South Sudan: Data is the difference between life and death

29/03/16

South Sudan: Data is the difference between life and death

Measuring catastrophe in Unity State, where more than half of the people in crisis are in conflict zones where humanitarian agencies cannot reach them.

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World Water Day 2016

22/03/16

World Water Day 2016

Goal 6.1 of the new Sustainable Development Goals is to "achieve universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water by 2030". But, due to poverty, every year millions of people die from diseases associated with inadequate water supply, sanitation, and hygiene.

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Treating the invisible injuries of war

25/02/16

Treating the invisible injuries of war

Until fairly recently, humanitarian organizations focused their efforts on meeting the most urgent physical survival needs of people affected by violence or disaster. But the humanitarian mandate to alleviate suffering should include mental health along with physical health.

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Catastrophic Hunger Crisis Endangers the Lives of 40,000 in South Sudan

11/02/16

Catastrophic Hunger Crisis Endangers the Lives of 40,000 in South Sudan

A newly released report indicates that 40,000 people are facing catastrophe and require immediate assistance in Unity, Jonglei, and Upper Nile states.

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World Humanitarian Summit

11/02/16

World Humanitarian Summit

World leaders must go beyond UN chief's report and create an accountability mechanism so World Humanitarian Summit commitments turn into action to end suffering and global goals can be met for all.

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Final Event - 1st Phase of Employment Shuttles Programme

05/02/16

Final Event - 1st Phase of Employment Shuttles Programme

The final event of the 1st Phase of the Employment Shuttles Programme, that is being implemented in the country in the framework of the “LIFE Georgia” project funded by the European Union, was held last Friday, 5th of February, in Tbilisi.

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