Water supplies for tens of thousands of people on the island have been compromised by layers of thick ash and salt water following the volcanic eruption and tsunami.
Conflict in northern Ethiopia is escalating, causing large-scale displacement. Children are being separated from their families, going hungry and desperate to return to school, warns Plan Int'l.
As the conflict in northern Ethiopia continues to evolve, hundreds of thousands of people have been displaced, putting enormous strain on the region’s health-care system and medical staff.
The 2022 budget proposal comes as UNRWA confronts a chronic funding shortfall that undermines its effort to provide humanitarian and development support to some of the world’s most vulnerable refugees.
MSF will focus on supporting health facilities, running mobile clinics in isolated areas, facilitating referrals of critical patients, and distributing essential relief and medical materials.
This attack comes amid an escalation in violence across the country, where the last three months of 2021 recorded a 60 per cent increase in civilian casualties compared to the previous quarter.
2021 was the year with the lowest ever polio transmission in Afghanistan, providing an unprecedented opportunity to achieve eradication. The current campaign will target 9.9 million children.
FAO says $138 million is urgently needed to assist 1.5 million vulnerable people in rural communities in the Horn of Africa whose fields and pastures have been hard hit by an extended drought.
“This crisis response remains severely underfunded. This year, we’ve only received a fraction of the funding needed to prepare people for the winter and protect them against the cold," says CARE.
All communication lines in the country have been disrupted with no timeframe given on restoration. Red Cross is mobilising its regional network to provide relief.