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13.01.00 – PROTECTION OF AND ASSISTANCE TO REFUGEES AND DISPLACED PERSONS

UKRAINE / DESTROYED TOWN

Nikishino is a town of 900 people on the frontline in Ukraine. Fighting here was so intense that only four people were able to stay from August until the ceasefire in mid-February. UNHCR

5 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UKRAINE / DISPLACED MIRNE VYNOHRADNE

In the southern region of Ukraine, near the city of Mariupol, a number of small villages found themselves under attack. Many fled fearing the worse.  Homes were destroyed and for some elderly people staying in their homes was no longer possible. UNHCR

4 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UKRAINE / DISPLACED POPULATION

More than 2,800 residents from three towns -Debaltseve, Avdiivka and Svitlodar -in Ukraine’s central Donetsk region have been evacuated, including some 700 children and 60 people with disabilities. The Iluchenko family -who escaped from the battle ground in Debaltseve- is among them. UNHCR

3 Mar 2015 | Read More »

CHAD / NIGERIAN REFUGEES

UNHCR and its partners are providing basic shelter, food and other necessities for over 3,000 refugees, mainly women and children, who now live in the Dar-es-Salam camp in Chad. Many of the refugees report that they have lost family members and property and fear that more Nigerian will be crossing the lake as violent attacks [...]

27 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA

UN top humanitarian officials warned members of the Security Council that Syria refugee crisis has overwhelmed the capacity of the international community to respond, saying “every month we report on the same violations. The numbers change, but the pattern remains the same The parties to the conflict continue to act with impunity.” UNIFEED-UNTV

26 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UN / SOUTH SUDAN UPDATE

The UN peacekeeping chief told Security Council that amid a worsening humanitarian situation and a fragile security environment, the continuing tensions between South Sudan's rival factions risk plunging the country into further violence. UNIFEED-UNTV

24 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UNRWA / AL-MASRI FAMILY

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) urgently needs US $100 million in aid for families affected by the last conflict in Gaza. The funds are needed to allow refugee families whose houses have been damaged to repair their homes and to provide ongoing rental subsidies. UNRWA

23 Feb 2015 | Read More »

LEBANON / SYRIAN REFUGEES WINTER

UNICEF is providing winter items to a total of 478,000 vulnerable Lebanese as well as Syrian and Palestine refugee children in Lebanon, helping to cope with the harsh winter. UNICEF

20 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UKRAINE / DISPLACED FOOD ASSISTANCE

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is scaling up its emergency operation in eastern Ukraine to feed close to 190,000 vulnerable people displaced by the conflict and civilians trapped near the frontlines. WFP

19 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UN / SAHEL

The United Nations and humanitarian partners today launched a $1.96 billion appeal to help millions of people in nine countries in Africa’s Sahel region.

12 Feb 2015 | Read More »

 

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