DPR Korea's crop production for 2017 has been severely damaged by prolonged dry weather conditions, with low rainfall levels affecting the planting of main season crops.
report — Human Rights Watch
Unaccompanied migrant children in Lesbos are being incorrectly identified as adults and housed with unrelated adults, leaving them vulnerable to abuse and unable to access the specific care they need, HRW said.
En los últimos días, el desborde de los ríos Sinú y San Jorge ha perjudicado a 15 mil personas, aumentando a 43 mil el número total de afectados desde finales de junio.
report — Famine Early Warning System Network
Severe drought over the past year has resulted in very large livestock losses in the region, food insecurity is worsening to extreme levels following interruptions in humanitarian assistance.
report — World Food Programme
WFP, the world’s largest international food assistance agency, has seen its costs spike by more than 140 percent over a seven-year period, from US$2.2 billion in 2009 to US$5.3 billion in 2015.
The vaccination campaign is scheduled for 28 July to 3 August in the high-active-transmission counties of Tonj East, Kapoeta South, Kapoeta North and Kapoeta East.
report — UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Lacking papers has meant that IDPs fleeing Mosul fighting have not been able to access vital social services or travel, and children risk becoming stateless.
report — The Conversation
The vaccine could prove to be a powerful tool in sustaining the gains made in the last decade in reducing malaria-related cases and deaths. Between 2000 and 2015, new malaria cases fell by 37% globally.
report — Amnesty International
Amnesty urges parties to Arsal security operation "to prioritize the protection of Lebanese residents as well as Syrian refugees in the area and to refrain from using lethal force" if at all possible.
Yemen + 3 othersChildren pay high price as famine looms across Somalia, South Sudan, Nigeria and Yemen
As humanitarians reach at least 10 million people each month in the 4 countries, UNICEF calls for further international efforts to save nearly 1.4 million children at imminent risk of death.
The UN children’s agency warns that murders, abductions, rape and recruitment into armed groups are on the rise, with renewed fighting severely restricting humanitarian access.
Starting with 10 health facilities and covering a population of 70,000 people, the network will gradually expand to include other facilities and cover up to 180,000 people in the Saraqeb area.
report — UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Government of the Republic of Congo
The HRP aims to provide emergency assistance to strengthen the protection and resilience of vulnerable persons in the affected Pool districts, IDPs and refugees from neighbouring regions.
New report estimates 6.9 million Syrians are still food insecure while another 5.6 million people are likely to become food insecure without the regular food assistance they receive every month.
report — UN High Commissioner for Refugees
The main areas from which people have been fleeing are Bangassou, Bema and Mobaye – several hundred kilometres east of the capital Bangui. Local authorities estimate more than 60,000 people have fled into DRC since May.
The EUR500,000 project will provide 13,800 children and young people living along the 'contact line', where fighting is most severe, with improved access to education and psychosocial support.
Italy + 2 othersMediterranean rescue vessels must not be prevented from saving children at sea - UNICEF
With thousands of refugees and migrants being pulled from the Mediterranean Sea each week, UNICEF is warning that a proposed code of conduct for NGO vessels could put children's lives at risk.
WHO has trained and deployed 56 mobile teams across 25 local government areas in Borno State, providing more than 400,000 people with basic health services, including vaccinations.
A total of 12.9 million infants did not receive any vaccinations in 2016, according to WHO and UNICEF. This means, critically, they missed the first dose of DTP-containing vaccine.
report — UN Mission in South Sudan
Yei is about 150km south of the capital, Juba, and is a strategic outpost on the main trading route with Uganda and DRC. Seventy percent of the population fled last year, leaving Yei a ghost town.
European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO)132