While commending the government for measures it has already taken, the expert said the needs of 1.5 million IDPs were still acute, and raised particular concerns about children deprived of education.
The European Union’s gesture demonstrates continued commitment towards solidarity and burden- and responsibility-sharing with countries such as Pakistan, which hosts large numbers of refugees.
Fighting between military actors and armed groups has spread from North Kivu to Ituri province. It comes on top of intercommunal violence that has forced more than 100,000 people to flee this year.
The major contributing factor over 2020 is the expected further deteriorating security situation, decreased food accessibility, possible measles outbreaks and high incidences of respiratory infections.
East Africa is home to more than 14 million IDPs, most of whom rely on humanitarian aid to survive. Funding is already short of what is needed to support these communities, without the locust threat.
WHO’s supplies will provide more than 225,000 treatment courses to internally displaced Syrians in Idleb and Aleppo where hostilities continue to escalate.
Following these campaigns planned in the two states, seven other states are proposed for yellow fever vaccination campaigns later in the year as part of Nigeria’s accelerated eradication plan.
Crisis (IPC 3) outcomes are widespread in the presence of large-scale humanitarian food assistance. A risk of famine persists and would be possible if conflict significantly disrupts port operations.