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13.01.00 – PROTECTION OF AND ASSISTANCE TO REFUGEES AND DISPLACED PERSONS

UN / DARFUR

The top UN peacekeeping official told the Security Council that "after a period of relative calm,Darfuris currently experiencing a resurgence of violence" resulting in "massive displacements of populations." UNIFEED – UNTV

24 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / SOUTH SUDAN REAX

The head of peacekeeping operations said that Security Council members are considering sanctions on South Sudan's warring parties, adding that, “this sick cycle of violence that started on the 15th December last year has to stop.” UNIFEED – UNTV / RECENT

24 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / SOUTH SUDAN BENTIU

The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) reported that as a result of the violence over the past few days, it is now protecting some 22,000 displaced persons at its base in Bentiu, in Unity State. Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson of the Secretary-General, said that "many dead bodies remain by the side of the main road [...]

22 Apr 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / BENTIU MASSACRE

The United Nations Mission in South Sudan, (UNMISS) said that hundreds of people, both civilians and military, were killed in the fighting that took place between the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) and anti-government forces last week in the oil-rich Unity State.  UNMISS (graphic images)

22 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / SOUTH SUDAN

Human Rights investigators from the UN Mission in South Sudan have confirmed that opposition forces killed hundreds of South Sudanese and foreign civilians after determining their ethnicity or nationality when they captured Bentiu last week. UNTV

21 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / BOR CAMP ATTACK

The Secretary-General strongly condemned today's attack on civilians and United Nations Peacekeepers in the UNMISS Protection of Civilians site in Bor, in the capital of Jonglei State in South Sudan. The UN spokesperson said “the number of people killed or wounded is yet to be confirmed”. UNTV

17 Apr 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / TOBY LANZER PRESSER

Following renewal of fighting in Bentiu, capital of the Unity State of South Sudan, the anti-government forces have taken control of the city, doubling the number of people seeking shelter at the UNMISS base in Bentiu  to about 9 000, UN Humanitarian Coordinator Toby Lanzer said in Juba.  UNMISS

15 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UNICEF / ORLANDO BLOOM

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom wrapped up a visit  to Jordan where he met with children from Syria and their families whose lives have been devastated by the conflict – now in its fourth year. UNICEF

14 Apr 2014 | Read More »

SYRIA / AID EASTERN ALEPPO

Following an agreement with the Syrian Government and the opposition, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and SARC (Syrian Arab Red Crescent) this week carried out a rare and risky operation to deliver humanitarian assistance to the besieged neighborhood of Boustan al Qaser in Eastern Aleppo. UNHCR

11 Apr 2014 | Read More »

JORDAN / SHAKESPEARE SYRIA REFUGEE

Wiam Yousef Al-Ammari stopped going to school after fleeing Syria more than a year ago. However she plays a star role in "Shakespeare in Zaatari" which has inspired her to become an actress.  UNHCR

10 Apr 2014 | Read More »

 

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