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CAMEROON / GUTERRES VISIT

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres visited on Wednesday (25 Mar) the Minawao camp in Cameroon – a country wedged between two of today's major displacement crises in Africa: Nigeria and the Central African Republic. UNHCR

26 Mar 2015 | Read More »

CAMEROON / CHILD SURVIVOR

Attacks by Boko Haram have forced thousands of families to flee the violence in north-eastern Nigeria into neighboring Cameroon. Most have damaging memories of the carnage and some tell stories of survival. UNHCR

25 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UNEP / ELEPHANTS

Continued poaching will likely mean a decline in overall elephant population, according to a   report released today by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), but  an official of the UN Environment  Programme said  international efforts to stop the crime are gaining momentum. UNIFEED-UNTV /FILE

23 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / GING NIGERIA UKRAINE

Two senior United Nations humanitarian officials today urged international donors to ramp up financial support for relief efforts in Nigeria and Ukraine. UNIFEED – UNTV

19 Mar 2015 | Read More »

CHAD / NIGERIAN REFUGEE CHILDREN

Thousands of refugees have fled militant attacks in Nigeria, seeking safety in Chad. In the violence and chaos of flight, at least 100 children have been separated from their parents. Families who managed to escape are taking these children in.  UNHCR

19 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / SAFE SCHOOLS

UN Special Envoy on Education, Gordon Brown, said that it is time to "end the shameful breeches of international law that are violating the rights of millions of children" and insist that, even in conflict zones, there are properly resourced safe schools which enable children to receive an education in peace. UNIFEED-UNTV

18 Mar 2015 | Read More »

CHAD / NIGERIAN REFUGEES

UNHCR and its partners are providing basic shelter, food and other necessities for over 3,000 refugees, mainly women and children, who now live in the Dar-es-Salam camp in Chad. Many of the refugees report that they have lost family members and property and fear that more Nigerian will be crossing the lake as violent attacks [...]

27 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UNHCR / NIGERIA RETURNS

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) asked Nigerian authorities to stop bringing back refugees sheltering in neighbouring Niger “until there are proper safeguards and a legal framework between Nigeria, Niger and UNHCR." UNTV CH

16 Jan 2015 | Read More »

BAN / 2015

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today sent a personal and 'special' appeal to the kidnappers of the 180 Nigerian school girls, missing since last April, to let them go. UNIFEED – UNTV  

8 Jan 2015 | Read More »

UN / BOKO HARAM CHILDREN

At a launch of a report on children in armed conflict in north easternNigeria, a member of the human rights commission in that country called on the international community "to place pressure on the Nigerian Government and compel the right action to bring back the 219 girls still in custody as well as confront insurgency." UNIFEED [...]

4 Sep 2014 | Read More »

 

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