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Seven million people in Syria receiving medical supplies from UN


More than 5 million people per month are receiving life-saving, humanitarian assistance in Syria and more than 7 million are being provided with medical supplies, the UN has confirmed. Syrian citizens continue to…

7 Dec 2016 / Listen /

Fight against hunger slows down in Asia Pacific


The fight against hunger in the Asia Pacific region has slowed according to a new report by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The region is home to more than 60 percent of the roughly…

6 Dec 2016 / Listen /
UN generates over US$3 billion a year to NYC's economy Security Council fails to reach "common ground" regarding Aleppo truce UN calls for better protection of refugees in the EU and globally News in Brief 05 December 2016 (PM) Persons with disabilities must be part of global development push: UN chief UN chief welcomes ratification of Colombia peace agreement US$1 billion appeal launched to address Africa's largest humanitarian crisis
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Desperate appeals to evacuate injured from Aleppo

Jan Egeland. UN Photo/Daniel Johnson

"Desperate appeals" are being made for humanitarian workers to evacuate the sick and injured from Syria's Aleppo amid continued…

8 Dec 2016 / Listen /

Harsh winter increases humanitarian needs in Eastern Ukraine

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The humanitarian needs of displaced people in Eastern Ukraine are increasing this winter, contrary to the expectations of the…

8 Dec 2016 / Listen /

246 million children are victims of school-related violence


An estimated 246 million girls and boys worldwide are subject to school-related violence every year, according to latest figures…

8 Dec 2016 / Listen /

Lord's Resistance Army continues to cause "unspeakable suffering"

François Louncény Fall.  UN Photo/Norbert N Ouendji

The Lord's Resistance Army rebel group, is continuing to cause "unspeakable suffering" for civilians in central African countries where…

7 Dec 2016 / Listen /

With right Haiti response "cholera will go"

David Nabarro meeting and supporting people in Jeremie, Haiti, which was severely affected by Hurricane Matthew. © UN Haiti

With the resources to keep responding effectively and improvements in water and sanitation for all Haitians, "cholera will go".…

7 Dec 2016 / Listen /
Libyan political accord "stands firm, but stuck" "Essential services" provided to mankind by biodiversity UN brings economic, cultural and educational benefits to New York City Internet forum addresses challenge of connecting 3.9 billion Industrial transformation a "very big challenge" for Africa Record aid appeal launched to help 93 million people Thai king's legacy on soil "can benefit families of farmers" globally Healthy soil "enables" life on earth and mitigates climate change
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People in Houses

Princess Grace of Monaco stars in this drama about the life of refugees in Europe.   Duration: 28’46″…

24 Dec 2015 / Listen /

Life Begins at Ten


American actors Doris Day and Gregory Peck join Eleanor Roosevelt to raise awareness on the life of refugees in Europe. Duration: 14’21″…

24 Dec 2015 / Listen /
Declaration of Human Rights by Eleanor Roosevelt

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