El gobierno informa que creó un protocolo para el manejo de atención integral de los flujos migratorios extraordinarios como el causado por la crisis sociopolítica que vive Nicaragua desde hace cuatro meses.
Today's conflicts are fuelled by a steady supply of arms. The poor regulation and wide availability of conventional arms cause devastating and irreparable harm to the civilian population.
As of 19 August, flooding in India's Kerala state has caused 361 deaths and displaced 725,000 people. Cyclone Bebinca caused flooding in Viet Nam, Thailand, and Laos.
As the conflict in northwest Syria escalates, WHO is appealing for US$ 11 million to provide life-saving health care to people in parts of Aleppo, Hama, Idleb and Lattakia governorates.
The Humanitarian Coordinator for the oPt is calling on donors to immediately fund the procurement of emergency fuel. “We have now run out of funds and are delivering the final supplies in the next few days," he said.
Rohingya women living in Bangladesh are developing health problems and are at greater risk of abuse due to unsafe and unsuitable facilities in many parts of the refugee camps, Oxfam warned.
"We’re hearing reports of damage to major infrastructure and homes, while hundreds of schools are being used to shelter those who fled their homes,” said the head of Save the Children in India.
The drought could lead to further internal immigration in the Americas, as climatic factors have impelled people to emigrate from the Northern Triangle’s Dry Corridor to the USA and elsewhere.
Donors helped the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to achieve record-level funding of $514.6 million, ensuring delivery of urgent aid to millions of people in desperate need.
Lack of adequate care is having severe consequences for children arriving in the town. MSF calls on authorities to urgently provide adequate assistance before the situation further deteriorates.