UNHCR

News In Brief 01 February 2018

  • “Human cost” of conflict in South Sudan has reached “epic proportions”: UNHCR chief
  • Repatriating Rohingyas “premature” says UN independent expert on Myanmar
  • Syrian refugee brothers in Lebanon hear for first time after life-changing operation
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News in Brief 31 January 2018

Holocaust commemoration about the past and the future: UN Secretary-General

Although hatred may appear to be on the rise, people everywhere can unite to create a world of peaceful coexistence.

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News in Brief 26 January 2018 – Geneva

Gunfire reportedly used against migrants off Yemen

Outrage and sadness have been expressed by UN agencies, after 30 migrants and refugees drowned off the coast of Yemen.

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News in Brief 19 January 2018 – Geneva

  • Increasing concern for women and children fleeing Cameroon — UNHCR
  • Concern about heightened unrest in Honduras — OHCHR
  • At least one in four children in Iraq impacted by conflict and poverty — UNICEF
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News in Brief 05 January 2018

UN allocates $50m in emergency humanitarian funding for Yemen

The UN relief chief announced the biggest-ever allocation of emergency funds to war-torn Yemen on Friday, to help deal with the country’s worsening humanitarian crisis.

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Syrian refugee offers sporting chance to others in exile

A refugee story with a happy ending, with news that a Syrian former champion wrestler has opened a sports centre in Egypt offering hope to others displaced from the war-torn country.

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News in Brief 22 December 2017 - Geneva (AM)

DRC violence fuels new displacement

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UN and Africa: UN refugee chief in Somalia, closing of POC site and 'Childhood under Attack' in South Sudan

First closure of civilian protection site in South Sudan

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UN Daily News Programme 20 December 2017

Listen to our daily bulletin of news and features from the United Nations, presented by Dianne Penn and Vibhu Mishra.

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Security Council resolution extends life-saving aid to Syrians

Syria topped the agenda in the Security Council on Tuesday, where ambassadors heard briefings from the UN officials overseeing the political and humanitarian response to the ongoing conflict.

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