Fewer than 0.1% of people in DRC, Libya, Niger, South Sudan and Cameroon have been vaccinated. Some countries, such as Chad, Burkina Faso, Tanzania and northeast Syria have administered none at all.
COVID-19 is exploding across much of Asia, overwhelming health facilities. More people have been diagnosed with it in Asia over the past two weeks than in the Americas, Europe, and Africa combined.
Some 30,000 people in south-west Kyrgyzstan, near the border with Tajikistan, have been forced to abandon their villages after violent clashes between Kyrgyz and Tajik armed forces in late April.
The campaign will target 10,000 children, their families and guardians, teachers, employers, and the media through activities that aim to raise awareness on the increasing dangers of child labour.
Stagnant water, food shortages, the interruption of COVID-19 vaccination campaigns, and psychological trauma are among the concerns for the affected, with approximately three-quarters being IDPs.
Given the significant loss of livelihoods and reduced access to food for vulnerable households, providing them with seeds, tools and other essential inputs is key to recover agricultural activities.
According to UN Humanitarian chief, conflict and climate shocks have left six people in ten food insecure. More than 100,000 are either one step away from, or already in, famine conditions.
In some cases, food and agriculture receive only 3% of the national budget. FAO found that of this, on average, more than a fifth is un-disbursed due to insufficient implementing capacity.
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