As water moves downstream from India and Nepal, more districts are expected to be flooded in the coming days, with food, water, medicine and special care for pregnant and lactating women urgently needed.
The world is facing a new normal of unprecedented challenges. More people are forcibly displaced now than at any time since 1945, with more than 59 million IDPs, refugees, asylum seekers and stateless people. Mercy Corps asks if the current system is fit for purpose.
The authorities have requested support from all humanitarian actors in the department, as water levels continue to rise. In addition, the security situation could worsen as FARC withdrew their unilateral cease fire.