Lack of adequate care is having severe consequences for children arriving in the town. MSF calls on authorities to urgently provide adequate assistance before the situation further deteriorates.
"We’re hearing reports of damage to major infrastructure and homes, while hundreds of schools are being used to shelter those who fled their homes,” said the head of Save the Children in India.
Donors helped the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to achieve record-level funding of $514.6 million, ensuring delivery of urgent aid to millions of people in desperate need.
The drought could lead to further internal immigration in the Americas, as climatic factors have impelled people to emigrate from the Northern Triangle’s Dry Corridor to the USA and elsewhere.