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18 Dec 2017 description
Anti-personnel mines, in particular improvised mines, are taking a heavy toll on civilians in Afghanistan, Iraq, Myanmar, Nigeria, Syria, Ukraine and Yemen. Children account for 42% of all civilian casualties.
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.
15 Feb 2017 description
The appeal is the most ambitious to date as the work of the Office is "dramatically and chronically underfunded," the High Commissioner Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein said.
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.
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.
07 Dec 2016 description
An estimated 20 million people with disabilities are affected by crises . So far, 139 stakeholders have endorsed the new Charter on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action.
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.
19 May 2016 description
Speaking ahead of the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit, a UN human rights expert has urged all countries to take into account the rights and needs of persons with disabilities in their humanitarian responses.’
14 May 2016 description
report CBM
A Charter will be launched during the World Humanitarian Summit to make humanitarian action increasingly receptive to the rights and the needs of persons with disabilities.
10 May 2016 description
A new HelpAge International report contributes to a growing body of evidence illustrating the failure of the humanitarian system to protect the rights of older people.
09 May 2016 description
report UN General Assembly
A new report from the UN calls for strengthening the international systems that manage large movements of people so that they uphold human rights norms and provide the necessary protection.
09 Mar 2016 description
report Council of Europe
For the first time since the beginning of the refugee crisis in Europe, women and children on the move outnumber adult men. This also means more women and children risk and lose their lives.
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.
03 Dec 2015 description
On the International Day for Persons with Disabilities, Women's Refugee Commission highlights the discrimination and isolation that intensify the pervasive risk of gender-based violence.
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.
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.