UNICEF Kenya Humanitarian Situation Report January to June 2019

HIGHLIGHTS By May 2019, there were 1.6 million food insecure people in Kenya, up from 1.1 million people in February 2019, and the number is expected to increase to 2.5 million people by July 2019 due to escalating drought conditions. In 2019, 3,036 cholera cases with 22 deaths have been reported across Tana River, Garissa, Wajir, Turkana, Baringo, Mandera, Marsabit, Kajiado and Narok counties A total of 37,875 severely malnourished…

Deputy Secretary-General Urges Security Council to Help Safeguard Hard-Won Gains for Women in Afghanistan, on Heels of Country Visit

Following is UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohamed's briefing, as prepared for delivery, to the Security Council on women, peace and security in Afghanistan, in New York today:I thank the President of the Security Council for convening this meeting on women, peace and security in Afghanistan, and the Council for its continued engagement around this issue.Let me start by expressing my deepest condolences to the Government and people of Afghanistan over…

Calm returns to Lobonok as displaced civilians appeal for humanitarian assistance

Recently displaced by fighting in the mountainous mining areas of Lobonok, civilians are appealing for humanitarian assistance as relative calm returns to the county, located a strenuous three-hour drive from the South Sudanese capital, Juba.Women and men have been speaking about their displacement and immediate needs in meetings with members of a Nepalese contingent serving with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) military patrol, deployed in the area…

Calm returns to Lobonok as displaced civilians appeal for humanitarian assistance

Recently displaced by fighting in the mountainous mining areas of Lobonok, civilians are appealing for humanitarian assistance as relative calm returns to the county, located a strenuous three-hour drive from the South Sudanese capital, Juba.Women and men have been speaking about their displacement and immediate needs in meetings with members of a Nepalese contingent serving with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) military patrol, deployed in the area…