Some 770,000 children in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo are acutely malnourished. A report by UNICEF warns that without urgent action, the number of child deaths could surge.
Home to nearly one million people, Bunia is the latest Congolese city to report an Ebola infection. The patient is a six-month-old baby, but authorities are baffled that its parents "appear to be in good health."
MSF doctors suspended their work in the DRC after militia attacked two Ebola treatment centers. The incidents show how dangerous it is to try to stop the deadly virus at the epicenter of a political conflict.
UNICEF has called for billions in donations in its biggest appeal to date. The Non-Profit-Organization urgently needs funds as the number of children affected by conflicts and natural disasters rises.
Migrants locked in detention camps in Tripoli face increasing danger as the prospect of a drawn-out siege looms. Inconsistent responses from Europe to the crisis have left them little hope.
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