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News in Brief 23 June 2017 (PM)


More than US$350 million pledged for Uganda refugee efforts The Uganda Solidarity Summit on Refugees has concluded with more than US$350 million pledged to help the country deal with its fast-growing refugee emergency.…

23 Jun 2017 / Listen /

"End South Sudan conflict" to resolve Uganda's refugee crisis: UN chief


The solution to the “biggest refugee exodus in Africa since the genocide in Rwanda is to end the conflict in South Sudan,” the UN Secretary-General said on Friday. António Guterres made the remarks…

23 Jun 2017 / Listen /
News in Brief 23 June 2017 (AM) UN chief expresses "praise, admiration" for Uganda refugee efforts Too few aid groups can stay in war zones, say relief chiefs "Spirit of resilience" embodied by destroyed Mosul mosque "must prevail"
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UN-backed fish farm project unites Ugandans and refugees


The number of people who have fled their homes due to conflict, persecution and instability hit a record high…

24 Jun 2017 / Listen /

UNHCR Special Envoy urges more support for Somali refugees

Somali refugees queue at a reception centre in Kenya. UNHCR is concerned about fresh violence in Somalia. © UNHCR/B.Bannon

More international support is needed for Somalia so that scores of citizens who left the country decades ago can…

23 Jun 2017 / Listen /

UNDP committed to supporting Libya during "difficult juncture"


Despite insecurity, a breakdown in the rule of law, and an all-around "difficult situation" in Libya, the UN Development…

23 Jun 2017 / Listen /

Young refugee mother in Uganda thankful for UN support


A young mother who escaped conflict in South Sudan is grateful to have found shelter and safety at a…

23 Jun 2017 / Listen /

"Unique experience" for British engineers in South Sudan

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British engineers who have recently joined the UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) are enjoying a unique experience…

22 Jun 2017 / Listen /
Sri Lanka food production hit hard by drought, heavy rains: FAO Praise for peacekeepers’ support in recent South Sudan crisis Record 141 million people need humanitarian aid Uganda hosts "solidarity summit" amid fast-growing refugee crisis
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