According to ACAPS' latest Humanitarian Access Overview, the biggest access constraints are found in Eritrea, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen. Eight other countries are also nearly inaccessible to humanitarians.
Since the Global Humanitarian Overview for 2018 was launched last December, increased needs in some countries and new requirements in others have brought global financial requirements to $25.4 billion.
African countries top the Norwegian Refugee Council's list for a third year in a row. The list is based on three criteria: lack of funding, dearth of media attention, and political and diplomatic neglect.
Coats of students hang on the wall of a partially destroyed school in Kabul, Afghanistan.
@ UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe
Deliberate and indiscriminate attacks on schools and universities, their students, and staff have become more widespread over the last five years, reveals the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA) in its latest report.
In 2017, conflict continued to be the primary driver of food insecurity in 18 countries, while climate disasters were also major triggers of food crises in 23 countries, reveals the new Report on Food Crises.