More than one million people reliant on Bab Al-Hawa border crossing for humanitarian assistance risk losing life-saving healthcare without UN Security Council reauthorization.
Longstanding political failure to address how we feed all the people in the world has made our food system susceptible to fragility and failure well before the war in Ukraine.
Three in 10 households are food insecure, according to WFP’s latest assessment. The majority of households are eating less preferred and less nutritious food, and reducing the amount of food they eat.
While reconstruction has occurred in some parts of the city, public roads and facilities like hospitals and schools remain heavily damaged, particularly on the west side of the city.
Families facing the worst global hunger crisis in decades are resorting to desperate means to survive, drinking from cattle troughs, eating putrid meat, and fighting off wild animals for food.
Malnutrition rates are approaching or exceeding the emergency thresholds set by WHO as up to 1,400,000 people face moderate food insecurity. This situation is considered the worst since 2012.
A sharp increase in the prices of essential goods in the Central African Republic linked to the war in Ukraine will likely have a devastating impact on the already dire humanitarian situation.
Thousands of possible incidents of air, water and land pollution and the degradation of ecosystems, including risks to neighbouring countries, have already been identified, says environment agency.
This month, OCHA launches an upgraded version of the HumanitarianResponse.info (HR.info) platform, branded as ReliefWeb Response (RW Response), within ReliefWeb Labs. Labs projects explore new and emerging opportunities to improve information delivery to humanitarians.
RW Response will focus on aggregating operational content from existing platforms and will provide an authoritative source of...