Displaced families in areas already plagued by conflict and the deadly Ebola virus have lost access to food and are on the brink of malnutrition, worsening the crisis.
UNHCR is delivering quick impact projects to forcibly displaced families and helping them gain sustainable livelihoods by providing the necessary materials and training.
Many expectant mothers experiencing complications in childbirth and parents of sick children are unable to reach medical care in Yemen in a safe and timely manner, often with deadly consequences.
According to the latest figures released by the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan, 581 civilian deaths and 1,192 injured were recorded during the first three months of this year.
A longstanding dispute over water resources between two tribes in the eastern province of Nangarhar has been resolved through mediation and community engagement.
La FAO trabajará con los gobiernos para fortalecer las sociedades territoriales y producir gobiernos locales más competentes y eficaces, creando puentes que conecten estos territorios a lo largo de nuestro continente, para que aprendan unos de los otros.
On Saturday, 200 families were moved out of emergency shelters in the central town of Beira. It’s hoped that over the next 10 days, some 70,000 further people will be moved.
Flood water is still covering a wide area, leading to displacement of residents, damage to property, death of livestock and destruction of agricultural crops in many villages and the marshlands.
Thirty years in the making, RTS,S is the first, and to date the only, vaccine that can significantly reduce malaria in children. In Africa alone, the disease kills more than 250,000 children every year.
UNDP-commissioned study, released today, projects that if the war ends in 2022, development gains will have been set back by 26 years — almost a generation.