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22 Feb 2019 description
"The world’s humanitarian agencies do a good job in saving lives and reducing suffering among people caught up in conflict. But we do not do a good enough job for women and girls." - OCHA USG
21 Feb 2019 description
report CARE
CARE report found that the food crisis in Haiti received the least media attention globally in 2018, followed by Ethiopia, DRC, Philippines, Chad, Niger, Central African Republic and Sudan.
19 Feb 2019 description
Two major programmes launched this month will aim to help the 75 million children without education trapped in emergencies and crises.
19 Feb 2019 description
New data on UNHCR-facilitated resettlement departures shows that of the estimated 1.2 million refugees in need of resettlement in 2018, only 55,692 were actually resettled.
14 Feb 2019 description
report Save the Children
At least 550,000 babies are thought to have died as a result of armed conflict between 2013 and 2017 in the 10 worst-affected countries, according to new analysis by Save the Children.
14 Feb 2019 description
Children without a nationality have limited access to basic rights and services such as education and healthcare and can face life-long discrimination.
13 Feb 2019 description
The worsening trend in Africa is due to difficult global economic and worsening environmental conditions and, in many countries, conflict and climate variability and extremes, sometimes combined.
13 Feb 2019 description
The report assesses the costs and losses associated with internal displacement’s most direct consequences on health, shelter, education, security and livelihoods.
12 Feb 2019 description
FAO's response - estimated to cost $940 million - will help to address the root causes of increased food insecurity and malnutrition, particularly of the most vulnerable populations.
11 Feb 2019 description
New analysis ahead of the International Day Against the Use of Child Soldiers reveals a 159% rise while the number of girls associated with armed groups was four times higher than in 2017.
09 Feb 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF urges AU leaders to work together to address the negative drivers of irregular migration and respond to the needs of uprooted children across the continent.
08 Feb 2019 description
AUC chair Moussa Faki said: “While continuing to seek the support of the international community, we should contribute more significantly to the mobilization of humanitarian" aid.
04 Feb 2019 description
The growing number of protracted conflicts is creating unprecedented levels of hunger. Around 56 million people are in need of urgent food assistance across eight conflict zones.
01 Feb 2019 description
With political violence and protest surging rather than declining in more countries last year, ACLED analyzes the greatest conflict concerns in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.
01 Feb 2019 description
Investing in early action means FAO can help shelter longer-term development gains while also mitigating the impact of potential humanitarian disasters.
29 Jan 2019 description
People attempting to reach Europe via the Mediterranean Sea lost their lives at an alarming rate as cuts in search and rescue operations reinforced its position as the world’s deadliest sea crossing.
29 Jan 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund
Millions of children living in countries affected by conflict and disaster lack access to vital child protection services, putting their safety, well-being and futures at risk, UNICEF warned.
28 Jan 2019 description
Early action could generate stronger prospects for peace in Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Iran, Myanmar, Pakistan, South Sudan, Tunisia, Ukraine, Venezuela and Yemen.
24 Jan 2019 description
Earthquakes and tsunamis accounted for the majority of the 10,373 lives lost in disasters while extreme weather events accounted for most of 61.7 million affected by natural hazards.
24 Jan 2019 description
report Education Above All
This week the world celebrated the first International Day of Education. It needs to be a celebration of achievements and a commitment to do much, much better.