More than 7,000 children – on average more than 850 every month – have made the dangerous journey by sea, with most ending up in overcrowded and unsafe facilities, says UNICEF.
More resources would allow IOM and its partners to expand shelter recovery programmes. About 5,000 families are still living under tarpaulins, damaged roofs or with friends and families.
"While it is vital to secure an agreement to end armed conflict, there needs to be political will to engage positively in the support of peace," the joint statement reads.
UNICEF and its partners have so far identified 155 children who have been orphaned or left unaccompanied as a result of the latest Ebola outbreak in the eastern DRC.
Thousands of houses have been destroyed and the floods have caused considerable damage to farmland. There is an urgent need for shelter, NFI, food and livelihood assistance.
Once municipios del Estado al noroeste del país declarados zonas de emergencia por el paso de una depresión tropical. Miles de habitantes han sido evacuados por las fuertes precipitaciones que comenzaron el jueves.
Before Typhoon Mangkhut swirled its deadly path towards Luzon – home to nearly 50 million people – the Philippine Red Cross joined a massive effort to get people ready for the storm.
Según los datos recabados a fecha de 19 de septiembre, a causa del tifón, con vientos máximos sostenidos de 205 km/h, se han visto afectadas más de un millón de personas, de las cuales 236.000 han tenido que ser evacuadas.
In his appeal to “all the parties” to implement the agreement, the UN chief highlighted the need to ensure the protection of civilians and humanitarian access.
Spaces for the cold chain to store the vaccine have been identified. The freezers, transportation crates, storage boxes, pallets and vaccines carriers have arrived and been installed.