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14 Sep 2017 description
A new risk report on armed violence in Côte d’Ivoire predicts the likelihood of displacement of civilians internally and into neighbouring communities and countries if violence escalates.
08 Sep 2017 description
Illinois State University recently led a team in the development of a new resource, the Humanitarian Symbology Scorecard, to assist organizations with the design of crisis response maps. 
04 Sep 2017 description
Sixty-two organizations state that an inquiry should be given the mandate to establish the facts and circumstances of alleged violations of international human rights and humanitarian law.
16 Aug 2017 description
More rain is likely to fall until the end of the rainy season in November, which could lead to further flooding. The risk of waterborne diseases is high, and compounded by a poor health system.
06 Jul 2017 description
As of 5 July, official figures show over 390,000 people have been affected in over 850 villages across 15 out of 32 districts, while just under 45,000 people are in 160 temporary shelters.
12 Jun 2017 description
Armed conflicts last longer, are more violent and are more difficult to solve, according to a new analysis, which found ​2016 to be the fifth most deadly year on record in a quarter-century.
31 May 2017 description
The outbreak of dengue fever, with already more than twice the number of cases as the same time period in 2016, will be aggravated by damaged health facilities and water logging due to flooding.
25 May 2017 description
Floods during the rainy season from June-October will affect about 200,000 people, mostly in southern Sudan. Particularly vulnerable are 2.3 million IDPs and about 400,000 South Sudanese.
22 May 2017 description
The donation of improved varieties of cowpea, soybean, maize, millet, sorghum, and rice to the Borno state government is part of ongoing humanitarian efforts in northeast Nigeria.
19 May 2017 description
The continued presence of groups responsible for the conflict indicates further violence is likely. Long-term displacement could disrupt planting activities and lead to further food insecurity.
12 May 2017 description
Most of the 600,000 Afghans who returned from Pakistan last year chose to settle in the province of Nangrahar. This has put considerable strain on both health and education services.
08 May 2017 description
Alliance of citizen-science organizations and UN Environment will seek to boost the global fight against mosquito-borne diseases, estimated at 500 million cases every year, according to WHO.
04 May 2017 description
Hepatitis E is a new disease in Niger and there is no diagnostic capacity in the country. There is an urgent need to mobilise adequate health capacities to respond to the outbreak.
28 Apr 2017 description
With some 1.17 million internally displaced as of 27 April, priorities for humanitarian intervention include food security, access to healthcare and protection, including 4,000 children separated from their families.
18 Apr 2017 description
report Harvard University
A study documents sexual and physical abuse of children inside migrant camps and reports new information about the commercial sexual exploitation of migrant children in Greece.
17 Apr 2017 description
As the country enters a post-conflict phase and turns its focus to peace and stability, addressing the main causes of internal displacement and developing effective strategies to improve immigration services will be key.
07 Apr 2017 description
671 cholera cases have been reported in Awerial county, Lakes, since June 2016, of which at least 117 are new cases since 6 March. Most new cases have been reported in Mingkaman IDP camp.
07 Apr 2017 description
IFRC and ACAPS report envisages four different outcomes over the next six months, primarily focused on security in Libya and possible repercussions for Italy and Spain.
27 Mar 2017 description
Food security is rapidly deteriorating and the situation is now close to famine, with 17.1 million people in need of urgent lifesaving assistance.
16 Mar 2017 description
Since July 2016, the security situation has significantly deteriorated in the Equatorias, which now form the new frontline of the conflict between the government and the opposition.