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Country: World
Source: Oxfam

More than a year after vaccines were introduced, only 52 countries have met the 70% target, 69 have yet to achieve 40% coverage, and 21 countries have not yet achieved even 10% coverage.

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World Oxfam Health News and Press Release Epidemic Oxfam
More than 400,000 children risk dropping out of school due to drought in Somalia https://reliefweb.int/report/somalia/over-400000-children-risk-dropping-out-school-due-drought-somalia https://reliefweb.int/report/somalia/over-400000-children-risk-dropping-out-school-due-drought-somalia Wed, 11 May 2022 12:26:12 +0000 ReliefWeb - Updates - Headlines <![CDATA[
Country: Somalia
Source: CARE

Of these, 189,000 are girls who face the risk of early marriages and Female Genital Mutilation. The 231,000 boys risk being recruited into dangerous and illegal activities.

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Somalia CARE Education Food and Nutrition Protection and Human Rights News and Press Release Drought CARE
Conflict in Burkina Faso aggravates ongoing food crisis https://reliefweb.int/report/burkina-faso/burkina-faso-conflict-aggravates-ongoing-food-crisis https://reliefweb.int/report/burkina-faso/burkina-faso-conflict-aggravates-ongoing-food-crisis Wed, 11 May 2022 08:56:17 +0000 ReliefWeb - Updates - Headlines <![CDATA[
Country: Burkina Faso
Source: International Committee of the Red Cross

Violence has internally displaced more than 1.8 million people, almost 10% of the country’s population, a number that keeps rising every day. Many of those displaced now rely on aid to survive.

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Burkina Faso International Committee of the Red Cross Food and Nutrition Health Protection and Human Rights Water Sanitation Hygiene News and Press Release International Committee of the Red Cross
Number of civilian casualties halved since the start of the truce in Yemen https://reliefweb.int/report/yemen/yemen-civilian-casualties-halved-start-truce https://reliefweb.int/report/yemen/yemen-civilian-casualties-halved-start-truce Wed, 11 May 2022 06:10:28 +0000 ReliefWeb - Updates - Headlines <![CDATA[
Country: Yemen
Source: Norwegian Refugee Council

While casualties from airstrikes, shellfire and shooting reduced significantly since the start of the truce in April, the number of injuries and deaths by mines and unexploded ordnance remained high.

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Yemen Norwegian Refugee Council Mine Action Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding Protection and Human Rights News and Press Release Norwegian Refugee Council
UNHCR raises alarm over Mozambique’s “invisible” crisis as climate shocks worsen displacement https://reliefweb.int/report/mozambique/unhcr-raises-alarm-over-mozambique-s-invisible-crisis-climate-shocks-worsen https://reliefweb.int/report/mozambique/unhcr-raises-alarm-over-mozambique-s-invisible-crisis-climate-shocks-worsen Tue, 10 May 2022 19:21:12 +0000 ReliefWeb - Updates - Headlines <![CDATA[
Country: Mozambique
Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees

Conflict and displacement, compounded by extreme weather events, has led to increased protection needs for thousands of affected refugees, internally displaced people and members of host communities.

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Mozambique UN High Commissioner for Refugees Education Health Protection and Human Rights Shelter and Non-Food Items News and Press Release Drought Tropical Cyclone Wild Fire UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Afghanistan: Lingering drought and economic crisis mean unprecedented hunger will continue to threaten millions of Afghans https://reliefweb.int/report/afghanistan/record-levels-hunger-persist-afghanistan-people-require-humanitarian-assistance https://reliefweb.int/report/afghanistan/record-levels-hunger-persist-afghanistan-people-require-humanitarian-assistance Mon, 09 May 2022 09:06:48 +0000 ReliefWeb - Updates - Headlines <![CDATA[
Country: Afghanistan
Sources: World Food Programme, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

For the first time since the introduction of the IPC, more than 20,000 people in Ghor are facing catastrophic levels of hunger because of a harsh winter and disastrous agricultural conditions.

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Afghanistan World Food Programme Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Agriculture Food and Nutrition Health News and Press Release Drought World Food Programme Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Ethiopia’s worst drought in 40 years threatens to derail gains made in maternal and newborn health https://reliefweb.int/report/ethiopia/ethiopia-s-worst-drought-40-years-threatens-derail-gains-made-maternal-and-newborn https://reliefweb.int/report/ethiopia/ethiopia-s-worst-drought-40-years-threatens-derail-gains-made-maternal-and-newborn Mon, 09 May 2022 05:16:07 +0000 ReliefWeb - Updates - Headlines <![CDATA[
Country: Ethiopia
Source: United Nations Population Fund

In the Somali region, 930,000 people need emergency and reproductive health support and more than 565,000 have reduced access to protection services, including women, children and GBV survivors.

