Flash appeal to help hurricane-affected Dominica
Humanitarians are appealing for US$31 million to support the Caribbean island of Dominica, hit hard by Hurricane Maria, the United Nations has announced.
Agreement reportedly reached on restoring Damascus water supply
Agreement has been reached, according to reports, on restoring running water to around 5.5 million people living in and around the Syrian capital, Damascus.
The candidates vying to become the next Secretary-General of the United Nations are to face a “challenging environment” at a global televised town hall discussion taking place on Tuesday, according to a senior UN Spokesperson.