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  • Unprecedented number of people in Lebanon forced to rely on humanitarian assistance
    Countries: Lebanon, occupied Palestinian territory, Syrian Arab Republic Source: World Food Programme 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 ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2021-09-17
  • World: UNHCR warns of dire consequences for refugees from COVID-19 underfunding
    Country: World Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees 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. ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2021-09-17
  • IOM relocates more than 17,000 people uprooted by conflict in northern Ethiopia to new shelter
    Country: Ethiopia Source: International Organization for Migration 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 ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2021-09-17
  • First day of school 'indefinitely postponed' for at least one million Nigerian students
    Country: Nigeria Source: UN Children's Fund 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. ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2021-09-17
  • Report: Family Needs Assessment
    Report | The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) undertook a comprehensive Family Needs Assessment (FNA) among the families of missing Zimbabwean migrants as part of the Missing and Deceased Migrants programme. ... Read more
    Source: ICRCPublished on 2021-09-17
  • World: More than 139 million people hit by climate crisis and COVID-19, IFRC analysis reveals
    Countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Honduras, Iraq, Kenya, Syrian Arab Republic, World Source: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies COVID-19 and climate extremes created compound impacts and reduced resilience to future shocks. Since the beginning of the ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2021-09-16
  • UNHCR warns of dire consequences for refugees from COVID-19 underfunding
    UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, calls for more global attention and funding support, to counter the impact of COVID-19 on forcibly displaced people worldwide. The COVID-19 emergency tops the list of UNHCR’s ... Read more
    Source: UNHCRPublished on 2021-09-16
  • COVID-19 tops list of UNHCR's most underfunded crises in 2021
    New report shows UNHCR's pandemic response has received just a third of the funds needed for this year, threatening the health and wellbeing of forcibly displaced people globally. ... Read more
    Source: UNHCRPublished on 2021-09-16
  • Searching for missing persons in connection with 1990s and August 2008 conflicts
    News release | The discussions included an update on the progress made since the last meeting of the Coordination Mechanism in October 2020 and further efforts needed to clarify the fate of the 122 persons who remain missing in relation ... Read more
    Source: ICRCPublished on 2021-09-16
  • Guinea declares end of Marburg virus disease outbreak
    Country: Guinea Source: World Health Organization Guinea today declared the end of the Marburg virus disease outbreak having recorded no new cases over the past 42 days—two incubation periods, or the time between infection and the onset of symptoms. ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2021-09-16