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News in Brief 18 September 2017 (AM)

Nearly US$10 million needed “urgently” for north-east Nigeria cholera response

The UN and other aid partners launched an emergency appeal for US$9.9 million on Monday, to respond to the ongoing cholera outbreak in north-east Nigeria, and prevent further outbreaks in high-risk areas.

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“Concrete solutions” needed and “results for the people” says Lajčák

The incoming UN General Assembly President hopes to deliver “concrete solutions” and “results for the people” during his year overseeing the work of the 193-member body.

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UNHCR to help thousands of displaced in war-torn DRC

Efforts are under way to help thousands of victims of conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) where “nine out of ten villages” have been burned to the ground in some regions, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said on Friday.

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News in Brief 8 September 2017 (PM)

SDGs are “taking hold” across the world: UN Deputy chief

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UN Daily News Programme 08 September 2017

Listen to our special daily programme, featuring an in-depth interview with the UN Secretary General António Guterres. The programme is presented by Matt Wells, and Reem Abaza.

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News in Brief 6 September 2017 (AM)

“Nearly zero progress” in reducing global out-of-school rate: UNICEF

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“Bold new course” needed on urbanization: UN deputy chief

A “bold new course” is needed across the UN system to address the challenges of urbanization in the 21st Century, the UN deputy chief said on Tuesday.

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News in Brief 01 September 2017 (PM)

UN chief “saddened by loss of life” in Bangladesh, India, Nepal

UN chief António Guterres said on Friday he was “saddened by the loss of life” and the devastation caused by torrential monsoon rains across much of Bangladesh, India and Nepal.

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UN Daily News Programme 01 September 2017

Listen to our daily bulletin of news and features from the United Nations, presented by Matt Wells and Jocelyne Sambira.

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News in Brief 01 September 2017 (AM)

Casualty figures show month-on-month decline in Iraq: UNAMI

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