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  • Security Council authorizes one-year extension of cross-border aid deliveries targeting 13 million in Syria
    Source: UN Security Council Country: occupied Palestinian territory, Syrian Arab RepublicThe Council further demanded that all parties allow safe, unimpeded and sustained access for the humanitarian convoys of the United Nations and its partners, including medical and surgical supplies.SC/13620 ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2018-12-14
  • Se lanza Plan de Emergencia para refugiados y migrantes de Venezuela
    Source: International Organization for Migration, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), WorldEl Plan Regional de Respuesta para Refugiados y Migrantes es el primero de este tipo en las Américas: un plan ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2018-12-14
  • Millions of people enduring conflict need tradition of humanitarian multilateralism to continue
    Statement | ICRC Statement to the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly, 53rd Plenary Meeting on Agenda item 75 (a) to (c): Strengthening of the coordination of humanitarian and disaster relief assistance of the United Nations, including special ... Read more
    Source: ICRCPublished on 2018-12-14
  • EU signs contracts of 57.5 million euros with UN to support Mosul recovery
    Source: European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations, UN Development Programme, UN Mine Action Service, UN Human Settlements Program, UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, UN Assistance Mission for Iraq, Food and Agriculture Organization of the ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2018-12-14
  • CARE scales up its response to the Venezuela crisis and warns that women are facing unprecedented suffering
    Source: CARE Country: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)The often illegal status of Venezuelan women in many countries within the region increases their vulnerability to exploitation and abuse by trafficking rings.CARE is scaling up operations across the region to ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2018-12-14
  • A gift and a toy: Growing up in the shadow of South Sudan’s war
    Article ... Read more
    Source: ICRCPublished on 2018-12-14
  • Ukraine crisis disproportionately affecting older people
    Source: HelpAge International Country: UkraineMore than one million affected by the conflict since 2014 are older people, many driven out by the violence along the contact line dividing government and non-government-controlled areas. The ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine between the ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2018-12-14
  • UNHCR warns of massive shelter needs among DR Congo’s displaced
    Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Democratic Republic of the CongoUNHCR estimates that around 1.5 million people have had their homes damaged or destroyed based on findings from a Shelter Working Group from seven of DRC’s 26 provinces.This is ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2018-12-14
  • UN Rights Chief calls for measures to prevent further violence ahead of crucial DRC election
    Source: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights Country: Democratic Republic of the CongoMichelle Bachelet on Friday expressed deep concern at violence against opposition rallies in at least three provinces ahead of the presidential elections to be held ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2018-12-14
  • Ethiopia: Historic reforms encouraging; country’s displaced must not be forgotten
    News release | Addis Ababa (ICRC) – In the wave of historic reforms that have swept Ethiopia this year, the needs of the country's displaced people must not be forgotten, the president of the International Committee of the Red Cross ... Read more
    Source: ICRCPublished on 2018-12-14