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13.02.00 – DISASTER PREVENTION, PREPAREDNESS AND RELIEF

GAZA / UN SCHOOL ATTACK

Initial investigations by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) suggest that it was Israeli artillery that hit the UNRWA school in Jabaliya in the northern Gaza Strip that sheltered about 3,300 people. In his statement, UNRWA Commissioner General Pierre Krähenbühl condemned the attack "in the strongest possible terms." UNRWA

30 Jul 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / FAMINE

The heads of UNICEF and the UN World Food Programme (WFP) today warned that children in South Sudan cannot wait any longer before the world takes action. Two UN agencies directors visited camps for displaced in town of Malakal, where they met severely malnourished children and their mothers.  WFP /UNICEF

25 Jul 2014 | Read More »

DUBAI / GAZA AIRLIFT

As the number of killed and injured civilians rises in the Gaza Strip, aid agencies are coordinating an emergency response and are airlifting relief supplies from Dubai, United Arab Emirates into Jordan, from where  the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) is transporting and distributing to the thousands of vulnerable displaced families in Gaza.  IHC/UNRWA

23 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UNICEF / GAZA

At least 48 children has been killed so far and another 521 wounded  in Gaza since the outbreak of hostilities between Israel’s Defense Forces and Hamas. UNICEF estimates that almost 58 000 children are in need of immediate psycho-social support due to deep emotional impact that the current violence is having on children in Gaza. UNICEF

18 Jul 2014 | Read More »

GAZA / FLASH APPEAL

The United Nations (UN) relief and works agency (UNRWA) urgently seeks US$ 60 million to respond to the immediate shelter, food, health, and psycho-social needs of affected families in Gaza and to prepare for carrying out vital interventions that will be required immediately upon cessation of military activities. UNRWA

17 Jul 2014 | Read More »

IRAQ / GUTERRES VISIT

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres visited Khazair checkpoint close to Erbil in Kurdistan where every day hundreds of Iraqis – mostly from Mosul to the south, arrive fleeing from violence. UNHCR

17 Jul 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / SYRIAN REFUGEES IN EUROPE

The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) called on European countries to admit more Syrian refugees fleeing the war in their country. CH UNTV

11 Jul 2014 | Read More »

CAR / MIA FARROW

Mia Farrow, renowned actress, activist and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, has just completed her fourth visit to the Central African Republic where she saw the impact from conflict. More than 2.3 million children are suffering the consequences of the crisis rocking the country. UNICEF

8 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / GING

The United Nations called on international community to step up its efforts to mitigate worsening humanitarian crises in Yemen as well as in Somalia. UNIFEED-UNTV /FILE

2 Jul 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / AFRICA REFUGEE APPEAL

The heads of the World Food Programme and the United Nations refugee agency say funding difficulties have forced cuts in food rations for nearly 800,000 refugees in Africa, worsening already alarming levels of acute malnutrition, stunting and anaemia. CH UNTV

1 Jul 2014 | Read More »

 

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