Pregnant women, separated families and sick elderly people are among thousands continuing to arrive daily into Sudan from conflict-stricken Ethiopia. Many appear traumatised and all need help.
According to latest UNHCR data, only 15,425 refugees were resettled from January to the end of September this year, compared with 50,086 over the same period last year.
Ahead of the G20 Leaders’ Summit on 21 November, agencies are calling for early action to prevent soaring rates of hunger and malnutrition resulting from pandemic-related global economic recession.
The passage of Eta, added to the impact of COVID-19, has greatly increased humanitarian needs, requiring a comprehensive response in food security, health, WASH, shelter, protection and education.
The ongoing crisis in Borno, Adamawa, and Yobe states and the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic are driving hunger to alarming levels. Up to 5.1 million people risk being critically food-insecure.
The outbreak in western DRC, announced on 1 June 2020, came as another in the east was winding down. By the end of the 11th one there were 119 confirmed cases, 11 probable, 55 deaths and 75 recoveries.
Southern Madagascar is on the brink of a humanitarian disaster, with more than half the region’s population requiring emergency food assistance, as COVID-19 collides with the premature dry season.
While the COVID-19 crisis has shown the realities of how vulnerable the world can be, the climate crisis is and will continue to have much more significant impact, according to a new IFRC report.
Women, men and children have been crossing the border at the rate of 4,000 per day since 10 November, rapidly overwhelming the humanitarian response capacity on the ground
Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, DR Congo, Nigeria, South Sudan, Yemen will each receive a share of $80 million. An extra $20 million set aside for anticipatory action to fight hunger in Ethiopia.