The UNICEF report calls for an end to the conflict which has fuelled one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises. There are 5.2 million displaced people in DRC, more than in any country except Syria.
UN commission says attacks against civilians by armed groups and militias organised and mobilised along ethnic lines have intensified, often with the support of armed state and opposition forces.
Refugees trapped along the Balkans migration route, including 500 unaccompanied children and 400 children with family, are facing increased risks from smugglers, traffickers and border authorities.
IOM is seeking $121 million. Continuous returns of migrants from Algeria — as well as movement through Niger to and from Algeria and Libya — leave migrants lacking shelter, food, water and healthcare.
The number of people who are severely food insecure – meaning they cannot survive without food assistance – has doubled in just one year to stand at 1.3 million people.
Report highlights that desert locusts will continue to pose a serious risk to both pasture and crops countrywide through mid-2021. In addition, below-average rainfall is projected during April-June.
"We must overcome the structural barriers that prevent the most vulnerable from being immunized and we can only do that by working together," said Carissa F. Etienne.
As Turkey's first entity dedicated to coordinating migration and development, the Network will help improve migration management, fostering greater harmony between displaced and host communities.
After the “annus horribilis” that was 2020, everyone at ReliefWeb would like to wish all our users a brighter, healthier and happier 2021!
Last year was notably positive in one aspect, however: our user numbers topped a record-breaking 15 million! The 2019 figure of 10.8 million was in itself a record, so every COVID-19 cloud has a silver lining indeed.
On another positive note, this year marks our...