More climate finance has to support women’s organisations that are already doing this work in their communities – we cannot face the climate crisis if we continue to leave them behind, says CARE.
The new arrivals had been part of a group of about 45,000 people who had attempted to flee towards the Ugandan border shortly after deadly clashes erupted between armed militia groups in Ituri in May.
The assistance targets IDPs, refugees, returnees, and vulnerable families from July to September – the lean season - when stocks are low between harvests and families struggle to survive with little food.
Pastureland is disappearing fast due to climate change around Lake Chad. Plus, recent measures taken in response to the COVID-19 pandemic are preventing herders from accessing livestock markets.
Un nuevo estudio advierte que, a menos que los gobiernos tomen medidas urgentes para prevenir nuevas zoonosis en las personas, la humanidad sufrirá nuevas pandemias como el COVID-19 .
Healthcare for children in war-torn Yemen has been further devastated by a combination of funding cuts and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Save the Children has warned.
Although the coronavirus has been slow to take hold on the continent, hotspots have emerged with a scale and depth of financial shock forcing many families to resort to child labour to meet basic needs.
UNHCR warns that inaction could lead to further population flows, continued suffering and instability, and a deepening regional socio-economic crisis in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The ICRC calls on all parties to the armed conflict and all those involved in the violence to show restraint, in particular with regard to individuals they have arrested or captured.
Decisions at every level of the response to COVID-19 are resulting in women being further cut off from sexual and reproductive health services, threatening sharp rises in maternal and neonatal mortality.