report — UN Security Council
The women of South Sudan are anxious for progress and urge political and militia leaders to honour the recent revitalized peace agreement and put an end to the crisis.
Mali + 5 othersNumber of children suffering from severe acute malnutrition across the Sahel reaches 10-year high
More than 1.3 million children to receive emergency treatment in 2018, but more investment in prevention measures needed to influence trends in 2019 and beyond.
UNICEF calls for international community to find long-term solution to Rohingya crisis
The consensus among refugees is that while conditions in the camps are tough, they remain preferable to the perceived risks of returning to Myanmar, says UNICEF.
As long as the warring parties ignore international humanitarian law, the tremendous suffering will continue and extreme hunger will turn more desperate, potentially reaching famine.
'Holding On' campaign, marking 20th anniversary of the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement, aims to raise awareness of the plight of IDPs and celebrate their courage and resilience.
Syrian Arab Republic + 3 othersSenior UN adviser sees 'rare’ victory for humanitarian diplomacy as aid convoy reaches desert camp in Syria
report — UN Department of Public Information
Between 3 and 8 November, 78 trucks navigated through “some of the most dangerous areas of Syria,” to deliver essential aid for all the population for at least a month.
report — Acción contra el Hambre España
La mayoría está viviendo en la calle, sin acceso garantizado a la alimentación y salud, mientras gobierno colombiano estima que la cifra podría alcanzar los tres millones en pocos meses.
report — Refugees International
Despite the ascension of Abiy Ahmed as prime minister, some positive headlines, and measures that merit international support, a major humanitarian crisis has unfolded in the south of the country.
report — UN High Commissioner for Refugees
UNHCR and partners have doubled shelter capacity for asylum seekers by 448 spaces and are developing a plan to further increase capacity by about 1,500 spaces across the country.
While humanitarians are racing to prepare for the freezing temperatures that usually grip the country during the winter, the UN calls on international donors to urgently increase funding.
report — World Food Programme
In the face of rapidly rising hunger, WFP is preparing to scale up to provide food and cash-based assistance for as many as 12 million people whose lives have been torn apart by the conflict.
Nigeria Humanitarian Fund partners with private sector to mobilize resources for most vulnerable
The Initiative provides private sector companies with the opportunity to contribute to the Country-Based Pooled Fund alongside donor countries.
More than 5,000 people still sheltering in MSF-supported hospital after CAR clashes
report — Médecins Sans Frontières
"In the morning when there is a lull, people come out of their refuge in the hospital to try to live their lives, and then they go back ... at night,” said MSF. “The protection of the population must be ensured.”
report — Human Rights Watch
While the Bangladeshi government accepted approximately 700,000 Rohingya refugees after the Myanmar army’s ethnic cleansing campaign, Rohingya say authorities are now pressuring them to return.
Access to many areas where fighting has stopped is still limited. UNICEF and other humanitarian agencies are now able to access some formerly hard-to-reach areas as conflict lines shifted.
report — United Nations Population Fund
Al-Thawra Hospital, Hodeidah's major neonatal care facility, is under strain. It witnesses some 400 to 500 deliveries per month, including more than 200 caesarian sections.
Schools in Gaza closed as fighting threatens safety of children and teachers
report — Theirworld
The closure of Gaza's schools comes just days after UNRWA said all of its 711 schools there and in the West Bank, Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq would stay open, despite a funding crisis.
The Sahel is suffering from a rise in intercommunal conflict over resources depleted by desertification, drought and other climatic extremes.
13 Nov 2018 description
Education Cannot Wait launches US$12 million allocation for Rohingya children in Cox’s Bazar
report — UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, UN Children's Fund, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Education Cannot Wait (ECW)
The estimated additional cost to deliver this education program in 2019 is almost US$60 million. ECW calls on donors to step up to the plate and provide further financing to fill the gap.
13 Nov 2018 description
report — Government of Guatemala
El plan contempla la atención a quienes acuden a los albergues temporales por la época de bajas temperaturas, que se inicia hoy con el ingreso de un frente frío, explicó el vocero de CONRED
European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO)155