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25 Apr 2019 description
Since late 2016, more than half a million people have fled their homes due to the escalated conflict between the government military and non-state armed groups, according to the UN.
25 Apr 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund
Widening pockets of unvaccinated children have created a pathway to the measles outbreaks hitting several countries around the world today.
25 Apr 2019 description
report Save the Children
Recent heavy rains, flash floods, fuel shortages and ongoing fighting are adding to the chaos of four years of war to create perfect conditions for cholera to spread faster.
24 Apr 2019 description
During the first quarter of 2019, over 108 assorted medical supplies were propositioned to support emergency missions while133 were provided to 30 health implementing partners, estimated to benefit over 100 000 people.
24 Apr 2019 description
Many expectant mothers experiencing complications in childbirth and parents of sick children are unable to reach medical care in Yemen in a safe and timely manner, often with deadly consequences.
24 Apr 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund
Some 16,000 refugees and migrants arrived in the first quarter of 2019, a slight decrease compared to the same period in 2018, but the proportion of children has increased.
24 Apr 2019 description
UNHCR is delivering quick impact projects to forcibly displaced families and helping them gain sustainable livelihoods by providing the necessary materials and training.
24 Apr 2019 description
Displaced families in areas already plagued by conflict and the deadly Ebola virus have lost access to food and are on the brink of malnutrition, worsening the crisis.
24 Apr 2019 description
According to the latest figures released by the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan, 581 civilian deaths and 1,192 injured were recorded during the first three months of this year.
23 Apr 2019 description
La FAO trabajará con los gobiernos para fortalecer las sociedades territoriales y producir gobiernos locales más competentes y eficaces, creando puentes que conecten estos territorios a lo largo de nuestro continente, para que aprendan unos de los otros.
23 Apr 2019 description
UNDP-commissioned study, released today, projects that if the war ends in 2022, development gains will have been set back by 26 years — almost a generation.
23 Apr 2019 description
"The situation in and around the city has evolved rapidly over the past two weeks, and fears of yet another protracted conflict are on the rise.”
23 Apr 2019 description
On Saturday, 200 families were moved out of emergency shelters in the central town of Beira. It’s hoped that over the next 10 days, some 70,000 further people will be moved.
23 Apr 2019 description
Flood water is still covering a wide area, leading to displacement of residents, damage to property, death of livestock and destruction of agricultural crops in many villages and the marshlands.
23 Apr 2019 description
A longstanding dispute over water resources between two tribes in the eastern province of Nangarhar has been resolved through mediation and community engagement.
23 Apr 2019 description
Thirty years in the making, RTS,S is the first, and to date the only, vaccine that can significantly reduce malaria in children. In Africa alone, the disease kills more than 250,000 children every year.
22 Apr 2019 description
An upsurge in violence and forced displacement have left 4.3 million people needing emergency assistance, while funding for the response is at an all-time low.
22 Apr 2019 description
Se activará línea de subsidios de arriendo para las familias damnificadas que perdieron su vivienda o que tuvieron que evacuar de manera preventiva, señaló el presidente Colombiano.
22 Apr 2019 description
WHO aims to immunize children under the age of 5 against vaccine-preventable diseases and will focus on reaching almost 250 000 children who were not vaccinated during previous campaigns.
20 Apr 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund
Over 1,000 health facilities and 1,000 schools have been destroyed or severely damaged forcing 100,000 children out of school and depriving thousands of essential healthcare.