The CERF funds will help tens of thousands of people fleeing violence in Myanmar and seeking refuge in Bangladesh. Over the past two weeks, more than 160,000 people have fled fighting in Rakhine state to Bangladesh.
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 boy runs with his tyre past buildings damaged by airstrikes in Saada's Old Town. Up until August 2015, this area was home to Saada's oldest market with thousands of people selling vegetables, spices and fabrics in stores and street stalls.
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The Yemen Stabilisation Programme begins the first phase of a project that aims to spur skill development and small business growth within the war-torn country.
The funds will go towards immediate humanitarian assistance comprising health, WASH, food security, nutrition, shelter, livelihood, protection, education and early recovery support for the coming six months.
The projected number of children who are, or will be, acutely malnourished has increased by 50 per cent since the beginning of the year to 1.4 million. The drought is also uprooting people, with 766,000 displaced since November 2016.