Syria + 5 others

Donors pledge $3.8 billion to Syria crisis

The pledge will assist some 12.2 million people, including 5.6 million children, twelve times more than when the crisis erupted four years ago. Ninety percent of funds from the January 2014 pledge have already been disbursed.


Logistical constraints severely curtail health and WASH services

Fuel shortages threaten water supplies in Aden, while airport and seaport restrictions hamper the importation of medical supplies and deployment of staff. Water has already been cut off in Lahj.

OSRSG Sexual Violence in Conflict

DRC Military sign landmark declaration against conflict-related sexual violence

The FARDC commanders signing marks an integral step in the national action plan combatting rape in war, which was initially launched by the armed forces in September 2014.

World + 45 others

Latest Global Emergency Overview highlights conflict in Ukraine, Nigeria and Yemen

The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.

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