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Changing face of food insecurity in Europe and Central Asia

FAO launched its first-ever report on food insecurity in Europe and Central Asia. FAO File Photo/Giulio Napolitano

The Europe and Central Asia region is a front-runner in the race to end hunger, but it still struggles with malnutrition. That's according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)'s first-ever report…

28 Jun 2015 / Listen /

US$25mn provided for humanitarian effort in Yemen

Emergency aid being offloaded from a UNHCR vessel at the Hodeidah Port, Yemen. Photo: UNHCR/A. Zabarah

Twenty-five million US dollars to support lifesaving humanitarian assistance in Yemen has been provided from a UN emergency fund.…

25 Jun 2015 / Listen /

Human rights chief wraps up visit to South Korea

Zeid Ra'ad Al-Hussein. UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré

The human rights situation in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) is now firmly on the international agenda,…

25 Jun 2015 / Listen /

Rebuilding health care facilities a priority after Nepal earthquake

A mother tends to her daughter, injured in Nepal's recent earthquake, at the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital in Kathmandu. Most patients have been moved outside, as the country experiences continuing aftershocks.  UNICEF File Photo/NYHQ2015-1013/Nybo

Survivors of the Nepal earthquake could face serious health risks if medical facilities are not rebuilt and services restored…

25 Jun 2015 / Listen /
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