A recent attack killed 16 people, including five girls under age 15, in north eastern DR Congo. Since the beginning of the year, ongoing violence has taken the lives of over 300 people.
"MSF had 27 staff supporting the Macomia Health Center. They hid in the bush for nearly two days terrified to come out. Thankfully no one was injured and today everyone is accounted for," confirmed MSF.
Le Burkina Faso est confronté aux conséquences de la violence, de la persistance de l’insécurité alimentaire et de la malnutrition. Cinq des treize régions du pays sont particulièrement touchées.
The COVID-19 Flash Appeal focuses on the critical needs of millions in dire humanitarian conditions, while the Rapid Response Plan for Cabo Delgado will prioritize those affected by increasing violence.
Los países verán apoyados sus esfuerzos para revertir la degradación de la tierra, adaptarse al cambio climático, salvaguardar las aguas internacionales y promover sistemas alimentarios sostenibles
“A learning crisis already existed before COVID-19 hit. We are now looking at an even more divisive and deepening education crisis,” said UNICEF Chief of Education Robert Jenkins.
The past decade has seen the region hit by consecutive climatic disasters that have left more than 35 million people food insecure. Since 2004, about 15 million people have been facing hunger every year.
A total of 20.5 million people need WASH services compared with 17.8 million in 2019. An estimated $1.35 billion in funding was pledged – just over half (56 percent) of the $2.41 billion requested.
En este momento Brasil y Perú registran una trasmisión comunitaria intensa del virus; las islas del Caribe han hecho un trabajo excelente en general, pero existe gran preocupación por Haití.
On average annually, 350,000-400,000 children under-five with severe acute malnutrition are admitted for treatment. New estimates show this figure may increase to 530,000 due to COVID-19.