humanitarian aid

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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Pakistani displaced, Afghan hosts need urgent aid before winter

Displaced families from Pakistan and their Afghan hosts are in need of urgent aid as winter sets in, according to the UN Mission in the country (UNAMA).

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Telecoms boost aid effort in Iraq

Telecommunications and logistics experts from WFP, the UN World Food Programme are working to ensure that humanitarian agencies can provide rapid delivery of aid in Iraq.

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“Huge challenge” getting aid to displaced people in South Sudan

Delivering humanitarian aid to the people in need in South Sudan is a huge challenge due to the rainy season, poor road system and conflict.

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World has a strategic interest in “No Lost Generation” initiative: UNICEF

The future recovery of Syria is dependent on the education of its children, according to the Executive Director of the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF.

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