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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.
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.
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.
09 Jan 2013 description
Toward Resilience: A Guide to Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) is an introductory resource for staff of development and humanitarian organizations working with people whose live and rights are threatened by disasters and climate change. The guide provides essential...
09 Oct 2012 description
Report: Climate Change Threatens One Million Maize and Bean Farmers in Central America Policy makers to be urged to deal with growing drought corridor SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador, October 9, 2012 – Higher temperatures and changes in rainfall patterns could transform the agricultural landscape of...
12 Jul 2012 description
Tens of thousands of lives at risk with money for vital services set to run out in two to three months One year since images of Somalis fleeing famine and conflict and pouring into Dadaab captured the world’s attention, the largest refugee camp in the world is facing a critical funding shortage...
23 Feb 2012 description
Executive Summary The 2011 floods affected 18 of Cambodia’s 24 provinces, caused many human deaths, killed livestock and damaged houses, infrastructure and thousands of hectares of rice fields. Following the flood event, a number of flood assessments indicated that household debt was an emerging...