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23 Sep 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch
Burmese security forces have laid landmines during attacks on villages and along the Bangladesh border, posing a grave risk to Rohingya Muslims fleeing atrocities.
22 Sep 2017 description
Humanitarian partners continue to deliver basic food assistance, shelter, water, emergency latrines, psychosocial support and informal education, but gaps remain enormous and urgent.
22 Sep 2017 description
Yemen is facing the world’s largest humanitarian crisis, with nearly 21 million people in need of emergency aid or protection. However, Yemen does not receive the international attention it deserves.
22 Sep 2017 description
On 7 September, the UN Migration Agency transported the first group of 301 refugees to transit centres in Burundi. The second phase of the return assistance is expected to start in November.
22 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
El Fondo de las Naciones Unidas para la Infancia en México ha intensificado sus esfuerzos en apoyo a la infancia tras el segundo terremoto que azotó al país en menos de dos semanas.
22 Sep 2017 description
The sheer scale of the refugee influx from September 2016 quickly filled the existing camps in the Gambella region to capacity and forced the Government and UNHCR to open new camps.
22 Sep 2017 description
The Aedes aegypti mosquito, which spreads potentially deadly viruses, from Zika and dengue to chikungunya, does better in warmer climates than its malaria-carrying cousin, Anopheles.
22 Sep 2017 description
By June 2017, more than 500 schools had been closed in regions where armed groups are operating. Some, especially in the central region, were forced to close after members of armed groups threatened staff.
21 Sep 2017 description
report UN News Service
Nearly seven months after the UN issued an urgent call for action to counter the threat of famine in South Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria and Yemen, global efforts have kept that crisis at bay but many are dying, UNSG warned.
21 Sep 2017 description
Partners of the Connecting Business initiative (CBi), launched in 2016 at the World Humanitarian Summit, gathered on Tuesday to discuss crisis preparedness, response, and recovery.
21 Sep 2017 description
report UN News Service
Millions are in need of emergency assistance in Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger. 'We have managed to avert famine, but we cannot pause or slow down,' the UN Emergency Relief Coordinator said today.
21 Sep 2017 description
Un informe de la FAO indica un repunte de las cosechas en la mayoría de los países de bajos ingresos con déficit de alimentos. En el Caribe, el impacto de los huracanes mermará el rendimiento agrícola.
21 Sep 2017 description
Resources to help provide safe water, sanitation and hygiene have been mobilized and a mass measles, rubella and polio immunization campaign has been carried out for 150,000 children.
21 Sep 2017 description
report IRIN
The rescue effort has been powered by the support of hundreds of volunteers showing up near collapsed buildings. Many provide food and drinks for the rescue workers; others help in removing the rubble.
20 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF Mexico will prioritize response to immediate needs in WASH and child protection, and will be followed by education response in the next two weeks as data from national authorities becomes available.
20 Sep 2017 description
Con el objetivo de otorgar herramientas a los gobiernos para garantizar los derechos de las mujeres migrantes, se realizó en San Salvador una validación de lineamientos regionales en el marco de la Conferencia Regional sobre Migración.
20 Sep 2017 description
While humanitarian aid has been significantly scaled up, the needs will remain high into 2018 and beyond. Continued support from the international community behind national efforts will be essential.
20 Sep 2017 description
report Inter Press Service
The housing stock has been significantly damaged or destroyed. All available public buildings are being used as shelters, with very limited roofing materials evident, officials say.
20 Sep 2017 description
Ongoing violence is causing massive displacement, uprooting almost a third of the population. Some flee in fear and others are forced, ICRC President Peter Maurer told the UN General Assembly.
20 Sep 2017 description
The unprecedented cholera epidemic has killed more than 2,000 people and infected nearly 700,000 since 27 April. Humanitarian partners have ramped up their response to cholera.