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Ethiopia United Nations Population Fund Health Protection and Human Rights News and Press Release Drought United Nations Population Fund
Children count the cost of attacks on schools in Ukraine https://reliefweb.int/report/ukraine/children-count-cost-attacks-schools-ukraine https://reliefweb.int/report/ukraine/children-count-cost-attacks-schools-ukraine Mon, 09 May 2022 00:41:27 +0000 ReliefWeb - Updates - Headlines <![CDATA[
Country: Ukraine
Source: UN Children's Fund

UNICEF's education response integrates mental health and psychosocial support, as well as explosive ordnance risk education (EORE), targeting children who are most at risk.

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Ukraine UN Children's Fund Education Mine Action Protection and Human Rights News and Press Release UN Children's Fund
Ukraine: More than 170 civilians evacuated from Azovstal and Mariupol area in third safe passage operation https://reliefweb.int/report/ukraine/ukraine-more-170-civilians-evacuated-azovstal-and-mariupol-area-third-safe-passage https://reliefweb.int/report/ukraine/ukraine-more-170-civilians-evacuated-azovstal-and-mariupol-area-third-safe-passage Sun, 08 May 2022 20:40:38 +0000 ReliefWeb - Updates - Headlines <![CDATA[
Country: Ukraine
Source: International Committee of the Red Cross

After weeks of living largely underground with dwindling food, water and medicine, more than 170 civilians arrived in Zaporizhzhia on Sunday in the third safe passage operation.

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Ukraine International Committee of the Red Cross Protection and Human Rights News and Press Release International Committee of the Red Cross
Number of Syrian children in need hits record high https://reliefweb.int/report/syrian-arab-republic/number-syrian-children-need-hits-record-high https://reliefweb.int/report/syrian-arab-republic/number-syrian-children-need-hits-record-high Sun, 08 May 2022 02:45:24 +0000 ReliefWeb - Updates - Headlines <![CDATA[
Countries: Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey
Source: UN Children's Fund

Children’s needs, both inside Syria and in neighbouring countries, are growing. Many families struggle to make ends meet. Prices of basic supplies including food are skyrocketing.

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Egypt Iraq Jordan Lebanon Syrian Arab Republic Turkey UN Children's Fund Food and Nutrition Protection and Human Rights News and Press Release UN Children's Fund
New cholera outbreak declared in Unity State, South Sudan https://reliefweb.int/report/south-sudan/ministry-health-statement-declaration-cholera-outbreak-rubkona-county-south-sudan https://reliefweb.int/report/south-sudan/ministry-health-statement-declaration-cholera-outbreak-rubkona-county-south-sudan Sat, 07 May 2022 19:11:05 +0000 ReliefWeb - Updates - Headlines <![CDATA[
Country: South Sudan
Source: Government of the Republic of South Sudan

Given the congestion of displaced populations in high ground areas and contamination of the safe water sources, the humanitarian response has been scaled up to avert catastrophic consequences.

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South Sudan Government of the Republic of South Sudan Health Water Sanitation Hygiene News and Press Release Epidemic Flood Government of the Republic of South Sudan
Flash flooding after heavy and unseasonal rainfall affects more than 3,400 people in Afghanistan https://reliefweb.int/report/afghanistan/localized-floods-across-afghanistan-flash-update-no-1-7-may-2022 https://reliefweb.int/report/afghanistan/localized-floods-across-afghanistan-flash-update-no-1-7-may-2022 Sat, 07 May 2022 12:08:03 +0000 ReliefWeb - Updates - Headlines <![CDATA[
Country: Afghanistan
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

Between 3 and 4 May, localized flooding was reported across large parts of Afghanistan, killing 13 people and injuring eight. An estimated 1,270 houses were either destroyed or damaged.

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Afghanistan UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Coordination Food and Nutrition Shelter and Non-Food Items Water Sanitation Hygiene Situation Report Flash Flood Flood UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
oPt: UN report calls for more strategic approach to addressing Palestinian economic and fiscal situation https://reliefweb.int/report/occupied-palestinian-territory/office-united-nations-special-coordinator-middle-east-peace-3 https://reliefweb.int/report/occupied-palestinian-territory/office-united-nations-special-coordinator-middle-east-peace-3 Sat, 07 May 2022 10:00:06 +0000 ReliefWeb - Updates - Headlines <![CDATA[
Country: occupied Palestinian territory
Source: UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process

The UNSCO's report warned of an uncoordinated approach to address the current political, economic and security challenges which only risks perpetuating a continuous cycle of crisis management.

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occupied Palestinian territory UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding Protection and Human Rights Recovery and Reconstruction Analysis UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process
WFP welcomes €25 million from EU for cash and food assistance in Ukraine and Moldova https://reliefweb.int/report/ukraine/wfp-welcomes-eur-25-million-european-union-humanitarian-multipurpose-cash-and-food https://reliefweb.int/report/ukraine/wfp-welcomes-eur-25-million-european-union-humanitarian-multipurpose-cash-and-food Fri, 06 May 2022 10:58:54 +0000 ReliefWeb - Updates - Headlines <![CDATA[
Countries: Moldova, Ukraine
Source: World Food Programme

This funding will go towards cash as well as immediate food relief for families in conflict-hit areas in Ukraine, and to displaced people from Ukraine in Moldovan transit sites and reception centres.

