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16 Nov 2018 description
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.
16 Nov 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
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.
16 Nov 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
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.
16 Nov 2018 description
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.
16 Nov 2018 description
'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.
16 Nov 2018 description
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.
15 Nov 2018 description
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.
15 Nov 2018 description
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.
15 Nov 2018 description
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.
15 Nov 2018 description
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.
15 Nov 2018 description
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.
14 Nov 2018 description
The Initiative provides private sector companies with the opportunity to contribute to the Country-Based Pooled Fund alongside donor countries.
14 Nov 2018 description
"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.”
14 Nov 2018 description
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.
14 Nov 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
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.
14 Nov 2018 description
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.
14 Nov 2018 description
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.
14 Nov 2018 description
The Sahel is suffering from a rise in intercommunal conflict over resources depleted by desertification, drought and other climatic extremes.
13 Nov 2018 description
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
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