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19 May 2018 description
On 4 May, a heavy rainfall led to flooding in Gatumba, on the western side of Burundi. The flooding had severe consequences with 12,956 people and 2,133 houses affected in nine locations.
18 May 2018 description
More than 1,000 people injured since the start of the demonstrations in March risk developing a permanent disability. Medical services in Gaza do not have the capacity to meet current needs.
07 May 2018 description
report Caritas
There are more than 57,650 Burundians living in Mahama camp. Many fled Burundi when conflict broke out in 2015 and are still unable to return. Newcomers are arriving each month.
27 Apr 2018 description
Up to 14 million older people with disabilities may be affected by humanitarian disasters. They are among those most at risk, yet little is known about their particular experiences.
21 Apr 2018 description
Humanitarian operations in and around Tari, provincial capital of Hela province, remain suspended since 28 March, with reports of a new rise in tensions since 19 April.
11 Apr 2018 description
Amidst political tensions, an estimated 10.3 million people across DPRK continue to suffer from food insecurity and undernutrition, as well as a lack of access to basic services.
11 Apr 2018 description
The overall humanitarian situation in Eastern Ukraine remains dire. 2018 will be a critical year for the transition from humanitarian assistance to longer-term recovery efforts.
04 Apr 2018 description
The operation will continue to seek innovative, cost-effective and sustainable ways to deliver basic needs and essential services, including life-saving activities.
03 Apr 2018 description
The facility includes a mobile operating theatre, a 33-bed in-patient ward where people can recover from surgery, mental health services and a rehabilitation unit.
22 Mar 2018 description
Transportation of newly arrived refugees from border entry points to camps remains a critical priority, while shelter, WASH and livelihood support remains critically under-funded.
20 Mar 2018 description
More than 80 per cent of those who have fled to Kenya are women and children; nearly 1,500 are under five. UNHCR and partners are on the ground providing emergency assistance.
19 Mar 2018 description
The rainy season is expected to have a serious impact on life-saving services and ongoing aid in Cox’s Bazar, with damage to WASH infrastructure likely to spread water-borne diseases.
12 Mar 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
For the millions of children who have had to flee their homes within Syria and in neighbouring countries, displacement has put those with existing disabilities closer to risks like road traffic, rivers and unexploded remnants of war.
06 Mar 2018 description
At the London conference, International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt told global donors that while swift action last year saved thousands of lives, "the job is not yet done".
06 Mar 2018 description
Over the last eight months, victims of the Syrian conflict have suffered greatly as violence countrywide re-escalated to new heights, according to the latest report by the UN-mandated Commission of Inquiry.
27 Feb 2018 description
The country faces a humanitarian crisis brought on by the worst drought in decades. Furthermore, violence, organized crime and consequent displacements have escalated.
27 Feb 2018 description
The money will support people affected by natural and manmade disasters and help humanitarian partners provide lifesaving assistance to those in need.
07 Feb 2018 description
With emergency assistance as a priority, protection, resilience-based capacity-building activities will be a focus to strengthen national response mechanisms and ensure sustainability.
05 Feb 2018 description
report Islamic Relief
Through the appeal, donors will have the opportunity to change the lives of 500 orphans living in the West Bank and to support other life-changing Islamic Relief programmes in the oPt.
02 Feb 2018 description
With the continued volcanic activity, the local government is now planning for three-month evacuation. Nearly 90 per cent of evacuees are seeking shelter in 88 evacuation centres, mostly schools.