Humanitarian Health Action

WHO Grade 2 emergency

Responding to forgotten crises - Together with the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund

A displaced child in Bangui, Central African Republic – a forgotten crisis where many people lack access to health care.
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A displaced child in Bangui, Central African Republic – a forgotten crisis where many people lack access to health care.

27 January 2017 -- With the number and scale of humanitarian crises around the world, some countries have fallen off the global radar. That is the case for countries like the Central African Republic, Libya and Sudan, where pressing needs don’t seem to garner the world’s attention. This can make it difficult to raise the funding necessary to carry out humanitarian response plans.