Life-saving equipment and medical supplies from the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) are arriving in Yemen to help pregnant women in the war-torn country deliver their babies safely.
The crisis in Syria has to come to an end as no one is benefiting from the violence except terrorists, according to the UN envoy for the country.
The UN agency that works with Palestinian refugees, UNRWA, will delay opening its schools in the region for the first time if it fails to raise more than $100 million in the next few weeks.
People in South Sudan cannot afford a balanced diet and regular meals due to the ongoing fighting in the country, according to the UN food agency.
The situation for people living in the Yemeni port city of Aden has been described as “harrowing” by the top United Nations relief official in the country.
South Sudan’s leaders have been urged by the UN Humanitarian Affairs chief to pursue peace and to allow aid workers to perform their tasks in safety.
The ongoing conflict in Syria has pushed more than half the population into hunger and poverty, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP).
Iraq has been living through one of the most difficult phases of its modern history, the head of the UN mission in the country told the Security Council on Wednesday.
A record number of people are sheltering in UN bases in South Sudan, the UN mission in the country, UNMISS, has confirmed.
Reducing poverty in Indonesia by helping up to 80 million people who live on under US$2 a day remains the key challenge for Indonesian authorities, a UN aid expert said last week.