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Nigeria cholera outbreak


Rohignyas in Bangladesh © WFP/Saikat_Mojumder
Rohignyas in Bangladesh © WFP/Saikat_Mojumder
Since late August, Bangladesh has witnessed an unprecedented influx of Rohingya refugees arriving in Bangladesh's southern border district of Cox’s Bazar following the latest bouts of violence in Myanmar’s neighbouring Rakhine state.


Mauritanie education in emergencies by José Cendon
Since conflict erupted in Mali in 2012, neighboring Mauritania has also suffered its consequences: it hosts more than 50 000 Malian refugees, half of which are children.


DRC e-vouchers by NRC
DR Congo tops the list of countries with the most internally displaced people. Of the 3.8 million who are displaced, more than half a million live in the North Kivu province, where numerous armed groups continue to terrorise the population.


Supporting drought resilience in Cuba
Cuba has been fighting the worst drought in a century. Caused by the weather phenomenon of El Nino, the drought has depleted the island’s reservoirs, destroyed thousands of crops and affected more than one million people across the country.


Warchild education
An estimated 7 million children inside the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are denied a chance to learn.


Sahelian belt in Chad by WFP
In the Lake Chad Basin (Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria) more than 7 million people need food assistance, up from 3 million last year. As malnutrition rates rise to alarming levels in all four countries, over half a million children are suffering...


Protecting Palesinians in the West Bank by Peter Biro
This year marks 50 years of Israeli occupation of the West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip. As the low-intensity conflict between Palestinians and Israelis continues, an estimated two million people—out of a total population of 4.8 million...


Trauma care in Afghanistan
Considered one of the epicentres of the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan, the southern province of Helmand has for decades suffered violent fighting, which has resulted in a number of civilian victims. Despite high numbers of war-wounded casualties,...


Child refugees in Shagrab camp
Thirteen years have passed since conflict in Sudan’s Darfur region made the headlines. Darfur remains troubled, but conflicts have also taken hold elsewhere and more than half a million refugees from neighbouring Eritrea and South Sudan have sought...