Up to 7.2 million people need shelter and emergency relief items in the north-eastern region of the country. IFRC has launched an emergency appeal for $7.8 million to support Bangladesh Red Crescent.
Ethiopia is experiencing one of the worst La Niña-induced droughts in the last forty years following four consecutive failed rainy seasons. UNHCR is working to address the crisis, but needs are rising.
Between 2005 and 2020, the UN verified more than 266,000 grave violations against children committed by parties in 30 conflict situations across Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America.
The UN Human Rights Office today published a report that estimates that 306,887 civilians* were killed between 1 March 2011 and 31 March 2021 in Syria due to the conflict.
At least ten people have reportedly been killed and 40 injured by what Ukrainian authorities have said was a Russian missile strike on a crowded shopping centre. Footage from the scene showed widespread destruction.
If the international community does not provide urgent support for the earthquake and the wider crisis in Afghanistan, thousands of children will die in the coming months.
Health workers go door-to-door, meeting with families in displacement camps, making sure that children have access to the routine immunizations they need to be healthy and thrive.
"Only 15% of the required $3.8 billion has been received to support the humanitarian response plans for Burkina Faso, northern Cameroon, Chad, Mali, Niger, and north-east Nigeria. This is not enough”.
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