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19 Sep 2017 description
report IRIN
The proposal worries rights groups, given the precedent further south along the coast, where 121,000 people, mostly Rohingya, are confined in squalid, overcrowded government camps.
19 Sep 2017 description
Preliminary estimates indicate that more than 210,000 homes have been severely affected to date. About 3.1 million people have experienced an impact on their water supply.
18 Sep 2017 description
The majority of victims are displaced women and girls. The figures represent only part of the situation, as monitoring mechanisms are in place only in a few sites, out of 140 displacement locations.
18 Sep 2017 description
Viet Nam authorities reported 14 people killed, 112 injured and 4 missing when Typhoon Doksuri swept through seven central provinces over the weekend.
18 Sep 2017 description
Most prisoners rely on their families for food, soap and clothes. However, as thousands of people continue to flee their homes, detainees lose a vital lifeline, becoming even more isolated.
18 Sep 2017 description
WFP’s regional programme faces a $76 million funding gap, with severe repercussions since the nutritious WFP-provided lunches and snacks are the only meal many youngsters eat all day.
18 Sep 2017 description
report Oxfam
Around one third of the population is in need, with more than 18.7 per cent of Iraqis living below the poverty line and lacking access to basic services, education, nutrition and healthcare.
17 Sep 2017 description
The CERF funds will help provide food, critical health care, clean water, and other urgently needed aid to the people most affected by Irma, in particular women and girls.
17 Sep 2017 description
The first phase of WFP's emergency operation will begin immediately with the distribution of a monthly ration of rice and beans to 664,000 people living in the hardest-hit areas.
15 Sep 2017 description
report Inter Press Service
Un nuevo informe de la ONU señala que la prevalencia de la subalimentación aumentó hasta 11 por ciento a nivel global en 2016, lo que significa que 815 millones de personas sufren hambre.
15 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
The failure of the March-June long rains – the third consecutive poor rains since early 2016 – has helped push an additional 37,000 children below the threshold of acute malnutrition.
15 Sep 2017 description
An estimated 380,000 Rohingya have fled since the latest violence in northern Rakhine state. They need shelter, food and medical care, and are stretching Bangladesh’s ability to cope.
15 Sep 2017 description
The number of Central African refugees in neighbouring countries now stands at 513,676. This is the highest number of CAR refugees seen since the start of the crisis in 2013.
15 Sep 2017 description
This year’s "The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World" warns that the long-term declining trend in undernourishment seems to have come to a halt and may have even reversed.
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.
14 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF and partners have scaled up to respond to the critical nutrition situation reaching 160,744 children with life-saving therapeutic treatment for SAM to date
14 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
The items are part of a first wave of supplies and include detergent powder, soap, pitchers and jugs for containing water, nappies, sanitary napkins, towels and sandals.
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.
13 Sep 2017 description
report Save the Children
Save the Children says it is vital the international community fully funds the response plan, which outlines the life-saving support needed to help 300,000 people until the end of the year.
13 Sep 2017 description
Important progress has been made in delivering life-saving relief to millions of people in north-east Nigeria. However, the complex Lake Chad Basin crisis will require sustained international support over the coming years.