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  • Nearly 1 million children affected by massive floods in Iran
    Source: UN Children's Fund Country: Iran (Islamic Republic of)Over 1,000 health facilities and 1,000 schools have been destroyed or severely damaged forcing 100,000 children out of school and depriving thousands of essential healthcare.Over 1,000 health facilities destroyed or damaged: UNICEF ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2019-04-19
  • Las solicitudes de asilo en México “se disparan”
    Source: UN News Service Country: El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)En los tres primeros meses del año, 12.716 personas solicitaron asilo. La cifra es casi la mitad del total de 2018, cuando 29.600 personas pidieron protección.El ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2019-04-19
  • UNHCR evacuates refugees in Libya to Niger amid Tripoli fighting
    UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has evacuated some 163 refugees from Libya to Niger in the first such flight since fighting escalated in the Libyan capital two weeks ago. The flight landed early on Friday. UNHCR ... Read more
    Source: UNHCRPublished on 2019-04-18
  • ‘Foreign children’ in overwhelmed Syrian camp need urgent international help, says top UN official
    Source: UN News Service Country: Syrian Arab RepublicThere are around 2,500 stateless children at a camp for the displaced, in north-east Syria. Mr Moumtzis made the “special plea” to journalists, noting that 75,000 people now shelter in Al Hol camp, ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2019-04-18
  • Yemen war death toll surpasses 70,000
    Source: Armed Conflict Location and Events Dataset Country: YemenMore than 10,000 people have been reported killed in Yemen over the last five months, bringing the war’s total death toll to over 70,000 since 2016, according to ACLED. 18 April 2019: ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2019-04-18
  • Without justice in the Central African Republic, ‘everything else is wrecked’ – HRW
    Source: Human Rights Watch Country: Central African RepublicVictims’ calls for accountability have been constant since the 2015 Bangui Forum. Conducting investigations where armed groups control some 80 percent of the country will be an uphill battle.Special Criminal Court Critical to ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2019-04-18
  • UN seeks $10.2 million to reach civilians trapped in Libya conflict
    Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: LibyaThe funding is especially needed to provide health services, protection, clean water, emergency food and shelter to people forced to flee their homes. CRISIS OVERVIEW Clashes between the Government ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2019-04-18
  • 1980 Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons and its Protocols – Ratification Kit
    Legal factsheet | Adherence to the 1980 Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons(CCW) and Its Protocols ... Read more
    Source: ICRCPublished on 2019-04-18
  • Spreading violence triggers ‘unprecedented’ crisis in Burkina Faso
    Source: The New Humanitarian Country: Burkina FasoAttacks by Islamist militants, military operations, and waves of inter-communal violence have left hundreds dead and tens of thousands displaced since January in Burkina Faso.‘The country has never had to deal with such massive ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2019-04-18
  • Zimbabwe: Cyclone Idai component of the Flash Appeal 17 per cent funded
    Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: ZimbabweThe revised Flash Appeal calls for $294 million (including $60 million for the Cyclone Idai response). Donors have contributed at least $10.1 million for the cyclone-response component. This Situation Report ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2019-04-18