Six aid workers missing in South Sudan after reports of armed clashes
Six relief workers in South Sudan, one international and five national, have been reported by the UN as missing since Sunday.
Ending famine is “completely achievable” and is one of the big challenges that the new UN relief chief is looking forward to tackling during his time in charge of the global body’s humanitarian effort.
Many “just a step away from starvation” around Lake Chad: UN relief chief
Many citizens of the countries that surround Africa’s Lake Chad are “just a step away from starvation” and in need of sustained international support.
With conflict in Yemen grinding on, the health system and economy have collapsed, seriously jeopardizing “people’s ability to survive”.
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With famine looming in Yemen, the country is “on a knife’s edge” and in desperate need of cash from international donors to avert disaster, said the UN Resident Coordinator in the country on Tuesday.
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Conflict continues to hamper humanitarian response to South Sudan famine
US $1.5 billion is urgently needed to deliver humanitarian aid to people living in Nigeria and the Lake Chad region, the UN relief chief has said.