To support eradication efforts in countries where polio remains endemic, Rotary is allocating the majority of the funds it announced today to Afghanistan ($22.9M), Pakistan ($21.7M), and Nigeria ($16.1M).
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.
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.
This latest influx is the largest population movement observed since the beginning of the crisis in 2013, exceeding the total number of arrivals to Chad for all of 2017, and is expected to continue for some time.
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.