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Save the Children

Donors must pledge $245m in next three weeks to avoid break in food aid by end-April

Urgent action needed to help prevent a potentially catastrophic escalation in severe acute malnutrition in drought-afflicted parts of Ethiopia from end-April when main ‘hungry season’ begins.

MSF

Health system close to collapse in war-torn Azaz district, Syria - MSF

“Azaz district has seen some of the heaviest tolls of this brutal war, and yet again we are seeing healthcare under siege,” said Muskilda Zancada, MSF head of mission, Syria.

WFP

Haiti: El Niño, drought blamed as severe food insecurity doubles in 6 months

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) intends to scale up its food assistance programmes to address the most critical and immediate needs of 1 million by distributing cash and food rations.

OCHA

Appeal seeks $571 million to address humanitarian needs in oPt over 2016

Overall, 1.6 million Palestinians are moderately to severely food insecure; almost US$323 million of the funding sought is to enhance food security, and some US$112 million is for shelter.

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