In the face of rapidly rising hunger, WFP is preparing to scale up to provide food and cash-based assistance for as many as 12 million people whose lives have been torn apart by the conflict.
While humanitarians are racing to prepare for the freezing temperatures that usually grip the country during the winter, the UN calls on international donors to urgently increase funding.
Al-Thawra Hospital, Hodeidah's major neonatal care facility, is under strain. It witnesses some 400 to 500 deliveries per month, including more than 200 caesarian sections.
Access to many areas where fighting has stopped is still limited. UNICEF and other humanitarian agencies are now able to access some formerly hard-to-reach areas as conflict lines shifted.
While the Bangladeshi government accepted approximately 700,000 Rohingya refugees after the Myanmar army’s ethnic cleansing campaign, Rohingya say authorities are now pressuring them to return.
The Initiative provides private sector companies with the opportunity to contribute to the Country-Based Pooled Fund alongside donor countries.
"In the morning when there is a lull, people come out of their refuge in the hospital to try to live their lives, and then they go back ... at night,” said MSF. “The protection of the population must be ensured.”
La mayoría está viviendo en la calle, sin acceso garantizado a la alimentación y salud, mientras gobierno colombiano estima que la cifra podría alcanzar los tres millones en pocos meses.
UNHCR and partners doubled their shelter capacity for asylum seekers by 448 spaces and are currently developing a plan to further increase the capacity by around 1,500 spaces in strategic locations across the country.
The closure of Gaza's schools comes just days after UNRWA said all of its 711 schools there and in the West Bank, Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq would stay open, despite a funding crisis.