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13.03.00 – SPECIAL HUMANITARIAN OPERATIONS

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 »

UN / KANG SOUTH SUDAN

The United Nations Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, Kyung-wha Kang said that the humanitarian community needs to do "some innovative, out-of-the-box thinking" if it's to provide humanitarian aid to estimated 78 million people in 22 countries that will need assistance in 2015. UNIFEED-UNTV

4 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UN / HUMANITARIAN FORUM

Speaking at the start of the Third Global Humanitarian Policy Forum, the United Nations Deputy-Secretary General, Jan Eliasson,  noted that over the past ten years, the cost of humanitarian operations "has risen nearly 600 percent" and said that it has become "increasingly difficult to raise these funds." UNIFEED – UNTV

3 Dec 2014 | Read More »

LEBANON / SYRIAN REFUGEES AHMED

Ahmed, a doctor from Syria, is now one of UNHCR's 392 volunteers tasked with addressing some of the health concerns of over 1 million Syrian refugees living in tented settlements and urban settings in Lebanon, as well as providing them with information and advice about health and treatment at their disposal. UNHCR

2 Dec 2014 | Read More »

IRAQ / YAZIDIS

Tens of thousands of people have been forced to find shelter in schools and unfinished structures across Northern Iraq.  UN Refugees Agency is opening camps to provide better shelter. UNHCR

1 Dec 2014 | Read More »

LEBANON / SYRIAN REFUGEES

Over a thousand Syrian refugees live in an unofficial camp in unused agricultural fields in Lebanon around 15 kilometers from the border of Syria.  Being unofficial, there is no infrastructure. There is no running water, electricity, or sewage.  Two consecutive severe winter storms have just hit Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Iraq dumping heavy rain on [...]

26 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA AMOS

Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos, in her briefing to the Security Council said since the adoption of resolution 2165 for cross-border and cross-line humanitarian access, "we have delivered to nearly all the hard-to-reach locations in the four governorates', adding in "despite the progress we have made it is still not enough." UNIFEED-UNTV

25 Nov 2014 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / EBOLA FOOD AID

The World Food Programme (WFP) in Sierra Leone distributes food rations to Ebola survivors when they are discharged from the treatment centers – including the families of people infected with Ebola who are in treatment, deceased, or recovering. According to World Health Organization (WHO) there is some evidence that case incidence is no longer increasing nationally [...]

13 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 »

UN / SYRIA

A senior official from the United Nations humanitarian agency told the Security Council that armed violence continues to escalate throughout Syrian, adding that the humanitarian situation in the country continues to deteriorate and "the levels of violence, death and destruction remain unrelenting." UNIFEED-UNTV

30 Oct 2014 | Read More »

 

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