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OCHA

UN relief funds allocate US$34.6 million to assist 2.2 million people severely affected by ongoing drought in Afghanistan

The funds will allow NGOs and UN agencies to implement a multi-sectoral response bolstering efforts to promote food security, health, shelter, drinking water, sanitation and agriculture.

World + 3 others
WFP

Spiralling food costs show "the real and personal cost of conflict and hunger"

New WFP research shows food is ever less affordable in countries in conflict or subject to political instability. Affordability is disproportionate in relation to income across Africa and in parts of Asia.

UNICEF

Education materials for Sulawesi earthquake- and tsunami-affected arrive in Indonesia

220 temporary UNICEF classroom tents plus 200 school-in-a-box kits are arriving in Sulawesi to help restore a sense of normalcy as schools become therapeutic spaces for children.

Afghanistan + 1 other
Save the Children

Report highlights lack of oversight of Afghan child returns from Europe

Save the Children reveals that European states returning thousands of children and adults to Afghanistan are failing to provide appropriate reintegration support

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