Children in South Sudan cannot wait for famine before world acts - UN

If the world fails to provide the help needed right now to accelerate and scale up life-saving food and nutrition efforts, UNICEF estimates that 50,000 children could die from malnutrition this year.


Impact of conflict on minorities “devastating” - UN experts

UN human rights experts warned that ethnic and religious minorities in Iraq are bearing the brunt of the conflict and the impact could be “devastating and irreversible.


$69 million needed for immediate assistance in Gaza

The Humanitarian Country Team has begun developing a dedicated Gaza Crisis Appeal, which will be finalized by 1 August, to address urgent humanitarian needs resulting from the conflict.


Funding gaps hinder humanitarian and resilience-building interventions in The Gambia

A third of The Gambia’s 1.8 million inhabitants are estimated to be at risk of food insecurity - 200,000 people already need critical food assistance. The humanitarian response plan is only funded at 13.5 per cent.

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