Poor households in several parts of the region have exhausted own-produced foods atypically early. These are now relying on markets for food with below-average purchasing power.
“Some 3.2 million children in Venezuela need humanitarian aid as conditions across the country continue to deteriorate,” said UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore.
The new EU funding will boster the coordination, surveillance and response capacities to Ebola in high-risk districts in Burundi, close to the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Of the 34 major projects, only three are funded for the entire year. Several have been suspended in recent weeks while 22 programmes will close in the next two months unless funding is received.