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18 Jan 2018 description
The population of Pulka, a small town in Borno state, cannot access the fields outside the town — their only livelihood — due to the high risk of attacks from Boko Haram. Basic needs are not met.
17 Jan 2018 description
report UN News Service
The UN wants a 50km perimeter around Paoua allowing displaced persons to return. In the last three weeks, 60,000 people left everything behind to escape clashes between armed groups.
17 Jan 2018 description
The spike in displacement has made DRC the country with the highest number of IDPs in Africa. In total, 13.1 million people will need assistance throughout the country in 2018.
16 Jan 2018 description
Amid serious 2017 global setbacks, the UN chief urges action on climate, migration, regional conflicts, and women’s empowerment and calls for unity and courage to meet today’s most urgent needs.
16 Jan 2018 description
People not only need shelter, food, safe drinking water and household items, but they also must feel safe in such an insecure environment where sexual violence is rampant, says ICRC.
16 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
The health and safety of the children is likely to be put at even greater risk ahead of upcoming cyclone and monsoon seasons, UNICEF warned.
15 Jan 2018 description
Millions in eastern Ukraine continue living at daily risk of shelling and intensive fighting. US$187 million is needed to reach them with critical assistance and protection support.
15 Jan 2018 description
The humanitarian response strategy for the period 2018-2020 will aim to move beyond single year operational planning, and to adopt a longer term planning lens.
15 Jan 2018 description
report Human Rights Watch
The Islamist armed group has threatened and abducted civilians in Somalia's Bay region to force communities to hand over their children for indoctrination and military training.
14 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
In Idlib, to the northwest of the country, heavy violence reportedly killed and injured scores of children and women and displaced an estimated 100,000 civilians in the past few weeks.
12 Jan 2018 description
UNHCR has received about 13,000 offers of resettlement places in 2018 and 2019, against requests for 40,000. Most of these are part of established programmes and only a few are new.
10 Jan 2018 description
At least four attacks on health care infrastructure, including a Maternity and Pediatrics Hospital, and two attacks on education facilities have been reported since 03 January 2018.
10 Jan 2018 description
For a fourth year, thousands of civilians along the frontlines in eastern Ukraine face not only continued hostilities, but also shortages of many basics. Their situation has become worse during the winter.
10 Jan 2018 description
report IRIN
Two consecutive years of failed rains have left 3.4 million Kenyans needing food aid and 480,000 children requiring treatment for acute malnutrition. It’s the worst humanitarian crisis the country has faced since 2011.
09 Jan 2018 description
In 2017, UNAMA organized public events, radio and TV programmes to raise awareness aimed at eliminating all types of violence against women in Nangarhar, Laghman and Nuristan.
08 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
The country continues to suffer the impacts of refugees from neighbouring countries and the internal conflict between the Government and militias in the Pool Department.
05 Jan 2018 description
A study shows that although more than 90% of refugees in Cox’s Bazar have received emergency food assistance, a major concern is limited access to a diversified and balanced diet.
04 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
An estimated 482,882 children require treatment for acute malnutrition, including 104,614 who are suffering from severe acute malnutrition (SAM), says UNICEF.
03 Jan 2018 description
The situation of newly displaced is said to be dire, as humanitarian organizations struggle to meet increasing humanitarian and protection needs of the affected population.
03 Jan 2018 description
report CARE
Across the country, more than 8.5 million people are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance, a figure that is expected to increase to 13.1 million in 2018.