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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.
19 Jan 2018 description
The number of refugees fleeing English-speaking areas of Cameroon for Nigeria is on the rise, with women and children comprising 80% of the approximately 10,000 people registered so far.
19 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
2.4 million children have been forced to flee their homes, and more than a quarter of a million children are severely malnourished and at imminent risk of death in the conflict-ravaged country.
18 Jan 2018 description
US$1.68 billion urgently needed in 2018 to reach 13.1 million people in acute need, of whom 4.3 million internally displaced, 7.7 million food insecure and 2.2 million children suffering from malnutrition.
18 Jan 2018 description
The population of Pulka, a small town in Borno state, cannot access the fields outside the town — their only livelihood — due to the high risk of attacks from Boko Haram. Basic needs are not met.
17 Jan 2018 description
report UN News Service
The UN wants a 50km perimeter around Paoua allowing displaced persons to return. In the last three weeks, 60,000 people left everything behind to escape clashes between armed groups.
17 Jan 2018 description
An expanding outbreak that affected over 3, 000 people and claimed the lives of 5 children and adults in 2017 continues to spread, with new cases being reported in all oblasts and Kyiv.
17 Jan 2018 description
Despite a slight improvement in the food supply in December, prices are still high and unaffordable for about 400,000 besieged people in Eastern Ghouta. Access constraints remain a challenge.
17 Jan 2018 description
The spike in displacement has made DRC the country with the highest number of IDPs in Africa. In total, 13.1 million people will need assistance throughout the country in 2018.
17 Jan 2018 description
The number of Somalis on the brink of famine has grown tenfold in a year. An estimated 1.2 million children are projected to be malnourished in 2018, 232,000 of whom will face life-threatening severe acute malnutrition.
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
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
report UN Children's Fund
The health and safety of the children is likely to be put at even greater risk ahead of upcoming cyclone and monsoon seasons, UNICEF warned.
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 old temporary spaces were replaced by eight spanking new classrooms, complete with chalk boards, chairs and desks, boy and girl latrines, and drinking water.
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
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
While tons of food and fuel have been delivered - the first commercial supplies after a 45-day blockade - 17.8 million people struggle to afford enough to eat, and 8.4 million are at risk of famine.
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.