The Syrian Network for Human Rights' latest monthly report states that the number of civilian deaths in February includes 66 children, 43 women, six medical personnel and two media workers.
Thousands of migrants, including families with young children, are passing a cold night along the border between Turkey and Greece. IOM is distributing meal boxes and other basic supplies.
Starting in March 2020 and lasting four months, the survey provides estimates on education status, child protection, water and sanitation, child health, anthropometric measures, and many more.
UNAMA welcomes the commitment expressed by the parties to intra-Afghan negotiations and stresses the importance of continuing to reduce violence, especially violence that harms civilians.
Crisis (IPC 3) outcomes are widespread in the presence of large-scale humanitarian food assistance. A risk of famine persists and would be possible if conflict significantly disrupts port operations.
Following these campaigns planned in the two states, seven other states are proposed for yellow fever vaccination campaigns later in the year as part of Nigeria’s accelerated eradication plan.
The major contributing factor over 2020 is the expected further deteriorating security situation, decreased food accessibility, possible measles outbreaks and high incidences of respiratory infections.
WHO’s supplies will provide more than 225,000 treatment courses to internally displaced Syrians in Idleb and Aleppo where hostilities continue to escalate.
While commending the government for measures it has already taken, the expert said the needs of 1.5 million IDPs were still acute, and raised particular concerns about children deprived of education.
Fighting between military actors and armed groups has spread from North Kivu to Ituri province. It comes on top of intercommunal violence that has forced more than 100,000 people to flee this year.
East Africa is home to more than 14 million IDPs, most of whom rely on humanitarian aid to survive. Funding is already short of what is needed to support these communities, without the locust threat.
A charter flight from Tripoli to Lagos yesterday pushed the total number of people assisted through IOM's Voluntary Humanitarian Return programme to over 50,000 returnees to 44 countries since 2015.
The European Union’s gesture demonstrates continued commitment towards solidarity and burden- and responsibility-sharing with countries such as Pakistan, which hosts large numbers of refugees.
The improved connection via the construction of Bamingui bridge to Bangui helps support local economic development and ensures humanitarian aid can reach people in the northeastern part of the country.
Humanitarian organisations and UN agencies won't need to apply for authorisation of the General Intelligence Service and the Military Intelligence, facilitating the delivery of humanitarian aid.
Save the Children is warning that without a major increase in the humanitarian response in Zimbabwe, lives will be lost as children and their families adopt more extreme coping mechanisms to survive.
As the locusts continue their invasion throughout eastern Africa, and more details emerge about the scale of need in affected areas, the cost of action has already doubled, to $138 million.
Aid agencies estimate nearly 7.5 million South Sudanese are in dire need of help. About 1.5 million people remain internally displaced while another 2.2 million are in neighbouring countries.
More than 55,000 Malian refugees live in Mbera camp in eastern Mauritania, 60km from the border with Mali. With little or no opportunity for integration into the labour market, they survive mainly on aid.
Given the scarcity of funding, the services provided by these organizations to the most vulnerable will be greatly reduced, which will exacerbate humanitarian crises in disaster, conflict and war zones.