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  • Pakistani refugees have nowhere to call home as aid is cut
    Source: Norwegian Refugee Council Country: Afghanistan, PakistanSome 7,500 refugee families, including at least 20,000 children, will be affected by funding cuts. They are caught in the middle of a dispute between the Afghan and Pakistani governments.Pakistani refugees in Afghanistan are ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2019-10-15
  • IOM organizes first humanitarian charter flight from Algeria to Niger
    Source: International Organization for Migration Country: Algeria, NigerIOM staff in Algeria provided medical assistance to more than 10 migrants prior to their flight and ensured all their health needs were addressed during their travel and upon arrival in Niger.Algiers, Niamey ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2019-10-15
  • Childhood Interrupted: Conflict’s Toll On Yemen’s Children
    Photo gallery | What happens to the innocence of childhood during war?It becomes suffocated by struggles and suffering that are all too visible. ... Read more
    Source: ICRCPublished on 2019-10-15
  • La malnutrición impide el adecuado crecimiento de 1 de cada 5 niños y niñas menores de 5 años en América Latina y el Caribe
    Source: UN Children's Fund Country: WorldUn alarmante número de niños y niñas menores de cinco años sufre las consecuencias físicas de una mala alimentación y un sistema alimentario que les está fallando, advirtió UNICEF en un nuevo informe sobre niños, ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2019-10-15
  • ICRC donates 170 wheelchairs to newly established Ethiopian Wheelchair Basketball Association
    Article | On October 6, a general assembly was held to mark the establishment of the Ethiopian Wheelchair Basketball Association. ... Read more
    Source: ICRCPublished on 2019-10-15
  • Worldwide experts to look into mechanisms for missing people at Cyprus workshop
    Article | Nicosia, Cyprus (ICRC) – More than 60 experts and representatives of families of missing persons from around the world will meet in Nicosia on 16th and 17th of October to share their experiences and collectively identify critical components ... Read more
    Source: ICRCPublished on 2019-10-15
  • Nearly 70,000 children displaced as violence escalates in northeast Syria
    Source: UN Children's Fund Country: Syrian Arab RepublicUNICEF is concerned that at least 170,000 children could need humanitarian assistance as a result of ongoing violence in the area.Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore NEW YORK, 14 October 2019 -- ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2019-10-14
  • Climate change affecting global food system – new report
    Source: Concern Worldwide, Welthungerhilfe Country: Haiti, Niger, WorldHuman actions have created a world in which it is becoming ever more difficult to feed and nourish the human population, according to Concern Worldwide and Welthungerhilfe. Global Hunger Index 2019 This is ... Read more
    Source: ReliefWebPublished on 2019-10-14
  • Climate change and displacement
    How conflict and climate change form a toxic combination that drives people from their homes. ... Read more
    Source: UNHCRPublished on 2019-10-14
  • UNHCR increases aid in north-east Syria
    This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Liz Throssell – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today’s press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. Since the escalation of ... Read more
    Source: UNHCRPublished on 2019-10-14