The United States is reopening its permanent US Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission in Somalia, more than 28 years after it closed in 1991
More than 2 million people in Somalia face the threat of starvation this summer, unless an urgent humanitarian response is facilitated.
South Sudan has been named as the world’s most dangerous country for aid workers for the third year running in the latest report from Humanitarian Outcomes.
A third of Burundi’s population will need humanitarian assistance in 2018, the UN said on Tuesday.
Half of South Sudan’s population is in need of emergency food aid, according to humanitarian group CARE.
Uganda’s government has suspended four officials over the alleged mismanagement of funds meant to support refugees in the country.
South Sudan is suspending plans to charge foreign workers up to $10,000 in visa fees, following widespread criticism from aid workers.
The head of the UN Mission in South Sudan, David Shearer, says the country’s government is still blocking aid to famine victims, despite promising “unimpeded access” on Tuesday.