In some cases, food and agriculture receive only 3% of the national budget. FAO found that of this, on average, more than a fifth is un-disbursed due to insufficient implementing capacity.
IFRC is responding to an emergency within another emergency as the eruption affects a country already impacted by an ongoing dengue outbreak and the social and economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gunmen carried out a series of attacks in three separate regions, burning down houses and shooting civilians dead. The assailants also ransacked health centres and damaged homes and shops.
Since mid-April, more than 200 Palestinians - including at least 11 children - and a dozen Israelis have been injured. There are reports of children being detained, injured, and exposed to tear gas.
MSF teams are treating COVID-19 patients in a massive 2,000 bed facility set up by the Indian government, in addition to ensuring that people living with illnesses like TB continue to receive care.
Delays and supply shortages are driving African countries to slip further behind the rest of the world in the roll-out and the continent now accounts for only 1% of vaccines administered worldwide.
A total $40 million will be dedicated to Tigray, funding shelter, water, health care, GBV prevention, and emergency telecommunications; $25 million will fund operations in the rest of Ethiopia.
According to UN Humanitarian chief, conflict and climate shocks have left six people in ten food insecure. More than 100,000 are either one step away from, or already in, famine conditions.
Since the beginning of 2020, Save the Children and Hurras Network have confirmed 37 attacks on educational facilities in north-west Syria. The attacks have killed at least four children and four staff.
A new report documents barriers to Afghan women and girls obtaining health care and the healthcare system’s deterioration due to declining international support.