The war in Blue Nile state has had a horrible impact, with about a third of the state’s population in need of humanitarian assistance, including some 150,000 refugees and approximately 200,000 IDPs.
Amid worsening violence, the number of Syrians fleeing to Lebanon is projected to reach well over one million by the end of 2013. The pressure on local communities is overwhelming.
A new report provides evidence that accountability mechanisms improve the value for money, effectiveness, relevance, and sustainability of humanitarian and development projects.
More than 3,000 Nigerians are seeking refuge in Cameroon following last week's confrontation between the Nigerian army and Boko Haram insurgents some 10 kilometres from border.