A UNHCR survey of Syrian refugee children in Lebanon and Jordan has found widespread psychological distress, many children living alone or separated from their parents, most receiving no education and extensive involvement of children in illegal labour. UNHCR High Commissioner António Guterres visitedLebanonto highlight the findings of this report. UNHCR
The new commander of the military section of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) Lt. Gen. Silas Ntigurirwa of Burundi has arrived today in the Somali capital Mogadishu. The AMISOM force expects a capacity boost following a UN resolution that recently approved an additional 4,400 troops. UN AU IST
UNICEF's "Children and AIDS: Sixth Stocktaking Report" released Friday notes great progress in preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV, but raises the alarm on the trajectory of AIDS deaths among adolescents.Côte d'Ivoirehas made remarkable progress in decreasing the number of new HIV infections among children. However, more than two thirds of eligible pregnant women living with [...]
Ahead of the World AIDS Day (1 Dec) WHO releases their first publication to target specific needs of adolescents both living with HIV and of those in risk of infection. UNAIDS estimates that more than 2 million adolescents are living with HIV, and many do not receive the care and support that they need to stay in good [...]
World Food Programme (WFP) continues assisting the population affected in thePhilippinesby Super-Typhoon Haiyan extending its reach with airlifts, ferry services and trucks.
The World Health Organization said the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome that has killed 68 people has been confirmed in a herd of camels in a barn linked to two human cases in Qatar. CH UNTV
The International Organization for Migration is calling for a comprehensive approach to migration management following the death of 30 Haitian migrants at sea earlier this week off the Bahamas. CH UNTV