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19 Sep 2017 description
report Mercy Corps
Clean drinking water is hard to access, malnutrition rates are now at critical levels and water and sanitation needs will likely get worse for children and pregnant and breastfeeding women.
03 Feb 2017 description
As the fighting moves north, agencies warn that access to the main sea port of Hodheida could be blocked, further worsening the humanitarian crisis. Nearly 19 million people need aid.
20 Jan 2017 description
Refugees face similar challenges across Syria’s neighbouring countries, a report by 28 NGOs has found, warning that long-term efforts are still needed by the international community and host governments.
18 Jan 2017 description
Refugees and migrants in Greece aged 15 to 24 have an overwhelming interest in continuing their education, a desire to work and willingness to learn new skills, according to a new report.
23 Sep 2016 description
In some areas of Borno state in Nigeria, the rate of acute malnutrition in children under five is over 50 per cent, similar to what was seen during the 2011 crisis in Somalia when the scale and severity of hunger led to a declaration of famine.
14 Aug 2016 description
12 aid agencies today called on the Saudi-led coalition to lift restrictions on Yemeni airspace to allow humanitarian flights to resume. Over 14 million Yemenis are in need of food aid.
14 Apr 2016 description
The international community must redouble efforts to hold parties to the conflict accountable and press for humanitarian breakthroughs that can have a real impact for Syria’s civilians struggling to meet their basic needs.
11 Mar 2016 description
The fifth year of the Syria conflict was the worst yet as warring parties have continued to wreak havoc, block aid and place more communities under siege, according to 30 aid agencies.
21 Jan 2016 description
More than 120 humanitarian organizations and UN agencies urge the world to raise their voices and call for an end to the Syria crisis and to the suffering endured by millions of civilians.
16 Oct 2015 description
report Mercy Corps
This report from Mercy Corps aims to help policy makers better understand the refugees arriving on Europes shores, enabling them to design informed policies.
22 Sep 2015 description
report Mercy Corps
The world is facing a new normal of unprecedented challenges. More people are forcibly displaced now than at any time since 1945, with more than 59 million IDPs, refugees, asylum seekers and stateless people. Mercy Corps asks if the current system is fit for purpose.
30 May 2014 description
report Mercy Corps
A new study warns that interventions that are perceived as biased towards Islamic communities can reinforce the perception that Buddhism is under threat, and that international actors don't understand.