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20 Jan 2018 description
Among those who require assistance to survive are 400,000 children who suffer from a severe acute malnutrition and are 10 times more likely to die if they do not receive medical treatment.
19 Jan 2018 description
El Equipo Humanitario, sin capacidad para alcanzar los 4.9 millones de personas con necesidades humanitarias, se focalizará en los grupos más vulnerables en las zonas más afectadas del país.
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 agriculture sector holds great potential before, during and after crises such as conflict and disasters, to save lives, contribute to livelihoods and provide decent employment.
19 Jan 2018 description
report United Nations
More than half of the country’s basic infrastructure has been damaged or destroyed, and over 13 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance as a result of the seven-year conflict.
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
Of the two million Yemenis who remain displaced, almost 90 per cent have been living away from home for more than a year, depleting their resources and those of the local host communities.
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
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
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
The National Office of Risk and Disaster Management said more 54,000 people were displaced by the cyclone and another 22 people have been reported missing.
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.