framework will be a vital first step in enabling Somalia to transition from humanitarian intervention towards sustainable recovery and disaster preparedness.
23 Sep 2017 description
Governments in Caribbean countries are starting to rebuild infrastructure, houses, and communities with UNDP’s support after both hurricanes left catastrophic damage.