Conflict and natural disasters are pushing an unprecedented number of people from their homes, according to the High Commissioner of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR).
Nearly three million people in South Sudan this year have received some form of livelihood assistance from aid agencies operating in the country, the UN Humanitarian Affairs office (OCHA) reports.
The crisis in Syria has to come to an end as no one is benefiting from the violence except terrorists, according to the UN envoy for the country.
South Sudan’s leaders have been urged by the UN Humanitarian Affairs chief to pursue peace and to allow aid workers to perform their tasks in safety.
An aid convoy has crossed into western Libya from Tunisia to provide relief supplies to 51,000 people displaced by conflict.