There is a shocking, pernicious cycle of hunger and insecurity, each exacerbating the other and fuelling risks to women and girls, as harmful coping strategies are adopted across communities.
An estimated 9.4 million people, a staggering 76% of South Sudan's population, will have humanitarian and/or protection needs in 2023. This presents an increase of half a million people on 2022.
Women and girls are not only at high risk of abuse on their way to safety, but oftentimes do not find the protection they need upon arrival to their destination points in Europe.
Many people displaced by the conflict struggle to provide for themselves, while recurrent floods, which are becoming more frequent and more severe, create an additional burden for vulnerable families.
Little action has been taken by governments in the countries of origin, transit, and destination to address the ongoing global crisis of missing migrants, despite the increasing loss of life.
Measles vaccination coverage has steadily declined since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2021, there were an estimated nine million cases and 128,000 deaths from measles worldwide.
Children suffering from severe acute malnutrition, also known as severe wasting, are more vulnerable to cholera and at least three times more at risk of dying from the disease.
In the current period of May-September 2022, more than half of the 134 Local Government Areas included in the analysis are in IPC Acute Malnutrition (AMN) Phase 3 and above.
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