Noting with “serious concern” omissions by Iran in reporting on its clandestine nuclear ambitions, the Board of Governors of the United Nations atomic watchdog agency today called on Tehran to take a number of steps to rectify the situation.
While noting with satisfaction marked progress in cooperation by Iran, the head of the United Nations atomic watchdog agency today voiced serious concern over gaps in Tehran’s declaration of nuclear activities and called on it to take the “vital” initiative to provide all relevant information fully and promptly in the coming months.
The first 50 of the estimated 20,000 school-age children whose schools were damaged or demolished in quake-devastated Bam, Iran, return to school today, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said.
Iran has gathered an unprecedented number of donors responding to a Flash Appeal for funds to cover 90 days of humanitarian aid after last month's devastating earthquake, the United Nations relief coordinator said today.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today announced the launch of a three-month emergency operation to feed 100,000 victims of the earthquake that devastated the Iranian city of Bam two weeks ago.
Iran's recent tragic earthquake, which left up to 32,000 dead and 70,000 homeless, must drive all members of the international community to develop safe shelter conditions across the globe, according to a UN human rights expert.
The United Nations today asked donors for $31.3 million to meet the three-month relief and rehabilitation needs of the tens of thousands of people in Bam, Iran, who were affected by the powerful earthquake which rocked the area last month.