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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.
27 Oct 2017 description
Aid agencies continue to address the humanitarian needs of those displaced while directing more attention to their safe, voluntary return and transition to recovery.
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.
08 Sep 2015 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
01 Sep 2015 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
27 Aug 2015 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
18 Aug 2015 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
11 Aug 2015 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
10 Jul 2015 description
Call to address the special needs of vulnerable populations in preparedness and response measures to disasters as nations observe World Population Day on July 11.
08 Apr 2015 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
05 Sep 2014 description
report UN Children's Fund
Over the last decade, recognition of the pervasive nature and impact of violence against children has grown. Still, the phenomenon remains largely undocumented and underreported.
12 Aug 2014 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
22 Apr 2014 description
A new report highlights the challenges facing about 6.7 million people with disabilities who are forcibly displaced around the world due to persecution, conflict and human rights violations.
29 Nov 2013 description
A similar picture to the survey of people living with disabilities and their care-givers disasters is emerging in the Philippines; they are both vulnerable as well as remarkably resilient.
08 Oct 2013 description
Handbook developed with OCHA’s partners provides information on the provincial environment, including government agencies and NGOs and projects by geographical and thematic area.
21 Aug 2013 description
report Inter Press Service
Natural disasters are common in many developing countries across the globe. Organisations are helping communities plan better for their disabled populations.
14 Jun 2013 description
Three workshops were conducted to elicit the views of those responding to the emergency and community consultations also took place separately to garner feedback from people directly affected.
28 Feb 2013 description
Many vulnerable families have yet to receive humanitarian aid while others are suffering from chronic diseases
27 Apr 2012 description
HIGHLIGHTS • On 24 April, the Government of Philippines and Moro Islamic Liberation Front agreed on “10 out of 11 principles” that will guide the succeeding peace negotiation. • More displacements in Central Mindanao as 3 explosions and gunfire kill 7 and wound another 57 • A total of...
21 Nov 2011 description
Executive Summary The population of Mindanao continues to be affected by the triple factors of insecurity, natural hazards and poverty. Heavy rains and severe weather that are affecting much of Asia have caused repeated flooding in central and southern Mindanao, displacing the population twice or...