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US$1 billion appeal launched to address Africa's largest humanitarian crisis

Displaced girl suffering from malnutrition in Kuya camp, Monsuno, Nigeria. Photo: UNHCR/Hélène Caux

Humanitarians are appealing for US$1 billion to meet the needs of nearly seven million people affected by insecurity in north-east Nigeria. They are calling on the international community and the private sector to…

2 Dec 2016 / Listen /

UN apologizes for Haiti cholera and calls for US$400 million to address crisis

Secretary-General visits temporary shelter for victims of Hurricane Matthew.

The United Nations has apologized for its response to the cholera outbreak in Haiti that claimed more than 9,000 lives and has pledged to provide both immediate and long-term support for those affected.…

1 Dec 2016 / Listen /
Shelter "urgently needed for displaced from Syria's Aleppo" Scale up efforts to prevent HIV infections in youth: UNICEF Make nutrition a public issue to address malnutrition impacts: FAO chief "Speaking out protects life": UN chief marks World Aids Day Latest DPRK nuclear test prompts toughest UN Security Council sanctions Thousands of people remain in opposition areas in Syria's Aleppo Many still barred from access to social, political and economic opportunities
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Thai king's legacy on soil "can benefit families of farmers" globally

Virachai Plasai. UN Photo/Manuel Elias

The former King of Thailand's focus on improving soil quality can help "families of farmers around the world" reach…

5 Dec 2016 / Listen /

Healthy soil "enables" life on earth and mitigates climate change

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Healthy soil "enables" life on earth and is one of the biggest bulwarks against climate change, according to the…

5 Dec 2016 / Listen /

Record aid appeal launched to help 93 million people

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Unprecedented levels of suffering not seen since the end of the Second World War has prompted a US $22.2…

5 Dec 2016 / Listen /

Social media a "powerful channel" for space industry

Scott Kelly. Photo: UNOOSA

Space exploration is the story of "very passionate people that do ground-breaking stuff" and is not only about rockets…

3 Dec 2016 / Listen /

"Make cities accessible, keep persons with disabilities visible"

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One of the ways to break down the stigma faced by persons with disabilities is to make cities more…

3 Dec 2016 / Listen /
"Affordable, absolutely green" housing showcased at UN conference "Full inclusion" of persons with disabilities, vital to reach SDGs "Fear can't put dreams asleep": Stevie Wonder marks disability day Preserving "Chapei Dang Veng" important to Cambodia's heritage Zero waste guru gives UN Radio a sustainability check-up Global response needed to stop use of ICTs to commit terrorist acts HIV-positive women “face more discrimination than men” Space-based information saving lives on Earth
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