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19 Jan 2018 description
The agriculture sector holds great potential before, during and after crises such as conflict and disasters, to save lives, contribute to livelihoods and provide decent employment.
16 Jan 2018 description
Amid serious 2017 global setbacks, the UN chief urges action on climate, migration, regional conflicts, and women’s empowerment and calls for unity and courage to meet today’s most urgent needs.
12 Jan 2018 description
UNHCR has received about 13,000 offers of resettlement places in 2018 and 2019, against requests for 40,000. Most of these are part of established programmes and only a few are new.
11 Jan 2018 description
States need to strengthen the rule of law underpinning how they manage and protect migrants – for the benefit of their economies, their societies and migrants themselves - UN Secretary-General
05 Jan 2018 description
Displaced people's most frequently repeated concerns relate to issues around protection, the ability to access basic rights and services, including the right to work and to go to school.
04 Jan 2018 description
Global EWEA report highlights potential new emergencies caused by imminent disaster threats and the risk of a steep deterioration in countries in crisis or response stage of an emergency.
02 Jan 2018 description
report UN News Service
La Niña is expected to impact weather around the world in 2018. UN relief official urges governments and international partners to prepare for La Niña and its counterpart, El Niño.
02 Jan 2018 description
report IRIN
From the Rohingya to South Sudan, hurricanes to famine, 2017 was full of disasters and crises. But 2018 is shaping up to be even worse. Here’s why.
01 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF pide a los gobiernos y asociados que se unan a la lucha para salvar millones de vidas infantiles ofreciéndoles soluciones de eficacia demostrada y de bajo costo.
01 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
Almost 58 per cent of these births will take place in five countries. UNICEF calls on governments and partners to maintain and expand their efforts to save millions of children’s lives by providing proven, low-cost solutions.
29 Dec 2017 description
report UN News Service
Challenges facing UN peacekeepers include the need for better training and equipment for intelligence gathering and situational awareness, as well as working closer with local communities.
29 Dec 2017 description
On the UN vision of reform, the ICRC highlights protection as essential to development and peace, as well as to neutral, impartial and independent humanitarian action.
28 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
In conflicts around the world, children have become frontline targets, used as human shields, killed, maimed and recruited to fight.
27 Dec 2017 description
Reaching people in the remote corners of crisis-affected countries comes down to the creativity, flexibility and tenacity of ordinary aid workers and local first responders.
22 Dec 2017 description
A new report on food security highlights how an ongoing intensification of violence is opening a wide "hunger gap" between countries being affected by conflicts and those that are not.
22 Dec 2017 description
While other IOM reports have documented the scale of exploitation on the main migration routes to Europe, this report is the first to identify key factors associated with increased vulnerability during the journey.
22 Dec 2017 description
At the centre, data experts and humanitarians will work together to process and visualize data to rapidly gain insight into the needs of affected people and the response by humanitarian partners.
19 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
De un total de 40,114 niñas, niños y adolescentes migrantes detenidos en México en 2016, 38,555 fueron deportados a sus países de origen, entre ellos 17,318 niñas, niños y adolescentes no acompañados.
18 Dec 2017 description
The Fourth Report of the Continuous Reporting System on International Migration in the Americas 2017 was launched today, on the celebration of International Migrants Day.
18 Dec 2017 description
Anti-personnel mines, in particular improvised mines, are taking a heavy toll on civilians in Afghanistan, Iraq, Myanmar, Nigeria, Syria, Ukraine and Yemen. Children account for 42% of all civilian casualties.