Opportunities now exist to implement longer-term investment strategies and to build-up the country’s resilience to the recurrent shocks, writes the head of OCHA Somalia.
In just two years, the number of children not in school will increase by a further 200,000, to 2.6 million, if conditions in the country do not significantly improve, new study warns.
However, more than 19 million children are missing out on vaccinations, prompting calls from WHO and UNICEF for concerted efforts to reach all children.
UNAMA’s latest update documents 5,122 civilian casualties (1,692 deaths and 3,430 injured) - a 3% overall decrease from last year – with civilian deaths up by 1%, the most recorded.
The government, which has led the response since the crisis began, is racing to provide vital humanitarian services across numerous displacement sites in West Guji (Oromia) and Gedeo zones.
UNHCR says the humanitarian challenges are enormous. Hospitals and other infrastructure are destroyed. Of particular concern are the number of children suffering from severe acute malnutrition.
Los Estados miembros de la ONU han logrado el primer acuerdo global para ayudar a aprovechar los beneficios de la migración y proteger a los inmigrantes indocumentados.
The repatriation of vulnerable migrants in Yemen has restarted from the embattled port city of Hudaydah, after it was halted amid heavy fighting last month.
After more than a year of discussions among Member States, local officials, civil society and migrants themselves, the text of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration was finalized.
More than 36,600 people will receive urgent nutrition assistance, with 600,000 supported by WASH services, 175,000 benefiting from health-care services, and 71,200 households receiving non-food item kits.