In addition to escalating conflicts, a cholera outbreak has demonstrated the frailties of Nigeria's health system. The imminent rainy season and a worrying trend in measles are also likely to challenge such capacities.
Latest findings show that 43,800 children in Somalia are so severely malnourished they will die if they do not receive medical treatment and therapeutic food.
Maize harvests 50-75 percent below average are causing abnormally high maize prices and reduced livelihoods. Humanitarian assistance is needed immediately and through the next harvest in April.
Nearly six months after international aid workers fled Rakhine State, international humanitarian aid services remain restricted, despite the needs of hundreds of thousands of people.