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16 Jan 2018 description
Amid serious 2017 global setbacks, the UN chief urges action on climate, migration, regional conflicts, and women’s empowerment and calls for unity and courage to meet today’s most urgent needs.
16 Jan 2018 description
People not only need shelter, food, safe drinking water and household items, but they also must feel safe in such an insecure environment where sexual violence is rampant, says ICRC.
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.
16 Jan 2018 description
Major challenges remain to any return process: ensuring refugees are told about the situation and consulted on their wishes and that their safety is ensured throughout the process.
15 Jan 2018 description
Millions in eastern Ukraine continue living at daily risk of shelling and intensive fighting. US$187 million is needed to reach them with critical assistance and protection support.
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
Authorities of Angola's Lunda Norte Province have received guarantees that political stability in DRC's Kasai region will enable the more than 31,000 Congolese refugees to return home.
15 Jan 2018 description
This year’s HRP focuses only on life-saving emergency assistance to people caught up in current or recent disasters. Another 8.7 million people have high levels of needs.
15 Jan 2018 description
report Human Rights Watch
The Islamist armed group has threatened and abducted civilians in Somalia's Bay region to force communities to hand over their children for indoctrination and military training.
14 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
In Idlib, to the northwest of the country, heavy violence reportedly killed and injured scores of children and women and displaced an estimated 100,000 civilians in the past few weeks.
13 Jan 2018 description
Injuries and deaths continue due to unexploded remnants of war and improvised explosive devices that litter Raqqa and surrounding communities. Children are often harmed.
12 Jan 2018 description
Revised Humanitarian Response Plan has been launched to provide critical life-saving, protection and livelihoods assistance to 2.2 million Haitians out of an estimated 2.8 million people in need.
12 Jan 2018 description
By the end of 2017, IOM, the UN Migration Agency, identified 3.2 million people who have returned back to their place of origin, while a staggering 2.6 million remained displaced.
12 Jan 2018 description
The contingency plan is being revised to take into account the protection and emergency assistance needs to cater for 25,000 refugees, since the situation remains very fluid along the border.
12 Jan 2018 description
UNHCR has received about 13,000 offers of resettlement places in 2018 and 2019, against requests for 40,000. Most of these are part of established programmes and only a few are new.
11 Jan 2018 description
States need to strengthen the rule of law underpinning how they manage and protect migrants – for the benefit of their economies, their societies and migrants themselves - UN Secretary-General
11 Jan 2018 description
report United Nations
Approval of an exceptional delivery of humanitarian aid was granted to provide food and winterization relief items to 50,000 people who face increasingly dire circumstances.
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
For a fourth year, thousands of civilians along the frontlines in eastern Ukraine face not only continued hostilities, but also shortages of many basics. Their situation has become worse during the winter.