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New York, June 22(Just Earth News): As the number of people in need of humanitarian assistance around the world reach record levels, United Nations and relief partners have revised their global aid appeal to $23.5 billion – up nearly 6 per cent from the original $22.2 billion announced late last year. more
UN migration agency launches $60 million appeal for famine-struck East, Horn of Africa

New York, June 9(Just Earth News): The United Nations migration agency on Friday appealed for some $60 million to aid an estimated 16 million people suffering from the worst drought seek i ...

UN agencies urge aid for cyclone-hit communities in Bangladesh, Myanmar

New York, June 3(Just Earth News): United Nations agencies are calling for urgent aid to help hundreds of thousands of people affected by Cyclone Mora, which swept across the Bay of Bengal e ...

UN urges aid for civilians swept up in Central African Republic’s ‘new spiral of escalating violence’

New York, June 2(Just Earth News): Warning that violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) is quickly escalating, the top United Nations aid official in the country on Thursday urged the ...

Senior UN official appeals for aid to stop 'unprecedented' spread of cholera in Yemen

New York, May 24(Just Earth News): With more than 100,000 people in Yemen believed to be at risk for cholera, the top United Nations humanitarian official in the country is appealing to Gove ...

With funding ‘down to a trickle,’ UN agency renews warning over Burundi refugees

New York, May 23(Just Earth News): The United Nations refugee agency has increased its funding appeal by $36 million to support Burundians fleeing their homes in what could become the third- ...

UN emergency food agency sending rations to war-torn Central African Republic

New York, May 19(Just Earth News): The United Nations emergency food agency has started dispatching supplies by air and road to the Central African Republic (CAR), where violence erupted in ...

As four countries face famine, world 'must step up now' says top UN food security forum

New York, May 18(Just Earth News): With famine looming in four countries, the United Nations-backed Committee on World Food Security (CFS) stressed on Wednesday the need to rally support f ...

UN aids Yemenis in embattled Mokha; warns on cholera outbreak

New York, May 16(Just Earth News): The United Nations refugee agency on Tuesday confirmed that for only the third time this year, its field teams were able to distribute humanitarian aid in ...

UN releases new funding to support critical aid operations in Central African Republic

New York, May 12(Just Earth News): Against the backdrop of a continuingly complex humanitarian scenario in the Central African Republic (CAR) – marked by multiplication of hotspots, increa ...