The inter-agency aid operation will bring food, sanitation and hygiene supplies, nutrition and health assistance to Rukban. Some 10,000 children will be vaccinated against Measles, Polio and other deadly diseases.
Since 1 April, the number of displaced people tops 190,000, nearly 20,000 fled last month alone. Humanitarian situation has been significantly deteriorating inside the city, protection for trapped civilians remains of high concern.
Poor communities in Senegal's capital city Dakar fare the worst when natural disasters hit because of their location in flood prone zones.
Senegal is vulnerable to disasters including flooding, drought, land degradation, rising sea levels and locust infestation