In the Mpati area in North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is implementing an assistance programme funded by the European Commission's Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations...
More than 1 million people have been affected by a severe and prolonged drought in Cuba since 2014. Seventy-five percent of the island has been negatively impacted with direct consequences on the economy and the lives and livelihoods of the majority...
Over half the world’s refugees are children. In just a decade the number of child refugees has doubled to 8 million.
In March 2016, Polish Humanitarian Action (PAH) started another water, sanitation and hygiene project, funded by EU Humanitarian Aid.
The Sahel has one of the world’s highest rates of acute child malnutrition: every year, 1.4 million children suffer from the most severe form of the disease in the semi-arid band below the Sahara desert that stretches across Africa.
In February 2017, after a year of severe drought linked to the El Nino weather phenomenon, Salima district in central Malawi experienced flash floods which forced thousands of people to abandon their homes.
Since October 2016, the European Commission has helped the Greek authorities to facilitate access to education for refugee children in Greece.
In June 2012, widespread violence between Buddhists and Muslims in Myanmar's Rakhine State led to the displacement of 145 000 people.
For the first time in six years, a famine has been declared. This questionable honour falls to South Sudan, the world’s youngest country where war and economic collapse have left one million people on the brink of starvation.
Ongoing insecurity, combined with an economic crisis that has pushed inflation above 800% has created widespread food insecurity, with malnutrition among children at emergency levels in most parts South Sudan.