UNICEF seeks $3.1 billion to reach more children in emergencies

UNICEF is launching its largest-ever appeal to reach 62 million children at risk in humanitarian crises worldwide – a $1 billion jump in funding needs since last year’s appeal.


Political uncertainty in Afghanistan fuels decline in human rights

Afghanistan’s fraught political transition and intensifying armed conflict have generated uncertainty placing the rights gains of the past decade at risk, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2015.

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Safeguarding health in conflict

The UN General Assembly has passed what may become a landmark resolution, calling for States to protect health workers from violence and to assure patients access to health care in situations of conflict or insecurity.

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Operationalizing communications with communities in humanitarian response

An OCHA update provides an overview of pilot projects in 2014 and a preview of its plans to integrate communication with communities into all stages of its core functions.

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