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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.
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.
05 Dec 2017 description
Four in five children living with HIV in the region are still not receiving life-saving antiretroviral therapy, AIDS-related deaths among adolescents are on the rise, according to a new report.
03 Dec 2017 description
While HIV remains a major health challenge in Zimbabwe, with 1.3 million people living with HIV at the end of 2016, the dramatic scale up of the HIV response is remarkable.
01 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
If current trends persist, there will be 3.5 million new adolescent HIV infections by 2030, according to projections from the 2017 UNICEF Statistical Update on Children and AIDS.
07 Nov 2017 description
Thousands now have access to HIV/AIDS counselling, testing, and treatment since IOM completed the roll out of comprehensive services at the Bentiu, Malakal and Wau sites.
05 Oct 2017 description
Food insecurity due to drought has exacerbated the HIV/AIDS crisis, and a lack of access to clean water and proper sanitation facilities has heightened the risk of waterborne diseases.
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.