Since Saturday 15 April 2023, intense fighting has been taking place between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF - the military forces of the Republic of the Sudan) and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF – a powerful paramilitary group) in the capital Khartoum and other parts of Sudan
Russian forces launched attacks on multiple cities in late February 2022. More than nine million people have fled to neighbouring countries since the war began, with an additional six million currently displaced within Ukraine.
Climate change has been described as the biggest global health threat of the 21st century, while the response to climate change provides the greatest opportunity to protect health. The scientific evidence for climate change is unequivocal, and the magnitude of the consequences can no longer be ignored.
With US and NATO forces withdrawing from the country, Afghan forces and the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan—also known as the Taliban—have been fighting for territory in clashes have claimed thousands of lives while crippling public infrastructure. The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan took control of the country in August 2021.
Since the late 1970s, the Rohingya people, considered “stateless” under international law, have faced persecution in Myanmar, with escalating targeted campaigns forcing hundreds of thousands from their homes to seek refuge in neighbouring countries.