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UN / SYRIA

The United Nations top humanitarian official told the Security Council today (15 December) that despite the adoption of previous council resolutions,  calls to end the "relentless violence" in Syria have been ignored. UNIFEED UNTV

15 Dec 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / AMOS GUTERRES

Humanitarian organizations need (USD) 16.4 billion to help almost 60 million of the world's most vulnerable people in 2015. UNTV CH

8 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UN / KANG SOUTH SUDAN

The United Nations Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, Kyung-wha Kang said that the humanitarian community needs to do "some innovative, out-of-the-box thinking" if it's to provide humanitarian aid to estimated 78 million people in 22 countries that will need assistance in 2015. UNIFEED-UNTV

4 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UN / HUMANITARIAN FORUM

Speaking at the start of the Third Global Humanitarian Policy Forum, the United Nations Deputy-Secretary General, Jan Eliasson, ┬ánoted that over the past ten years, the cost of humanitarian operations "has risen nearly 600 percent" and said that it has become "increasingly difficult to raise these funds." UNIFEED – UNTV

3 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA AMOS

Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos, in her briefing to the Security Council said since the adoption of resolution 2165 for cross-border and cross-line humanitarian access, "we have delivered to nearly all the hard-to-reach locations in the four governorates', adding in "despite the progress we have made it is still not enough." UNIFEED-UNTV

25 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / GING

A top humanitarian official said that Mali is "at a crossroads," not just from a humanitarian and development standpoint, but also politically, as "it has tragically seen an escalation in conflict in recent months." UNIFEED – UNTV

14 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA

A senior official from the United Nations humanitarian agency told the Security Council that armed violence continues to escalate throughout Syrian, adding that the humanitarian situation in the country continues to deteriorate and "the levels of violence, death and destruction remain unrelenting." UNIFEED-UNTV

30 Oct 2014 | Read More »

UN / GING MYANMAR

Upon his return from Myanmar, OCHA Director of Operations John Ging called for an "equitable and just solution" to the citizenship crisis in Rakhine State, where over 800,000 persons are estimated to be without citizenship. UNIFEED-UNTV

3 Oct 2014 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA

Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos, in her briefing to the Security Council said that over the past two weeks, ISIL forces have advanced in northern Aleppo and more than 160,000 people fled into Turkey just in a few days. She said "their fear was so great that many people crossed heavily mined fields to seek [...]

30 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / GAZA

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed Sunday's announcement by Egypt that the Israelis and the Palestinians have accepted another 72 hours’ unconditional humanitarian ceasefire and urged all concerned to avoid steps that would lead to a resumption of violence. UNIFEED – UNTV

11 Aug 2014 | Read More »

 

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