Humanitarian assistance, geared towards treatment of malnourished children, improved access to food, social safety nets and livelihood support is needed, at least, until the next Gu harvest in July-August.
September 2013. Katanga, DRC: The Kambilo camp for internally displaced people in Katanga, south-eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The camp is home to an estimated 1000 people, only some of the 2.6 million people who have been forced from their home by chronic violence and instability in the east of the country
@ OCHA/Gemma Cortes
More than 10 million people are displaced in the region as of September 2013 representing an increase of more than a million individuals since end-March 2013.
Viet Nam has been affected by both Cyclone Podul and Typhoon Haiyan over the past ten days. At least 41 people have been killed in rains triggered by Podul, adding to the 14 people killed during Haiyan.