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Secretary-General calls on donors to boost emergency response fund pledges as number of conflicts, extreme weather events rises

SG/SM/19902 Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres remarks at the high‑level pledging ..

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Up to 17.8 million people internally displaced because of conflict, disasters in Africa

Although forced displacement is a global phenomenon, it is more pronounced in Africa. Africa hosts o..

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IFRC puts climate change at centre of new 10-year strategy

Geneva, 5 December 2019 – Climate related shocks and hazards are amongst the major humanitarian emer..

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Sahel region – Food insecurity (DG ECHO) (ECHO Daily Flash of 3 December 2019)

Results from the regional analysis (Cadre Harmonisé) of the food security situation in west and cent..

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Millions of children at risk as governments fail to protect their rights, leading agencies warn

The lives of millions of vulnerable children are at risk because the majority of the worlds nations ..

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WHO prequalifies Ebola vaccine, paving way for use in high-risk countries

The World Health Organization (WHO) today prequalified an Ebola vaccine for the first time, a critic..

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Access constraints gravely impede humanitarian assistance in 60 countries

Introduction ACAPS Humanitarian Access Overview provides a snapshot of the contexts where humanitar..

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One in nine face hunger: Inequality drives global figure to 10-year high, says UN expert

NEW YORK (24 October 2019) – For the third year in a row, hunger and malnutrition are on the rise,…

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More than 85 governments, civil society and international groups vow to tackle statelessness

In a historic moment in the global fight against statelessness, more than 85 governments, civil soci..

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Global Efforts Needed to Free Detained Children

UN Study Finds at Least 1.5 Million Locked Up Each Year (New York) – A new global study on children..

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