Keeping everyone safe means ensuring that no-one faces the risk of refoulement by being returned to places where their life, safety or human rights are threatened, says UN Network on Migration.
The biggest gains were reported in low-income countries, which saw life expectancy rise 21% or 11 years between 2000 and 2016 (compared with an increase of 4% or 3 years in higher income countries).
On 12 May, EASO and the Greek government agreed to an amendment to the Greek Operating Plan, which allows the agency to facilitate the relocation of 1,600 UAMs from Greece to participating member states.
Analysis estimates that an additional 1.2 million under-five deaths could occur in just six months, due to reductions in routine health service coverage levels and an increase in child wasting.
Más de 150 organizaciones que trabajan en 17 países de América Latina y el Caribe están pidiendo a la comunidad internacional un incremento urgente de apoyo.
As the world fights the pandemic, we have another epidemic to overcome – the violence perpetrated against women, and the inequalities that leave them more likely to be living in poverty.
Since the distribution of food, water and daily necessities has been banned on the streets, it is becoming increasingly difficult to reach people living outside of the overcrowded refugee camps.
This new wave takes the total number of refugees fleeing that part of Nigeria to take sanctuary in neighbouring Niger to more than 60,000 since the first influx in April last year.
Th $1 billion increase reflects the devastating socioeconomic consequences of COVID-19 and families' rising needs. As the outbreak enters its fifth month, the costs of care are increasing dramatically.
The WHO country office has deployed over 4,000 community healthcare workers to visit at least 5,000 households every month for active case identification and contact tracing throughout the country.
As COVID-19 pandemic threatens health and food systems worldwide, the 2020 Global Nutrition Report calls on stakeholders to step up efforts to address malnutrition in all its forms.
The UN Refugee Agency is seeking US$745 million as it races to prepare for and prevent outbreaks of COVID-19 among refugees and other displaced populations around the globe.
Improvised explosive device attacks near Aguelhok, Kidal region against a MINUSMA convoy killed three peacekeepers from Chad and seriously injured four others.
More needs to be done to prevent a food security crisis, as the ongoing rainy season not only provides livelihoods for farmers and pastoralists but also favourable conditions for locusts to breed.
If efforts are not made to beat interruptions in health services and supplies, a six-month disruption of ARTs could mean 500,000 extra deaths from AIDS-related illnesses in sub-Saharan Africa in 2020–21.
NRC research reveals that displaced women are much worse off than men: they are 11% more likely to face barriers impeding them from going back home after years of suffering in displacement camps.
Ten attacks over the last nine days have been recorded. “The situation on the ground is unbearable. The attacks against the population and the humanitarian community have to stop,” said the Humanitarian Coordinator.
As the world hunkered down at the emergence of COVID-19, UNICEF bolstered local Eritrean industries to produce hand sanitizer, and remodelled the nutrition programme to address child malnutrition.
La Unidad de Búsqueda de Personas dadas por Desaparecidas creó una ruta estratégica para la búsqueda humanitaria y extrajudicial de las más de 80 mil personas desaparecidas en el marco del conflicto armado.
The country is facing a crippling shortage of personnel, with around 25 per cent of its doctors now at retirement age and almost 20 per cent of confirmed infections being healthcare workers.