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08 Jan 2019 description
report Oxfam
Oxfam calls on the EU and member states to support Greek government in deploying additional staff and experts to the islands to help identify and protect vulnerable people seeking asylum.
13 Dec 2018 description
It provides a picture of the humanitarian landscape, and highlights major trends in the nature of crises, their drivers, and the actors that participate in prevention, response and recovery.
04 Dec 2018 description
The UN and its partners aim to assist 93.6 million of the most vulnerable with food, shelter, health care, emergency education, protection and other basic assistance, according to the GHO.
27 Nov 2018 description
A new drought response plan will help 1.4 million of the most vulnerable drought-affected people in Afghanistan during the coming winter season and into April next year, FAO announced.
21 Nov 2018 description
Armed conflict, namely in Afghanistan and Syria, contributed to last year’s exceptionally high casualties, with 2,300 and more than 1,900 recorded in these States alone, respectively.
08 Nov 2018 description
The donation will support a WHO project that focuses on people with disabilities, chronic diseases, psychosocial disorders and trauma, and/or survivors of gender-based violence.
31 Oct 2018 description
Millions of people living in crisis may not be receiving the humanitarian assistance they desperately need due to a lack of funding for humanitarian action, says IFRC report.
06 Sep 2018 description
“Deepening violence and now drought is affecting hundreds of thousands of families. Civilian casualties are at an all-time high, with 40,000 civilians maimed or killed in the past four years."
19 Jul 2018 description
ECW invested US$82 million in 14 crisis-hit countries from April 2017 to March 2018, reaching some of the most vulnerable children affected by conflict and natural disasters.
13 Dec 2017 description
Framed around the Agenda for Humanity, the report presents global and country-level data-and-trend analysis about humanitarian crises and assistance.
06 Apr 2017 description
Although Afghanistan has ratified several international conventions on disability rights, disabled people say they face social prejudice and government inaction.
18 Jan 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch
Refugees, asylum seekers, and other migrants with disabilities are not properly identified and do not enjoy equal access to services in reception centers in Greece, said Human Rights Watch.
09 Jan 2017 description
Nutrition surveys in 2016 show global acute malnutrition (GAM) prevalence ranging from 10.9% to 20.7%. Severe acute malnutrition (SAM) has breached emergency thresholds in 20 of 34 provinces.
23 Dec 2016 description
In total, RMRP partners will provide assistance to 342,000 refugees and migrants, prioritising the most vulnerable new arrivals as well as those already in Europe.
12 Dec 2016 description
Released today, the annual report is framed around the Agenda for Humanity, and presents case studies on all core responsibilities to deliver for humanity.
10 Jun 2016 description
An update of the regional Refugee and Migrant Response Plan (RMRP) needs almost US$ 670 million this year, of which contributions of US$ 328.8 million have been received so far.
18 Mar 2016 description
"In the last year, attacks against health facilities and personnel have gone up by 50%. Every bombed-out hospital and every doctor or nurse who is forced to flee, means thousands of people cannot get immediate medical treatment." - Peter Maurer
23 Feb 2016 description
Recent restrictive practices adopted in several European countries are placing additional undue hardships on refugees and asylum-seekers across Europe, the UN refugee agency said.
26 Dec 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund
The proportion of children registered at the border between Greece and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia increased from 9% in June to 35% in the first two weeks of December.
01 Oct 2015 description
UNHCR is planning for up to 700,000 people seeking safety and international protection in Europe in 2015 and requesting funds that can be allocated as flexibly as possible in light of the fast-evolving situation.