humanitarian aid

No breakthrough on humanitarian aid to Syria

The joint UN and Arab league envoy for Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, has said there has been no progress in getting humanitarian aid to the besieged city of Homs in Syria.

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Humanitarian supplies yet to enter Homs

United Nations aid agencies in Syria are yet to receive the necessary security guarantees to enable them deliver urgently needed humanitarian assistance to civilians trapped in the old city of Homs.

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Yemen faces “deteriorating humanitarian crisis”

The people of Yemen are being encouraged to be more self-sufficient to get through what has been described as a “deteriorating humanitarian crisis”.

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Aid agencies welcome South Sudan ceasefire

A ceasefire between the South Sudan government and rebel forces, has been welcomed by United Nations aid agencies.

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UNRWA leads campaign for access to Yarmouk refugee camp in Syria

A three-day global social media campaign has been launched to demand that parties to the Syrian conflict allow aid to a camp for Palestinian refugees in Syria.

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South Sudan conflict: One family’s “Problem”

The ongoing insecurity in South Sudan has forced more than a half a million citizens to flee their homes.

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Resilience of Philippines praised after typhoon

The people of the Philippines have been praised for their ability to recover from the deadly typhoon which devastated parts of the country just over two months ago.

Typhoon Haiyan which struck the country last November killed nearly 6000 people and displaced millions more.

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Global leaders at Davos challenged to end hunger

Global leaders are arriving at an international forum in Davos, Switzerland and are being told they have a key role in ending hunger across the planet.

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Food insecurity worsens in South Sudan as conflict continues

Ongoing political instability and fighting could lead to widespread food insecurity and malnutrition in South Sudan.

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Lifesaving aid delivered to South Sudan by UNICEF

A plane loaded with life-saving supplies ranging from medicines to midwifery kits touched down in South Sudan’s capital, Juba, on Tuesday morning.

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