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New York, Oct 7(Just Earth News): In spite of humanitarian access to help tackle some of the most critical needs in several Central African Republic (CAR) hotspots, eroding security since the beginning of 2017 has sparked additional needs, the United Nations humanitarian wing reported today. more
As Rohingya crisis continues, UNICEF seeks funds to reach 720,000 children in need

New York, Oct 3(Just Earth News): Amid the deepening refugee crisis in Bangladesh and its attendant toll on children, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNCEF) launched on Monday an appeal ...

Amid 'critical' resource shortage, UN agency cuts food rations for refugees in Kenya

New York, Oct 3(Just Earth News): For 420,000 refugees living in northern Kenya, insufficient funding has forced the United Nations food relief agency to cut rations by 30 per cent, as it ap ...

In Bangladesh, UN food relief agency chief urges support amid massive Rohingya influx

New York, Oct 2(Just Earth News): The head of the United Nations food relief agency called on Sunday for an end to the “horrors” driving Rohingyas by the tens of thousands from their hom ...

UNICEF expands relief efforts in Latin America and Caribbean after month of ‘relentless’ natural disasters

New York, Sept 28(Just Earth News): To help children and families affected by the series of natural disasters that have devastated countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, the United Na ...

Funding shortfall jeopardizes humanitarian response in Yemen, UN aid chief warns

New York, Sept 23(Just Earth News): Efforts to respond to the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, currently the world’s largest, are being hampered by insufficient funding and other challenges, ...

In wake of Hurricane Irma, UN launches $55 million plan to assist Cubans in need

New York, Sept 20(Just Earth News): The United Nations system in Cuba on Tuesday launched an action plan requiring $55.8 million to address the urgent needs of over 2 million people severely ...

At UN Assembly, Turkey calls on world to fulfil aid pledges for hosting Syrian refugees

New York, Sept 20(Just Earth News): Stressing that his country has spent over $30 billion to care for more than three million Syrians and 200,000 Iraqis fleeing war in their own homelands, T ...

UN, partners seek $106 million in humanitarian aid for drought-hit Kenya

New York, Sept 8(Just Earth News): The United Nations and its humanitarian partners in Kenya on Thursday appealed for $106 million to scale-up their response to the most urgent needs resulti ...

Guterres says UN ready to support relief efforts in South Asia countries hit by floods, landslides

New York, May 26(Just Earth News): Saddened by the loss of life and the devastation caused by widespread floods and landslides due to torrential monsoon rains in Bangladesh, India and Nepal, ...