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OCHA

Revised appeal seeks $93 million to assist eight million people hit by conflict, cholera

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.

OCHA

About 218,000 children under-five need emergency nutrition support

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.

FEWS NET

Food security to deteriorate for more than 600,000 people in parts of Malawi

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.

IRIN

Intimidation, uncertainty mar aid work in Rakhine State

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.

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