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80 per cent of school children returned to school in Ebola-affected areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

One month after the beginning of the school year, 80 per cent of school-aged children have returned to school in Beni and Mabalako health zones, the two epicentres of the current Ebola outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)....

Improve collection of data on disasters, Secretary-General Guterres urges on International Day

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A ten-year-old child stands in front of his home, which was destroyed by the tsunami in Central Sulawesi.

Philippines: United Nations Deputy Humanitarian Chief calls for continued humanitarian support to the people of Marawi

Ursula Mueller, the United Nations deputy humanitarian chief, on October 11, urged the international community to continue humanitarian support for Marawi and to back Government-led recovery efforts as she wrapped up a three-day mission in the...

Ethiopia: The 2018 HDRP is facing a US$416.4 million funding shortfall to cover needs until the end of the year

Addis Ababa, 08 October 2018: Following the Government and humanitarian partners’ multi-sector midyear assessment conducted between late June and early July, the 2018 Humanitarian and Disaster Resilience Plan (HDRP) was revised to reflect changes in...