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13.03.00 – SPECIAL HUMANITARIAN OPERATIONS

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 »

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 »

 

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