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UN allocates $50m in emergency humanitarian funding for Yemen
The UN relief chief announced the biggest-ever allocation of emergency funds to war-torn Yemen on Friday, to help deal with the country’s worsening humanitarian crisis.
Global HIV/AIDS response still “lagging behind” despite progress
Despite major progress on ending the AIDS epidemic, parts of the global response to battling the HIV virus are still “lagging behind”, the UN chief said on Friday.
It is now time to end the violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) and consolidate democracy, the UN Secretary-General told the country’s legislators on Friday.
Secretary-General António Guterres, on Thursday pledged the support of the UN for building up national institutions across the Central African Republic (CAR).
UN chief appeals for solidarity with CAR
The international community has been urged by the UN Secretary-General to show solidarity with the Central African Republic (CAR) in order to rebuild the country and reduce the suffering of its people.