Violence has flared up in Somalia while the country is deep in the throes of a punishing drought. The number of mass casualty incidents related to the armed conflict have increased by 30 % as recorded by four major hospitals supported by the ICRC.
Mali faces overwhelming humanitarian challenges today. The population here simultaneously confronts the effects of conflict, climate change and a major food crisis. Taken together, these elements form a deadly loop.
Following heavy rains and flash floods in Sudan, tens of thousands of homes, boreholes and agricultural fields have been destroyed or damaged over the past months. 80,000 families need humanitarian assistance.
Mozambique’s national immunization campaign has vaccinated 75% of the population in six districts affected by armed conflict in the provinces of Cabo Delgado, Manica, and Sofala with the support of the ICRC.