Sudan: fighting the double burden of child malnutrition
10 December, 2013
The Sudanese Government and humanitarian partners are working to secure the right of all Sudan’s people to be free from hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition. Credit: UNAMID/Albert González Farran
On Human Rights Day, we look at how the Sudanese Government and humanitarian partners are aiming to secure...
DRC: $7.1 million to boost humanitarian response in the east
10 December, 2013
Cholera is endemic in Eastern DRC where every year thousands of cases are recorded. So far in 2013, Katanga Province tops the list with over 12,600 cases. Considering the recurrence, long term investment in water, health and sanitation is needed in DRC to stem the disease. Credit: OCHA/Gemma Cortes
Humanitarian issues: Improving the way we work
5 December, 2013
January 2013, Kenya: A UNICEF aid worker collects data from interviews with displaced families. The information will be used to ensure that the humanitarian response is tailored to the needs of the displaced people. Credit: UNICEF/Minu Limbu
OCHA’s new report seeks to highlight global trends of...
South Sudan: Deputy humanitarian chief calls for new approaches to protracted crises
4 December, 2013
19 November 2013, South Sudan: Children at the transit centre in Juba. Many families need help to reintegrate into society and have access to basic services, including education for their children. Credit: OCHA
Multi-year plan to focus on emergency needs and building resilience.
South Sudan: Aid organizations require $1.1 billion for relief efforts
15 November, 2013
August 2013, Jonglei State, South Sudan: Families have their fingers dipped in ink to help track registrations so that aid workers know who has been registered. This helps ensure that the right amount of food and other assistance is provided to the people who need it most. So far, about 66,000 people have...