• 20 million people need humanitarian assistance.
• The number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) has nearly doubled since early May, reaching more than 1 million people. Host communities and agencies are under pressure to respond to their critical needs.
• The UN Security Council backed a call by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for a new humanitarian pause to allow assistance to reach people in urgent need.
• A full resumption of commercial imports of vital commodities, including food, fuel and medicines, is required to avoid a looming humanitarian catastrophe.
• As health and nutrition treatment services decrease, needs are increasing drastically.
People in need of humanitarian assistance
Registered deaths resulting from conflict
Registered injuries resulting from conflict
Internally displaced people
Food insecure people
People lack access to basic health care
- UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
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