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South Sudan + 1 other
ICRC

Humanitarian situation rapidly deteriorating in South Sudan - ICRC

Ongoing violence is causing massive displacement, uprooting almost a third of the population. Some flee in fear and others are forced, ICRC President Peter Maurer told the UN General Assembly.

Dominica + 1 other
IPS

Hurricane Maria leaves Dominica “devastated”

The housing stock has been significantly damaged or destroyed. All available public buildings are being used as shelters, with very limited roofing materials evident, officials say.

OCHA

Number of cholera cases still rising in Yemen

The unprecedented cholera epidemic has killed more than 2,000 people and infected nearly 700,000 since 27 April. Humanitarian partners have ramped up their response to cholera.

OCHA + 1 other

About US$56 million needed to address urgent needs of Cubans affected by Irma

Preliminary estimates indicate that more than 210,000 homes have been severely affected to date. About 3.1 million people have experienced an impact on their water supply.

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