Niger + 1 other

IFRC issues emergency appeal for Niger's Diffa region

More than 77,000 displaced people -Nigerian refugees and Nigerien returnees - have exhausted the resources of host communities. Immediate humanitarian assistance is required.


UN peacekeeping dilemmas in Central African Republic

There are concerns that MINUSCA, like other peacekeeping missions, has too many things on its priority list, of which the protection of civilians is only one of many.

Guatemala + 4 others

Drought leads to higher than anticipated crop losses in Central America

A large number of subsistence farmers in Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua have suffered partial or total loss of their crops and livestock and are in need of assistance.


More than 43,000 people evacuated from volcano danger zone

Alert level 3 remains in effect for the Philippines' Mayon Volcano, as heavy rains from Tropical Storm Fung-Wong (known locally as Mario) are hampering ongoing evacuation efforts.

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