The World Health Organization condemns in the strongest terms, attacks on health care that have been a hallmark of the complex humanitarian crisis in Syria that this month enters its 10th year.
"This is a time where true leadership means the ability to compromise, and I therefore call on all countries across the EU and OSCE to show that leadership," says OSCE human rights head.
A pesar del cese de la primera ola de violencia en el mes de abril de 2018, nicaragüenses continúan huyendo de su país, con una media de 4.000 personas desplazadas al mes.
The COIB launched an appeal to the international community, including the Security Council, to join forces to encourage the Government to reopen the democratic, civil and political space in the country.
The situation is extremely alarming in Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia where widespread breeding is in progress and new swarms are starting to form - an unprecedented threat to food security and livelihoods.
Even after the initial surge of violence in April 2018 subsided, Nicaraguans continue to flee at an average rate of 4,000 people a month. With no solution in sight, UNHCR expects numbers to grow.
A new brief by Oxfam shows how disasters, poverty and inequality and a lack of long-term support have made it all but impossible for people in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe to rebuild their lives.
More than two years since victory was declared, millions of Iraqis are still unable to return safely home, blocked from accessing basic services and without means to rebuild their homes and lives.
FAO calls for $900 million to reach 43 million vulnerable, agriculture-dependent people at risk of increased acute food insecurity in 22 countries including Burkina Faso, Chad, Ethiopia, Libya, Myanmar, Syria and Yemen.
Yemen is suffering a forgotten cholera crisis, Oxfam warns, as the number of people with the disease could spiral with the rainy season in April and health systems are close to collapse.
"In the past weeks, the parties have shown leadership and we hope that will continue. It is imperative there is no reneging of the peace agreement or, most importantly, of the ceasefire."
The population in Crisis (IPC Phase 3) or Emergency (IPC Phase 4), who are in need of urgent humanitarian food assistance, is expected to rise by 40 percent to 1.61 million people.
Intense fighting in Northern Yemen has displaced tens of thousands of people to Marib Governorate, which already has a large population of displaced people, and their needs are staggering.
UN Humanitarian Chief has issued a call for additional funding to get lifesaving help to as many people as possible across the whole of Syria, highlighting a devastating impact on the civilians.
Teams on the ground have been actively distributing food and relief items on the border for days and are now significantly picking up operations. Additional staff have been deployed to border areas.
Having assessed the security situation and the condition of the approximately 700 IDPs gathered at the Anyidi health care centre, the Force Commander assured the community of continued protection.
Securing sustainable global food systems is only possible if women are empowered and their rights recognized and respected, stressed FAO, IFAD and WFP at an event marking International Women's Day.
The number of migrant children crossing the Darien Gap, a jungled portion of land separating Colombia from Central America, increased to nearly 4,000 in 2019 from 522 in 2018. About half were under six.
El número de niños migrantes que cruzan el Tapón del Darién, que separa a Colombia de América Central se ha multiplicado por más de siete, hasta llegar a casi 4000 durante este año, según UNICEF.
The 2020-2021 Regional Refugee Response Plan for the DRC situation is covering the inter-agency response in the region, to provide life-saving humanitarian aid and protection to 912,069 Congolese.