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UNICEF / UNPRECEDENTED EMERGENCY SUPPLY

This August UNICEF shipped 1,000 metric tonnes of life-saving supplies for children caught in the world's most urgent crises — the largest emergency supply operation in the organization's history in a single month. The amount delivered would fill 19 cargo jumbo jets. UNICEF

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UN / EBOLA UPDATE

A UN Spokesperson confirmed the re-emergence of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where the disease has killed 13 people since July. He also said that "the current trend of limitations on flights is having adverse effects on efforts to control the disease.” UNIFEED-UNTV

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GENEVA / IRAQ CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY

The UN Human Rights Office has condemned the “appalling, widespread and systematic” human rights violations being committed in Iraq by the militant group Islamic State and its associated forces. CH UNTV – OHCHR

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UN / DPRK

North Korean Ambassador Ri Tong Il told reporters in New York that the joint military exercises currently being conducted by South Korea and the United States are "not simply an annual routine defensive nature military exercise as the US shamelessly continues to advertise to the international community, but this is strictly and totally aggression war [...]

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SOUTH SUDAN / BENTIU FLOODINGS

Over 40,500 Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) occupy the UN Protection of Civilians site in the oil producing South Sudanese state of Bentiu. The area has been flooded by rains over the past several days and now the majority of the IDPs are forced to live in the flooded area as it is the only place [...]

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