Overall, in January, an estimated 5.3 million South Sudanese were already struggling to feed themselves, or were in “crisis” or worse (IPC Phase 3 and above) levels of food insecurity.
"Thousands of innocent people cannot pay the price of a divided international community, whose inability to find a solution to this crisis is going to be a grave stain on our collective ... conscience.”
“We were hopeful peace would be on the horizon, but the worrying escalation of violence over the past few weeks is a harsh reminder that children continue to carry the heaviest burden of the conflict."
No single country is adequately protecting children’s health, their environment and their futures, finds a landmark report released by the WHO, UNICEF and The Lancet.
The sharp increase in insecurity, violence and military operations has also hampered humanitarian actors' access to populations affected by conflict.
An extreme winter risk map was developed using MODIS satellite data, among other resources. The map shows that more than 50 per cent of the country is at risk of a severe winter.
Ningún país está protegiendo adecuadamente la salud de los niños ni su medio ambiente y su futuro, según un informe publicado por la OMS, el UNICEF y The Lancet.
Persistent and intensified conflict continues to cause large-scale suffering and displacement of Afghan people. Iran and Pakistan are the biggest hosts of Afghan refugees worldwide.
The Partnership is a four-year, multi-country initiative aimed to help refugees and forcibly displaced individuals with sustainable solutions to support better integration and inclusion.
At least 1,700 migrants have been intercepted or rescued and returned to Libya by the coast guard since the beginning of the new year. More than 3,000 others arrived in Italy and Malta.