The food situation has improved in South Sudan with more than two million people pulled from the brink of famine, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
Ongoing violence continues to make it difficult for humanitarian agencies to provide relief assistance to the people in need in Syria.
Continuing to ignore Africa’s humanitarian crises is a risk for global peace and security.
Governments around the world are been urged by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to address what it describes as “an epidemic of crime and victimization”.
Among the thousands of Syrian refugees who were forced by the conflict to flee their country to Iraq a year ago is a former grocery store owner, Shareef.
In Iraq, Shareef has opened a bakery which has become a successful business.
Lebanon has the right to ask the international community to share the burden of helping Syrian refugees who have fled the ongoing conflict in their country.
The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) is conducting a massive aid operation to assist some 500,000 Iraqis displaced by conflict in northern Iraq.
The violence and brutality towards women and girls in Iraq has been described as striking by the UN Humanitarian Chief.
Valerie Amos made the comment during a visit to the Khanke internally displaced persons camp in Dohuk, one of the largest in the country.
The intensity of the ongoing conflict in Darfur in Sudan has reduced in recent months, but the number of people who are fleeing their homes has increased.
That’s according to the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID).
The World Food Programme (WFP) has started its first operation to provide food for the most vulnerable people affected by the conflict in eastern Ukraine.