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.
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.
“We are at serious risk of facing a food access crisis now, and a food availability crisis for the next season,” the Director-General, QU Dongyu, said at the G7 ministerial conference.
The South and South-West Asia disaster risk landscape is being reshaped by hazards under the disaster-climate-health nexus, increasing the vulnerability of populations to such hazards.
A gender analysis suggests taking the following immediate actions for the most vulnerable groups: mitigate GBV and protection risks; ensure food security; and provide lifesaving essential services.
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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