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16 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
Yemen's children are scarred by violence, displacement, disease, poverty, undernutrition and a lack of access to basic services including water, health care and education.
15 Jan 2018 description
The old temporary spaces were replaced by eight spanking new classrooms, complete with chalk boards, chairs and desks, boy and girl latrines, and drinking water.
15 Jan 2018 description
The humanitarian response strategy for the period 2018-2020 will aim to move beyond single year operational planning, and to adopt a longer term planning lens.
15 Jan 2018 description
While tons of food and fuel have been delivered - the first commercial supplies after a 45-day blockade - 17.8 million people struggle to afford enough to eat, and 8.4 million are at risk of famine.
11 Jan 2018 description
The children and their families need urgent support, including health and nutrition services, safe water and sanitation, and education and psychosocial assistance.
10 Jan 2018 description
At least four attacks on health care infrastructure, including a Maternity and Pediatrics Hospital, and two attacks on education facilities have been reported since 03 January 2018.
10 Jan 2018 description
report Theirworld
The start of the school year in Zambia has been postponed by a cholera outbreak that has killed 61 people and affected thousands. Children will be staying home until at least end-January.
10 Jan 2018 description
report IRIN
Two consecutive years of failed rains have left 3.4 million Kenyans needing food aid and 480,000 children requiring treatment for acute malnutrition. It’s the worst humanitarian crisis the country has faced since 2011.
09 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
"While the eyes of the world are on the situation in northern Rakhine and in Cox’s Bazaar, over 60,000 Rohingya children remain almost forgotten, trapped in 23 camps in central Rakhine."
09 Jan 2018 description
The Somalia NGO Consortium strongly condemns the forced evictions and large-scale destruction of settlements for IDPs. More than 5,807 households in Km13 were made homeless.
08 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
The country continues to suffer the impacts of refugees from neighbouring countries and the internal conflict between the Government and militias in the Pool Department.
04 Jan 2018 description
About 638 additional classrooms need to be built across three camps, but funding is lacking. The Response Plan to assist refugees in Tanzania is only 25 per cent funded.
04 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
An estimated 482,882 children require treatment for acute malnutrition, including 104,614 who are suffering from severe acute malnutrition (SAM), says UNICEF.
03 Jan 2018 description
Racial discrimination and authorities’ responses to migration put irregular migrant women at risk - ranging from being harassed by the local community to kidnapping and imprisonment.
02 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
Funds will be used to address the WASH, nutrition, health, education, child protection, C4D and emergency cash needs of children and their families affected by disasters in 2018.
28 Dec 2017 description
report UN News Service
res meses después de que el huracán María asolara Dominica, la población sigue muy afectada. Sin embargo, la fase post-emergencia representa una serie de oportunidades para reconstruir mejor y aumentar la resiliencia de la isla caribeña.
28 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
A National Communication Plan was developed by UNICEF and partners with prevention messages broadcast through community relays, churches, radios and schools reaching an estimated 382,000 people.
28 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
In conflicts around the world, children have become frontline targets, used as human shields, killed, maimed and recruited to fight.
26 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
In the first 10 days of November, an average of 6 children were either killed or maimed each day. The Country Task Force on Monitoring and Reporting documented a 32 per cent increase in verified cases compared to October.
22 Dec 2017 description
report World Bank, GFDRR
El presente análisis tiene por objetivo evaluar el impacto de las inundaciones en el estado de Tabasco entre los años 2007 y 2010 y de las inversiones en RRD en el bienestar socioeconómico de la población de Tabasco.