Sana’a – The ongoing conflict in Yemen has driven the country to the brink of famine. The worsening situation and persistent armed clashes have led to a surge in the number of displaced people forced to flee danger, leaving behind their homes. For people displaced from the conflict, accessing fuel and stoves necessary to cook meals and sustain their families can be nearly impossible amidst the chaos of conflict.
Somalia – It is estimated that there are around 323,000 Internally Displaced People currently in Baidoa, Bay region of Somalia. Drought has been one of the primary causes of displacement. With no water, there is a severe shortage of crops and livestock, leading to loss of livelihoods or even starvation.
“La surveillance épidémiologique en République Démocratique du Congo (RDC) est un défi énorme,” observe Pierre Dimany du Programme national d’hygiène aux frontières (PNHF) alors qu’il regarde le fleuve Congo qui relie Kinshasa à l’Equateur, la province où la dernière épidémie de maladie à virus Ebola (MVE) a été déclarée.
The mighty Congo River both connects Kinshasa with Equateur Province where an Ebola epidemic began in May 2018 and separates the Democratic Republic of the Congo from Congo-Brazzaville, hidden in the haze on the other bank.
Somalia – After 23 years in the US, Mahad Ahmed Abdi found his calling, and made his way back to Somalia, through the Migration for Development in Africa programme run by IOM. What was supposed to be a temporary assignment in 2013 became a four-year mission to give back to his country of origin.