The intensified ground bombardment of Idlib and surrounding areas has led to numerous civilian casualties and left some one million people extremely vulnerable, said Michelle Bachelet.
Eighty percent of the population needs some form of humanitarian assistance and protection, up 84 per cent since the conflict started in 2015: 14 million people are in acute humanitarian need.
The UN Special Envoy for Global Education advocates for the right of all stateless and displaced children to enjoy the benefits of a quality education.
New data on UNHCR-facilitated resettlement departures shows that of the estimated 1.2 million refugees in need of resettlement in 2018, only 55,692 were actually resettled.
To support humanitarian response, WHO has been procuring, storing and distributing medical emergency kits that will be provided to displaced populations and host communities.
IFRC found that 82% of the 700,000 people in sprawling camps urgently need sturdier shelters to protect them from extreme temperatures, monsoon downpours and cyclones.
“We particularly welcome commitments to protect children’s rights and put an end to grave violations against children, but commitments are not enough. Now is the time for action," says ED Fore.
Since last November, Humanity & Inclusion workers have identified and destroyed 114 landmines and other explosive remnants of war from land equivalent to 70 football fields.
Three NGOs urge donors to emphasize these activities when allotting funding to the one million Rohingya in the world’s largest refugee camp.
IOM is calling on the international community to support its $12 million appeal to help in containing the disease before it claims more lives and spreads across borders.