Early action by aid partners to step up El Niño preparedness

More than 600,000 people in southern and central Somalia and in Puntland are likely to be affected by flooding, which may result in disease and deterioration in food security and nutritional situations.


Winterization activities suffer severe delays because of delivery issues

Some 16,000 tons of humanitarian aid, including food, shelter and non-food relief supplies, are ready for immediate delivery but international organisations are still blocked by authorities.


Resilient HIV responses needed in countries affected by humanitarian crises

Interruption of HIV services and limited prioritization of HIV in humanitarian responses are some of the challenges faced by countries in the Middle East and North Africa.


The three Ps: Defining the humanitarian use of ICTs

Paper proposes that three criteria must be present for communication activities, including the use of ICTs, to be considered truly humanitarian: populations, principles, and purposes.

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