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13.03.00 – SPECIAL HUMANITARIAN OPERATIONS

WHO / HUMANITARIAN APPEAL

The World Health Organization (WHO) appealed to donors to provide USD 1 billion for life-saving health needs ranging from childhood vaccinations to surgical care for the severely wounded for some 25 million people caught up in conflict across the Central African Republic, Iraq, South Sudan and Syria. WHO / FILE

24 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UN / KANG CAR CAMEROON

Briefing reporters in New York about her recent visit to Central African Republic and Cameroon, a top UN Humanitarian official said "the biggest threat to the vulnerable people in both countries is the neglect from the international community. UNIFEED

24 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 / GING EBOLA

After recently visiting the Ebola three most affected countries, a top humanitarian official told reporters "there is no room for complacency," adding in "the last mile is the hardest mile. We must stay the course." UNIFEED-UNTV

5 Feb 2015 | Read More »

MALAWI / FLOODS FAMILY KITS

Over the past fortnight, Malawi has experienced widespread flooding that has left 200 people dead or missing and 121,000 displaced. The floods turned daily hardship into misery, scarcity into suffering. UNICEF

30 Jan 2015 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA

A senior official from the United Nations humanitarian agency told the Security Council that the call made by its Members in Resolution 2139 to put an end to the indiscriminate employment of weapons in populated areas continues to be ignored. UNIFEED-UNTV

28 Jan 2015 | Read More »

JORDAN / GUTERRES ZAATARI

Syrian refugees living in Za’atari refugee camp in Jordan are still trying to overcome the damage done by the storm that hit the region last week. On his second day in Jordan, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres visited the camp to see the impact of the damage. He was also able to [...]

15 Jan 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / CHILDREN HUMAN RIGHTS

UNICEF spokesperson in Geneva said more than 900,000 Syrian children, who are currently facing the harshest conditions of the winter so far, have received cold weather essentials such as warm clothing, blankets and heating supplies. Also in Geneva, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights spokesperson condemned the latest spate of violence committed by Islamist extremist [...]

13 Jan 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / AMOS GUTERRES

Humanitarian organizations need (USD) 16.4 billion to help almost 60 million of the world's most vulnerable people in 2015. UNTV CH

8 Dec 2014 | Read More »

 

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