OCHA - Situation Report - Highlights ()
- Violence and conflict in northern Mozambique continued to drive massive displacement, increasing the need for humanitarian assistance in the region.
- The number of people internally displaced due to attacks and increased from 172,000 in April 2020 to over 732,000 people by the end of April 2021.
- Most recently, the attack on Palma on 24 March and following clashes across the district have forced nearly 68,000 people to flee their homes and move to safer areas.
- Repeated displacement & the destruction of livelihoods are exhausting families’ scarce resources, leading to a severe hunger crisis amidst multiple health & protection emergencies.
- Humanitarians are working to scale-up the response and assisted over 710,000 people in the first four months of 2021. However, the severe lack of funding is hampering the response.
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