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UN / JOLIE ON SYRIA

Actor Angelina Jolie, a UN Refugee Agency Special Envoy, said the United Nations is failing to end the conflict in Syria. UNIFEED-UNTV

24 Apr 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / YEMEN APPEAL

The UN has launched an appeal for  almost $275m (£183m) to aid 7.5 million people in Yemen over the next three months as fighting intensifies in the south and air strikes pound 18 of its 22 provinces. UNTV CH

17 Apr 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / YEMEN

The UN's humanitarian coordinator in Yemen said  the situation in that country is getting worse by the hour,  and is very preoccupying, if not catastrophic. UNTV CH  

10 Apr 2015 | Read More »

UN / SPOKESMAN ON YEMEN

A Spokesperson for the United Nations Secretary-General today confirmed that at least 29 persons were killed Monday in aerial bombing that struck camp for internally displaced persons in Yemen, and that local UN authorities had called on combatants to respect international and humanitarian laws. UNIFEED -UNTV

31 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / BOKO HARAM

The Head of the United Nations (UN) West Africa Office told Security Council "Boko Haram was unable to disrupt the electoral process" in Nigeria. On the humanitarian front, a UN officer said “the ongoing violent conflict in north-eastern Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin has forcibly displaced at least 1.5 million people in Nigeria and neighboring [...]

30 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA AMOS

United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator Valarie Amos told the Security Council that the war in Syria is characterized by breath-taking levels of savagery as civilians continue to bear the brunt of the conflict. UNIFEED-UNTV

26 Mar 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / VANUATU APPEAL

The United Nations (UN) launched a near $30 million appeal to aid an estimated 166,000 people in need of help in Vanuatu 11 days after cyclone Pam struck the Pacific island nation. UNTV CH

24 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 »

UN / UKRAINE

A UN's top political affairs official told Security Council that Eastern Ukraine appears to be “in limbo” as peace efforts stall, adding in "the road ahead will be difficult but it is critical that all concerned strictly adhere to and commence good-faith implementation" of the Minsk agreement. UNIFEED-UNTV

6 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / KANG CAR CAMEROON

Briefing reporters in New York about her recent visit to Central African Republic and Cameroon, a top UN Humanitarian official said "the biggest threat to the vulnerable people in both countries is the neglect from the international community. UNIFEED

24 Feb 2015 | Read More »

 

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