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18 Nov 2018 description
In addition to vaccination, continuing efforts are being made with the support of UNICEF to improve access to clean water and sanitation and promote hygiene
16 Nov 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
The consensus among refugees is that while conditions in the camps are tough, they remain preferable to the perceived risks of returning to Myanmar, says UNICEF.
16 Nov 2018 description
Between 3 and 8 November, 78 trucks navigated through “some of the most dangerous areas of Syria,” to deliver essential aid for all the population for at least a month.
15 Nov 2018 description
UNHCR and partners have doubled shelter capacity for asylum seekers by 448 spaces and are developing a plan to further increase capacity by about 1,500 spaces across the country.
14 Nov 2018 description
report Human Rights Watch
While the Bangladeshi government accepted approximately 700,000 Rohingya refugees after the Myanmar army’s ethnic cleansing campaign, Rohingya say authorities are now pressuring them to return.
13 Nov 2018 description
The estimated additional cost to deliver this education program in 2019 is almost US$60 million. ECW calls on donors to step up to the plate and provide further financing to fill the gap.
13 Nov 2018 description
report Save the Children
The warning comes 48 years after Cyclone Bhola ripped through the Bay of Bengal, killing more than 500,000, with 240 km/h winds. Only 5% of Rohingya shelters can resist winds up to 80km/h.
13 Nov 2018 description
report REACH Initiative
Without improved conditions, legal frameworks to ensure returnees’ rights, and humanitarian access to areas of return, conditions for dignified returns are not in place.
12 Nov 2018 description
It would not only violate Bangladesh’s international legal obligations and jeopardise the safety of the refugees, but risks triggering violence and greater instability on both sides of the border.
09 Nov 2018 description
Most of the latest arrivals come from the Akwaya and Eyumojock sub-divisions in Cameroon. People say they were ordered to leave their houses due to increasing violence in their home areas.
09 Nov 2018 description
report IRIN
The influx last month of more than 300,000 people from Angola, most of them long-standing migrant workers, has made a fragile humanitarian situation worse.
08 Nov 2018 description
América Latina y el Caribe albergan a aproximadamente 2,4 millones de personas refugiadas y migrantes de Venezuela, mientras que otras regiones albergan a los restantes 600.000.
08 Nov 2018 description
The donation will support a WHO project that focuses on people with disabilities, chronic diseases, psychosocial disorders and trauma, and/or survivors of gender-based violence.
08 Nov 2018 description
According to national immigration authorities, Latin America and the Caribbean host an estimated 2.4 million refugees and migrants from Venezuela, while other regions account for the rest.
07 Nov 2018 description
The roughly 1,600km between San Pedro Sula and Mexico City have taken a toll on those in the caravan. People walked for hours under the sun, often with little to drink or to eat.
07 Nov 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
Some children are expressing fear of violence or separation from their families, while others are finding it difficult to engage in play and activities organized by UNICEF.
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.
06 Nov 2018 description
About 105,000 asylum seekers and migrants have reached Europe this year, a return to pre-2014 levels. However, the 2,000 drownings mean the rate of deaths has risen sharply.
06 Nov 2018 description
More than 200 mass graves containing the remains of thousands of victims have been discovered in areas formerly controlled by ISIL in Iraq, according to a UN report released Tuesday.