WHD

War surgeon: I feel more at risk of death on front line

A leading war surgeon has spoken of the increasing risks associated with saving lives in combat zones and the need for governments to “muster the courage” to protect humanitarians.

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New UNICEF Ambassador to use power of music to promote peace

A “piano prodigy” from Jordan will use his musical talents to advocate for some of the world’s most marginalized children, particularly those caught in conflict, violence and poverty.

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Children suffer “unspeakable violence” during war, UN envoy says

Children have suffered “unspeakable violence” during war but most of them remain positive, a senior UN envoy said ahead of World Humanitarian Day (WHD) on 19 August.

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Hunger levels 3 times higher during “protracted crises”

“Protracted crises” brought on by conflict lead, on average, to a tripling in the number of people going hungry, according to a senior Food and Agriculture Organization official (FAO).

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