World + 7 others

The disaster riskscape across Asia-Pacific

The region faces a daunting spectrum of natural hazards. ESCAP reports that these are closely linked to inequality and poverty, leading to a vicious downward cycle.

Mozambique + 5 others

Number of households facing crisis on the rise across southern Africa

Poor households in several parts of the region have exhausted own-produced foods atypically early. These are now relying on markets for food with below-average purchasing power.

Burundi + 1 other

EU allocates €465,000 to strengthen Ebola preparedness in Burundi

The new EU funding will boster the coordination, surveillance and response capacities to Ebola in high-risk districts in Burundi, close to the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo.

OCHA + 1 other

Life-saving programmes in Yemen forced to shut due to lack of funding

Of the 34 major aid programmes, only three are funded for the entire year. Several have been suspended in recent weeks, 22 programmes will close in the next two months unless funding is not received.

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