Libya + 1 other

UN and agencies predict 1.3 million Libyans will need aid in 2017

The top priority needs for Libya remain health care and essential medicines. Food supplies are at risk, with WFP forced to scale down operations due to lack of funding.

Syria + 1 other

UN refugee chief warns Syria displacement set to rise

"The borders of Syria are more or less closed or very difficult to cross, and the neighbouring countries feel that they are saturated with almost five million Syrian refugees," Filipo Grandi said today.


Oxfam calls for more international support as heavy rains halt Haiti response

The emergency response in Haiti is at a standstill following nearly 48 hours of heavy rains. Helicopters are grounded, ships moored and nearly all road access blocked.

World + 2 others

Mediterranean death toll soars, 2016 is deadliest year yet

With two months of 2016 still to go, at least 3,740 lives have been reported lost – just short of the total 3,771 deaths reported for the whole of 2015, according to UNHCR.

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