Daily Archives: November 11, 2020

Global Communities and PCI Launch Integrated Regional Response to Hurricane Eta

Silver Spring, MD – Global Communities and PCI, a Global Communities Partner are quickly mobilizing for an integrated regional response to Hurricane Eta, which brought life-threatening storm surges, damaging winds, flash floods, and landslides to Central America last week. Global Communities and PCI have decades of experience in Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua, as well as

Not Immune: Children in Conflict October 2020 | Save the Children

Conflict threatens global health security as children miss out on life-saving vaccines: report Save the Children calls on world leaders to deliver global ceasefire to help fight spread of COVID-19 Melbourne, 12 November – As the world awaits a COVID-19 vaccine, a new report by Save the Children shows that millions of children trapped in

UNHCR Regional Bureau for Europe – Europe situations: Data and trends: Arrivals and displaced populations (September 2020)

In September, some 10,600 refugees and migrants arrived in Europe via the Mediterranean and Canary Island routes, a 9% increase compared to August, but a 45% reduction compared to September 2019. Spain received the highest number of arrivals in Europe in September (5,264 persons), a first since January 2019. While the majority arrived to the

Protection in Danger Monthly News Brief – October 2020

Africa Burkina Faso 04 October 2020: Between Ouintokoulga and Kiemna-Yarce villages, Pissila department, Sanmatenga province, a convoy of 46 IDPs was reportedly intercepted by armed men who identified themselves as jihadists. Unconfirmed reports suggest the perpetrators were JNIM or ISGS militants. 25 male IDPs were executed, and one male IDP was injured. The perpetrators released

West and Central Africa: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (4 Nov – 11 Nov 2020)

REGIONAL NORTH-EAST NIGERIA AND BURKINA FASO EDGING CLOSER TO FAMINE North-east Nigeria and Burkina Faso are among the world’s hunger hotspots with the highest risk. Vulnerable communities could slip into famine within months if conditions deteriorate any further, FAO and WFP warned. In Burkina Faso, 3.3 million people are in the emergency phase of food

UNHCR Sahel Crisis Response – Progress report January – September 2020

RESPONDING TO THE URGENT NEEDS OF REFUGEES, INTERNALLY DISPLACED, RETURNEES AND OTHERS OF CONCERN Regional Overview The Sahel region continues to face a severe humanitarian and protection crisis, exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic and major flooding across the region. To address the significant needs of displaced populations and their hosts, UNHCR scaled its emergency response,

Global Food Security Cluster turns 10: ending hunger is everyone’s job

Annual meeting of Cluster’s global partners kicks off today 11 November 2020, Rome – The Global Food Security Cluster (gFSC), which coordinates life-saving food and livelihoods assistance to people hit by crises, turns 10 this year and marked the anniversary at its bi-annual meeting of global partners held virtually today, with the participation of the