ReliefWeb Updates 6/23/2022

ReliefWeb Headlines / 23 Jun 2022

Somalia faces climate emergency and famine as fourth rainy season fails
NRC – 23 Jun 2022
A recent NRC assessment representing more than 14,000 people in some of the worst-hit areas confirmed the devastating conditions, with two-thirds reporting no regular access to water. Read more

Chad: Thousands need urgent help as gold rush fuels clashes in northern Chad
IOM – 23 Jun 2022
According to a first assessment conducted by IOM, more than 3,200 mine workers, including 172 children, are stranded in the towns of Zouarké, Wour, Zouar, Kollou, Faya and Puits 80 in northern Chad. Read more

World: Global hunger crisis pushing one child into severe malnutrition every minute in 15 crisis-hit countries
UNICEF – 23 Jun 2022
Ahead of G7 summit, UNICEF is seeking $1.2 billion to meet urgent needs of eight million under-fives at risk of death from severe wasting unless they receive immediate therapeutic food and care. Read more

Afghanistan: WFP rapidly deploys food and logistics equipment to earthquake-hit eastern Afghanistan
WFP – 23 Jun 2022
Eighteen trucks are being deployed to the earthquake-affected areas carrying emergency supplies. WFP plans to provide emergency food to an initial 3,000 households and is ready to ramp up its support. Read more

Afghanistan: Devastating earthquake exacerbates dire humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan
NRC – 22 Jun 2022
Early estimates in the Afghan provinces of Khost and Paktika indicate that the earthquake took the lives of more than a thousand people, with the death toll likely to rise. Read more