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  • South Sudan: ICRC facilitates release of 24 detainees
    News release | Juba/Geneva – The ICRC has facilitated the release of 24 persons detained in relation to the conflict in South Sudan, including 16 detainees released on Friday. ... Read more
    Source: ICRCPublished on 2018-10-19
  • UNHCR delivers aid for Indonesia earthquake survivors
    Earlier this morning, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency delivered 435 emergency tents to Balikpapan, Indonesia, for onward distribution to families made homeless by the recent earthquake and tsunami in Central ... Read more
    Source: UNHCRPublished on 2018-10-18
  • German opera company puts refugees in the spotlight
    How a Syrian drama student found himself performing on stage in Verdi's 'Don Carlos'. ... Read more
    Source: UNHCRPublished on 2018-10-18
  • Airlift delivers shelter for Indonesia quake survivors
    UNHCR flies tents to Balikpapan for distribution to survivors of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that left 80,000 out of their homes. ... Read more
    Source: UNHCRPublished on 2018-10-18
  • Caribbean Ministers approve plan to prepare for the health impact of climate change on Small Island Developing States
    Ministers from across the Region of the Caribbean have agreed on an Action Plan to ensure that the health of those living in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) is protected and prioritized within the global climate change agenda. ... Read more
    Source: PAHOPublished on 2018-10-18
  • In Somalia, OCHA boosts school attendance rates and trains teachers
    Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: SomaliaIn a country where only 30 per cent of school-aged children attend classes, the Somalia Humanitarian Fund is helping train teachers and increase enrolment rates in southwestern Somalia.In Somalia, primary ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2018-10-18
  • La Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos alerta sobre nueva ola de represión en Nicaragua
    Source: Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Country: NicaraguaEn el contexto de los hechos que tienen lugar desde el 18 de abril, la Comisión actualiza la cifra de víctimas mortales a 325 personas fallecidas, de las cuales 21 serían policías y ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2018-10-18
  • Increased fighting in northern Yemen is causing new waves of displacement
    Source: Médecins Sans Frontières Country: YemenThe MSF hospital in Abs is currently receiving war wounded every day. Between August and September they treated 362 injured people, more than 40 per cent of all the wounded they have treated at this ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2018-10-18
  • UN report urges release of hundreds of abducted civilians in South Sudan
    Source: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, UN Mission in South Sudan Country: South SudanVictim and witness accounts indicate that women and girls were lined up for commanders to choose as “wives” while young men and boys ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2018-10-18
  • In Yemen, millions of children could soon be without food or water as economic crisis deepens and Hudaydah violence drags on
    Source: UN Children's Fund Country: YemenUNICEF continues its call on parties to the conflict and those who have influence over them to abide by their legal obligations to stop attacks against civilian infrastructure - including the port of Hudaydah.Statement by ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2018-10-18