Around 400,000 children are still displaced from the fighting for Mosul, one year after the start of a military offensive to recapture the Iraqi city from Daesh terrorist group, Save the Children said.
Expressing concern over continued violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) and the resulting ‘massive new levels’ of displacement, the United Nations refugee agency has underscored the need to ensure that relief workers are not made targets of hostilities and are given the humanitarian security they need to carry out their mission.
Children in central Democratic Republic of Congo are bearing the brunt of violence between the army and a local militia which has uprooted at least 1.4 million people over the past year, the UN children's agency (UNICEF) said on Friday.
Doctors Without Borders says it has given food to some 26,000 families who have been displaced by the Boko Haram Takfiri terrorist group in northeast Nigeria, stepping outside its usual medical role in an attempt to prevent more children’s deaths.
The Iraqi minister of displacement and migration says more than one hundred thousand civilians have fled their homes ever since Baghdad, supported by volunteer fighters and Kurdish Peshmerga forces, launched an operation to retake Mosul from Daesh terrorists.