The governorate’s 137 displacement sites saw a nearly ten-fold increase in new arrivals since September as active frontlines have shifted in the past two months more than any time this year.
Save the Children survey found that children are not returning to school because of child labour, child marriage and financial hardship, which have only worsened with the pandemic.
UNHCR is gravely concerned about civilians in Marib, including more than one million IDPs. As the frontlines shift closer to populated areas, their lives are in danger and access to aid more difficult.
Months after its creation, Alganaa refugee camp in Sudan’s White Nile State has been submerged by flood waters, leaving some 35,000 South Sudanese refugees needing urgent assistance.
“There is nothing to celebrate for the hundreds of children, women and men in rural Colombia who flee their homes every day to escape armed violence. Now is the time to scale up, not down, support."
Médecins Sans Frontières calls on other humanitarian organisations to urgently increase food and nutrition assistance, water and sanitation services, shelter and healthcare in Bentiu.
Since 2016, the region has recorded more than 21,000 children verified by the UN as recruited and used by armed forces and non-state armed groups, and more than 2,200 child victims of sexual violence.
Food insecurity has seen a dramatic rise in Central America as the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic and poverty continue to make it harder for families to access nutritious food.
The regeneration project for the Kakuma-Kalobeyei camps will combine measures to promote self-sufficiency, economic growth and environmental resilience, laying the foundations for a sustainable future.
As the stalemate between the EU and Belarus continues, the IRC urges all involved to cease using human beings as political leverage. At least 13 people have died and hypothermia cases are rising.