The appeal seeks a total of some 8.5 million Swiss francs to assist 424,000 people in the affected area and 7.52 million people at risk areas including neighbouring countries.
IOM is seeking $121 million. Continuous returns of migrants from Algeria — as well as movement through Niger to and from Algeria and Libya — leave migrants lacking shelter, food, water and healthcare.
The UNICEF report calls for an end to the conflict which has fuelled one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises. There are 5.2 million displaced people in DRC, more than in any country except Syria.
As Turkey's first entity dedicated to coordinating migration and development, the Network will help improve migration management, fostering greater harmony between displaced and host communities.
Refugees trapped along the Balkans migration route, including 500 unaccompanied children and 400 children with family, are facing increased risks from smugglers, traffickers and border authorities.
More than 100 WHO staff are expected to be part of the Ebola response by end-month. Efforts are ongoing to step up surveillance, contact-tracing, testing and treatment as well as preparing for vaccines.
Many told Oxfam they can’t borrow the money they need for essentials unless shopkeepers know they have a monthly income and for many this means the money they receive from humanitarian agencies.
Soon after ISIL marched into Mosul City in northern Iraq in 2014, the classrooms fell silent. After great efforts by Iraqis, those who stayed and those who returned, they are coming back to life.
The number of people who are severely food insecure – meaning they cannot survive without food assistance – has doubled in just one year to stand at 1.3 million people.
About 1.1 million people need nutrition assistance, with 205,642 children under five acutely malnourished. Nearly 1.93 million people are set to be in high acute food insecurity through April 2021.