Four years after the launch of a decade-long campaign to eradicate statelessness, the UN Refugee Agency called on states to take faster and more resolute action to help meet the goal.
Three years have passed since the Iraqi government regained control of the city. Still, more than 200,000 people remain displaced in northern Iraq and abroad, with no homes to return to.
The app’s interface includes a dropdown menu, more user-accessible icons and comes in Chinese, Italian, Russian and Portuguese – bringing the total number of languages to eight.
Without improved conditions, legal frameworks to ensure returnees’ rights, and humanitarian access to areas of return, conditions for dignified returns are not in place.
The Special Envoy reiterates that the UN stands ready to re-engage the parties on a negotiated agreement for Hudaydah which would protect the port and preserve the humanitarian pipeline.
The number of people affected by cholera in northeast Nigeria has increased to 10,000. The disease is spreading quickly in congested camps with limited access to proper sanitation.
Global initiative aims at addressing violence against patients, health workers and facilities, and ensuring safe access to, and impartial delivery of, health care during emergencies.
The in-depth modelling, released on World Pneumonia Day, also shows that more than four million deaths could be easily averted with action to improve vaccination, treatment and nutrition.
An upsurge of inter- and intra-community conflicts in Central Mali has resulted in more than 12 000 people being displaced, 287 civilians killed and 67 kidnapped, and 685 schools closed since 2016.
It would not only violate Bangladesh’s international legal obligations and jeopardise the safety of the refugees, but risks triggering violence and greater instability on both sides of the border.