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13.03.00 – SPECIAL HUMANITARIAN OPERATIONS

SOUTH SUDAN / TOBY LANZER PRESSER

Following renewal of fighting in Bentiu, capital of the Unity State of South Sudan, the anti-government forces have taken control of the city, doubling the number of people seeking shelter at the UNMISS base in Bentiu  to about 9 000, UN Humanitarian Coordinator Toby Lanzer said in Juba.  UNMISS

15 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UNICEF / ORLANDO BLOOM

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom wrapped up a visit  to Jordan where he met with children from Syria and their families whose lives have been devastated by the conflict – now in its fourth year. UNICEF

14 Apr 2014 | Read More »

SYRIA / AID EASTERN ALEPPO

Following an agreement with the Syrian Government and the opposition, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and SARC (Syrian Arab Red Crescent) this week carried out a rare and risky operation to deliver humanitarian assistance to the besieged neighborhood of Boustan al Qaser in Eastern Aleppo. UNHCR

11 Apr 2014 | Read More »

LEBANON / SYRIA ONE MILLION REFUGEES

The number of refugees fleeing from Syria into neighbouring Lebanon surpassed 1 million on Thursday, a devastating milestone worsened by rapidly depleting resources and a host community stretched to breaking point. UNHCR

3 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA

Violence against civilians is continuing in Syria despite a UN Security Council resolution calling for increased and unhindered humanitarian access. The UN Humanitarian Coordinator said the situation of millions of people has not improved, adding that conflict and violence have intensified in the past four weeks with many people killed and injured. UNTV / FILE

28 Mar 2014 | Read More »

UN/ SUDAN – SOUTH SUDAN

As talks resumed today in Ethiopia between the two warring parties of South Sudan, the United Nations emergency relief coordinator called the humanitarian situation potentially "catastrophic" adding "we are talking a very large number of people." UNTV/FILE

25 Mar 2014 | Read More »

NEW YORK / SYRIA FLASH MOB

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNWRA) have chosen the iconic Time Square in New York City to celebrate the moment when UNRWA-led and celebrity-backed social media campaign reached almost double its target of 23 million, same as the pre-war population of Syria. UNTV

21 Mar 2014 | Read More »

SYRIA / HOMS LAKE 3 YEARS ON

Interview withExecutive DirectorAnthonyLake in Homs: "The number of child refugees is over a million, more than double over the last year. So the wounds of this war are growing faster than our capacity to deal with it, although we are doing our best." UNICEF    

14 Mar 2014 | Read More »

LEBANON/ AKKAR SYRIAN REFUGEES

On the border of Syria, Akkar is one of the poorest regions inLebanon. Of the nearly one million refugees who have fled the neighbouring conflict, 200,000 have settled in Akkar, doubling the population. UNDP

13 Mar 2014 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA YACOUB EL HILLO

In early February, a three-day ceasefire enabled a UN team to enter the city of Homs and deliver aid to some 2,500 Syrians The humanitarian operation also evacuated nearly 1,400 civilians from the city. Yacoub El Hillo, the UN humanitarian coordinator in Syria was with the team in Homs. UNTV / RECENT / FILE

12 Mar 2014 | Read More »

 

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