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News in Brief 17 January 2018

Women gather at a food distribution point in Nyanzale, North Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo. The distribution targets the most vulnerable households and serves around 30 per cent of all displaced families. Photo: OCHA/Ivo Brandau

Humanitarian situation in DRC deteriorates due to enormous funding gap: IOM The humanitarian situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is spiralling out of control due to a "massive escalation" of…

17 Jan 2018 / Listen /

UNICEF official shares memories of "a horrible year" for children in Yemen

UNICEF representative in Yemen Meritxell Relano  checks on a boy

For children in Yemen, there could not have been a worse year than 2017. That's the assessment of the…

26 Dec 2017 / Listen /

UN Daily News Programme 26 December 2017

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Listen to our daily bulletin of news and features from the United Nations, presented by Vibhu Mishra. In today’s…

26 Dec 2017 / Listen /

General Assembly demands compliance with UN resolutions on Jerusalem

Panels in the General Assembly Hall showing the final count for the resolution on 'the status of Jerusalem, during the resumed 10th Emergency Special Session on Illegal Israeli actions in Occupied East Jerusalem and the rest of the Occupied Palestinian Territory. UN Photo/Manuel Elias

Countries are being urged to comply with UN Security Council resolutions on the status of Jerusalem. This follows a…

21 Dec 2017 / Listen /
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