People fled their homes when violent protests erupted on 3 August. Houses, churches, vehicles and shops were burned, damaged or looted, and WFP was forced to suspend all its operations.
Afghanistan is experiencing one of the world’s most complex humanitarian emergencies. Conflict, drought, displacement and cross-border movements all increase food insecurity.
Despite the scaled-up response, WHO’s humanitarian work in Syria remains severely underfunded. As of 12 August 2018, WHO had received less than one fifth of the $141 million required in 2018.
Vaccines are given to health workers who are on the frontline to treat people infected by this deadly disease as well as to people that have been in contact with infected persons, and contacts of these contacts.