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Moldova Ukraine World Food Programme Contributions Food and Nutrition News and Press Release World Food Programme
WFP signs agreement with Ukraine government to provide half a million people with cash https://reliefweb.int/report/ukraine/world-food-programme-signs-mou-government-ukraine-provide-half-million-people-cash https://reliefweb.int/report/ukraine/world-food-programme-signs-mou-government-ukraine-provide-half-million-people-cash Thu, 05 May 2022 16:42:23 +0000 ReliefWeb - Updates - Headlines <![CDATA[
Country: Ukraine
Source: World Food Programme

The agreement will expand the assistance already provided to 170,000 people through cash. Since the beginning of April, WFP has transferred nearly $11 million in local currency.

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Ukraine World Food Programme Coordination Food and Nutrition News and Press Release World Food Programme
As needs of people fleeing Ukraine skyrocket, donors must deliver on their commitments, says NRC https://reliefweb.int/report/ukraine/needs-people-fleeing-ukraine-skyrocket-donors-must-deliver-their-commitments-robust https://reliefweb.int/report/ukraine/needs-people-fleeing-ukraine-skyrocket-donors-must-deliver-their-commitments-robust Thu, 05 May 2022 13:37:20 +0000 ReliefWeb - Updates - Headlines <![CDATA[
Countries: Moldova, Poland, Romania, Ukraine
Source: Norwegian Refugee Council

This funding needs to reach frontline responders in a timely manner both in Ukraine and in neighbouring countries. We urge donors to simplify administrative procedures for local partners and INGOs.

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Moldova Poland Romania Ukraine Norwegian Refugee Council Contributions News and Press Release Norwegian Refugee Council
Families in Peru’s Amazonas could be made homeless three times in six months after several disasters https://reliefweb.int/report/peru/climate-change-sparks-displacement-peru-s-amazonas-families-could-be-made-homeless-three https://reliefweb.int/report/peru/climate-change-sparks-displacement-peru-s-amazonas-families-could-be-made-homeless-three Thu, 05 May 2022 12:25:22 +0000 ReliefWeb - Updates - Headlines <![CDATA[
Country: Peru
Source: Save the Children

Since November 2021, parts of the Amazonas have faced two devastating earthquakes and extreme rainfall, which triggered a series of landslides and severe flooding, affecting more than 10,000 people.

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Peru Save the Children Climate Change and Environment Protection and Human Rights Recovery and Reconstruction News and Press Release Earthquake Flood Land Slide Save the Children
World: WHO puts excess mortality due to COVID-19 at 15 million globally for 2020-21 https://reliefweb.int/report/world/149-million-excess-deaths-were-associated-covid-19-pandemic-2020-and-2021 https://reliefweb.int/report/world/149-million-excess-deaths-were-associated-covid-19-pandemic-2020-and-2021 Thu, 05 May 2022 12:19:03 +0000 ReliefWeb - Updates - Headlines <![CDATA[
Country: World
Source: World Health Organization

Excess mortality is calculated as the difference between the number of deaths that have occurred and the number that would be expected in the absence of the pandemic based on data from earlier years.

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World World Health Organization Health News and Press Release Epidemic World Health Organization
Syrians fight to survive an unprecedented economic crisis https://reliefweb.int/report/syrian-arab-republic/how-are-we-expected-survive-impact-syria-s-economic-crisis-families https://reliefweb.int/report/syrian-arab-republic/how-are-we-expected-survive-impact-syria-s-economic-crisis-families Thu, 05 May 2022 06:44:30 +0000 ReliefWeb - Updates - Headlines <![CDATA[
Countries: Syrian Arab Republic, Ukraine
Source: Norwegian Refugee Council

Spiralling inflation has forced people to devise survival strategies such as eating less, selling fuel aid to buy food, burning old shoes to keep warm and skipping urgent medical procedures, says NRC.

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Syrian Arab Republic Ukraine Norwegian Refugee Council Education Food and Nutrition Protection and Human Rights Water Sanitation Hygiene Analysis Drought Norwegian Refugee Council
World: Global food insecurity worsened last year, expected to deteriorate further in 2022 https://reliefweb.int/report/world/global-report-food-crises-acute-food-insecurity-hits-new-highs-enarruzh https://reliefweb.int/report/world/global-report-food-crises-acute-food-insecurity-hits-new-highs-enarruzh Wed, 04 May 2022 18:53:36 +0000 ReliefWeb - Updates - Headlines <![CDATA[
Countries: Ethiopia, Madagascar, South Sudan, Ukraine, World, Yemen
Sources: European Commission, European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations, World Food Programme, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Conflict, weather extremes and economic shocks were drivers behind the rising acute food insecurity in 2021. A shift towards better prevention, anticipation and targeting is needed to address food crises.

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Ethiopia Madagascar South Sudan Ukraine World Yemen European Commission European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations World Food Programme Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Agriculture Climate Change and Environment Disaster Management Food and Nutrition News and Press Release Drought Earthquake Epidemic Flood Land Slide Tropical Cyclone European Commission European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations World Food Programme Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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