Humanitarian Action 2018 Overview

Humanitarian Action 2018 Overview

No. de pages : 23

Publication Date: 2018

Auteur: UNFPA

Downloaded date: 29 Janvier 2018

The Humanitarian Action Overview details results from the UNFPA's 2017 humanitarian operations and outlines priority actions for 2018. For 2018, UNFPA is appealing for $463 million to provide life-saving services to approximately 30 million women of reproductive age who will be impacted by humanitarian crises.

UNFPA's humanitarian work focuses on providing sexual and reproductive health services, ensuring access to family planning, and preventing and responding to violence against women and girls. UNFPA also provides population data to assess humanitarian needs and to plan services accordingly.  

In 2017, UNFPA reached 16 million people with humanitarian assistance in 58 countries. This included establishing 880 mobile health clinics and supporting 2,280 health facilities to provide emergency obstetric care, as well as providing life-saving services to over 375,000 survivors of gender-based violence.