Nearly 10,000 People Injured in Haiti
HAITI, August 23, 2021 - Nearly 10,000 people were injured and many people are still missing after a massive 7.2 magnitude earthquake rocked the southwest coast of Haiti on Saturday. According to the United Nations (UN), an estimated 500,000 children now have no or limited access to food, clean water, and shelter. Rescue work has [...]
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People in Afghanistan Need Urgent Humanitarian Assistance
AFGHANISTAN, August 16, 2021 – At least 31,535 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in western Afghanistan and 8,470 people in northern Afghanistan currently need humanitarian assistance. The conflict has driven thousands of people to flee from their homes. 10,350 IDPs in Afghanistan arrived in Kabul from July to mid-August to seek refuge while in Nangarhar, there [...]
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Forest Fires in Albania, One Person Died
ALBANIA, August 6, 2021 - At least one person has died in a series of forest fires that spread in the north to south Albania. According to the official data from the Civil Emergency Agency, the forest fires have affected forests and pastures in 13 districts where nine fires are still active. The Albanian Authorities are [...]
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28.5 Million People in Ethiopia Needs Humanitarian Aid
ETHIOPIA, August 6, 2021 - About 28.5 million people require humanitarian assistance in Ethiopia due to ongoing conflict in Tigray, Wollega, and Benishagul, desert locust invasion, natural disasters such as floods and droughts as well as the socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the United Nations (UN), access to Tigray has already improved following [...]
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Nigeria Faces the Threat of Famine
NIGERIA, August 3, 2021 - 4.4 million people in Borno, Adamawa, and Yobo in northeastern Nigeria are facing the threat of famine due to food insecurity. Currently, 800,000 people are in Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) level 4, while 12.2 million people across the country are in IPC level 3. They are 300,000 children [...]
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The Worst Drought Threatens People in Madagascar
MADAGASCAR, August 3, 2021 – A total of 400,000 people in Madagascar are facing the threat of starvation as the region suffers its worst drought since 1981. Their crops were destroyed by locust infestations which make their agricultural sector suffered huge losses. Thousands of people have to eat unsafe foods such as locusts, cactus, leaves, [...]
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