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.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has joined the response to deadly Cyclone Idai, which has taken hundreds of lives across Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Malawi.
Of 258 million international migrants in the world today, about half are women and girls—125 million, or 48.5 per cent of the total in 2017, the last full year for which such statistics are available.
Geneva – Strong partnerships are essential for the delivery of effective, principled humanitarian assistance at a time when an unprecedented 131.7 million people are affected by crises in new and increasingly complex circumstances.