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13.03.00 – SPECIAL HUMANITARIAN OPERATIONS

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 »

GENEVA / YEMEN HUMANITARIAN

Four times as many children have been killed in the conflict in Yemen over the past 10 weeks compared with the number of confirmed deaths of children in 2014, according to the United Nations children's agency, UNICEF. UNTV CH

16 Jun 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / YEMEN TALKS

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon  said Monday that Yemen was a ticking "time bomb"  but added that there was some hope for reconciliation. He called for a two week humanitarian pause during Ramadan. UNTV CH

15 Jun 2015 | Read More »

NEPAL / DESTROYED SCHOOLS

At least 950,000 children in Nepal will not be able to return to school, unless urgent action is taken to provide temporary learning spaces and repair damaged school buildings following the 25 April earthquake. UNICEF

19 May 2015 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / NAKAMITSU MARKET SHED

As part of an Integrated Crisis Response Programme that United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and its partners are implementing in South Sudan, the UNDP built a market shed to serve a community of more than 70 000 people displaced by fighting. UNMISS

19 May 2015 | Read More »

NEPAL / EARTHQUAKE BABIES

UNICEF warns that  the lives of almost 18,000 babies and mothers in Nepal could be at risk  over the next month unless urgent action is taken to restore key healthcare systems across the country. UNICEF

15 May 2015 | Read More »

 

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