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13.03.00 – SPECIAL HUMANITARIAN OPERATIONS

GENEVA / UNHCR TRUCK DEATHS

Following the discovery yesterday (27 Aug) of the bodies of 71 people inside a truck abandoned near the Austrian border with Hungary, the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) called for a crackdown on the smuggling trade and for protection for those who are seeking a new life in Europe. UNTV CH

28 Aug 2015 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA O'BRIEN

The UN humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien told the Security Council  "I am angry, because we as the international community are not allowed and able to do more to protect Syrians." UNIFEED-UNTV

27 Aug 2015 | Read More »

YEMEN / O'BRIEN IN ADEN

UN humanitarian chief, Stephen O'Brien visited the city of Aden in Yemen, to witness first-hand the devastation brought upon the population and infrastructure by more than three months of intense fighting. OCHA

13 Aug 2015 | Read More »

UN / O'BRIEN EMERGENCY FUNDS

United Nations humanitarian chief, Stephen O'Brien, announced Wednesday the release of $70 million from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) for chronically underfunded aid operations to help millions of people forced from their homes by violence and instability. UNIFEED-UNTV / FILE

5 Aug 2015 | Read More »

UN / CAR

The Head of the United Nations mission in the Central African Republic commended the political progress in the country, but expressed concern about the fragile security and humanitarian situations. UNIFEED – UNTV

5 Aug 2015 | Read More »

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 »

YEMEN / SHIP FOOD AID

A United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) ship carrying food assistance arrived in Aden Tuesday – the first WFP-chartered ship to berth at the port since conflict erupted in Yemen in March. The ship with 3,000 metric tons of food – enough to feed 180,000 people for one month – docked at Aden's oil port [...]

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 »

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 »

SOUTH SUDAN / EMERGENCY AIRLIFT

A World Food Programme  emergency response team is air dropping  food supplies  to  hard-to-reach areas in South Sudanese Jonglei State. WFP

22 Jun 2015 | Read More »

 

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