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13. – HUMANITARIAN AID AND RELIEF

YEMEN / L3 HUMANITARIAN EMERGENCY

The United Nations (UN) has declared Wednesday its highest-level humanitarian emergency in Yemen.  OCHA / FILE

1 Jul 2015 | Read More »

MEDITERRANEAN / MIGRANT CRISIS REPORT

The large majority of the record 137,000 people who crossed the Mediterranean Sea into Europe during the first six months of 2015 were fleeing from war, conflict or persecution, making the Mediterranean crisis primarily a refugee crisis, a UNHCR report released today concludes. UNHCR / FILE

1 Jul 2015 | Read More »

TANZANIA / CHOLERA

In Nyarugusu camp, in Tanzania, the threat of cholera and other diseases is real, close and magnified as numbers in the camp have more than doubled since the recent influx of refugees fleeing a volatile situation in Burundi.  UNICEF

1 Jul 2015 | Read More »

WFP / FOOD CUTS

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said today  is being forced to implement deeper cuts in food assistance for vulnerable Syrian refugees in Lebanon and Jordan because of a severe lack of funding. WFP

1 Jul 2015 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA HUMANITARIAN

A senior UN's humanitarian official told the Security Council "intense fighting" across Syria is displacing "tens of thousands more people," adding in "aid deliveries to the 4.8 million people in need in hard-to-reach areas remain a serious challenge." UNIFEED-UNTV

29 Jun 2015 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / DISPLACED WESTERN EQUATORIA

Despite South Sudanese crisis which erupted in December 2013, Western Equatoria State remained  peaceful until recently when conflict erupted between cattle keepers and farmers causing insecurity which resulted in killings, destruction of properties and displacement of civilians. UNMISS

26 Jun 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / BURUNDI REFUGEES

With just a couple of days to go before scheduled parliamentary elections in Burundi on Monday, the United Nations Refugee Agency, UNHCR, says that neighbouring countries have seen a steady increase in the number of refugees arriving from Burundi. UNTV CH / UNIFEED

26 Jun 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / EU MIGRANTS DECISION

United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) welcomed the decision by the European Council to relocate 40,000 people in need of international protection and to resettle 20,000 refugees. UNTV CH

26 Jun 2015 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / EMERGENCY AIRLIFT

A World Food Programme  emergency response team is air dropping  food supplies  to  hard-to-reach areas in South Sudanese Jonglei State. WFP

22 Jun 2015 | Read More »

TURKEY / WORLD REFUGEE DAY

Marking World Refugee Day, the UNHCR High Commissioner, Antonio Guterres, along with Special Envoy Angelina Jolie, visited the Midyat  camp in south-eastern Turkey, the home  of thousands of refugees from conflicts in Syria and Iraq.  UNHCR

22 Jun 2015 | Read More »

 

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