The past 48 hours have seen 15 landslides, 25 wind/rainstorms, and five flooding incidents, causing temporary displacement of 14,801 individuals from 4,543 households.
UNICEF welcomes the decision by the government to invite parents and guardians of displaced students, aged 4 to 19, to seek enrolment in government schools starting in New Providence.
There are almost 10 million Syrian and Iraqi IDPs and refugees in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria. For many, this will be the ninth consecutive winter in displacement.
Up to six million people are projected to be food-insecure over the coming months ... And climate-related events will continue to have deleterious effects, said OCHA chief.
Key challenges include lack of school spaces, teachers not adequately trained, language barriers and limited access to psychosocial support.
There are more people facing food insecurity today than at any point since the armed conflict between government forces and the opposition started more than five years ago.
The report highlights how ongoing hostilities have impacted on the lives of Syrians and spawned further mass displacement, raising the number of displaced to approximately 13 million.
Two cholera treatment centres are treating patients in Blue Nile State, and a dedicated isolation centre has been established for cholera case management.
African migrants are perishing at a rate of about 25 people a week – or about 1,300 annually – on the continent, even before embarking on perilous sea trips to Europe or the Arabian Peninsula.
Mr. Yamamoto spelled out that any political settlement must include a promise to “protect and advance human rights and fundamental freedoms for all who live in Afghanistan.