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23 Jan 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • The year under review was a turning point for Eritrea. In July 2018, Ethiopia and Eritrea signed the historic Joint Declaration of Peace and Friendship, effectively ending two decades of political stalemate between the two countries, and in November 2018, the United Nations Security Council lifted the targeted sanctions imposed on Eritrea since 2009.

23 Jan 2019 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Plus d’un million de personnes ont bénéficié d’une assistance alimentaire en 2018

  • 807 écoles fermées dont 62 pour cent dans la région de Mopti

  • 242 000 enfants privés d'éducation en raison de la fermeture des écoles

  • Plus de 124 000 personnes malnutries aiguës sévères prises en charge en 2018

Près de 110 000 personnes déplacées internes

23 Jan 2019 description

Aden, Yemen – 20 December 2018 - the United Nations Development Programme began a mine action training programme for 25 staff from our national implementing partner, the Yemen Executive Mine Action Centre (YEMAC). The four-week, 20-day, programme will help build the deminer’s capacity in identifying and neutralizing various types of Unexploded Ordinances commonly found in Yemen.

23 Jan 2019 description

It's been 30 years since the ICRC launched its Physical Rehabilitation Programme in Afghanistan. Today, there are seven specialized limb-fitting centres run by the organization that cater to the needs of almost 178,000 disabled citizens. Despite the reality that they will need physical rehabilitation throughout their lives and that care is going to be hard to come by in this war-torn country, countless Afghans find courage to stand up on their feet again and dream of a better future.

22 Jan 2019 description
report REACH Initiative

Overview

The continuation of conflict since December 2013 has created a complex humanitarian crisis in the country, restricting humanitarian access and hindering the flow of information required by aid partners to deliver humanitarian assistance to populations in need. To address information gaps facing the humanitarian response in South Sudan, REACH employs its Area of Knowledge (AoK) methodology to collect relevant information in hard-to-reach areas to inform humanitarian planning and interventions outside formal settlement sites.

22 Jan 2019 description

Due to heavy bombardment during the Libyan revolution, the town of Tawergha was largely abandoned. The town is heavily contaminated by all kinds of explosive weapons, including grenades, missiles, and rockets. Over the last three months, Humanity & Inclusion’s weapons specialists have removed more than 150 explosive devices from the streets of Tawargha.

Team leader Simon Elmont tells us more about the organization’s work:

22 Jan 2019 description
report REACH Initiative

Overview

The continuation of conflict since December 2013 has created a complex humanitarian crisis in the country, restricting humanitarian access and hindering the flow of information required by aid partners to deliver humanitarian assistance to populations in need. To address information gaps facing the humanitarian response in South Sudan, REACH employs its Area of Knowledge (AoK) methodology to collect relevant information in hard-to-reach areas to inform humanitarian planning and interventions outside formal settlement sites.

21 Jan 2019 description
report ACTED

As the conflict in Ukraine drags on, those living along the frontline in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions endure both the perils of life under shelling, as well as the ensuing hardships fortified with each attack.

21 Jan 2019 description

MA’RIB, YEMEN: Officials at King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief) have confirmed that at 5:15 a.m. on Sunday, 20 January, five demining experts working with the center’s MASAM project died in an accidental explosion in the Ma’rib governorate. The incident occurred when a vehicle carrying mines and other devices exploded while en route from MASAM’s headquarters to a remote location where the devices were to be destroyed.

21 Jan 2019 description

Although we are looking back on our successful fight against the looming famine during the 2016-2017 season, the evolution of the humanitarian situation in the last six months demonstrates the continued unpredictable and volatile context in Somalia. While the unexpectedly plentiful Gu rainy season (April-June) led to an overall improvement in the food security outlook country-wide, it also brought severe flooding across vast areas of southern and central Somalia.