The report shows that among progress made in 2018, mortality rates among refugee children under the age of five, an important health impact indicator in emergencies, continue to decline.
The drought, which started early this spring after months of unusually erratic weather, has destroyed crops that would have been harvested between June and September.
Heavy rainfall, flooding and landslides across three countries – Nepal, India, and Bangladesh – have killed at least 93 children, and put the lives of millions more at risk.
At least 70,000 people live in Al-Hol Camp, northeast of Syria. UNICEF estimates that more than 90% are children and women. Nearly 20,000 of the children are Syrians.
It will serve as a rapid response mechanism to help authorities curtail the Boko Haram insurgency by restoring and extending effective civilian security, improve basic services and livelihoods.
The UN has also recognized the seriousness of the emergency by activating the Humanitarian System-wide Scale-Up to support the Ebola response.
With the world’s population expected to reach nearly 10 billion by 2050, the global food system must undergo urgent change to ensure there is adequate food for all without destroying Earth.
In northern areas, an upsurge of violence by armed groups since early 2019 is severely damaging rural livelihood systems and driving widespread internal displacements.
Save the Children is worried more bad weather could result in a major humanitarian crisis, leading to further death, injury, displacement and potential spread of water-borne diseases.
La medida restringe excesivamente el derecho a solicitar asilo y pondrá en riesgo a las personas vulnerables que necesitan protección internacional y que huyen de sus países por la violencia o la persecución.