With record-breaking high temperatures around the world and increasing droughts, climate change exacerbates water supply problems and thus increases the vulnerability of societies.
Mass disruptions and displacement can bring stress for all involved. Providing psychosocial support in educational, cultural, community, religious and health settings reduces vulnerabilities.
The Humanitarian Coordinator calls on all parties to abide by IHL and to protect civilians, civilian infrastructure and humanitarian personnel. She also appeals to donors to scale up funding.
The number of international migrants globally reached an estimated 272 million in 2019, an increase of 51 million since 2010, according to new estimates released by the UN today.
Detention of children for immigration purposes, whether travelling alone or with their families, has been recognized as a child rights violation and can be highly damaging to their well-being.
An estimated 200,000 refugees gathered for “Genocide Day” rally in Cox’s Bazar, and called for Myanmar citizenship rights and other guarantees before they agree to return.
The attack on Saudi oil facilities 'makes the chances of a regional conflict that much higher and of a rapprochement that much lower' says Martin Griffiths in Security Council briefing.
La continuidad de días sin o con limitada lluvia y las altas temperaturas fueron los principales problemas para los agricultores centroamericanos.
Since the beginning of 2019, the country has registered 9,794 measles cases and 53 deaths. Maradi, Tahoua and Niamey are the most affected regions.
The number of under-fives facing ‘crisis’ levels of food insecurity is expected to rise to 200,000 by February 2020. About 38,000 children could become severely malnourished.