Libya: Multi-sector needs assessment sheds light on Libyan households’ needs and vulnerabilities

Since 2014, the intensification of the conflict in Libya has affected millions of people, both displaced and non-displaced. Libya’s complex political and community landscape created further divisions and security concerns as conflict erupted in different regions of the country, leading Read more…

Afghanistan: 80% of Informal Settlements households have limited access to food

Widespread and protracted conflict in Afghanistan is contributing to large-scale internal displacement, with over 350,000 newly displaced people in 2017. Many of them are joining already saturated Informal Settlements (ISETs) across the country. According to the 2018 Afghanistan Humanitarian Overview, Read more…

Nigeria: REACH study finds cash is the most appropriate food assistance modality in Konduga

Food insecurity is one of the greatest challenges North Nigerian populations have to face. As of October 2017, 30% of the population in Borno State faced critical food insecurity situations.[1] Eight years of conflict led to the displacement of farmers Read more…

Syria: Worrying situation in the besieged area of Eastern Ghouta, despite slight improvements

Since October 2017, the humanitarian situation in the besieged area of Eastern Ghouta has strongly deteriorated. Following a ban on the entry of commercial vehicles – the main source of food and hygiene items for residents – reports of infant Read more…

CAR: Looking back on 2017 achievements of the Rapid Response Mechanism

The Central African Republic has known a progressive deterioration of the humanitarian situation since the end of 2016. Two-thirds of the country suffer from a lack of institutional presence and are affected by nearly constant fighting and abuses on the Read more…

Libya: migrants and refugees’ struggle to access economic resources and meet basic needs

Refugees and migrants in Libya are among the most vulnerable groups in the context of the ongoing humanitarian crisis. With an elevated level of insecurity, and as undocumented migrants are criminalised, many are held in detention centres, with a number Read more…

Iraq: How are market dynamics in West Mosul responding to the Iraqi conflict?

Widespread military operations to take back territory from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Mosul have caused large-scale displacement, damaged key infrastructure and disrupted supply chains. To determine the effects of the conflict and of ISIL’s Read more…