Nigeria: FAO seeks up to $70 million for desert locust control in West Africa

Countries: Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Gambia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal
Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Surveillance and control teams will be mobilized across the region with a focus on Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, and the Niger, and extended to Senegal.


Cyclone Amphan’s trail of destruction in Bangladesh and India

Countries: Bangladesh, India, Myanmar
Source: UN News Service

Humanitarians partners are working hard to assist the people suffering from the impact of Cyclone Amphan, which made landfall on Wednesday, wreaking havoc, causing high tidal surges and flooding.


Millions dealing with sporadic water shortages, crippled health services in north-east Syria

Country: Syrian Arab Republic
Source: International Committee of the Red Cross

Only one of 16 hospitals is fully functioning and more than half of all public health centers are out of service. Sporadic water shortages weaken people's ability to take basic hygiene precautions.


World: El COVID-19 puede llevar a otros 10 millones de niños del mundo a la desnutrición aguda

Country: World
Source: World Food Programme

Con la pandemia teniendo un efecto ruinoso en los salarios familiares y exacerbando las amenazas existentes, el número de niños pequeños que sufren de desnutrición aguda podría aumentar en un 20%.