The waves of displacement are mainly due to violence around Congo's eastern frontier, in Ituri and the Kivus. More than 13 million people depend on humanitarian assistance.
Though much African migration is regular and takes place within Africa itself, the new evidence underscores the risks migrants face on their journeys, and how little we know about them.
UNHAS, which depends entirely on the support of international donors to finance its operating costs, is in urgent need of US$ 3 million to maintain its service for the next three months.
Five years since the onset of a brutal civil war, more than 2.2 million South Sudanese have sought safety in Uganda, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, DRC, and CAR. Another 1.9 million are IDPs.
Access to basic drinking water and sanitation facilities is better but more needs to be done to improve access to education and ending all forms of violence against children.
The 2019 HRP seeks to provide basic food, protection, health care, shelter, water and sanitation to 1.4 million Palestinians, who have been identified as most in need of interventions.
Close to 6,000 disappeared children have been reunited with their families since the outbreak of armed conflict in December 2013. Another 7,000 children are staying with foster families.
The Republic of Korea and FAO have joined forces to provide emergency assistance to some 5 800 families in two of the worst drought-affected provinces, Ghor and Badghis.
Following standardized design rules, the original set has been extended to include new themes while individual icons have evolved to reflect changes that have occurred since 2012.
Accountability is necessary for a non-binding document and 2019 must be the year where ambitious benchmarks for the success of the Compact are defined, said the NGOs.