Children are living outdoors, schools have been destroyed or damaged and agricultural crops have been lost. In many rural districts, people have only five days’ worth of food stock left.
The funds will help 10 million people through 2021 with nutrition and food, health services, water and sanitation, shelter, education and protection, and help survivors of gender-based violence.
Although the exact extent of new displacement is unknown, local authorities estimate more than 5,000 families (nearly 40,000 people) have fled in the last 10 days since clashes erupted.
The ongoing armed conflict, violence, and displacement have deepened the vulnerabilities of children on the move. They are among those with the most limited access to COVID-19 testing and treatment.
According to Greek Council for Refugees and Oxfam, almost 8,000 people have been moved to the new camp with little or no running water, no sewage management, and limited health facilities.
The aid response is facing a dramatic shortfall this year as less than half the requested funds have been received. The UN appealed for more than $1 billion to help Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.
Up to 3,000 migrants will receive sleeping bags, blankets, clothes, shoes, food and hygiene packages to help them through the worst of the Balkan winter, when temperatures plunge well below zero.
The number of children treated by the outpatient nutrition program has grown by 20%, while the number of severe malnutrition cases has risen by 10%, compared with the same period last year.
We don’t usually report back on ReliefWeb’s six-month performance indicators, but then again, these are not normal times. Thanks to the flood of information surrounding COVID-19 and the number of sources producing reports, analyses, infographics, manuals and guidelines, we have been inundated over the first six months of the year, with June proving to be the busiest time in terms of volume, even...