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17 Jan 2018 description
Despite a slight improvement in the food supply in December, prices are still high and unaffordable for about 400,000 besieged people in Eastern Ghouta. Access constraints remain a challenge.
13 Jan 2018 description
Injuries and deaths continue due to unexploded remnants of war and improvised explosive devices that litter Raqqa and surrounding communities. Children are often harmed.
21 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Available data from January to November this year show on average one conflict-related child casualty a week along eastern Ukraine's contact line.
19 Dec 2017 description
report UN Security Council
Adopting resolution 2393, the Council requested the Syrian authorities to expeditiously respond to all requests for cross‑line deliveries by the humanitarian partners.
18 Dec 2017 description
Anti-personnel mines, in particular improvised mines, are taking a heavy toll on civilians in Afghanistan, Iraq, Myanmar, Nigeria, Syria, Ukraine and Yemen. Children account for 42% of all civilian casualties.
14 Dec 2017 description
Armed conflict in Afghanistan, Libya, Ukraine, and Yemen contributed to a second year of exceptionally high casualties caused by mines, including improvised devices.
13 Dec 2017 description
Framed around the Agenda for Humanity, the report presents global and country-level data-and-trend analysis about humanitarian crises and assistance.
12 Dec 2017 description
As the conflict enters its fifth year in 2018, the humanitarian crisis has continued to intensify and expand due the widespread violence and the deteriorating economic situation.
10 Dec 2017 description
While the majority of civilian casualties during the reporting period were caused by Al Shabaab and other non-state actors, a smaller number were attributed to state security actors and AMISOM.
05 Dec 2017 description
2018 Humanitarian Needs Overview highlights the plight of seven million people who need assistance and protection, even as more than two million have fled to neighbouring countries.
04 Dec 2017 description
After four years of conflict, peoples’ savings and reserves are exhausted, and those in most need are being forced to stretch already limited resources or simply to go without.
02 Dec 2017 description
Afghanistan continues to face immense humanitarian, social and political challenges. Conflict strikes larger parts of the country; 3.3 million people now need humanitarian assistance.
30 Nov 2017 description
Six weeks after fighting subsided in Raqqa, Syria, and surrounding villages, returnees are finding their houses in ruins and their streets and fields littered with unexploded booby-traps, landmines, ammunition and rockets.
29 Nov 2017 description
In Syria, more than 6,500 people have been displaced on average every day in the first nine months of 2017, while some 2,500 people have gone back home.
24 Nov 2017 description
report IRIN
More than three years after the Minsk agreements, both the peace process and the conflict appear deadlocked, and millions of Ukrainians are digging in for yet another hard winter.
20 Nov 2017 description
The scale, severity and complexity of needs across Syria remain overwhelming. Of the 13.1 million people needing help, 5.6 million people are in acute need.
01 Nov 2017 description
Across Iraq, conflict has taken its toll on education. Temporary schools were created in caravans, without electricity, cooling systems, or heat insulation. Now rebuilding has begun.
12 Oct 2017 description
MSF teams in the different Kirkuk locations have provided 3,201 medical consultations for people arriving from Hawijah. All the people treated were suffering from blast injuries due to airstrikes and landmines.
11 Oct 2017 description
The attacks have been well-organised, coordinated and systematic, with the intent of not only driving the population out of Myanmar but preventing them from returning to their homes, a new UN report has found.
23 Sep 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch
Burmese security forces have laid landmines during attacks on villages and along the Bangladesh border, posing a grave risk to Rohingya Muslims fleeing atrocities.