The conflict has had a devastating effect on women in particular, who have been been subjected to sexual violence, forced to leave their homes and left for days without food to feed their children.
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Aid agencies are warning of a looming humanitarian catastrophe if the UN Security Council fails to renew a resolution allowing lifesaving aid delivered cross-border to reach Syria.
Impact of school closures has been far greater for children in poorer countries, as they often would have spent fewer years of their life in school even before the pandemic, says Save the Children.
The number of working children has risen to 160 million worldwide – an increase of 8.4 million children since 2016. The number of children aged 5-17 years in hazardous work has risen to 79 million.
Nearly two million Venezuelans are in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay. Some of these are among countries with the highest COVID-19 infection and death counts globally.
The HRP focuses on supporting the needs of 4.3 million people in Pakistan, including refugees, facing a series of overlapping emergencies, including extreme weather events and the COVID-19 pandemic.
With Save the Children revealing that Somali Region's health budget ignored the needs of the most vulnerable, communities successfully campaigned for revisions to the government's approach.
"This year's drought will be the final straw for millions of Afghans struggling to survive after decades of conflict and more than a year into the Covid-19 pandemic," said NRC's Astrid Sletten.
According to a new analysis by Save the Children, the figures only reflect reported cases, the actual number of child abductions is estimated to be far higher.
The legal advice included support with asylum claims or in removal or deportation proceedings; access to documentation; safeguarding access to medical care, employment and housing and more.
This will involve three critical dryland biomes - the Miombo and Mopane ecosystems of southern Africa, the savannas of East and West Africa, and grasslands, savannas and shrublands of Central Asia.
Without access to safe water and sanitation, children and families are at increased risk of waterborne diseases, with concern especially growing at the threat of a cholera outbreak.
LMICS accounted for 52% of new cases and 40% of new deaths in May, while cases and deaths have dropped precipitously in high-income countries as vaccination coverage has increased.
The EU funds will allow WFP to continue to meet the urgent needs of nearly 13 million people through food distributions or cash. More than half of all Yemenis are unable to afford basic food items.
Les affrontements violents entre gangs se font de plus en plus fréquents. Ces graves incidents font de nombreux morts et blessés, et Ils contraignent des centaines de familles à fuir leur domicile.
A despicable terrorist attack in the north of the country reportedly left about hundred people dead, and several others injured. UN reaffirms support to the government and people of Burkina Faso.
UNHCR commends the Government of Indonesia for allowing their disembarkation, as well as the members of the local community who initially provided food provisions to the refugees.
UNHCR is currently engaging with local authorities in Mueda district to ensure that information is shared regarding refoulement and to ensure adequate follow-up and provision of assistance.
MSF is calling for an urgent humanitarian response for people in the region, who are desperately short of food, drinking water, shelter, protection and basic services, including healthcare.
“It is crucial we work together now to mitigate the risks before the disaster occurs. We need to be able to respond swiftly and effectively during such crises,” said IOM's Manuel Marques Pereira.