The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) helps humanitarian organizations save the lives of people caught in crises.
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“The situation is as alarming as it is unacceptable”,
- @HCinDRCongo after a series of violent attacks in Beni territory, in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
More than 67,000 people have been displaced as a result of a recent increase in violence.
#CycloneEloise🌀 in Mozambique:
6 people died & 12 were injured
8,300 are displaced
8,800 houses destroyed, damaged or flooded
160 classrooms & 26 health centres damaged
142,000 hectares of crops flooded
⬆176,000 people affected, according to preliminary Government data.
Our colleague Flavio Monjane was in Beira, #Mozambique, when #CycloneEloise made landfall overnight on 22/23 January. In this video, he shows how Beira is experiencing significant flooding.
Humanitarians are working to assist thousands of people affected.
500 million students are unable to access #education due to the shift to remote learning. We cannot allow this to happen!
On #EducationDay, join our call to make sure that #LearningNEVERstops for anyone!
📚 #PowerEducation #Covid19
#CycloneEloise has brought heavy rains and strong winds in Mozambique's Sofala Province, with a risk for significant flooding in the days ahead.
#Eloise is expected to move inland, bringing heavy rains to southern Zimbabwe & northern South Africa.
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