Swarms of locusts that are sweeping across Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia could grow 500 times bigger by June and invade Uganda and South Sudan, says Oxfam.
This projection is linked to a surge in violence that has included attacks against children and civilians, abductions and recruitment of children into armed groups.
The number of people displaced increased tenfold last year to over 560,000 and is predicted to skyrocket to 900,000 by April as horrific violence continues to force families from their homes.
Civilians continue to bear the burden of harm, accounting for 66% of casualties. Some countries saw a significant rise in civilian deaths, with Libya experiencing a 131% increase.
.La frontera entre Estados Unidos y México es la zona con el mayor número de decesos, revelan los datos del Proyecto Migrantes Desaparecidos de la OIM.
At least 810 people died crossing deserts, rivers and remote terrain on various routes across the Americas in 2019, including 497 deaths in the US–Mexico border region.
Clashes in Darfur have forced more than 11,000 people to flee as refugees into neighbouring Chad since last month. Four thousand of them have fled during last week alone.
At least 33 people, including women and children, were killed and an unknown number wounded during the attack. Nearly 4,000 people fled to Abyei town.
"The majority of crises ranked are partly a consequence of declining natural resources, increasing extreme weather events and global warming more broadly," said CARE
The Ministry of Health and WHO have dispatched Rapid Response Teams to the affected districts of Moyo and Buliisa to support investigations and community mobilization.