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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.
12 Sep 2017 description
Recent attacks on Zemio, in southeast Central African Republic, have closed down the hospital and forced the city’s population, including MSF staff members, to flee.
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.
25 Jul 2017 description
Global attention is needed to prevent and treat AIDS in antiretroviral era, with 50 per cent of hospital admissions in MSF hospitals already on treatment and showing signs of clinical failure.
23 May 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Unresolved conflict, poverty and under-development are preventing children in remote parts of Myanmar from reaping the benefits of the reform and reconciliation efforts, states UNICEF.
10 Apr 2017 description
Increases in rainfall have led to severe flooding in rural communities and urban areas in 24 of the country's 25 departments. One third of those affected live in the department of Piura.
03 Apr 2017 description
Only 40 per cent of South Sudan's people are within reach of health facilities. The Boma Health Initiative aims to improve the delivery of essential health care at the community level.
08 Mar 2017 description
UNDP is working with the Government, the Global Fund and IOM to address gender-based violence as part of mental health and psychosocial support programmes, particularly for women displaced by the three-year conflict.
25 Feb 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
As a result of the drought, a total of 174,000 children are not attending school in the affected counties, and 1,274 schools have no access to water, affecting 246,000 children.
15 Feb 2017 description
The guidance provides an overview of the GVB key issues in the context of WFP’s operations. It helps staff and partners to identify and respond to GBV risks related to hunger, nutrition and WFP programmes.
19 Jan 2017 description
With regional displacement figures from South Sudan in the first half of 2016 much higher than original projections, the UNHCR had to revise the requirements for 2017.
14 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Manicaland and Masvingo provinces are projected to have the highest number of people estimated to be food insecure during the peak of the hunger season (January-March 2017).
10 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
The impact of the higher than average La Niña rains may lead to displacement, infrastructure damage and cholera and other disease outbreaks in some countries of southern Africa, the agency warns.
23 Dec 2016 description
Forty-seven humanitarian partners are seeking a total of US$1.2 bilion for the period January ‐ December 2017, including US$558.2 million for Uganda and US$313.6 million for Ethiopia.
15 Dec 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund
There was a sharp increase in fighting in November, with over 2,000 incidents registered daily. Coping capacity of local communities is eroding, increasing the vulnerability of children.
12 Dec 2016 description
Released today, the annual report is framed around the Agenda for Humanity, and presents case studies on all core responsibilities to deliver for humanity.
06 Dec 2016 description
An estimated 260,280 people in South Sudan's capital are estimated to be food-insecure. More than 90% of households have reduced the number of meals they eat per day and 53% have spent entire days without eating.
01 Dec 2016 description
report Cordaid
Movement of large numbers of refugees and soldiers, and the lack of access to testing and treatment, fuel the spread of HIV. Only one-quarter of the estimated 370,000 people living with HIV in DRC have access to ARVs.
01 Dec 2016 description
"Poorly managed migration could contribute to the global impact of AIDS, but migration itself is not a cause for the disease," said IOM Director General William Lacy Swing on World AIDS Day.
08 Nov 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund
The majority of poor households are in stressed (IPC Phase 2) acute food insecurity and likely to remain so through January 2017, with children and women being most affected.