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19 Jan 2018 description
Plus de 600,000 personnes étaient déplacées internes au mois de novembre 2017 et plus de 500,000 réfugiées dans les pays voisins.
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.
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.
08 Jan 2018 description
MSF estimates 30,000 people have fled the fighting. The situation remains extremely tense, with all peripheral health centres closed and very few wounded reaching the hospital in Paoua.
27 Dec 2017 description
In 2018, the nutrition cluster will continue to focus on life-saving and resilience-building activities amid an unprecedented drought.
21 Dec 2017 description
Of the 8 abductions documented by WHO since 2012, 4 occurred in 2017 alone, the highest recorded in a single year. In Sabha, the abductions have had a significant impact on access to health care.
20 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
2017 has seen a dramatic increase in violence. The entire south-west that had been spared by the crisis, is now the worst-hit region, while the previously unstable regions have remained very tense.
18 Dec 2017 description
The UN HC, Edward Kallon, deplores the deadly ambush on a convoy carrying humanitarian food supplies for conflict-affected persons on Saturday 16 December.
13 Dec 2017 description
An estimated 4.8 million people in South Sudan still face severe food insecurity - an increase of 1.1 million from last year. The risk of famine resurgence remains a real prospect in 2018.
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.
07 Dec 2017 description
The alarming level of food insecurity is directly linked to restrictions on people’s freedom of movement, their access to humanitarian assistance and their ability to plant or harvest.
07 Dec 2017 description
Some residents are still reluctant to leave their homes, despite the need to re-stock and seek assistance. Others have left in search of safety, concerned over how the security situation may evolve.
02 Dec 2017 description
Afghanistan continues to face immense humanitarian, social and political challenges. Conflict strikes larger parts of the country; 3.3 million people now need humanitarian assistance.
29 Nov 2017 description
Some 3.3 million of these will require urgent life-saving assistance in 2018 due to a combination of vulnerabilities resulting from drought-induced displacement, conflict and limited access to basic services.
22 Nov 2017 description
MSF has evacuated all 58 national and international staff, and suspended medical operations from Bangassou. Half a million people were relying on MSF’s healthcare services.
20 Nov 2017 description
The scale, severity and complexity of needs across Syria remain overwhelming. Of the 13.1 million people needing help, 5.6 million people are in acute need.
17 Nov 2017 description
Hundreds of airstrikes in civilian areas, including cluster bombs, which are indiscriminate in nature and prohibited by international law, are causing massive civilian casualties.
17 Nov 2017 description
Le nombre de personnes en insécurité́ alimentaire a atteint 3,8 millions, contre 3 5 millions durant le même période en 2016, pendant que l’accès humanitaire est toujours entravé.
16 Nov 2017 description
More than 3,000 displaced families have found shelter in districts classified as extreme winter areas based on the elevation and more than 15,000 families are facing severe winter conditions.
14 Nov 2017 description
The region faces a major displacement crisis with 10.7 million people uprooted by the end of September 2017, and this figure expected to rise in the months ahead.