Beira, Mozambique — Munhava Matope, on the outskirts of Beira, Mozambique’s second largest city, is what is often described by outsiders as a “marginal” community. Nonetheless, few who visit would likely object to using harsher terms like “shanty town,” “favela” or “slum.”
Tuesday marked Children’s Day in Turkey, a national holiday celebrated widely throughout the country. Officially recognized as “National Sovereignty and Children’s Day”, April 23rd also marks the day the National Assembly of Turkey was founded in 1920.
For the better part of 2018, communities in Al Hudaydah lived in fear — conflict led to uncertainty over what each new day might bring. The violent struggle for this Yemeni port city has calmed down since that time, but the remnants of war lay scattered throughout its many neighbourhoods.
Clean water can save lives in emergencies, and is essential for sustaining recovery after crises. Access to safe drinking water is a human right and is the primary driver of the International Organization for Migration’s water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) interventions.
Tuberculosis (TB) remains a leading infectious killer, with an estimated 10.0 million new cases every year, and approximately 1.3 million deaths in 2017. According to the WHO World Tuberculosis Report 2018, the global treatment success rate was 82% for 2016, a reduction from 86% in 2013.