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13. – HUMANITARIAN AID AND RELIEF

UN / BOKO HARAM

The Head of the United Nations (UN) West Africa Office told Security Council "Boko Haram was unable to disrupt the electoral process" in Nigeria.¬†On the humanitarian front, a UN officer said “the ongoing violent conflict in north-eastern Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin has forcibly displaced at least 1.5 million people in Nigeria and neighboring [...]

30 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UKRAINE / DISPLACED CHILDREN

UNICEF is concerned with the current humanitarian situation in eastern Ukraine as more than one million people have been forced to flee their homes, including more than 140,000 children. UNICEF

30 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA AMOS

United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator Valarie Amos told the Security Council that the war in Syria is characterized by breath-taking levels of savagery as civilians continue to bear the brunt of the conflict. UNIFEED-UNTV

26 Mar 2015 | Read More »

CAMEROON / GUTERRES VISIT

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres visited on Wednesday (25 Mar) the Minawao camp in Cameroon – a country wedged between two of today's major displacement crises in Africa: Nigeria and the Central African Republic. UNHCR

26 Mar 2015 | Read More »

CAMEROON / CHILD SURVIVOR

Attacks by Boko Haram have forced thousands of families to flee the violence in north-eastern Nigeria into neighboring Cameroon. Most have damaging memories of the carnage and some tell stories of survival. UNHCR

25 Mar 2015 | Read More »

MALAWI / FLOOD

Government schools in southern Malawi are still reeling from the devastating effects of the flash floods that hit the country earlier this year. Some 230,000 people were displaced and countless schools were either washed away, or severely damaged. WFP

24 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UKRAINE / HUMANITARIAN AID

The local Kievan NGO 'Everyone Can Help' set up a shop to aid internally displaced persons arriving from eastern Ukraine. Fierce fighting has driven many people out of their homes leaving almost everything behind, and forcing volunteers and NGOs to bear the brunt of the burden. UNHCR

24 Mar 2015 | Read More »

LEBANON / FORCED EVICTIONS

Security concerns on the volatile Lebanese-Syrian border have caused the Lebanese army to forcefully evict entire families from their tented settlements. Already dealing with the hardship of being displaced from their homes in Syria, 30 refugee families had no choice but to find yet another place to call home. UNHCR

24 Mar 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / VANUATU APPEAL

The United Nations (UN) launched a near $30 million appeal to aid an estimated 166,000 people in need of help in Vanuatu 11 days after cyclone Pam struck the Pacific island nation. UNTV CH

24 Mar 2015 | Read More »

VANUATU / FOOD ARRIVES

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is supporting the Government of Vanuatu's food distributions in priority areas to feed survivors of Tropical Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu. WFP

23 Mar 2015 | Read More »

 

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