More than one million women in Burkina Faso caught between conflict and COVID-19

Country: Burkina Faso
Source: Oxfam

Women and girls in Burkina Faso are facing increased sexual violence, hunger and water shortage as a result of the coronavirus pandemic on top of the existing conflict, said Oxfam in a new report.


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.


EU’s contribution of USD2.8 million provided relief to Iraqi children in emergency camps

Country: Iraq
Source: UN Children's Fund

This support enabled UNICEF to continue trucking in safe water for drinking and cooking. This helped to protect the health of 90,000 people from dangerous diseases, including AWD and Cholera, in IDP camps in Ninawa governorate.