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14 Sep 2017 description
The humanitarian situation inside the city remains dire, with a majority of the remaining population reportedly facing deteriorating humanitarian, health, living and security conditions.
05 Sep 2017 description
UNMAS currently works in newly liberated areas of Ninewah, Anbar and Salah al-Din governorates to provide emergency survey and clearance, enhance government capacities and deliver risk education.
31 Aug 2017 description
Threat of famine, spikes in abductions and forced evictions, as well as conflict-related violations all contribute to protection risks for IDPs and the local population.
31 Aug 2017 description
Even as states continue to ratify and implement the international treaty prohibiting cluster munitions, new use of these weapons in Syria and Yemen has caused even more civilian casualties.
25 Aug 2017 description
El ACNUR, preocupado por las comunidades afrodescendientes e indígenas que habitan el territorio, hace un llamado urgente a los actores armados ilegales para que no involucren ni afecten a la población civil.
23 Aug 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Water and electricity have been reportedly cut off for more than a month, forcing people to collect unsafe water. Unexploded ordnance and landmines continue to be a serious safety concern.
11 Aug 2017 description
The returning population of Mosul needs assistance of every kind, but the shelter needs are the most pressing, particularly in the western part of the city, which has been extensively damaged or totally destroyed.
09 Aug 2017 description
report REACH Initiative
Two months since the start of the offensive to retake Ar-Raqqa city from ISIL, ground fighting and airstrikes in and around the city have led to mass displacement and a deterioration of the humanitarian situation.
01 Aug 2017 description
According to the UN Mission in Colombia, the extraction of caches, the destruction of ammunition and unstable material will continue to progress with minor setbacks, until September 1.
27 Jul 2017 description
"An estimated 20,000 to 50,000 people remain inside Raqqa city, and their situation is perilous – there is no way for them to get out," Deputy Relief Chief told the Security Council on Thursday.
26 Jul 2017 description
The supplementary appeal for an additional US$9.5 million is as a result of an unexpected surge in self-organized returns of Nigerian refugees mainly from Cameroon.
17 Jul 2017 description
A total of 1,662 civilian deaths were confirmed between 1 January and 30 June – an increase of 2% on the same period last year, according to UNAMA. The number of civilians injured in the same period fell 1% to 3,581.
12 Jul 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Many families fleeing the fighting have told UNICEF that their journeys were fraught with danger, sniper fire, landmines and unexploded remnants of war turning exit routes into death traps.
08 Jul 2017 description
Since 1 April, the number of displaced people tops 190,000, nearly 20,000 fled last month alone. Humanitarian situation has been significantly deteriorating inside the city, protection for trapped civilians remains of high concern.
05 Jul 2017 description
As children across Afghanistan have become increasingly vulnerable, a series of UN-backed events in Herat province aims at raising awareness about dangers such as unexploded ordnance.
04 Jul 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
The severely food insecure population has grown to 6 million and accounts for about 50 per cent of the total population, with an estimated 1.1 million children acutely malnourished.
30 Jun 2017 description
report UN News Service
A new resolution stressed the importance of considering mine action during the earliest stages of planning in peacekeeping operations, special political missions and humanitarian responses.
27 Jun 2017 description
With nearly 1.8 million people displaced, the contingency plan includes time critical life-saving activities, aiming for US$31 million for preparedness and US$117 million for response activities.
14 Jun 2017 description
Amnesty calls on all sides to protect civilians amid the conflict and the Myanmar authorities to immediately end the humanitarian access restrictions.
09 Jun 2017 description
“Providing support to those states that are still implementing key actions of the Convention is as important today as it was 20 years ago. It is a humanitarian imperative,” said Ambassador Hajnoczi.