2.6 million people are displaced within Somalia. Drought, competition for resources and poor living conditions have fueled fighting in rural areas, and pushed people towards Mogadishu.
The project is part of a US$15m grant from the Education Cannot Wait global fund dedicated to education in emergencies and humanitarian crises and will benefit 12,000 children.
UNICEF’s winter campaign aims to reach the most vulnerable children aged between three months and 14 years living in camps for the internally displaced and in hard-to-reach areas.
"This is the first comprehensive UN document where the international community makes commitments to address natural hazards and climate change as drivers of displacement."
El titular de la ONU acogió con satisfacción el abrumador apoyo mundial para el acuerdo no vinculante, recalcando que, a las personas en movimiento "voluntario o forzado", sin o con autorización legal, se les debe respetar sus derechos humanos y su dignidad.
An estimated 5,300 migrants trapped in Bosnia and Herzegovina desperately need humanitarian assistance ahead of freezing winter temperatures, says the IFRC.
This long overdue prize must be the beginning of a strengthened effort to protect women and men against sexual violence and abuse in wars and to ensure that those who commit what is pure war crimes are held accountable.
To mitigate the suffering of the Syrian people, some 369 trucks will be carrying much needed lifesaving assistance to hundreds of thousands of women, children and men.
Millions of children, regardless of their status or whereabouts, will be vaccinated against measles, rubella and polio during the National Campaign for Vaccination organised by the government UNICEF, IOM and WHO
With support from GAVI vaccine alliance, 2,160 doses of vaccine have been allocated to South Sudan and will be administered to protect against Ebola virus-Zaire.