El hambre es la medida del COVID-19: Incremento de la población que requiere asistencia alimentaria en el Corredor Seco de Guatemala

Country: Guatemala
Source: Oxfam

Según el último informe de OXFAM, los resultados en la zona evaluada indican un incremento de 102.8% en la proporción de hogares que requieren asistencia alimentaria (InSA Severa + InSA Moderada) en relación a 2019.


UNHCR calls on South Sudan leaders to reinvigorate peace efforts on 9th anniversary of independence

Country: South Sudan
Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees

Ending violence has never been more urgent as the impacts of fighting are further compounded by COVID-19. Restrictions on movement due to the lockdown are hampering the ability of agencies to deliver aid.


More than 3,000 Congolese refugees arrive in Uganda in three days

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda
Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees

The new arrivals had been part of a group of about 45,000 people who had attempted to flee towards the Ugandan border shortly after deadly clashes erupted between armed militia groups in Ituri in May.


World: CARE calls for greater role for women in response to climate displacement

Country: World
Source: CARE

More climate finance has to support women’s organisations that are already doing this work in their communities – we cannot face the climate crisis if we continue to leave them behind, says CARE.


Lake Chad herders in distress due to COVID-19, violence and climate change

Country: Chad
Source: International Committee of the Red Cross

Pastureland is disappearing fast due to climate change around Lake Chad. Plus, recent measures taken in response to the COVID-19 pandemic are preventing herders from accessing livestock markets.


Yemen: Thousands of children’s lives at risk as healthcare services plummet

Country: Yemen
Source: Save the Children

Healthcare for children in war-torn Yemen has been further devastated by a combination of funding cuts and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Save the Children has warned.


Côte d'Ivoire: COVID-19 economic backlash threatens to roll back years of progress in reducing child labour in West Africa

Countries: Côte d'Ivoire, World
Source: SOS Children's Villages International

Although the coronavirus has been slow to take hold on the continent, hotspots have emerged with a scale and depth of financial shock forcing many families to resort to child labour to meet basic needs.


ICRC alarmed at erosion of respect for humanitarian law in Burkina Faso

Country: Burkina Faso
Source: International Committee of the Red Cross

The ICRC calls on all parties to the armed conflict and all those involved in the violence to show restraint, in particular with regard to individuals they have arrested or captured.


Afghanistan: UNHCR urges investment in Afghan displacement situation for a decade of hope not despair

Countries: Afghanistan, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Pakistan
Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees

UNHCR warns that inaction could lead to further population flows, continued suffering and instability, and a deepening regional socio-economic crisis in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Uganda provides safe haven to DRC refugees amid COVID-19 lockdown

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda
Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees

The new arrivals were part of a group of about 45,000 people, according to local DRC authorities, who had attempted to flee towards Uganda after deadly militia attacks in Ituri on 17 and 18 May.