The humanitarian situation is rapidly deteriorating in the Horn of Africa as a result of the drought and three consecutive failed rains. In Somalia, risk of famine remains.
OCHA spokesperson warned of famine-like conditions unfolding in Yemen, as a blockade on aid and other essential goods by a Saudi-led coalition enters its 12th day.
All children caught up in the migration crisis should be treated as children first and foremost, regardless of their nationality or migration status, or that of their parents, UN human rights experts say.
Unable to pay for the crossing to Bangladesh, refugees are building rafts from whatever material they can get their hands on. Recent arrivals had been waiting in desperate conditions.