A new Save the Children report reveals the social impact of Myanmar's military coup since the military takeover unfolded in February.
Thousands of Afghans have left behind escalating violence to seek shelter elsewhere in the country amid ongoing withdrawal of US and NATO troops.
Recent clashes and "indiscriminate attacks by security forces against civilian areas" have forced the population to flee their homes in eastern Kayah state near the Thai border, the international body's Myanmar office says.
A resident writes about what Sheikh Jarrah means to him and Palestinians in the neighbourhood who have been under assault for years.
UN says people need humanitarian assistance, noting “unparallelled” insecurity and hunger as violent attacks increased eightfold in Central Sahel and tripled in Lake Chad Basin from 2015 to 2020.
Venezuela's armed forces have engaged in clashes with Colombian armed groups in the western border state of Apure since March 21, displacing thousands of civilians towards Colombia.
More than 8,000 people were displaced, dozens killed and many more are still missing following a coordinated attack on the town of Palma on March 24.
Militants have briefly seized a strategic port city on the eastern African coast, pushing foreign contractors to flee and creating chaos unseen for a long time.
Militant attacks in northern Mozambique have created a "worsening humanitarian crisis", the UN says, estimating that over half a million people had now fled their homes.
Many Yemenis choose their own war-ruined homes over living like refugees elsewhere.
UN says conflicts in Syria, Africa's central Sahel region, DRC, Mozambique, Somalia, and Yemen continue to uproot people, arguing displacements will grow "unless world leaders stop wars."
Conflict, hunger and economic upheaval had displaced nearly 80 million people worldwide, half of them children, by the end of 2019 – nearly twice as many as a decade ago.
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