UNIFEED RUNDOWN FOR FRIDAY 22 MAY AND MONDAY 25 MAY 2015

 

 

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UNIFEED RUNDOWN FOR FRIDAY 22 MAY AND MONDAY 25 MAY 2015

EDITORS, NOTE:

MONDAY 25 MAY IS A UN HOLIDAY. UNIFEED OFFICES WILL BE CLOSED

THE MONDAY STORY WILL BE AVAILABLE AT 00:01 GMT MONDAY

 UNIFEED RUNDOWN FOR FRIDAY 22 MAY 2015

UN / SMALL ARMS (3:05)

The UN Security Council today (Friday) passed a resolution on small arms trade in the face of opposition from African states, Venezuela, China and Russia. UNIFEED -UNTV

GENEVA / HUNGARY QUESTIONAIRE (1:59)

The United Nations Human Right Office said it is “shocked” by a Hungarian government questionnaire which links migration with terrorism and fears it could bolster anti-immigration sentiments. UNTV CH

GENEVA / TANZANIA CHOLERA (1:28)

The UN Refugee Agency said a cholera epidemic in Tanzania’s lakeside Kagunga area has killed two local people and 29 Burundian refugees this week, adding to the serious challenges created by the forced population displacement from Burundi. UNTV CH

GENEVA / SOUTH SUDAN (2:01)

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, has called for justice for civilians in South Sudan. OHCHR

TANZANIA / BURUNDIAN REFUGEES (2:51)

On the shores of Lake Tanganyika, crowds of refugees from Burundi are waiting for ships  to carry them away from the isolated village of Kagunga where according to UNHCR as many as 50,000 have come seeking refuge. UNHCR

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RUNDOWN FOR MONDAY 35 MAY 2015

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NEPAL / ONE MONTH AFTER (2:42)

One month after the first of two major earthquakes hit Nepal and caused widespread death and destruction, an estimated 70,000 children under five need urgent nutrition support so as to prevent a deterioration of their health, according to UNICEF.

 

 

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