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19 Sep 2017 description
According to the interior ministry, widespread flooding has killed at least 56 people in Niger since the rainy season began in June, and left over 185,000 homeless.
19 Sep 2017 description
report IRIN
The proposal worries rights groups, given the precedent further south along the coast, where 121,000 people, mostly Rohingya, are confined in squalid, overcrowded government camps.
19 Sep 2017 description
The results show there are 3,687 informal settlements, including 521,947 illegal housing units where 3.2 million people live. Baghdad has the largest number of settlements - 1,022.
19 Sep 2017 description
Durante el foro que tuvo lugar el 12 y 13 de septiembre en San José, se discutieron los derechos humanos de las personas migrantes, el tráfico ilícito de migrantes, la trata de personas y la migración por motivos ambientales.
19 Sep 2017 description
Latest estimates by the International Labour Organization indicate that child labour has continued to fall but the pace of decline has slowed considerably in the past four years.
19 Sep 2017 description
Preliminary estimates indicate that more than 210,000 homes have been severely affected to date. About 3.1 million people have experienced an impact on their water supply.
18 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF calls on partners to integrate all uprooted children – migrants, refugees, internally displaced, asylum seekers or unaccompanied – into the education system where they live.
18 Sep 2017 description
report UN News Service
Las pérdidas incurridas por los huracanes Irma y José podrían alcanzar 62.000 millones de dólares sin contar a Estados Unidos. Según estimaciones, unas 17.000 personas necesitan asistencia inmediata de vivienda.
18 Sep 2017 description
The Commission continues to insist that there is no military solution to the conflict. As the war lingers on, there is no doubt that the suffering of civilians remains as persistent as ever.
18 Sep 2017 description
The majority of victims are displaced women and girls. The figures represent only part of the situation, as monitoring mechanisms are in place only in a few sites, out of 140 displacement locations.
18 Sep 2017 description
La OIM ha desplegado un equipo de emergencia de seis expertos en gestión de albergues y campamentos, seguimiento de desplazamiento y reducción de riesgos por violencia de género.
18 Sep 2017 description
A Cholera Response and Prevention Plan has been developed to address the immediate needs of 3.7 million people who could be affected by the outbreak in Borno state.
18 Sep 2017 description
Viet Nam authorities reported 14 people killed, 112 injured and 4 missing when Typhoon Doksuri swept through seven central provinces over the weekend.
18 Sep 2017 description
Most prisoners rely on their families for food, soap and clothes. However, as thousands of people continue to flee their homes, detainees lose a vital lifeline, becoming even more isolated.
18 Sep 2017 description
WFP’s regional programme faces a $76 million funding gap, with severe repercussions since the nutritious WFP-provided lunches and snacks are the only meal many youngsters eat all day.
18 Sep 2017 description
report Oxfam
Around one third of the population is in need, with more than 18.7 per cent of Iraqis living below the poverty line and lacking access to basic services, education, nutrition and healthcare.
18 Sep 2017 description
The call comes amidst ongoing military operations in Rakhine, which started in August. The remaining population in the north is without any meaningful form of humanitarian assistance.
17 Sep 2017 description
The CERF funds will help provide food, critical health care, clean water, and other urgently needed aid to the people most affected by Irma, in particular women and girls.
17 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
The seven-day campaign is led by the Ministry of Health with support from UNICEF and WHO and will target children below the age of 15 in 68 refugee settlements close to the border with Myanmar.
17 Sep 2017 description
The first phase of WFP's emergency operation will begin immediately with the distribution of a monthly ration of rice and beans to 664,000 people living in the hardest-hit areas.