Conflict, food shortages, and, climate crises have left a record 339 million people in critical need.
Urgent funding is required to treat people suffering from illness and malnutrition, prevent the spread of diseases and increase access to essential medical services.
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33 million people displaced or affected.
WHO works with partners to provide healthcare, treat malnourished children and prevent widespread disease outbreaks.
Healthcare disrupted by war
WHO trains health workers in trauma care, delivers specialized medical supplies, coordinates medical teams, and supports the running of critical healthcare services.
Widespread humanitarian crisis
In this multi-pronged emergency, WHO is expanding health coverage, responding to disease outbreaks and scaling up emergency operations.
Half of all health facilities damaged
Following years of conflict, less than half the country’s health facilities are fit for purpose. WHO is tackling polio outbreaks and widening access to lifesaving health and nutrition services.
WHO is helping partners in the Tigray region to maintain essential services such as newborn and maternal healthcare and strengthening support for disease outbreaks, currently intensified by drought.