More than 700,000 Rohingya have fled violence and persecution in their home state of Rakhine, Myanmar since August 25, 2017, crossing the border into Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.
The number fleeing during this period made it the world’s fastest growing refugee crisis and has formed the world’s largest refugee camp, with more than 900,000 Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar, made up of those fleeing since August last year and around 200,000 who had fled previously.
27 June 2018: Joint statement by 26 international NGOs in Uganda on the need for urgent action to address gaps in funding for the refugee response.
STRATEGIC WORKSHOP OVERVIEW
On the 6th and 7th of February 2018, a two days meeting opened to the members of the CMWG, Sector Leads, World Bank, UNSMIL, OCHA and Donors was held in Tunis to review the achievements, gaps and challenges of cash programing and articulate the 2018 humanitarian Cash Strategy for Libya. Supported by a review of the key technical and strategic aspects as well as the specificity and risks of operating in the Libyan context, discussions were articulated around the following four pillars:
EU leaders must live up to their commitments to European values in responding to migration and stop copying xenophobic populist recipes, more than 160 NGOs said today in a joint statement. The organizations are calling for strong leadership to uphold the rights and values that have been the founding principles of the European Union for 60 years.
Mosul, Iraq, 19.10.2016
This is a joint statement of all Alliance2015* members
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Mosul
Iraq’s second largest city, Mosul, was captured by ISIL in June 2014 and has since served as the group’s de facto capital in Iraq.
A major military offensive to retake the city has now commenced and will continue over the coming weeks and months.
A new report from the Generation Nutrition campaign – “Nutrition Funding: The Missing Piece of the Puzzle is launched on the third anniversary of Nutrition for Growth.
Introduction: General overview of the context
This report presents the findings of the community baseline undertaken by the Consortium ‘Building Resilient Communities in Somalia’ (BRCiS) between August and October 2014. The aim of the Consortium is to enhance resilience to shocks and recurrent hazards in highly vulnerable communities of South and Central Somalia for an initial period of four years.
Violence begets violence, a vicious cycle that perpetuates poverty, illiteracy, disability and early death.
Child victims of violence are more likely to become perpetuators of violence as adults, and often develop personality or behavioural problems, lower learning capabilities, lower levels of social development and increased use of unhealthy coping mechanisms. High levels of child violence prevent children from being able to “develop their personality, talents and mental and physical abilities to the fullest potential,” (UN Convention on the Rights of the Child).
Published May 7, 2014 – by Anne-Marie Schryer-Roy
2.9 million Somalis are in humanitarian crisis
50,000 children are severely malnourished and at death’s door
Women in Somalia face the second highest risk of maternal death in the world and babies are at the highest risk of dying on the day of their birth
1.1 million people are displaced within their own country
Polio has returned, with 193 cases recorded in the last year
Juba, 26th April 2014
Garbage Dump of Death Is “Unacceptable” says Concern
Aid agency launches report highlighting the dangers of scavenging on massive Nairobi dump site where children try to earn just €1 per day
Situation still dire as malnutrition and death rates remain high
Op-ed signed by the Haiti NGO Coordination Committee, which includes ACTED, published on 11.01.2012 on Le Monde newspaper website.