Georgia

As winter sets in, UN agency prepares to feed vulnerable families in Georgia

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said today that it will provide food aid this winter to 6,700 people in Georgia who have been displaced several times since fleeing their homes in 2008 amid fighting in South Ossetia.

Georgia: UN rights official calls for durable solution for those displaced by conflict

A senior United Nations human rights official today called for renewed efforts to find employment and livelihood opportunities for 350,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Georgia, many of whom were driven from their homes by conflict nearly 20 years ago.

Georgians displaced in South Ossetian conflict get Internet access thanks to UN

Thousands of Georgians displaced by the 2008 conflict with Russia over South Ossetia are getting access to computers for their education and livelihood purposes, thanks to an initiative by the United Nations refugee agency.