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WMO confirms 2019 as second hottest year on record

Press Release Number: 01/15/2020 The year 2019 was the second warmest year on record after 2016, ac..

Counting the cost 2019: a year of climate breakdown, December 2019

15 climate disasters of 2019 that cost more than $1 billion In 2019 extreme weather driven by clima..

Access constraints gravely impede humanitarian assistance in 60 countries

Introduction ACAPS Humanitarian Access Overview provides a snapshot of the contexts where humanitar..

WHO prequalifies Ebola vaccine, paving way for use in high-risk countries

The World Health Organization (WHO) today prequalified an Ebola vaccine for the first time, a critic..

Millions of children at risk as governments fail to protect their...

The lives of millions of vulnerable children are at risk because the majority of the worlds nations ..

Sahel region – Food insecurity (DG ECHO) (ECHO Daily Flash of...

Results from the regional analysis (Cadre Harmonisé) of the food security situation in west and cent..

Up to 17.8 million people internally displaced because of conflict, disasters...

Although forced displacement is a global phenomenon, it is more pronounced in Africa. Africa hosts o..

IFRC puts climate change at centre of new 10-year strategy

Geneva, 5 December 2019 – Climate related shocks and hazards are amongst the major humanitarian emer..

Secretary-General calls on donors to boost emergency response fund pledges as...

SG/SM/19902 Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres remarks at the high‑level pledging ..

Global effort to strengthen early warning systems expands

Least Developed Countries and Small Island Developing States benefit from better weather and climate..

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