Given the resurgent violence, a durable solution is more urgent than ever. Having been displaced multiple times, IDPs know that emergency food aid is not enough — lasting peace is the only solution.
More than one million people were displaced by floods, conflict and drought in Somalia last year, the highest recorded since 2016. In the first three months of 2021, 112,000 have been displaced.
UNICEF said: "This is a protection crisis. What is emerging is a disturbing picture of severe and ongoing child rights violations. This is also an education and nutrition emergency."
The funding will provide immediate lifesaving humanitarian aid including cash assistance and clean water, and support a sustainable recovery, including repairs of homes and support for livelihoods.
People in the Gaza Strip are coping with an alarming increase in reported COVID-19 cases, with more than 1000 new infections each day for the past couple of weeks.
IOM is providing nurses to help Zimbabwean officials conduct COVID-19 tests. Other services include critical risk communications and disease surveillance activities, WASH and reintegration assistance.
The drought and food crisis is one of the worst suffered in Afghanistan in recent decades, as 13.1 million people are grappling with food shortages, according to the latest food insecurity analysis.
The new arrivals from CAR’s Kaga-Bandoro region told UNHCR they fled clashes, as well as acts of violence, pillaging or extortion from rebel groups as government forces were closing in on them.
After the “annus horribilis” that was 2020, everyone at ReliefWeb would like to wish all our users a brighter, healthier and happier 2021!
Last year was notably positive in one aspect, however: our user numbers topped a record-breaking 15 million! The 2019 figure of 10.8 million was in itself a record, so every COVID-19 cloud has a silver lining indeed.
On another positive note, this year marks our...