2016 – Issue 2

Humanity under fire

 

 

 

 

 

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Humanitarian index

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Percentage of global humanitarian aid that will go to locally based groups according to the ‘Grand Bargain’, an agreement between donors and aid agencies signed at the World Humanitarian Summit.

Source: United Nations

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Number of Burundian children reconnected with their loved ones by the ICRC between April 2015 and April 2016.

Source: ICRC

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Number of documented attacks on hospitals in Syria in 2015, according to a recently formed consortium of leading medical establishments, known as The Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition.

Source: The Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition

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Number of suspected cases of yellow fever reported in Angola as of June 2016. A total of 325 people were known to have died from the disease.

Source: IFRC

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Number of people who die as a result of wartime violence, crime and self-inflicted injury each year, 2 per cent of global mortality.

Source: ICRC

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Estimated number of people across southern Africa struggling to get adequate food due to worsening drought conditions as of May 2016.

Source: The Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition

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Number of people estimated to be in need of humanitarian assistance.

Source: UN OCHA

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Amount in US dollars spent on humanitarian aid each year globally.

Source: ICRC

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