ReliefWeb Topics

Curated pages dedicated to humanitarian themes and specific humanitarian crises.

COVID-19 Global

COVID-19 Global is the hub page for all ReliefWeb's coverage on the COVID-19 Pandemic, focusing on the countries with humanitarian situations. For updates grouped by regions, see Regional COVID-19 pages for Sub-Saharan Africa; Northern Africa; Latin America and the Caribbean; Central, Eastern,...

COVID-19 Oceania

ReliefWeb COVID-19 Oceania page provides updates for GHRP countries regionally grouped per United Nations Statistics Division.

COVID-19 Northern Africa

ReliefWeb COVID-19 Northern Africa page provides updates for GHRP countries regionally grouped per United Nations Statistics Division.

COVID-19 Sub-Saharan Africa

ReliefWeb COVID-19 Sub-Saharan Africa page provides updates for GHRP countries regionally grouped per United Nations Statistics Division.

COVID-19 Latin America and the Caribbean

ReliefWeb COVID-19 Latin America and the Caribbean Region page provides updates for GHRP countries regionally grouped per PAHO/WHO Latin America and the Caribbean Region

COVID-19 Europe

ReliefWeb COVID-19 Europe page provides updates for GHRP countries regionally grouped per United Nations Statistics Division.

Sahel (Burkina Faso, Niger, Mali)

La violence et l’insécurité ont atteint des niveaux sans précédent dans certaines régions du Burkina Faso, du Mali et de l’ouest du Niger. Depuis 2018, le nombre d’incidents violents dans la région a atteint des niveaux deux à quatre fois plus élevés qu’au plus fort de la crise malienne en 2013...

Education in Emergencies

One in four of the world’s school-age children - more than 500 million - lives in countries affected by humanitarian crises such as conflicts, natural disasters and disease outbreaks. About 75 million children are either already missing out on their education, receiving poor quality schooling or at...

Lake Chad Basin Crisis/Crise du bassin du lac Tchad

Violent conflicts continue to fuel large-scale suffering in north-east Nigeria and parts of Niger, Chad and Cameroon in the Lake Chad region, leading to massive internal and cross-border displacement, destruction of livelihoods, property, and human rights abuses, as well as disruption of government...

Refugees/Migrants - South-East Asia

The root causes of refugee flows continue to persist around the Bay of Bengal. Late August 2017 saw mass displacement after attacks on border guard posts in Myanmar's northern Rakhine State triggered a military response. More than 700,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh, putting a strain on aid...

Humanitarian Crises in Southern and Eastern Africa

Two years after the prolonged 2016/2017 drought in Eastern and Southern Africa, livelihoods in the region continue to be affected, particularly in pastoral areas. In April 2019, FEWS NET released an alert detailing the poor progress of the March to June 2019 Gu/long rains season in East Africa and...

Refugees/Migrants Emergency - Europe

IOM reports that 4,432 migrants and refugees have entered Europe by sea almost four weeks into the new year, down from the 5,266 arriving during the same period last year. Deaths, too are significantly down, at 68 men, women and children, compared with 216 at this point in January last year...

Gender

Understanding how crises affect women and men, girls and boys of different ages and disparities is critical to effective humanitarian preparedness and response. Women, girls, boys and men have distinct needs, priorities, responsibilities, limitations and protection needs. They are exposed to...

Humanitarian Financing

This topic includes reports and resources on a wide range of issues related to humanitarian financing such as accountability and transparency, partnerships, funding mechanisms and relevant policy discussions.

Safety & Security

This page brings together the most relevant information on aid worker safety and security from ReliefWeb's extensive collection of humanitarian content. The two main columns show substantive reports such as safety manuals and guidelines, statistical reports on security incidents involving aid...

Health

This page includes humanitarian content on issues related to health such as emergency medical services, equipment and supplies, including reproductive health, nutrition, psychosocial support, health education, mobile medical clinics and disease control. We recently created a section for COVID-19...

Community Topics

Links to pages provided by the humanitarian community.