The Philippines has experienced a number of deadly outbreaks of vaccine preventable and mosquito borne diseases in 2019.
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Life-saving assistance has been suspended in some flooded areas, with 42 nutrition centres impacted by the floods.
If urgent humanitarian action is not taken, the number of food-insecure people will likely rise in the coming months, according to the Regional Interagency Standing Committee Africa.
The latest Central Emergency Response Fund grant brings its funding to Somalia to $50 million in 2019, while the Somalia Humanitarian Fund has allocated $51 million to date.
Far from just being a charitable gesture, Colombian firms are finding that hiring Venezuelan refugees and migrants makes good business sense.
Only a handful of countries have made concrete commitments to advance children’s rights to mark the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child on 20 November.
Heavy rains continue to cause significant material damage and make more vulnerable a population already affected by repeated cycles of violence since 2013.
Thousands more families are at risk of being displaced as heavy rains continue to pummel many parts of Somalia, with bad weather forecast to last throughout November, Islamic Relief warns.
A total of 1,051 family hygiene kits and 130 plastic tarpaulins have been distributed to children and their families in the most affected towns of Makilala and Magpet in North Cotabato.
With more than 2.7 million cases, including 1,206 deaths reported at the end of October 2019, PAHO is recommending that countries strengthen their disease surveillance.