IFRC launches emergency appeal as floods affect 1.5 million in Pakistan

The IFRC’s 1.5 million Swiss franc appeal ($1.53 million) aims to help the Pakistan Red Crescent reach 40,000 people with humanitarian assistance across nine districts.

South Sudan + 4 others

UNHCR welcomes South Sudan peace deal as refugee and IDP numbers surpass 2.6 million

More than 750,000 people have fled to neighbouring countries. Some 620,762 South Sudanese refugees have been received in Ethiopia, Sudan, Uganda and Kenya since December 2013.

Somalia + 1 other

Malnutrition rates deteriorate in Somalia

An alarming three-fold increase in severe acute malnutrition (SAM) between June (5.5 percent) and July (19.1 per cent) has been observed in areas of South-central Somalia.

Lebanon + 5 others

Greater support in countries of first asylum needed to stem refugee outflows

The UN refugee agency repeats calls to increase essential support in the first-asylum countries of Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey, which now host more than four million Syrian refugees.

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