Drought conditions have increased the spread of epidemic-prone diseases such as acute watery diarrhoea, cholera and measles. In the first 7 weeks of 2017, over 6,000 cases and 65 deaths by AWD/cholera have been reported.
Since military operations began on 19 February, some 8,000 people have fled western Mosul and surrounding villages to locations south of Mosul city, arriving often exhausted and dehydrated.
Landslides around the capital, Santiago, have contaminated a major river and cut off the drinking water supply to about 4 million people. At least three people have died and dozens are missing.
Latest humanitarian snapshot highlights dengue outbreak in Pacific, flooding in Indonesia and Philippines
Following an outbreak of dengue in the Solomon Islands, 10,095 suspected cases have been reported. Recent heavy rains may exacerbate the situation.