Fighting, floods+recent locust storm has left millions of people in South Sudan facing a perfect storm that may bring terrible consequences if COVID19 spreads.
UNHCR is providing ambulances+building treatment centres, but more support is urgently needed. https://t.co/dVpN0CIxRqhttps://t.co/bjjDfooG7O
BREAKING: UNHCR warns of humanitarian crisis in South Sudan.
Conflict+natural disasters have left millions of people particularly vulnerable to the spread of COVID19
Urgent need for immediate ceasefire+international support https://t.co/dVpN0CqWZS
Another boat carrying refugees and migrants is in distress on the Mediterranean.
There should be no delay or hesitation in any effort to save lives.
We cannot turn our back on people fleeing war and they MUST NOT be returned to danger in Libya. https://t.co/QFdU87zlOg
Important to remember being able to do social distancing is a privilege.
Many refugees live in crowded camps/shelters, face challenges accessing healthcare/clean water.
Collective effort needed, ready to support if/when the virus spreads https://t.co/F7SCFPy0Nj
5 Myths on NGO Search and Rescue boats debunked.
NGOs play a crucial role in saving lives at sea. They are the 'human face of migration'. Their role should be recognised and supported, not criminalised or stigmatized. https://t.co/IWV2k9MuaW
UNHCR warns of potential long-term damage to human rights + refugee rights from Coronavirus pandemic
Our core values are being tested. We cannot turn a blind eye to people fleeing war, violence and persecution https://t.co/2bzKT5RUJV
UNHCR is working on getting all refugees held in detention in Libya released.
Inside the centres, conditions are dire. We're providing mattresses, hygiene kits, warm coats and bins to help with some of the humanitarian needs. https://t.co/XT4AXxeMgX