Some 7.6 million people have been displaced by the floods, with nearly 600,000 living in relief sites. Many parts of the country, especially in the southern Sindh province, remain underwater.
Widespread poverty, rising cost of living, extreme levels of violence, low agricultural production, expensive food imports and political instability have worsened existing food insecurity in the country.
A relatively rare Sudan strain was confirmed in Mubende district. WHO is helping Ugandan health authorities with the investigation and is deploying staff to the affected area.
From Pakistan to the Philippines, Asia and Pacific is the region most affected by disaster displacement worldwide, according to a new report by IDMC and Asian Development Bank.
More than one million girls have been barred from attending high schools over the past year. The denial of education violates the most fundamental rights of girls and women.
Funding requirements reached $49.5 billion this year, and with $17.6 billion received so far, the gap is nearly $32 billion. CERF funding helps to fill the gap and address funding imbalances.
WFP has had to suspend its barge movement between Adok and Malakal. Several attempts to negotiate access to reach communities facing emergency and catastrophic levels of food insecurity have failed.
More than 150,000 people, of which about half are children, have been severely affected by floods. The torrential rain is expected to continue in southern Niger and northern Nigeria until end of September.
As of end-August, UNHCR has received only 33% of the funding required to provide the necessary help to the displaced and vulnerable. Since January, up to 58,000 Congolese have sought refuge in Uganda.
The displacement-affected Iraqis lack critical civil documentation that hinders their access to public services and increases their risk of poverty and exclusion, according to a report.