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UN Security Council in Niger to witness 'scale of humanitarian crisis'

Listen / Security Council representatives speak to journalists during the Council's first ever visit to Niger. Photo: Amadou Djibo/UNDP

Members of the UN Security Council are in Niger to witness the scale of the humanitarian crisis in the country and to help find long-term solutions, the head of the delegation said. Ambassador Matthew Rycroft, the president of the Council for the month of March, made the remarks during a briefing to the press in [...]

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Humanitarian crisis in South Sudan 'rapidly escalating': UN relief chief

Listen / In South Sudan, a mother kisses her baby, who is suffering from severe acute malnutrition with complications, including tuberculosis. Photo: UNICEF/Sebastian Rich

The humanitarian crisis in South Sudan is rapidly escalating, and hunger and malnutrition have reached new disturbing levels, the UN relief chief has warned. Stephen O'Brien made the remarks after concluding a two-day visit to Africa's newest nation. He called for "immediate and unhindered access" to people in need of aid as well as funding [...]

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