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24 Jul 2014 description
Eleven countries were selected for allocations from the CERF Underfunded Emergencies window, designed to ensure life-saving relief work continues in countries where needs are high but financial support is low.
24 Jun 2014 description
A surge in violence between armed groups and Government forces has lead to the displacement of over 1.2 million people, many of whom fled with few or no resources.
30 Apr 2014 description
Chad now hosts the seventh highest number of refugees worldwide. The refugee crisis exacerbate long-standing and chronic humanitarian needs linked to poverty and underdevelopment.
15 Apr 2014 description
The offensive in southern and central Somalia, which began one month ago, has directly affected six regions and led to the temporary movement of over 40,000 people.
04 Apr 2014 description
Insecurity, lack of access and the onset of the rains are preventing humanitarian agencies in South Sudan from reaching all those in need, making the pre-positioning and transportation of supplies a priority.
17 Nov 2013 description
Almost 13 million people are affected, including some five million children. 4 million have been displaced, many desperate for food, safe drinking water, basic shelter and sanitation.
10 Jul 2013 description
LogIK (Logistics In-Kind) gathers logistics information such as the sender, the origin, the destination and the details of the items. It also allows users to produce analytical reports about in-kind assistance.
17 Dec 2012 description
The Financial Tracking Service (FTS) is managed by OCHA and is a global, on-line, real-time database of humanitarian funding needs and international contributions. In 2012 FTS celebrates 20 years of recording international humanitarian funding.
15 Jul 2011 description
Food insecurity remains at emergency levels across parts of the Horn of Africa, with Southern Somalia the most affected. Humanitarian organizations are struggling to cope with the influx of Somali refugees in Ethiopia and Kenya. Malnutrition and mortality rates are alarmingly high in many parts of...
29 Jun 2011 description
Over the past year, the eastern Horn of Africa has experienced two consecutive poor rainy seasons, resulting in one of the driest years since 1950/51 in many pastoral zones. The impacts of the drought have been exacerbated by high local cereal prices, excess livestock mortality, conflict and...
24 Jun 2011 description
Over the past year, the eastern Horn of Africa has experienced two consecutive poor rainy seasons, resulting in one of the driest years since 1950/51 in many pastoral zones. The impacts of the drought have been exacerbated by high local cereal prices, excess livestock mortality, conflict and...
18 Jun 2011 description
Heavy fighting between the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and combatants from the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-North), as well as rising sectarian violence, has forced 61,000 people to flee their homes.