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12 Sep 2017 description
Recent attacks on Zemio, in southeast Central African Republic, have closed down the hospital and forced the city’s population, including MSF staff members, to flee.
25 Aug 2017 description
The funds will go towards immediate humanitarian assistance comprising health, WASH, food security, nutrition, shelter, livelihood, protection, education and early recovery support for the coming six months.
23 Aug 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
Water and electricity have been reportedly cut off for more than a month, forcing people to collect unsafe water. Unexploded ordnance and landmines continue to be a serious safety concern.
11 Aug 2017 description
Nearly 1.6 million internally displaced Ukrainians struggle to find safety, adequate housing and access to employment. Safety and security remain major concerns for nearly 800,000 people living near the Line of Contact.
09 Aug 2017 description
report UN Security Council
UN Security Council issued presidential statement to urge greater humanitarian access to famine-threatened Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia and north-east Nigeria.
02 Aug 2017 description
The programme will support 12,000 people in Kirkuk, Anbar, Salah al-Din and Ninewa governorates and will benefit local farmers, by enabling them to restart or expand farming activities.
01 Aug 2017 description
The $78 million grant agreements are geared towards emergency food and medical aid to the most vulnerable populations as well as strengthening drought resilience in both countries.
26 Jul 2017 description
The supplementary appeal for an additional US$9.5 million is as a result of an unexpected surge in self-organized returns of Nigerian refugees mainly from Cameroon.
21 Jun 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch
New Human Rights Watch research shows that people with disabilities are often unable to flee violence and face unsafe and unhealthy conditions in displacement camps.
15 Jun 2017 description
In the Philippines, the fighting between government forces and the Maute group in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur, has entered its fourth week. Evacuation efforts are ongoing.
13 Jun 2017 description
Parties to the armed conflict in eastern Ukraine have repeatedly failed to implement ceasefire agreements, allowing hostilities to escalate and claim more lives.
12 Jun 2017 description
Since April, some 30,000 refugees have already arrived in Angola, fleeing violent attacks in the Kasai region. With 300-500 refugees arriving daily, the number could reach 50,000.
31 May 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch
Both groups have been targeted and abused by warring parties in the current conflict, often because of their inability to flee ahead of attacks, Human Rights Watch said.
16 May 2017 description
Lack of support in finding relevant solutions for IDPs and returnees hinders their integration and creates dependencies on Government and aid organizations’ assistance, says IOM.
11 May 2017 description
report Trócaire
A Trócaire health clinic in northern Kenya monitors children until they are five years old so their progress can be tracked and any necessary support given.
01 May 2017 description
As of 30 April, a total of 489,000 people were displaced from Mosul. This includes some 419,000 from western Mosul city alone, where water remains a significant humanitarian concern.
24 Apr 2017 description
Bridge crossings at Qayyarah and Nimrud were closed for several days. Some aid services were also impacted by the temporary suspension of UN missions to western Mosul due to security threats.
10 Apr 2017 description
Increases in rainfall have led to severe flooding in rural communities and urban areas in 24 of the country's 25 departments. One third of those affected live in the department of Piura.
07 Apr 2017 description
UNHCR staff in northern Uganda are helping desperate women, children, elderly and the disabled. Refugees are in dire need of immediate humanitarian assistance.
06 Apr 2017 description
Although Afghanistan has ratified several international conventions on disability rights, disabled people say they face social prejudice and government inaction.