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02 Jun 2017 description
UN Secretary General called on donors to urgently increase their assistance, as humanitarian aid, including food aid, is a "lifeline" for tens of thousands of refugees from Western Sahara.
23 Oct 2015 description
Heavy rains and flooding have caused widespread damage to five camps providing shelter to some 90,000 of the most vulnerable Sahrawi refugees in south-west Algeria’s arid Tindouf region.
28 Apr 2015 description
report Oxfam
Forty years after the crisis began, the social pressures on the people who live in these camps - and the problems concerning their humanitarian situation - are becoming ever more unbearable.
30 Aug 2012 description
Greener cities crucial to African food security FAO releases first status report on urban gardening in Africa 30 August 2012, Rome - Africa's urban population is growing faster than that of any other region, but many of its cities are not keeping pace with the increasing demand for food that...
30 Jun 2011 description
BRUSSELS/GENEVA, 30 June 2011 – As fighting continues to force civilians out of Libya, the international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières MSF (Doctors Without Borders) calls the countries engaged in this war for a stronger humanitarian response and more effective...
18 May 2011 description
IOM is today urgently appealing to the international community to continue to help tens of thousands of migrants who have either fled violence in Libya or been left stranded inside the country in a desperate situation. The agency, which has appealed for a total of US$150.2 million, has received...
11 May 2011 description
The brief analyses the challenges and opportunities -- after 35 years of protracted displacement and encampment -- for the Sahrawi refugees, their political representatives and international actors. The paper challenges assumptions and representations of conditions and dynamics in the camps. Dr...
04 May 2011 description
report World Bank
Abstract Urban flooding is an increasingly important issue. Disaster statistics appear to show flood events are becoming more frequent, with medium-scale events increasing fastest. The impact of flooding is driven by a combination of natural and human-induced factors. As recent flood events in...