MSF has been witnessing an unprecedented influx of malnourished children to our nutrition centre in Maiduguri, Nigeria, suggesting an alarming nutritional crisis in Borno State.
Nearly 30,000 children fled a new wave of violence in Cabo Delgado province in June, the highest number of children uprooted in a single month in the past year, Save the Children said.
Cross-border points remain the only viable humanitarian channels to cover growing needs in northwest Syria, through which 47.7 million people have received healthcare assistance Since 2014.
The UN estimates that about 770 people were killed and more than 1,500 injured, with numbers expected to rise. Up to 4,500 homes are estimated to be fully or partially damaged.
A surge in attacks by armed groups in Mali, Burkina Faso and Nigeria in the past six months has forced nearly 36,000 people into the driest parts of Niger, exacerbating a severe hunger crisis, said Save the Children.
Earthquake-impacted provinces were already “hotspots” for crisis levels of food insecurity and acute malnutrition. In addition, the earthquake comes right before Afghanistan’s imminent harsh winter.
The resurgence of the M23 armed group has repercussions for the security, human rights and humanitarian situation in eastern DRC and the wider region, the top UN official in the country warned the SC.
Between 2005 and 2020, the UN verified more than 266,000 grave violations against children committed by parties in 30 conflict situations across Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America.
This month, OCHA launches an upgraded version of the HumanitarianResponse.info (HR.info) platform, branded as ReliefWeb Response (RW Response), within ReliefWeb Labs. Labs projects explore new and emerging opportunities to improve information delivery to humanitarians.
RW Response will focus on aggregating operational content from existing platforms and will provide an authoritative source of...