More than 100,000 residents from Guriel have fled to neighboring villages following clashes in the Somali state of Galmudug, putting a strain on already scarce resources in the nearby villages.
Over 60,000 refugees have returned this year from across the region as tensions ease in Burundi, although more aid is urgently needed to help them pick up their lives and start over.
Health workers are been targeted for providing care, with detainees coerced into confessing to falsified charges, such as possession of weapons or links to anti-junta terrorism.
The new steps help reduce fears and risks that many will be pushed into the hands of human smugglers and traffickers, with deadly consequences, when official cross-border channels are shut.
Changes in Sudan’s political leadership should not change commendable policy commitments to protect civilians and ensure aid organisations can still assist people left vulnerable by decades of conflict.
After losing their incomes during COVID-19, Venezuelan refugees and migrants evicted from their homes are now at greater risk than ever, new data visualization shows.
Power outages are frequent and prolonged in Haiti, and most hospitals rely on fuel-powered generators to keep patients alive, especially children and pregnant women.
Heavy rains have affected municipalities located on the coasts of the Mono, Ouémé and Niger rivers, with at least nine flood-related deaths and dozens more due to water-related accidents.
This month, ReliefWeb officially turns 25 - of course, the lead-up to the launch of a data-driven website in 1996 was way more complicated, but also much easier in many respects, than a similar venture in today’s tech world. But once the idea had percolated, and seed funding had been secured, it was achieved in a mere nine months.
The motivation behind ReliefWeb’s inception was the huge numbers of...