The computer uses data to predict where the locusts will go and develops early warning systems so communities can prepare. Plus, new UK aid will help stop them destroying the livelihoods of millions.
Birth-registration campaigns have taken place in Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso and Côte d’Ivoire, with support from UNHCR. In Côte d’Ivoire, birth registration has benefited another 400,000 children.
The Syrian Network for Human Rights’ latest monthly report states that the number of civilian deaths in February includes 66 children, 43 women, six medical personnel and two media workers.
Thousands of migrants, including families with young children, are passing a cold night along the border between Turkey and Greece. IOM is distributing meal boxes and other basic supplies.