More than 40% of the population do not have sufficient food and over one million of these are in ‘crisis’. In addition, over 320,000 children under age five are acutely malnourished.
The 2017 HRP seeks more than US$1 billion to address the needs of those in crisis in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states, with 75 partners ready to respond where areas are accessible.
Some 30,000 people have fled just in the last days. In all there are now some 400,000 displaced people in western Aleppo. Displacement also continues within eastern Aleppo.