Tue, 21 Sep 2021 15:06:46 +0000
Pakistan has updated details of more than 500,000 registered Afghan refugees as part of a country-wide campaign to issue renewed Proof of Registration (PoR) cards.
Tue, 21 Sep 2021 09:57:16 +0000
The longer the world is divided into COVID-19 haves and have-nots, the longer the pandemic will drag on, the more variants can develop, and the more deaths and suffering will occur, says MSF.
Mon, 20 Sep 2021 19:31:58 +0000
While Yemen’s crisis is complex, the effect of years of war on families is clear. The cost of a minimum food basket has risen by well over 40 percent since the start of the year in some governorates.
Mon, 20 Sep 2021 13:36:20 +0000
The IFRC is ramping up efforts to provide protection and humanitarian assistance to migrants travelling through the Darién Gap, one of the most dangerous migratory routes in the world.
Mon, 20 Sep 2021 00:01:00 +0000
Oxfam estimates that wealthy governments will continue to miss the $100 billion goal and reach only $93 billion-$95 billion per year by 2025, five years after the goal should have been met.
Sun, 19 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +0000
At least 103,305 people have been forced from their homes by climate shocks in Burundi in recent years, mostly due to the rise of Lake Tanganyika, Africa's second-largest lake.
Fri, 17 Sep 2021 16:51:00 +0000
Families struggle to access basic needs as the economic meltdown, paired with hyperinflation and shortages of fuel, electricity and medicines, pushes a growing number of people to the brink.
Fri, 17 Sep 2021 12:19:50 +0000
The COVID-19 emergency tops the list of UNHCR's top-10 underfunded situations in 2021. Only one-third of the budgeted requirement of US$924 million has been received.
Fri, 17 Sep 2021 11:26:30 +0000
The IDPs, many of whom have been forced to sleep in the open without hygiene facilities, are being moved to Sabacare 4 relocation site in Mekelle, the capital of Tigray, the epicentre of the conflict.
Fri, 17 Sep 2021 09:48:37 +0000
Learners are being cut off from education and other vital benefits schools provide as families remain fearful of sending children back to classrooms due to the spate of school attacks and abductions.
Fri, 17 Sep 2021 00:02:59 +0000
COVID-19 and climate extremes created compound impacts and reduced resilience to future shocks. Since the beginning of the pandemic, climate-related disasters have killed at least 17,242 people.
Thu, 16 Sep 2021 16:15:38 +0000
No new cases have been seen in the country over the past 42 days. The virus was confirmed on 9 August, marking the first time the disease emerged in Guinea and in West Africa.
Thu, 16 Sep 2021 11:53:27 +0000
As the COVAX facility is forced to slash planned deliveries by about 150 million this year, Africa is almost 500 million doses short of the target of fully vaccinating 40% of its population.
Thu, 16 Sep 2021 10:45:11 +0000
Schools are now fully open in 117 countries, with a combined learner population of 539 million, ranging from pre-primary to secondary levels. This represents 35% of the total student population.
Thu, 16 Sep 2021 02:11:20 +0000
“Children in Haiti are still struggling to come to terms with the aftermath of an earthquake that caused their homes, schools, health facilities and entire communities to crumble,” said UNICEF.
Wed, 15 Sep 2021 13:44:12 +0000
States assessed as being least vulnerable to an epidemic were the worst affected by COVID-19, new research suggests, as were nations with more urban populations and strong international travel links.
Wed, 15 Sep 2021 12:45:15 +0000
The International Rescue Committee is making an urgent call for the ceasefire to be upheld, for civilians to be protected, and for the shortage in COVID-19 health supplies to be urgently addressed.
Wed, 15 Sep 2021 10:09:37 +0000
Armed groups, some unidentified, have killed at least 672 civilians, while security forces have killed 67, in Ituri and North Kivu, between the start of martial law on May 6 and September 10.
Wed, 15 Sep 2021 01:13:22 +0000
At least 50% of the affected families have lost their food stock and hygiene supplies. Qacha’s Nek and Thaba Tseka districts were the most severely impacted, with 348 houses damaged and 162 destroyed.
Tue, 14 Sep 2021 19:56:57 +0000
WHO’s targets are to vaccinate at least 10% of the population of every country by September, at least 40% by the end of the year, and 70% globally by the middle of next year.