Somali drought "tragedy continues to unfold"
The humanitarian crisis faced by South Sudan’s people “is one of the greatest tragedies of our time”.
That’s according to Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, speaking in Geneva on Monday.
The new Executive Director of the World Food Programme (WFP) has been hearing for himself “heart-breaking stories” of loss and need in conflict-affected Syria.
“Immediate and flexible resources” are need to help nearly 19 million people in Yemen, according to the World Food Programme (WFP).
While humanitarian support has saved “countless” lives, ongoing fighting in South Sudan continues to make difficult the rollout of aid programmes, according to the Regional Director for Eastern and Central Africa at the World Food Programme (WFP)
Further conflict in Iraq or a rise in food prices risks pushing more than half of the country’s families into food insecurity, the UN said on Monday.
The descent into famine represents “a collective failure” from which many child survivors will never recover.
Increased fighting in western Mosul in Iraq is making it difficult for people to leave their homes while the price of food rises as availability decreases.
There’s been a “huge jump” in food insecurity across Yemen, with three million more in need compared with seven months ago, said the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Friday.
Gambia transition “clear evidence” of “preventive” diplomacy in action