After cyclones Idai and Kenneth tore across Mozambique in March and April last year, AI and drones were officially used for the first time in a humanitarian emergency by WFP.
Vulnerable groups were reported among new IDP arrivals in 89% of communities in northern Aleppo and 99% in Idleb on 9 March. Basic shelter needs remain the most severe need among new IDP arrivals.
About 960,000 people are estimated to have been displaced since December, 80 per cent of whom are women and children, and approximately 25,000 of whom are currently pregnant.
More than 2,300 displaced families in northern Iraq received food and hygiene kits from the Iraqi Red Crescent Society and the International Committee of the Red Cross this month.
With 2.6 million people uprooted from their homes in Somalia, the ICRC commends the government on its action to protect and help displaced families by ratifying the Kampala Convention.
The situation in Sudan remains volatile and unpredictable but the influx has decreased. The UN Refugee Agency maintains close cross border and protection monitoring.
On average, one Syrian child has been killed every 10 hours over the past six years. As the conflict enters its 10th year, millions of children are going into their second decade surrounded by war.
Although a fragile ceasefire agreed in northwest Syria is still holding, UN humanitarians warn of dire conditions for hundreds of thousands of civilians displaced by conflict, now in its tenth year.
Africa’s biggest refugee population is from South Sudan. About 2.2 million people have been forced to flee and the majority - 83% - are women and children. An additional two million people are IDPs.
About 14,000 people have fled home in Burkina Faso in just 17 days, bringing the total internally displaced to 780,000. Recent violence has also forced more than 2,035 people to flee to Mali.
After the first confirmed outbreak in 2018, with a 100% case fatality rate, the Federal Government and partners decided to conduct the Yellow Fever Preventive Mass Vaccination Campaign in the state.
Hospitals in Idlib are overwhelmed, under-resourced and lacking in essential life-saving equipment and medicines to treat even basic illnesses such as flu and diarrhoea, warns Islamic Relief.
The overcrowded and horrific living conditions in the migrant reception centre hotspots on the Greek islands provide the perfect storm for a COVID-19 outbreak, warned MSF.
On 3-4 March, 7,000 people were displaced in Nurgal district in Kunar Province when fighting between armed groups escalated, leading to one of the largest episodes of conflict displacement in 2020.
Without additional funding, more than 30 major programmes will reduce or start to close down by the end of April, said UN aid official, meanwhile the renewed fighting has pushed peace further away.
El proyecto mitigará la emisión de alrededor de 2,7 millones de toneladas de gases de efecto invernadero e introducirá prácticas agroforestales en 35 000 hectáreas.
In recent days, about 30 per cent of the estimated 49,500 people displaced have returned to Belet Xaawo town. Most of those affected are women and children who fled without basic necessities.
Last month, funding shortfalls forced WFP to halve food rations for 525,000 people in Sofala province, the most damaged by Idai. That support will be halted completely unless WFP receives funds soon.
La firma del Acuerdo Técnico entre el Gobierno de Colombia y la ONU es un hito histórico en la implementación del Acuerdo de Paz y una iniciativa única en comparación con otros procesos de paz.
The innovations focus on 10 sectors: emergency response, gender, health, agriculture, water, children, education, disabilities, livelihood and early warning.