UN refugee agency seeks funding to help refugees return to South Sudan

The United Nations refugee today launched an appeal for $11.9 million to help assist the return of refugees, mainly from camps in Uganda, Kenya and Ethiopia, to South Sudan.

UN agency steps up pace of refugee returns to southern Sudan

The United Nations refugee agency is accelerating its programme for the voluntary repatriation of tens of thousands of people to southern Sudan from neighbouring countries.

Nearly $89 million needed to respond to floods in Southern Africa – UN

The international relief aid community is seeking nearly $89 million to help hundreds of thousands of people in flood-hit parts of Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said today.