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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 »

UN / YEMEN

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reports that some 61 per cent or almost 16 million Yemenis are in need of humanitarian assistance. UNIFEED-UNTV

13 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UN / SAHEL

The United Nations and humanitarian partners today launched a $1.96 billion appeal to help millions of people in nine countries in Africa’s Sahel region.

12 Feb 2015 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / AMOS WHITAKER PRESSER

The United Nations humanitarian coordinator appealed to "those engaging in the conflict in South Sudan" to end the violence. Otherwise, "we will see a generation of South Sudan's children who are lost." UNMISS

9 Feb 2015 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / AMOS WHITAKER ARRIVAL

Valerie Amos, the UN humanitarian chief and Forest Whitaker, UNESCO's Special Envoy for Peace and Reconciliation arrived in South Sudan to assess the humanitarian situation faced by people affected by the conflict and highlight the urgent need for peace and stability. UNMISS

6 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UN / GING EBOLA

After recently visiting the Ebola three most affected countries, a top humanitarian official told reporters "there is no room for complacency," adding in "the last mile is the hardest mile. We must stay the course." UNIFEED-UNTV

5 Feb 2015 | Read More »

 

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