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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.
22 Dec 2016 description
Access to essential services for the most vulnerable remains a serious issue, and humanitarian actors face challenges providing humanitarian assistance for 3.8 million people in need.
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.
14 Nov 2016 description
Just two weeks before the deadline given to close the Dadaab refugee camp, Kenyan government officials are deliberately coercing refugees to return to war-torn Somalia, where they risk being injured or killed, said Amnesty.
28 Sep 2016 description
The new Handicap Int'l report identifies the large scale use of explosive weapons in populated areas as the most significant cause of the mass displacement of Syrians.
01 Sep 2016 description
Malawi is one of the southern African countries hardest hit by a drought that has disrupted food production and affected water supplies. Some 6.5 million currently face food insecurity.
11 Aug 2016 description
Since the end of hostilities, 17 people have been killed and 100 more injured, including 46 children. ERW remain hidden and the full extent of contamination is unknown.
28 Jul 2016 description
A new report by Amnesty International reveals the true horror suffered by civilians in Leer County, Unity State, between August and December 2015.
25 Jul 2016 description
This must include a restoration and consolidation of the cessation of hostilities; all necessary action to ensure safe, sustained, unhindered and unconditional access; and an immediate end to the sieges.
14 Jul 2016 description
The plan will address the needs of the 6.5 million people identified as needing humanitarian aid and meet gaps in food security, agriculture, WASH, health, education and nutrition.
13 Jul 2016 description
Humanitarian need in Sudan arises primarily due to new displacement, including the displacement of refugees from South Sudan, malnutrition, and food insecurity exacerbated by El Niño.
23 Jun 2016 description
The report analyses data from 50,706 vulnerable displaced households comprised of 327,379 individuals, to give a comprehensive assessment of the protection environment.
20 Jun 2016 description
With the report *Syria, A Mutilated Future*, launched to mark World Refugee Day, Handicap International highlights the impact of explosive weapons on refugees and IDPs.
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.
09 Jun 2016 description
Lone children who flee South Sudan in search of safety in the Central African Republic still face difficulties in communities without clean water, health clinics or schools.
26 May 2016 description
UNHCR coordinated the shelter and relief response for 15,000 people. Meanwhile, coalition-affiliated forces continued an offensive against extremist elements in the southern governorates.
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
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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.