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19 Jan 2018 description
El Equipo Humanitario, sin capacidad para alcanzar los 4.9 millones de personas con necesidades humanitarias, se focalizará en los grupos más vulnerables en las zonas más afectadas del país.
19 Jan 2018 description
Plus de 600,000 personnes étaient déplacées internes au mois de novembre 2017 et plus de 500,000 réfugiées dans les pays voisins.
19 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
More than four million children have been impacted by extreme violence, 270 children killed last year alone. UNICEF calls for massive investment in education - a key for lasting peace.
19 Jan 2018 description
The number of refugees fleeing English-speaking areas of Cameroon for Nigeria is on the rise, with women and children comprising 80% of the approximately 10,000 people registered so far.
19 Jan 2018 description
Years of drought have spiralled Somaliland’s nomadic communities into a food crisis, causing most – if not all – of their camels, sheep and goats to die and, with them, their livelihoods.
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.
19 Jan 2018 description
report United Nations
More than half of the country’s basic infrastructure has been damaged or destroyed, and over 13 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance as a result of the seven-year conflict.
19 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
2.4 million children have been forced to flee their homes, and more than a quarter of a million children are severely malnourished and at imminent risk of death in the conflict-ravaged country.
18 Jan 2018 description
US$1.68 billion urgently needed in 2018 to reach 13.1 million people in acute need, of whom 4.3 million internally displaced, 7.7 million food insecure and 2.2 million children suffering from malnutrition.
18 Jan 2018 description
The shipments include essential medicines, insulin vials, antibiotics, rabies vaccines, intravenous (IV) fluids, and other medical supplies and equipment.
18 Jan 2018 description
UNHCR and its partners are working with community leaders to advise families on positioning their homes, as well as helping with construction of more robust structures.
18 Jan 2018 description
Of the two million Yemenis who remain displaced, almost 90 per cent have been living away from home for more than a year, depleting their resources and those of the local host communities.
18 Jan 2018 description
The population of Pulka, a small town in Borno state, cannot access the fields outside the town — their only livelihood — due to the high risk of attacks from Boko Haram. Basic needs are not met.
17 Jan 2018 description
report UN News Service
The UN wants a 50km perimeter around Paoua allowing displaced persons to return. In the last three weeks, 60,000 people left everything behind to escape clashes between armed groups.
17 Jan 2018 description
El Sistema CONRED ha brindando atención a un total de 5,943 en los 20 albergues habilitados a nivel nacional durante noviembre, diciembre y enero. En las últimas 24 horas, 188 personas han sido atendidas en los albergues.
17 Jan 2018 description
La Oficina en Colombia del Alto Comisionado de la ONU para los Derechos Humanos recuerda al Estado y al ELN que la finalización del cese al fuego no debe significar vulneraciones a los derechos de la población civil.
17 Jan 2018 description
An expanding outbreak that affected over 3, 000 people and claimed the lives of 5 children and adults in 2017 continues to spread, with new cases being reported in all oblasts and Kyiv.
17 Jan 2018 description
Despite a slight improvement in the food supply in December, prices are still high and unaffordable for about 400,000 besieged people in Eastern Ghouta. Access constraints remain a challenge.
17 Jan 2018 description
The spike in displacement has made DRC the country with the highest number of IDPs in Africa. In total, 13.1 million people will need assistance throughout the country in 2018.
17 Jan 2018 description
The number of Somalis on the brink of famine has grown tenfold in a year. An estimated 1.2 million children are projected to be malnourished in 2018, 232,000 of whom will face life-threatening severe acute malnutrition.