The high number of measles cases in Nigeria attribute to a lack of measles vaccination and an insufficient routine vaccination.
Two million South Sudanese are refugees and a further two million are displaced within South Sudan. This means that one-third of the population. Some find themselves in militarised Protection of Civilian (PoC) sites managed by the UN or in other camps. Many people in the camps don’t yet feel safe enough to return to their homes.
On 14 May 2018, the Israeli army shot more than 1,300 Palestinians, killing 60 of them, during the weekly protests by the fence between Gaza and Israel. A year later, many of those injured are still struggling with the devastating consequences of their wounds.
Measles outbreak in Chad was declared in May 2018 is still ongoing, putting the lives of hundreds of thousands of children in the country at risk
Just over a month after Cyclone Idai devastated central Mozambique, Cyclone Kenneth hit the coast of Cabo Delgado province, in the country’s north, on Thursday evening 25 April
Just over a month after Cyclone Idai devastated central Mozambique, Cyclone Kenneth hit the coast of Cabo Delgado province on 25 April.
In rural Zimbabwe, two women, village health workers show even more grit and commitment to serving people living with HIV in their community. Love for their neighbours drives them to cycle an astonishing 120km to the nearest clinic to collect and deliver life-saving HIV medicines for patients.
One month since Cyclone Idai tore through Beira and surrounding towns in Mozambique, life is starting to return to normal in many areas - but thousands still face challenges with clean water, food, shelter and avoiding cholera.
Fighting that has broken out in Tripoli has further trapped refugees and migrants held in detention centres.