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05 Oct 2018 description
The Response Plan will cover an initial period of three months. After a month, the plan will be reviewed and revised in light of new assessments and prioritisation of needs.
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."
23 Aug 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
More than half a million Rohingya refugee children in southern Bangladesh are being denied the chance of a proper education, and international efforts are urgently needed to prevent them falling prey to despair and frustration, UNICEF said.
03 Aug 2018 description
The government and partners have issued a joint response plan, requiring $117.7 million to scale up humanitarian response to meet critical needs and ensure protection of the displaced.
02 Aug 2018 description
The majority of Venezuelans currently arriving to neighboring countries are nuclear families with young boys and girls, pregnant women, elderly men and women and people with disabilities.
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.
19 Jul 2018 description
To date, 500 000 emergency and trauma patients have been treated with supplies from WHO’s recent delivery of medicines, assistive devices and medical equipment.
29 Jun 2018 description
The UN Migration Agency has begun distributing humanitarian assistance to some of the 16,000 IDPs in Bangassou, a town in the South-Eastern region of CAR that borders DRC.
14 Jun 2018 description
As Bangladesh’s annual wet season has arrived, the UN migration agency is working against the clock to secure infrastructure and strengthen preparedness measures in the refugee camps.
12 Jun 2018 description
report UN News Service
Asi lo ha señalado ACNUR tras una evaluación de las necesidades humanitarias más urgentes. Hasta el momento van 12,784 personas evacuadas, 110 muertos y 200 desaparecidos.
31 May 2018 description
Without urgent injection of US$116 million, UNHCR will be forced to suspend cash aid to 87,000 vulnerable Syrian families from June. Three quarters of those in Jordan and Lebanon are living below the poverty line.
21 Apr 2018 description
Humanitarian operations in and around Tari, provincial capital of Hela province, remain suspended since 28 March, with reports of a new rise in tensions since 19 April.
11 Apr 2018 description
Amidst political tensions, an estimated 10.3 million people across DPRK continue to suffer from food insecurity and undernutrition, as well as a lack of access to basic services.
11 Apr 2018 description
The overall humanitarian situation in Eastern Ukraine remains dire. 2018 will be a critical year for the transition from humanitarian assistance to longer-term recovery efforts.
04 Apr 2018 description
The operation will continue to seek innovative, cost-effective and sustainable ways to deliver basic needs and essential services, including life-saving activities.
22 Mar 2018 description
Transportation of newly arrived refugees from border entry points to camps remains a critical priority, while shelter, WASH and livelihood support remains critically under-funded.
20 Mar 2018 description
More than 80 per cent of those who have fled to Kenya are women and children; nearly 1,500 are under five. UNHCR and partners are on the ground providing emergency assistance.
12 Mar 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
For the millions of children who have had to flee their homes within Syria and in neighbouring countries, displacement has put those with existing disabilities closer to risks like road traffic, rivers and unexploded remnants of war.
06 Mar 2018 description
Over the last eight months, victims of the Syrian conflict have suffered greatly as violence countrywide re-escalated to new heights, according to the latest report by the UN-mandated Commission of Inquiry.
27 Feb 2018 description
The country faces a humanitarian crisis brought on by the worst drought in decades. Furthermore, violence, organized crime and consequent displacements have escalated.