Hundreds of thousands of newly displaced civilians in the Idlib area are running out of options to find basic safety. The daily reality of cold, wet and snowy weather is compounding the conditions.
FAO has raised its appeal to $138 million, from the initial $76 million a month ago, in urgent funding to assist the countries that have been impacted. So far $33 million has been pledged or received.
Sofala province was severely affected by the rising level of the water basin, which led to floods. These floods in the region caused the isolation of communities.
More than 6,000 people fled to North Darfur due to fighting between different groups of the Zaghwa tribe on the other side of the border, while 2,300 people were displaced from Chad into West Darfur.
Michelle Bachelet says measures that advance access to education, healthcare, social protection and a life of dignity have demonstrated their impact as levers for wider social, economic and individual benefit.
Como resultado de las fuertes lluvias registradas en los últimos días se reportan más de 10.000 familias afectadas y 18 personas fallecidas en Bolivia, según datos del Ministerio de Defensa.
A new UN report calls on all parties to the conflict to conduct prompt, effective and transparent investigations into all allegations of violations of international human rights law.
Hundreds of thousands of people are reported to be displaced in the affected regions and the lack of security has further exacerbated the plight of marginalized and vulnerable groups.
More than 18,000 people now living at a site built for 2,200. UNHCR is calling for EU member states to demonstrate their solidarity and help to alleviate pressure by relocating asylum-seekers.
UNHCR and partners are facing severe challenges in accessing and responding to the needs of the IDPs and refugees scattered throughout the Sahel, as attacks on civilians grow in number and frequency.
“Displaced persons residing in rural areas, elderly people and female-headed households with children struggle just to get through each day,” observed Anh Nguyen, IOM Ukraine Chief of Mission.
In Federal Capital Territory for instance, out of the 854,720 targeted children, the government, with support from World Health Organization, successfully reached 810,859 children with all vaccines.
The guidance comprises three tools that are the first of their kind and will help policymakers and practitioners by laying out operational direction on providing protection and assistance to migrants.
“We were hopeful peace would be on the horizon, but the worrying escalation of violence over the past few weeks is a harsh reminder that children continue to carry the heaviest burden of the conflict."
"Thousands of innocent people cannot pay the price of a divided international community, whose inability to find a solution to this crisis is going to be a grave stain on our collective ... conscience.”
An extreme winter risk map was developed using MODIS satellite data, among other resources. The map shows that more than 50 per cent of the country is at risk of a severe winter.
Overall, in January, an estimated 5.3 million South Sudanese were already struggling to feed themselves, or were in “crisis” or worse (IPC Phase 3 and above) levels of food insecurity.
Participants in UNEP workshops shared views on environmental priorities, risks and solutions, with many raising concerns that they are going to face the reality of climate change in their lifetime.
At least 1,700 migrants have been intercepted or rescued and returned to Libya by the coast guard since the beginning of the new year. More than 3,000 others arrived in Italy and Malta.
The Partnership is a four-year, multi-country initiative aimed to help refugees and forcibly displaced individuals with sustainable solutions to support better integration and inclusion.