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.
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.
A new report “Resilience in the Face of Adversity: A Comparative Study of Migrants in Crisis Situations” is based on six case studies conducted across the globe on crisis situations in migrant host countries.
Their post-visit statement says the activities of armed groups, including Boko Haram, have provoked a huge humanitarian crisis and it is essential for human rights to be put at the centre of efforts to combat them.
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.
About 136 million people across the world need humanitarian aid and protection due to protracted conflicts, disasters, epidemics and displacement. This funding will target 91 million of the most vulnerable.