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13.02.00 – DISASTER PREVENTION, PREPAREDNESS AND RELIEF

UNHCR / ALAA ZAATARI STUDENT

Alaa, a 19 year-old Syrian refugee, is attending a Jordanian university close to Zaatari refugee camp thanks to a scholarship from UNHCR's DAFI program. UNHCR

31 Jul 2015 | Read More »

NEPAL / EARTHQUAKE DISPLACED COMMUNITIES

After Nepal's April 25 earthquake and its aftershocks, children continue to face multiple risks as their families have been pushed deeper into poverty and they remain in need of aid. About 1 million children live in areas at high risk of landslides and floods due to the current monsoon season. UNICEF

30 Jul 2015 | Read More »

NEPAL / EARTHQUAKE COMMUNITY AWARENESS

UNICEF and the national radio station 'Radio Nepal' have been collaborating since the April 25th earthquake to air the 'Bhandai Sundai' [Saying Listening] Radio programme. 'Bhandai Sundai' has been providing psycho-social support and key life-saving information to millions of listeners. UNICEF

29 Jul 2015 | Read More »

UN / O'BRIEN SYRIA

UN Humanitarian Chief told Security Council today that "what began in Syria as unrest in March 2011 has transformed into a war characterized by the complete failure to protect civilians, generating gargantuan levels of suffering for most civilians." UNIFEED-UNTV

28 Jul 2015 | Read More »

NEPAL / EARTHQUAKE TENTS

For  the earthquake-affected population in rural areas of Nepal, UNICEF has so far provided 293 medical tents, 284 sets of basic medical supplies kits, 5000 blankets, 50 diarrhea disease kits and 500 baby suits for newborns. UNICEF

24 Jul 2015 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / MONGOLIAN WOMEN PEACEKEEPERS

In South Sudan the Mongolian women peacekeepers are making a positive impact on peacekeeping environments by supporting the role of women in building peace and by protecting women's rights.  UNMISS

24 Jul 2015 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / O’BRIEN HUMANITARIAN

Stephen O'Brien, the newly appointed United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator arrived Wednesday in South Sudan on a four-day visit to the country. UNMISS

22 Jul 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / YEMEN UPDATE

United Nations said Tuesday that millions of Yemenis continue to suffer from violence, hunger and poor medical assistance as violence escalates unabated.  UNTV CH

21 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 »

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 »

 

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