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Crucial medical supplies airlifted to north-east Syria to meet ‘desperate need’

at least eight children died last week in a desert camp for extreme cold an lack of medical care

In response to the growing health needs of people in north-east Syria, the World Health Organization (WHO) has airlifted urgent medical supplies to the region, for the second time this month. “Hundreds of thousands of Syrians in the northeast are in desperate need of health care services”, Elizabeth Hoff, WHO Representative in Syria said on Wednesday. Targeting […]

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Nigeria: Armed conflict continues to uproot thousands, driving up humanitarian need

Too many years of violence and very little attention from the rest of the world

  Since November, more than 80,000 Nigerians have been forcibly displaced due to ongoing violence in the north-east, adding to two million people already displaced by violence, or forced across the country’s borders as refugees, the UN humanitarian coordination office (OCHA) said on Tuesday. Source: Nigeria: Armed conflict continues to uproot thousands, driving up humanitarian […]

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