UNICEF Mexico will prioritize response to immediate needs in WASH and child protection, and will be followed by education response in the next two weeks as data from national authorities becomes available.
More than 400 schools have been damaged, and about 220 Health Centers attacked or damaged since the beginning of the crisis in all Kasai Provinces. Education and medical care have practically become non-existent.
A young girl named Hani suffering from severe acute malnutrition has her middle upper arm circumference measured at a UNICEF-supported malnutrition screening in Mogadishu, Somalia, Thursday, April 6, 2017.
@ UNICEF/Mackenzie Knowles-Coursin
An estimated 3.1 million people, 25 percent of the population, are expected to be in Crisis (IPC Phase 3) or emergency (IPC Phase 4) through December.
Through income-generating and agricultural-based activities, the 'Food Assistance for Assets' programme will also help improve household food security and increase the availability of nutritious foods.