humanitarian aid

Humanitarian situation “dire” in South Sudan

The humanitarian situation for people displaced by conflict in South Sudan has been described as “dire” by the UN deputy humanitarian chief.

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Up to 1mn in Syria, Iraq may be “left out in cold” this winter

Up to one million Syrians and Iraqis may be “left out in the cold” as winter approaches, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) is warning.

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Food rations for 500,000 refugees in Kenya cut

Funding shortfalls have forced the UN food agency to cut rations for about half a million refugees from South Sudan and Somalia in Kenya.

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“Hunt down” Ebola virus in Liberia says UN Envoy

The Ebola virus needs to be “hunted down” in Liberia as the country faces a key moment in the fight against the deadly disease, a senior UN health expert has said.

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Islamic militants ruling by “terror” in Syria

The militant Islamic group, ISIS, is imposing a rule of “terror” in areas it controls in Syria, a UN report has concluded.

The UN commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic details summary executions, public beheadings and amputations carried out by ISIS terrorists.

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First food convoy from Sudan arrives in South Sudan’s Upper Nile

A convoy of 18 trucks carrying food has arrived in South Sudan’s Upper Nile State from Sudan in the first operation of its type under an agreement between the two governments.

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Filipinos rebuild after Typhoon Haiyan

Farmers and fishers in the Philippines are well on the road to recovery and building more resilient livelihoods, a year after Typhoon Haiyan hit the Asian country.

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Iraq’s farmers need support to prevent industry from collapsing

The agricultural sector in Iraq could collapse if urgent support is not delivered to farmers, according to the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO).

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Rebuilding lives in the Philippines, a year after Typhoon Haiyan

People in the Philippines are building a new life for themselves one year after a typhoon devastated the country, killing more than 6,000.

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Kenya: refugees urged to respect “law of the land” following clashes

Refugees living in a camp in northwestern Kenya are being urged by the UN to respect the “law of the land” following clashes that took the lives of eight people.

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