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  • South Sudan: WHO provides lifesaving healthcare services to 22 locations
    Source: World Health Organization Country: South SudanTo support humanitarian response, WHO has been procuring, storing and distributing medical emergency kits that will be provided to displaced populations and host communities.18 February 2019, Juba – To increase access and strengthen the ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2019-02-18
  • Más de 250 mil personas continúan afectadas por tornado en Cuba
    Source: UN Country Team in Cuba Country: CubaAlrededor de 20,000 personas estan críticamente afectas, al haber perdido su vivienda o sufrir severos daños parciales, así como la pérdida de sus insumos básicos de habitabilidad. Este reporte ha sido elaborado desde ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2019-02-15
  • Funding crunch deprives 120,000 children of school meals in drought-ridden Southern Madagascar
    Source: World Food Programme Country: MadagascarLack of funding for the World Food Programme’s school feeding operation threatens to deepen hunger in the poorest parts of a country where one in two children are chronically malnourished.Antananarivo – Lack of funding for ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2019-02-15
  • ‘Endemic’ sexual violence surging in South Sudan: UN human rights office
    Source: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, UN Mission in South Sudan Country: South SudanDespite the signing of a peace deal between belligerents last September, UN investigators found that at least 175 women and girls have been ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2019-02-15
  • FAO sounds alarm on Desert Locust outbreak in Red Sea triggered by heavy rains
    Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Country: Egypt, Eritrea, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, United Arab EmiratesIncreased vigilance, strict monitoring and early control needed to prevent further swarms forming and spreading along both sides of the Red Sea, the ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2019-02-15
  • Solutions urgently needed as aid convoy reaches 40,000 Syrians stranded in Rukban
    Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Syrian Arab RepublicThe second joint UN-SARC aid convoy delivered desperately needed aid to more than 40,000 people stranded in the remote Rukban makeshift settlement in south-eastern Syria.This is a summary of what was ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2019-02-15
  • When screening sites are the last bastion in DRC’s battle against Ebola
    Source: International Organization for Migration Country: Democratic Republic of the CongoIOM is calling on the international community to support its $12 million appeal to help in containing the disease before it claims more lives and spreads across borders.Kinshasa – The ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2019-02-15
  • UN seeks $920 million for Rohingya refugee crisis in 2019
    Source: International Organization for Migration, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, UN Resident Coordinator for Bangladesh, Inter Sector Coordination Group Country: Bangladesh, MyanmarThe appeal seeks to meet the enormous needs of more than 900,000 refugees from Myanmar and over 330,000 vulnerable ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2019-02-15
  • UN seeks US$920 million for Rohingya refugee crisis in 2019
    Source: International Organization for Migration, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, UN Resident Coordinator for Bangladesh, Inter Sector Coordination Group Country: Bangladesh, MyanmarThe appeal seeks to meet the enormous needs of more than 900,000 refugees from Myanmar and over 330,000 vulnerable ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2019-02-15
  • Pakistan: Report addresses violence against health care in Peshawar
    Article | Addressing Violence Against Health Care in Peshawar, a research report compiled by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in collaboration with Khyber Medical University (KMU), Peshawar, and Department of Health, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, was ... Read more
    Source: ICRCPublished on 2019-02-15