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.
The local mobile medical clinic visits Tall Ed-daman – a group of 44 villages near Aleppo city – providing health services to vulnerable people who might not otherwise be able to access health care.
Although the annual number of deaths has decreased every year since 2016, the proportion of deaths compared to attempted crossings rose in both the Central and Western Mediterranean in 2019.
There were at least 2.6 million internally displaced girls under five, 4.6 million between five and 14, 3.9 million between 15 and 24, 7.9 million between 25 and 59, and 1.7 million women over 60.
Greece is already hosting 115,000 refugees and migrants. The reception system is stretched beyond its limits and many people are living in precarious conditions in overcrowded camps in the Greek islands.
Positive developments in South Sudan have “moved the country further along the road to sustainable peace”, the top UN official there told Security Council members on Wednesday.
Attacks carried out by Islamist militants against military personnel in central Mali could hamper government efforts to start a dialogue process with jihadist groups in the country, experts say.
Stifling operational requirements imposed by military and civilian authorities give the impression that aid organizations are not independent, making them vulnerable to attacks by Boko Haram, says HRW.
Number of out-of-school girls has dropped by 79 million in past two decades. In fact, girls became more likely to be in secondary school than boys. Yet, violence against women and girls is still common.
With no more confirmed cases, a 42-day countdown to declaring the end of the world’s second-deadliest Ebola epidemic began on 2 March. All the aspects of the Ebola response remain in place.
A humanitarian emergency is unfolding in Nariño, a department in southwestern Colombia, after escalating conflict over the past several months has caused mass displacement in the Pacific region.
"Escalating violence in north-west Syria has displaced more than 575,000 children. Of the several thousand people near Edirne and along the Turkish-Greek border, about 40% are women and children."
Floods are made more likely by the more extreme weather patterns caused by long-term global climate change. Change in land cover — such as removal of vegetation — and climate change increase flood risk.
The initial clashes of 7 February and escalating tensions that led to more hostilities on 2 March have resulted in large-scale displacement, mainly from Belet Xaawo and the Belet Amin IDP settlements.
The appeal aims to respond to the needs of approximately 855,000 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar and more than 444,000 vulnerable Bangladeshis in the communities generously hosting them.
Displaced people currently have very limited access to most necessities like water, food, shelter and latrines, with a high number of malaria, pneumonia, measles, and weapon injuries cases.
The latest "Situation Overview" by Reach and its partners highlights vulnerability of displaced population and calls on international community to step up its response as "no time to waste".
Save the Children is deeply concerned about reports that at least one child has died at sea during a perilous journey to Lesbos. Children are among the thousands reportedly caught up in violent clashes.
UNICEF, IOM, the UN Refugee Agency, OECD, countries and other partners join forces to protect children through the International Data Alliance on Children on the Move.
The computer uses data to predict where the locusts will go and develops early warning systems so communities can prepare. Plus, new UK aid will help stop them destroying the livelihoods of millions.