ReliefWeb June 16, 2022

ReliefWeb Headlines / 16 Jun 2022

Mali: Insecurity and lack of funding force more than 500,000 Malian children out of school
NRC – 16 Jun 2022
"Outside the classroom, children are more vulnerable to early marriage, economic exploitation and recruitment by armed groups," said NRC's Natugasha. “We must keep the doors of the schools open." Read more

Ethiopia: Child malnutrition rates soar in eastern Ethiopia
Save the Children – 16 Jun 2022
Extreme malnutrition is expected to worsen as food prices continue to rise, while livestock continues to be devalued as one of the worst droughts in history in the Horn of Africa decimates herds. Read more

Sudan: New WFP Food Security assessment confirms alarming rise in hunger in Sudan
WFP – 16 Jun 2022
A record 15 million people in Sudan – one-third of the population – are currently facing acute food insecurity. However, funding levels are not matching the humanitarian needs. Read more

World: Global displacement hits another record, capping decade-long rising trend
UNHCR – 16 Jun 2022
The speed and scale of displacement is outpacing solutions for refugees as 89.3 million people were forcibly displaced worldwide by the end of 2021, up eight per cent from a year earlier. Read more

World: Up to 130 million African girls and women were married as children
UNICEF – 16 Jun 2022
On the International Day of the African Child, UNICEF calls on African Union member states to accelerate efforts and to increase domestic resources to end child marriage and female genital mutilation. Read more
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