UN providing emergency supplies to quake victims in Indonesia

The United Nations relief coordination office is providing $26,000 worth of emergency supplies to some 500 families affected by the recent earthquake in Alor, Indonesia.

Annan condemns deadly terrorist car bomb in Indonesia

Voicing horror at the car bomb explosion today near the Australian Embassy in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta which reportedly killed at least eight people and injured more than 100 others, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan again repudiated all terrorist actions.

UN food agency hails end to Indonesia's ban on humanitarian rice imports

Welcoming Indonesia's decision to exempt humanitarian agencies from its ban on rice imports, the United Nations World Food Programme today said that millions of poor Indonesians are now guaranteed the delivery of urgently needed assistance.

UN health agency helps Indonesia combat dengue fever outbreak

The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) is working closely with the Indonesian authorities to fight an outbreak of dengue fever that has sent nearly 24,000 suspected cases to hospital in the past two months.

Annan calls for international aid in response to Indonesian earthquake

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan voiced hope that the international community will give "generous and timely" assistance to the Government and people of Indonesia following today's earthquake in the country's Papua province.