Donors are expected to announce pledges of support for a $3.8 billion appeal for the UN and partners’ humanitarian work inside Syria and a $6.04 billion refugee plan for neighbouring countries.
COVID-19 containment measures, including border restrictions, limit household access to key income generating activities and contribute to atypical price volatility in some areas.
Donors are encouraged to provide direct funding to NGOs operating cross-border in northeast Syria as the UN does not channel funding to them since the Security Council passed its Resolution 2504.
Millions of children in Yemen could be pushed to ‘the brink of starvation’ due to huge shortfalls in humanitarian aid funding amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new UNICEF report.
The UN mission is asking the Security Council for its continued support as it adds the fight against COVID-19 to its to-do list, while also dealing with a fragile security situation in the east.
The Nigerian refugees have arrived in Niger's Maradi region, tripling the number who have fled there since last year because of growing insecurity and atrocities across north-western Nigeria.
A new report documents increasingly difficult obstacles to education the further Syrian refugee children progress in school, with enrollment rates collapsing to just 25 to 30 percent in secondary school.
Violent disputes between the Peulh and Dogon communities have increased in recent months, with community-based militias, initially formed to defend communities, becoming increasingly violent.
Syrians face an unprecedented hunger crisis as the prices of basic foods reach levels unseen even at the height of the nine-year conflict and millions of people are pushed deeper into poverty, WFP said.
New shortages are coming on top of a water funding emergency, with water and sanitation services for over 6 million people facing closure, it could lead to a surge in cholera and Covid-19 cases.