Accessing food in war zones, continuing to “deteriorate”
The ability to find food in the world’s war zones continues to “deteriorate”, meaning that humanitarian efforts are “extremely critical”.
Security Council makes unannounced visit to support Afghan peace efforts
The Security Council carried out an unannounced three-day visit to Afghanistan over the weekend, to lend support to the country’s efforts to restore “peace and stability”.
Align financial investments with climate objectives: UN Secretary-General
Finance will be the “decisive factor” between winning or losing the battle against climate change.
Aid resumes to Rohingya in Myanmar’s northern Rakhine State
Food aid deliveries have resumed to thousands of people affected by violence in Myanmar’s northern Rakhine State, the UN said on Friday.
Fuel “trickling in” but not enough to deliver aid to stricken Yemenis
Life-saving fuel is “trickling in” to Yemen once more following the partial lifting of a Saudi-led blockade, but it’s not enough to deliver vital aid to millions around the country.
Air pollution affecting 17 million babies, mostly in South Asia: UNICEF
10 million Syrians "do not know where their next meal is coming from"
“Innovative” action needed in support of the Sahel: UN chief
Failing to act in support of countries across the Sahel region and to tackle “the root causes of instability” could have serious consequences, the UN chief said on Monday.
Fewer cases of polio in 2016 “than any other year in history”: WHO
UNHCR concerned about stranded Rohingya refugees