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04 Dec 2018 description
The UN and its partners aim to assist 93.6 million of the most vulnerable with food, shelter, health care, emergency education, protection and other basic assistance, according to the GHO.
03 Dec 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
A review of studies shows children with disabilities are more likely than other children to experience violence, including sexual violence, and that this vulnerability is heightened in humanitarian crises.
28 Nov 2018 description
UN experts have voiced their concerns in letters to the governments of Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico and the United States and called on them to abide by international law.
21 Nov 2018 description
Armed conflict, namely in Afghanistan and Syria, contributed to last year’s exceptionally high casualties, with 2,300 and more than 1,900 recorded in these States alone, respectively.
06 Nov 2018 description
Conditions in the reception centres on the two islands are abhorrent. With winter approaching and more people arriving, time is of the essence and emergency measures are needed.
31 Oct 2018 description
Millions of people living in crisis may not be receiving the humanitarian assistance they desperately need due to a lack of funding for humanitarian action, says IFRC report.
05 Oct 2018 description
report Save the Children
Save the Children report sheds light on why the education of refugee children matters, as well as the challenges teachers face in supporting their ability to recover, learn and thrive.
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.
27 Apr 2018 description
Up to 14 million older people with disabilities may be affected by humanitarian disasters. They are among those most at risk, yet little is known about their particular experiences.
20 Apr 2018 description
More than 1,000 people have made the dangerous journey since March. The Hellenic Red Cross and IFRC are preparing to provide essential supplies like sleeping bags and blankets.
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.
14 Jul 2017 description
Under a business-as-usual scenario, a 6 degree Celsius temperature increase is projected over the Asian landmass by the end of the century.
19 Jun 2017 description
report Oxfam
This report identifies the impact of European migration policies on family unity and calls on the governments of EU member states to protect the right to family life of refugees.
22 Feb 2017 description
Mankind's ability to feed itself is in jeopardy due to intensifying pressures on natural resources, mounting inequality, and the fallout from a changing climate, warns a FAO report.
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.
16 Dec 2016 description
report Oxfam
Oxfam reviewed the resettlement policies of eight countries – Australia, Canada, Germany, the Netherlands, Russia, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States.