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18 Aug 2017 description
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This response aims to support families in India, Bangladesh and Nepal who have lost their livelihoods following weeks of heavy, torrential monsoon rains in the South Asian countries.
15 Aug 2017 description
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Flash floods and landslides triggered by weeks of continuous heavy rainfall have forced families from their homes, leaving them in desperate need of food, water, sanitation and shelter.
26 Apr 2017 description
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In times of food crisis, many families keep girls at home to do housework or help them to find food. It is also common for them to be sold into early marriages in exchange for cattle.
25 Jan 2017 description
Alarmed about the impact of the severely deteriorating security situation on civilians, including displaced people, several NGOs ask in one voice for the government and international community to take action.
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.
25 Apr 2016 description
Issuing a joint statement, child rights organizations underlined the need of child protection and safeguarding, including psycho-social support, within earthquake reconstruction efforts.
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.
23 Nov 2015 description
Reports of escalating political instability in Burundi have prompted fears of a new exodus of refugees into neighbouring countries, which would push the current limits of the camps.
08 Jul 2015 description
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The schools of more than 1 million children in Nepal were destroyed by this year’s earthquakes. During the monsoon the school situation is expected to get worse.
17 Jun 2015 description
Aid agencies consulted over 1,100 girls and boys aged 7 to 18 to enable them to contribute their feedback and recommendations to the Government's national Ebola recovery strategy.
11 Mar 2015 description
A briefing paper by INGOs identifies some of the key interventions that are required, including those that support the safe re-opening of essential services.
22 Dec 2014 description
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Research shows that the collapse of medical services, closure of schools, a rising number of orphans, loss of livelihood and food shortages have all compounded the current crisis.
13 Oct 2014 description
House Bill 5062 calls for a structural approach to ensuring that children are well prepared, kept safe and their voices heard in disasters and emergencies.
17 Sep 2014 description
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Supplies of food are running so low in Sierra Leone that residents fear many could die of hunger if the Ebola virus is not contained soon.
31 Jan 2014 description
Ahead of the Sahel Appeal to be launched by the UN next week, 11 humanitarian agencies warn that northern Mali is set to face another serious food crisis unless funds are rapidly mobilised.