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25 Sep 2017 description
report UN Population Fund
In August, a cholera outbreak took hold in Borno. The disease, which causes dangerous levels of dehydration, has put women – especially pregnant women – at particular risk.
24 Sep 2017 description
Upon arrival, families are assigned a tent and given two kits: a Rapid Response Mechanism kit from a local NGO and an NFI kit from IOM. A doctor is also present to identify health needs.
24 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
They will provide urgently needed assistance to the estimated quarter of a million Rohingya child refugees who are among the 429,000 people to have fled across the border from neighbouring Myanmar in recent weeks.
22 Sep 2017 description
Nearly 21 million people in Yemen need emergency aid or protection. However, the country does not receive the international attention it deserves, said Mark Lowcock.
22 Sep 2017 description
On 7 September, the UN Migration Agency transported the first group of 301 refugees to transit centres in Burundi. The second phase of the return assistance is expected to start in November.
22 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
El Fondo de las Naciones Unidas para la Infancia en México ha intensificado sus esfuerzos en apoyo a la infancia tras el segundo terremoto que azotó al país en menos de dos semanas.
22 Sep 2017 description
The sheer scale of the refugee influx from September 2016 quickly filled the existing camps in the Gambella region to capacity and forced the Government and UNHCR to open new camps.
22 Sep 2017 description
By June 2017, more than 500 schools had been closed in regions where armed groups are operating. Some, especially in the central region, were forced to close after members of armed groups threatened staff.
21 Sep 2017 description
report UN News Service
Nearly seven months after the UN issued an urgent call for action to counter the threat of famine in South Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria and Yemen, global efforts have kept that crisis at bay but many are dying, UNSG warned.
21 Sep 2017 description
Resources to help provide safe water, sanitation and hygiene have been mobilized and a mass measles, rubella and polio immunization campaign has been carried out for 150,000 children.
20 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF Mexico will prioritize response to immediate needs in WASH and child protection, and will be followed by education response in the next two weeks as data from national authorities becomes available.
20 Sep 2017 description
Con el objetivo de otorgar herramientas a los gobiernos para garantizar los derechos de las mujeres migrantes, se realizó en San Salvador una validación de lineamientos regionales en el marco de la Conferencia Regional sobre Migración.
20 Sep 2017 description
While humanitarian aid has been significantly scaled up, the needs will remain high into 2018 and beyond. Continued support from the international community behind national efforts will be essential.
20 Sep 2017 description
Ongoing violence is causing massive displacement, uprooting almost a third of the population. Some flee in fear and others are forced, ICRC President Peter Maurer told the UN General Assembly.
20 Sep 2017 description
The unprecedented cholera epidemic has killed more than 2,000 people and infected nearly 700,000 since 27 April. Humanitarian partners have ramped up their response to cholera.
20 Sep 2017 description
The warning, according to the Expert Review Committee on Polio Eradication and Routine Immunization, is germane, given recent antecedents despite one year without any reported polio cases.
19 Sep 2017 description
Latest estimates by the International Labour Organization indicate that child labour has continued to fall but the pace of decline has slowed considerably in the past four years.
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
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF calls on partners to integrate all uprooted children – migrants, refugees, internally displaced, asylum seekers or unaccompanied – into the education system where they live.
18 Sep 2017 description
report UN News Service
Las pérdidas incurridas por los huracanes Irma y José podrían alcanzar 62.000 millones de dólares sin contar a Estados Unidos. Según estimaciones, unas 17.000 personas necesitan asistencia inmediata de vivienda.