A lack of fuel and heat, logistical difficulties and delivery shortages were further exacerbated by dangerously cold weather and heavy snowfall. More than 59 IDP camps were damaged.
WFP estimates that on average, crisis-affected families in northern Ethiopia were getting less than 30 percent of their caloric needs in the past months, pushing people deeper into crisis.
NRC report shows it will be impossible to reach millions of people who need help unless the US Treasury and other donor agencies enable banks to facilitate humanitarian financial transfers,
In the past two weeks alone, children have been killed in several bombings and raids by the military in Kayah state and Sagaing region, including the bombing of a camp for IDPs in Kayah.
These countries all had parts of populations identified or projected to experience starvation and death (Catastrophe, IPC Phase 5), requiring the most urgent attention, according to FAO and WFP.
IOM's DTM first report estimates that 1,415,000 people might be displaced in the next six months, while the second report estimates the displacement of 1,036,000 for the same period.
The ICRC intends to organize other flights carrying medical assistance in the coming days and weeks. It is also planning to send a humanitarian convoy by road, as soon as security conditions allow.
The tropical storm sheds a light again on the risks and consequences of climate emergencies in the region, as well as the need for immediate aid from the onset, including in the most remote areas.
This month, ReliefWeb officially turns 25 - of course, the lead-up to the launch of a data-driven website in 1996 was way more complicated, but also much easier in many respects, than a similar venture in today’s tech world. But once the idea had percolated, and seed funding had been secured, it was achieved in a mere nine months.
The motivation behind ReliefWeb’s inception was the huge numbers of...