Press Releases

05 Dec 2016
World: Appel humanitaire international record de $22,2 milliards en 2017

Les appels et plans de réponse dans 33 pays visent à aider 93 millions de personnes

(Genève, 5 décembre 2016) : Le monde fait face aujourd’hui à une crise humanitaire sans précédent depuis la Deuxième Guerre mondiale: plus de 128 millions de personnes sont touchées par des conflits, des déplacements, des catastrophes naturelles et une profonde vulnérabilité. A travers une action stratégique et coordonnée, les organisations humanitaires...

05 Dec 2016
World: Record International Humanitarian Appeal Requires $22.2 Billion for 2017 [EN/AR]

Response plans and appeals in 33 countries aim to reach 93 million people in need

(Geneva, 5 December 2016) - The world is facing a state of humanitarian crisis not seen since the Second World War: more than 128 million people are affected by conflict, displacement, natural disasters and profound vulnerability. Through strategic and coordinated action, aid organizations around the world aim to deliver urgent relief, protection and support to nearly...

09 Nov 2016
Burundi: Burundi - Humanitarian Brief: Urgent Humanitarian Needs on the Rise (November 2016)

Eighteen months after the outbreak of large-scale violence in Burundi, people’s access to essential services is severely restricted. Insecurity and macroeconomic factors, including a decline in external financial support resulting in massive budget cuts (including education- 30%, health- 54%, human rights- 65% and water- 72%) have severely hampered the provision of basic services. Pregnant women and children under five, who rely on state-provided free medical care, are...

26 Sep 2016
World: Community Engagement & Humanitarian Partnerships Newsletter, September 2016

This is a bi-monthly update that compiles innovative policy, practice and partnerships that aim to strengthen engagement of disaster-affected communities in humanitarian action from the Southern and Eastern Africa region. The aim of the publication is to create awareness about these initiatives and share good practices. Readers are encouraged to forward this email through their own networks. Contributions of similar articles are invited.

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16 Sep 2016
World: Community Engagement & Humanitarian Partnerships Newsletter, July 2016

This is a bi-monthly newsletter for humanitarian partnerships and community engagement on humanitarian action in the southern and eastern Africa region. The newsletter highlights innovative policy, practice and partnerships that improve non-traditional partnerships and empower communities, with the aim to ultimately contribute to a better and more efficient humanitarian response. Readers are encouraged to forward this email through their own networks and contributions of...