Climate change threatening coral reefs
One of the planet’s most important ecosystems, coral reefs, is under threat from climate change.
Mosul operation displaces more than 130,000
Nearly 132,000 people have been displaced by the Iraqi military operation to liberate the city of Mosul from the ISIL terrorist group, the United Nations has reported.
US$310 aid appeal for Cameroon
An appeal for US$310 million has been launched to provide life-saving assistance to 1.2 million people in northern and eastern Cameroon, the UN humanitarian agency, OCHA, has reported.
Displacement rises as Mosul fighting intensifies
More than 13,000 people have fled the Iraqi city of Mosul since Friday, the UN has reported, as military operations to retake the city from extremists have intensified.
Somalia mission chief welcomes moves towards peace in Gaalkacyo
A renewed commitment by two regional leaders in Somalia to achieve peace in the city of Gaalkacyo has been welcomed by the senior UN official in the country.
War-related trauma care established outside Iraqi city