After eight years of Israeli blockade, 1.8 million Palestinians continue to be trapped in the Gaza Strip, largely cut off from the outside world.
Millions of people in South Sudan have been displaced by conflict and left with no access to food, livelihoods or clean water. We are working across South Sudan and in neighboring countries to help conflict-affected people with vital assistance.
The humanitarian crisis in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) continues (see ‘The Gaza Strip: A Humanitarian Implosion’).
In failing to tackle climate change with urgency, rich countries are effectively violating the human rights of millions of the world’s poorest people.
Respect for human rights will help lift people out of poverty and injustice, allow them to assert their dignity and ensure sustainable development.