Thu, 06 Aug 2020 18:34:44 +0000
UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Lebanon has released US$9 million from the Lebanon Humanitarian Fund to address immediate needs and help strengthen the capacity of existing hospitals.
Thu, 06 Aug 2020 12:41:16 +0000
WHO health experts have arrived in South Africa to bolster its response to COVID-19. As the continent nears one million cases, WHO is expanding support to countries experiencing an uptick in cases.
Thu, 06 Aug 2020 04:31:47 +0000
Half of Bangladesh is under water, leaving nearly one million families stranded. Flooding and landslides in Nepal have left 200 people dead or missing. In India, almost 12 million people are affected.
Wed, 05 Aug 2020 09:44:50 +0000
At the height of the pandemic, 1.6 billion students were hit by education closures. The crisis has exposed the vulnerabilities and amplified social, gender, learning, and digital inequalities.
Wed, 05 Aug 2020 07:49:52 +0000
Los países deben adaptarse y asegurar la continuidad de servicios de salud esenciales, como la vacunación de rutina, atención para diabetes, y la salud materna, junto con la respuesta a la pandemia.
Tue, 04 Aug 2020 22:42:12 +0000
This new funding will be delivered through national governments, UN agencies and partner organizations in Bangladesh, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Iraq, Kenya, Lebanon, Libya, South Sudan, Tanzania and Zambia.
Tue, 04 Aug 2020 21:33:53 +0000
With escalating inter-communal conflict and recent economic shocks associated with COVID-19, emergency (IPC Phase 4) outcomes are widespread at the July/August peak of the lean season.
Tue, 04 Aug 2020 17:09:13 +0000
Los impactos socio-económicos, las restricciones de movimiento y el cierre de fronteras, consecuencia de la pandemia del COVID-19, han exacerbado la violación de los derechos de la población migrante, especialmente las niñas y adolescentes.
Tue, 04 Aug 2020 09:24:45 +0000
At least 18 people were killed and 11 injured in the incident on Sunday 2 August when assailants threw an explosive device, thought to be a grenade, into the makeshift camp while people were sleeping.
Tue, 04 Aug 2020 07:54:27 +0000
The number of food-insecure people in East Africa is estimated to increase this year to more than 41 million as a result of COVID-19, including 14 million who are estimated to live in urban areas.
Tue, 04 Aug 2020 04:47:06 +0000
The response plan focuses on supporting the government in addressing the most immediate challenges relating to health, food security, water and sanitation, protection as well as risk communication.
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 20:39:25 +0000
Displacement, infrastructure damage, and service interruption caused by storms, particularly in coastal areas, could leave children and families more vulnerable to the disease and its impacts.
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 15:48:03 +0000
Government and aid organizations are assisting people affected. Partners are facing some challenges, especially in the Blue Nile, where some roads are impassable, hampering access to the population.
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 14:12:47 +0000
Up to 200,000 Yazidis are still displaced. Some are still facing harsh conditions on Mount Sinjar, where they fled to escape, while the majority live in camps for internally displaced persons in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 08:34:25 +0000
La crisis de la pandemia en América Latina ha hecho que miles de personas decidan regresar al país, donde está aumentando la transmisión comunitaria del virus en medio de una crisis humanitaria preexistente.
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 07:57:03 +0000
The report focuses on identifying the scope of hazards that should be considered in risk reduction efforts and provides scientifically robust and internationally agreed definitions of these hazards.
Sun, 02 Aug 2020 23:33:27 +0000
Coronavirus has decimated Afghan women’s healthcare access, and humanitarian aid is excluding women and girls as well, according to a new CARE study on the pandemic’s gender impacts.
Fri, 31 Jul 2020 08:16:13 +0000
The coalition, launched by the Government of Italy and led by FAO, is a multi-stakeholder mechanism that aims to mobilize assistance in support of countries affected by the current crisis.
Fri, 31 Jul 2020 06:42:46 +0000
The official figures could be the tip of the iceberg because testing is so scarce. For those living in camps, it can be impossible to socially distance or to access clean water, warns World Vision.
Thu, 30 Jul 2020 13:45:37 +0000
For example, in Somalia, 32% of those tested are positive - in contrast to 3% in Germany - indicating that a huge proportion of COVID cases are going undetected, leaving the pandemic to spread freely.