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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.
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.
31 Jan 2018 description
Though mine clearance and mine-risk education activities are ongoing, much more needs to be done in the conflict-affected areas to ensure that lives are not endangered or lost.
31 Jan 2018 description
Historic levels of funding, large and sustained famine prevention efforts and easing drought helped ease famine risk. But progress could easily be reversed and nearly 500,000 people might face a catastrophe.
29 Jan 2018 description
As the crisis enters its fifth year, it remains the largest refugee situation in Africa. As of 31 October 2017, there are close to 2.5 million refugees hosted in six asylum countries.
26 Jan 2018 description
Renewed Lebanon Crisis Response Plan has been released to provide direct aid and protection to 1.9 million highly vulnerable people and deliver basic services to 2.2 million persons.
11 Jan 2018 description
The children and their families need urgent support, including health and nutrition services, safe water and sanitation, and education and psychosocial assistance.
22 Dec 2017 description
The group of Eritrean, Ethiopian, Somali and Yemeni refugees include families, single mothers, unaccompanied children and disabled people. All of them need health care and counseling.
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.
12 Dec 2017 description
As the conflict enters its fifth year in 2018, the humanitarian crisis has continued to intensify and expand due the widespread violence and the deteriorating economic situation.
12 Dec 2017 description
Armed hostilities are on the rise again with more deaths and new damages to critical water infrastructure storing dangerous chemicals - posing a grave threat to human life and the environment.
05 Dec 2017 description
2018 Humanitarian Needs Overview highlights the plight of seven million people who need assistance and protection, even as more than two million have fled to neighbouring countries.
04 Dec 2017 description
After four years of conflict, peoples’ savings and reserves are exhausted, and those in most need are being forced to stretch already limited resources or simply to go without.
29 Nov 2017 description
Some 3.3 million of these will require urgent life-saving assistance in 2018 due to a combination of vulnerabilities resulting from drought-induced displacement, conflict and limited access to basic services.
20 Nov 2017 description
The scale, severity and complexity of needs across Syria remain overwhelming. Of the 13.1 million people needing help, 5.6 million people are in acute need.
15 Nov 2017 description
Con el objetivo de establecer lineamientos para potenciar sistemas de repuesta inclusivos y adecuados a las personas con discapacidad ante situaciones de emergencia, SENADIS y SINAPROC lanzaron esta hoja de ruta.
08 Nov 2017 description
As winter approaches, any disruption of essential services, such as water and heating, amid freezing temperatures, could have grave consequences for millions of Ukrainians.
07 Nov 2017 description
In an innovative and revealing family-counting exercise, UNHCR teams found that one-third of the families are vulnerable. As many as 14% are single mothers holding their families together with little support in harsh conditions.
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.
06 Oct 2017 description
Emergency assistance is focused on refugee protection, shelter, water and sanitation and bolstering the capacity of the local host communities across south-east Bangladesh.