The number of displaced rose to 946,508 in the first half of 2022. As of September, the $36.7 million needed for UNHCR to deliver life-saving protection and assistance was only 60% funded.
The poverty rate could increase by 4.5-7.0 percentage points, pushing between 9.9 and 15.4 million people into poverty and intensifying the depth and severity of poverty for already poor households.
With the escalation in fighting, older people and persons with disabilities are at high risk of losing their lives, having difficulty accessing safe evacuation, and lacking dignified shelter.
A longer truce would be the first step towards building the lasting peace that is critical to allow people to move beyond food handouts and build their self-reliance.
WHO is supporting three states in northeast Nigeria - Borno, Adamawa and Yobe - to strengthen their health workforce to respond to the humanitarian crisis affecting the region.
The Black Sea Grain Initiative has made it possible for almost 240 vessels to leave Ukrainian ports, with some 5.4 million metric tons of grain and other foodstuffs, since 1 August 2022.
More than 11,000 Congolese refugees are registered to go back to DRC by the end of 2022 following the declaration of improved security in some areas of Haut-Katanga province.
War Child urges the international community not to forget the plight of families across Syria, where an increase in violence is placing children in acute danger.
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