According to NRC's assessments, more than 6,800 people living in camps in Maiduguri have been hit by floods in recent weeks. In Dikwa, 500 people have been rendered homeless.
The region faces a daunting spectrum of natural hazards. ESCAP reports that these are closely linked to inequality and poverty, leading to a vicious downward cycle.
Most of the displaced are heading towards already densely populated areas of northern Idlib governorate, with the Dana sub-district continuing to receive the biggest share.
These include putting research at the heart of the response; applying experimental vaccines; incorporating social science and engaging with communities, among others.
Between the end of July and the beginning of August 2019, humanitarian organisations recorded seven incidents of violent robberies and burglaries, intimidation and theft.
L'augmentation de l’insécurité et des attaques armées a entrainé la fermeture de 2024 écoles, dont plus de la moitié dans la région du Sahel, durement frappée par la violence.
Efforts to return up to 3,450 refugees to Myanmar began earlier this week, but many say they fear going back without a guarantee of rights and justice.
The mission found that soldiers routinely and systematically employed rape and other violent and forced sexual acts against ethnic-minority women, men, children and transgender people.
The new EU funding will boster the coordination, surveillance and response capacities to Ebola in high-risk districts in Burundi, close to the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo.
A six-day oral vaccination campaign reached almost 65,000 under-fives in Aden, Al Dhale’e and Taizz, where high numbers of suspected cholera and AWD cases have been recorded.