The analysis also revealed that 337 million children were living near armed groups and government forces that recruit children, a threefold increase from three decades ago (99 million in 1990).
The number of people who received assistance and protection services during the first nine months of 2021 is already more than 1.5 million – the highest level since 2017.
The Jewi camp hosts 61,971 of the 349,542 refugees scattered across eight sites and settlements in Gambella. Over the last year, 11,000 new South Sudanese refugees have arrived, most women and girls.
The Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition 2021 states that, in just one year, and in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of people living with hunger increased by 13.8 million.
While we fully condemn the actions of Belarus, we urge a response from the EU and all relevant European and international organisations that is in line with EU and international legal obligations.
Several people, including women and children, were killed and others injured in a violent incursion in the early hours of 28 November. This is the fourth attack on IDPs since 19 November in Ituri.
MSF is distributing warm clothes and blankets to 3,000 families in 18 camps and installing tent flooring, roof isolation, and thermal insulation for 3,900 families.
"The COVID-19 pandemic is not over, yet two years on we are still overly reactive and uncoordinated ... Vaccine, data and knowledge equity are key to protecting the global population," said IFRC.
UNICEF warns that a prolonged COVID-19 pandemic is deepening the inequalities that have long driven the HIV epidemic, putting children, pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers at increased risk.
Almost 3.5 million people face severe food insecurity. A total of 2.6 million people are affected by shortage of water while the drought forced 111,000 people to flee their homes in 2021.