“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
Government of Myanmar allows UN officials to visit Rakhine state
In what was described by the UN as a “positive step,” senior officials were finally given access to Myanmar’s northern Rakhine state on Monday.
Rations for refugees in northern Kenya cut by 30 per cent: WFP
“Control room” in Bangladesh will monitor Rohingya health needs: WHO
Aid has started to arrive in Myanmar’s Rakhine state where ongoing violence has forced nearly 400,000 civilians to flee to neighbouring Bangladesh.
UN chief condemns “yet another” DPRK missile test
Aid distribution hub established on Antigua for Irma victims
Myanmar refugee exodus reaches "unprecedented" levels
More than 370,000 refugees have now arrived in Bangladesh after fleeing violence in neighbouring Myanmar in recent days, the UN said on Tuesday.