In the north-west, there are just 153 ventilators and 148 beds in intensive care units for millions of people. It is also home to more than 1.5 million displaced, many of whom have moved multiple times.
Save the Children found services to nurse children back from the brink of starvation had plummeted by 74% since March, meaning 27,500 children a month are missing out on vital treatment to keep them alive.
Of the total number of displacements in 2019, at least 30,000 were triggered by disasters, mainly floods. The rainy season in Yemen continues, putting already vulnerable communities further at risk.
Countries hit by conflict are also disproportionately impacted by climate change, a double threat that displaces people, disrupts food production, cuts off supplies, amplifies diseases and weakens healthcare.
The lockdown measures designed to prevent the spread of COVID-19 have disrupted markets and cross-border trading, crippling livelihoods and pushing up prices.
More than 22,000 students, teachers, and academics were injured, killed, or harmed in attacks on education during armed conflict or insecurity over the past five years, according to a new report.
Although the coronavirus has been slow to take hold on the continent, hotspots have emerged with a scale and depth of financial shock forcing many families to resort to child labour to meet basic needs.
With humanitarian funding for COVID-19 falling short of an alarming rate of 87% for Iraq, CARE urges donors to step up their financial support to manage the current health emergency.
When we launched the new responsive ReliefWeb site in February, it was after extensive research and user surveys, backed up by analytics data detailing our users’ preferences and priorities.
For us, the substantial increase in mobile use warranted a tailored response - hence we set out to make ReliefWeb as flexible and speedy for mobile users as possible, while not forgetting desktop and tablet...