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17 Nov 2017 description
infographic UN Children's Fund
The humanitarian situation is rapidly deteriorating in the Horn of Africa as a result of the drought and three consecutive failed rains. In Somalia, risk of famine remains.
16 Nov 2017 description
report Education Above All
"The spectre of tens and tens of millions of young refugees growing up without the needed skills to create a meaningful life for themselves is a dangerous one," said Nana Akufo-Addo, president of Ghana, Co-Chair of SDG Advocates.
15 Nov 2017 description
Despite stretched resources, the government, with support from humanitarian partners, continues to address the triple challenge of drought, flooding and inter-communal conflict.
15 Nov 2017 description
The Global Appeal 2018-2019 lays out the financial resources that will be required for UNHCR’s programmes to protect and improve the lives of 68 million people of concern.
13 Nov 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Unsafe or damaged schools, absent teachers and dangerous journeys to class are among the destructive ways that conflict is hitting the learning prospects of young Africans.
08 Nov 2017 description
Se trabajará con un equipo especial de la Gobernación para evaluar las instituciones educativas y de salud que fueron afectadas, explicó el Subdirector para el Manejo de Desastres.
08 Nov 2017 description
The Syrian Society for Social Development programme offers a range of services for “at-risk” school-aged children, including remedial classes, tutoring and informal education.
07 Nov 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Typhoon Damrey is likely to be one of the worst storms to strike the country's central-southern coastal region in years. At least four children have died and two are still missing.
05 Nov 2017 description
Refugee returns are taking place against a backdrop of very challenging conditions. UN and humanitarian partners request 15.4 M USD to reach 303,000 most vulnerable people.
02 Nov 2017 description
Fighting between armed groups and communal tensions have ravaged DRC on and off for decades, and new figures bring the total number of IDPs to 3.9 million.
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.
31 Oct 2017 description
El ministro de la Secretaría de Emergencia Nacional (SEN) indicó que desde el 30 de setiembre al 25 de octubre, se produjeron 12 tormentas, que en solo 26 días, generaron daños a 20 mil familias en 15 departamentos.
30 Oct 2017 description
If conflict and hunger continue in South Sudan, inter-agency partners expect an estimated 200,000 new arrivals in Sudan by the end of the year.
27 Oct 2017 description
Aid agencies continue to address the humanitarian needs of those displaced while directing more attention to their safe, voluntary return and transition to recovery.
24 Oct 2017 description
In collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, UNICEF will support enrollment in public schools for both vulnerable Lebanese and refugee children.
23 Oct 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
The needs of refugees and those of the communities hosting them are increasing at a much faster pace than our capacity to respond, UNICEF said on Monday.
23 Oct 2017 description
The support package will assist people in Sudan affected by forced displacement, undernutrition, disease outbreaks and recurrent extreme climatic conditions.
20 Oct 2017 description
report Save the Children
Overcrowding, a lack of schooling and widespread desperation are putting children at an alarming risk of exploitation and abuse, Save the Children has warned.
20 Oct 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Desperate living conditions and waterborne diseases are threatening more than 320,000 Rohingya refugee children who have fled to southern Bangladesh since late August, UNICEF said.
18 Oct 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
The beginning of the school year has been postponed several times from its usual September start and textbooks and other school materials are in severely short supply.