Report reveals the devastating impact a decade of systematic attacks on health facilities has had on civilians and the crippling effect this has had on medical system's ability to respond to COVID-19.
About nine out of 10 extremely poor people in the world currently live in Africa, and the ECA warns that COVID-19 will push an additional 5-29 million below the extreme poverty line.
No fuel vessels have been allowed to berth at the Al Hodeidah port since 3 January. Thirteen fuel vessels carrying more than 350,000 metric tons of commercial fuel are being held off Yemen’s coast.
More than 7,660 refugees have fled Nigeria into Maradi this year and another 3,500 citizens of Niger have been displaced inside the country. Most of the refugees are women and children.
UNHCR and the National Refugee Commission have started to develop a site for 10,000 refugees in Modale village, near Yakoma in North Ubangi province. A second site is being considered in Bas Uele.
Without the requested funding, five million people may face cuts to emergency food assistance in May, and another 1.1 million children and mothers may have nutrition support cut in June.
At least 26 schools across the country are still occupied by armed groups and 999 are non-operational as a result of fighting. Half the country’s children are out of school because of conflict.
This first round of allocations provides information on provision of doses of the AstraZeneca(AZ)/Oxford vaccine to COVAX Facility participants through May 2021.
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...