OCHA + 1 other

Urgent scale-up of humanitarian assistance needed amid severe drought in Somalia

More than 40% of the population do not have sufficient food and over one million of these are in ‘crisis’. In addition, over 320,000 children under age five are acutely malnourished.


Call for $1 billion to help 6.9 million people in northeast Nigeria

The 2017 HRP seeks more than US$1 billion to address the needs of those in crisis in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states, with 75 partners ready to respond where areas are accessible.

World + 19 others

Humanitarian trends and risks for 2017

ACAPS identifies 10 countries where humanitarian needs are likely to be highest in 2017, as well as four that merit attention as they face a potential spike in needs.

Syria + 1 other

Growing shelter pressure in Aleppo for the thousands fleeing

Some 30,000 people have fled just in the last days. In all there are now some 400,000 displaced people in western Aleppo. Displacement also continues within eastern Aleppo.

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