En América Latina y el Caribe, la campaña #MujeresRurales busca difundir información y propuestas de soluciones con énfasis en la seguridad alimentaria y nutricional, la reducción de la pobreza, la eliminación de la violencia de género, así como apoyar las políticas públicas que impulsan varias instituciones.
Thousands could be dying from undetected cases of cholera because COVID-19 has overwhelmed the health facilities and people are too frightened to seek treatment for fear of the virus, Oxfam said.
Mines, unexploded ordnance (UXO) and more frequent use of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) are resulting in a growing threat to host populations, refugees and IDPs, warns UNHCR.
The region faces an unprecedented threat to food security caused by severe floods, COVID-19 and desert locusts. Below-average rains later this year could further threaten food security.
Together with $125 million released earlier, CERF has now allocated $225 million to support crisis response in 20 countries this year – the highest annual amount in the fund’s history.
While reconciliation efforts by the DRC government have revived hopes for peace in Ituri, thousands of displaced families and children lack access to basic services, education and healthcare.
According to an analysis published in The Lancet, 80 per cent of these children would be from sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. More than half would be from South Asia alone.
Save the Children calls on the government to ensure that children, especially girls, are included in the development, design and implementation of preparedness and response plans to the crisis.
Los números de casos y fallecimientos por la COVID-19 están aumentando rápidamente en América Latina con más de 8.610.134 casos y 337.439 fallecimientos reportados el 26 de julio.
To effectively tackle COVID-19 and other public health threats, universal health coverage needs to include all migrants and displaced persons, regardless of their legal status, WHO and IOM warn.