According to Save the Children's new report, these climate impacts risk trapping millions more children into long-term poverty, and threaten to undo decades of progress in the fight against hunger.
If the economy collapses, even the most basic services will no longer function, and humanitarian needs will soar even higher. Dealing with the liquidity crisis is critical, said Jan Egeland.
Incidents of arbitrary and incommunicado detention by Government forces remain unabated and the Commission of Inquiry continues to document grave violations of human rights and IHL.
This reduction will only enable WFP to stretch the remaining food and cash until December 2021, after which food assistance to all refugees will stop completely if further funds are not received.
COVID is spreading in Northwest Syria at an alarming rate, with over 1,000 cases confirmed daily, the highest ever recorded. Approximately 11% of newly registered cases live in overcrowded IDP camps.
UN migration agency is extremely concerned about a sharp increase in the deaths and disappearances at sea of migrants trying to reach the Canary Islands along the West African coast.
The UN World Food Programme Executive Director, David Beasley, has called on world leaders to make food security a reality for all and to build a stronger, healthier planet through better food systems.
The global hunger crisis is clearly reaching a tipping point, and the window to avert famine and devastatingly high levels of acute hunger in multiple countries is closing fast.
Vaccine shipments to Africa must rise from about 20 million per month to 150 million each month on average if the continent is to fully vaccinate 70% of its people by September 2022.
A new Save the Children report found that everyday survival in both of the camps for displaced people in north-east Syria continues to be a struggle for the estimated 40,000 children living there.