One out of five children surveyed also reported facing a security incident on their way to school that put their life at risk and their education in jeopardy.
“The risks of hospitalization and death from COVID-19 are skyrocketing due to limited health infrastructure, high rates of illness, all compounded by poor access to safe water," said IFRC.
After losing their incomes during COVID-19, Venezuelan refugees and migrants evicted from their homes are now at greater risk than ever, new data visualization shows.
Save the Children appeals to donors to meet the current funding gap to help partners mitigate the impact of the floods, the worsening conditions for children, and help build a more resilient society.
Together with other UN agencies, UNHCR stands ready to support an urgent plan of action that could help alleviate the terrible suffering of asylum-seekers and refugees in Libya.
Given the urgent public health need to address vaccine-derived polio globally, nOPV2 became the first vaccine to receive authorization for use under Emergency Use Listing (EUL).
The military use of schools in countries that endorsed the Safe Schools Declaration declined globally. New laws and military policies from governments and armed forces contributed to the reduction.
The assistance would include food, clothing, health services and psychosocial support, safe shelters, and protection for people at risk of gender-based violence and trafficking in persons.
More than 150 people have died across the two countries and dozens are missing after some of the heaviest rains in more than a century was dumped on provinces in Nepal and northern India.
The new crisis response initiative that is embedded as part of the overall UN system’s response will contribute to preventing a humanitarian catastrophe and the breakdown of the country’s economy.