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Aid
New York, Jan 25 (JEN): The United Nations on Friday called for security to be re-established along the main roads in strife-torn Central African Republic (CAR) to allow access for vital aid and humanitarian staff as 38 trucks with a month’s supply of food for 155,000 people remained blocked at the frontier. more
UNCC pays out for Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait

New York, Jan 24 (JEN): The United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC), which settles the damage claims of those who suffered losses due to Iraq’s 1990 invasion of Kuwait, on Thurs ...

UN urges protection, access to aid for Syrian children

New York, Jan 23 (JEN): Against the backdrop of peace talks on Syria which opened on Wednesdayin Switzerland, senior United Nations humanitarian officials have joined international aid organ ...

Syria: UN urges aid delivery to Palestinian refugee camp

New York, Jan 23 (JEN): As world leaders meet in Montreux, Switzerland, seeking a political solution to the crisis in Syria, the United Nations is calling on all parties in the strife-torn n ...

UNICEF airlifts urgent supplies to South Sudan

New York, Jan 22 (JEN): Responding to vital humanitarian needs in South Sudan, the first of two planes chartered by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) arrived in the capital, ...

Philippines: UN urges aid for typhoon recovery

New York, Jan 17 (JEN): The recovery process in the Philippines has been steady but uneven, the United Nations top relief official said Thursday, urging donors to increase support for the US ...

CAR: UN seeks more humanitarian aid for displaced

New York, Jan 17 (JEN): Donors have provided only 6 per cent of the USD 247 million that the United Nations needs over the next 100 days to ease the “mega-tragedy” in strife-torn ...

South Sudan: Ban condemns stealing of humanitarian aid

New York, Jan 16 (JEN): As the conflict escalates in South Sudan, where fighting has now driven more than 400,000 people from their homes and left twice as many in dire need of aid, United N ...

UN seeks assistance for millions affected by Syria

New York, Jan 16 (JEN): Top United Nations officials at a major donors’ conference on Wednesday appealed for urgent funds to assist millions of people inside Syria and in neighbouring ...

Ban marks fourth anniversary of Haiti earthquake

New York, Jan 11 (JEN): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday called on the international community to increase its aid to Haiti on the fourth anniversary of the devastatin ...