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New York, May 7 (Just Earth News): The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has urgently deployed peacekeeping troops to Aburoc in the Upper Nile region to help enable the delivery of much needed humanitarian assistance to the 50,000 people displaced from home, the Mission said on Sunday. more
Six months into battle for Mosul, water and trauma care are key UN and partner priorities

New York, Apr 27(Just Earth News): Safe drinking water is a major concern in Mosul, where a battle has been underway for the past six months to retake the city from the Islamic State of Ira ...

DR Congo: UN seeks $64 million to tackle humanitarian crisis in Kasaï region

New York, Apr 27 (Just Earth News): The United Nations has appealed for $64.5 million to respond to the urgent needs of 731,000 people over the next six months in the Kasaï region, the late ...

UN, humanitarian partners to launch $40M appeal for flood-hit Peru

New York, Apr 7(Just Earth News): The United Nations and humanitarian partners in Peru are expected on Fridayto launch an appeal for $39.2 million to provide urgently needed aid to people af ...

Donors pledge $9.7 billion to help support future of war-torn Syria at UN-backed conference

New York, Apr 6(Just Earth News): Forty-one donors on Wednesday pledged a combined $6 billion for critical humanitarian programmes in 2017 and another $3.7 billion for 2018 for the people of ...

Mosul tops IOM's 2017 funding appeal for Iraq

Iraq, Apr 1(Just Earth News): As the Mosul battle to retake Iraq's northern city approaches its seventh month, responding to the needs of affected people has become IOM's top priority, acc ...

INTERVIEW: Mark Bowden on his time in Afghanistan and on revamping international aid

New York, Apr 1 (Just Earth News): The conflict in Afghanistan is "partially forgotten," the former United Nations Deputy Special Representative for the country has warned, calling for more ...

UN appeals for nearly $170 million to aid pastoralists in northern Kenya

New York, Mar 16 (Just Earth News): The United Nations and its humanitarian partners on Thursday appealed for $166 million to aid Kenyan pastoralists and farmers whose livestock and crops ar ...

Following visit to Haiti, UN expert urges more aid for Hurricane Matthew victims

New York, Mar 13 (Just Earth News): An independent United Nations expert on human rights is calling for redoubling of efforts to help Haitians affected by Hurricane Matthew.

Japan donates USD 6.7 million to aid displaced Iraqis: IOM

Iraq, Mar 12 (Just Earth News): In the midst of ongoing operations in Mosul, the Government of Japan has declared to provide USD 6.7 million to IOM to support its humanitarian response to di ...