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IRC

IRC warns 650,000 civilians may be forced to flee if escalation in north-west Syria continues

Many of the displaced are living in tents in the open, in freezing winter conditions, and urgently need shelter and food. The ongoing risk of flooding is further compounding the misery.

DR Congo + 2 others
Govt. Canada

Canada announces $56 million to fight Ebola and other crises in DR Congo

The new funding will be used to address the humanitarian needs of the country’s most vulnerable people affected by Ebola and strengthen its local health system.

OCHA

Heavy rain and floods threaten already fragile food security in Zambia

The flooding has destroyed crops, including maize, especially in Munyumbwe area in Gwembe District, according to the Government’s Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit.

UNICEF

Tens of thousands of children at risk in Libya amidst violence and chaos of unrelenting conflict

UNICEF has received reports of children being maimed, killed and also recruited to fight. More than 90,000 children have been forced to flee their homes and are now internally displaced.

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