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13.02.00 – DISASTER PREVENTION, PREPAREDNESS AND RELIEF

UN /MLADENOV

The United Nations top official in Iraq Nickolay Mladenov said restoring security, dealing with financial crisis and advancing the political process are currently three major challenges facing Iraq and its international partners. UNIFEED-UNTV

21 Nov 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / KANG PRESSER

United Nations (UN) Assistant Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs, Kyung-Wha Kang, concluded her three day mission to South Sudan today, calling on all parties to the conflict to respect their ceasefire commitments and urged the international community to continue providing support to enable humanitarians to scale up and expand critical aid operation. UNMISS

21 Nov 2014 | Read More »

PHILIPPINES / TYPHOON HAIYAN

One year after typhoon Haiyan killed more than 6,300 people and caused widespread devastation in Philippines, the recovery work is still ongoing. While most of the 4.1 million people who were displaced have either returned home to rebuild, or been relocated, some 20,000 are still living in shelters or with host families. UNHCR

7 Nov 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / FLOODS BELETWEYNE

An estimated 21,000 people have been displaced by floods in Beletweyne, in the Hiran region, South-central of Somalia. Seasonal torrential rains experienced in the region for the last two weeks have seen River Shebelle break its banks, leaving hundreds of families displaced and in need of urgent assistance. AMISOM

6 Nov 2014 | Read More »

IRAQ / WINTER SUPPLIES

As cold weather sets early in the mountains of northern Iraq, Unicef and its partners began a distribution of winter clothes to estimated half million displaced children throughout the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.  UNICEF

29 Oct 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / UNDP DISPLACED

United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in South Sudan today launched its pilot projects at UN-House Protection of Civilians (PoC 1) within the Integrated Crisis Prevention and Recovery Program "Strengthening national capacities for Early Recovery, Peace Building and Reconciliation". The Program aims at creating enabling conditions for the return and re-integration of internally displaced persons. UNMISS

20 Oct 2014 | Read More »

IRAQ / KOBANE REFUGEES

Within the last few days some 6000 refugees from Kobane inSyriahave arrived in Galiwan refugee camp in northernIraq. Officials estimate at least 50 000 more are on their way. UNICEF

15 Oct 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / BANGURA

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Zainab Bangura travelled to Bentiu, South Sudan where she met government officials and displaced women living in shelters at the United Nations compound. UNMISS

10 Oct 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / KOBANE REFUGEES WRAP

Syrian Kurdish refugees fleeing fighting around the Syrian border town of Kobane have told UNHCR officials about atrocities carried out by ISIL militants. UNTV CH / UNHCR

10 Oct 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / LOEJ PRESSER

At her first press conference in capacity of chief of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) Ellen Margrethe Loej stressed today in Juba the vital need for South Sudan's political leaders "to make the necessary compromise for peace". UNMISS

7 Oct 2014 | Read More »

 

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