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New York, Dec 18 (JEN): With the lives of nearly six million children disrupted by the typhoon that devastated the Philippines a month ago, 1.4 million of whom lost their family homes, the United Nations is forging ahead with long-term programmes to restore schooling, protection, vaccination and other child services. more
UN seeks funds to bring life-saving aid to millions

New York, Dec 17 (JEN): The United Nations and its partners will need nearly USD 13 billion in funding to reach millions of people with life-saving aid in 2014, with half of that sought for ...

Donors pledge over $400 mn for UN humanitarian fund

Washington, Dec 14 (JEN) Donors pledged $404.6 million for the United Nations fund that enables the quick delivery of life-saving humanitarian aid to those who need it most around the world, ...

Syria: UN begins winter aid airlifts from Iraq

New York, Dec 11 (JEN): As the Syrian crisis passes the tragic 1,000-day mark, the United Nations refugee agency is working hard to meet the “immense needs” of desperate communi ...

UN scales up aid for millions displaced in CAR

New York, Dec 11 (JEN): United Nations agencies are scaling up efforts to assist the scores of civilians uprooted by the surging violence in the Central African Republic (CAR), reported to ...

UN raises emergency aid appeal for Philippines

New York, Nov 23 (JEN): The United Nations Friday increased its appeal for Philippines typhoon relief by nearly 16 per cent to USD 348 million with a further rise likely as aid organization ...

Philippines: UN urges long-term aid for typhoon victims

New York, Nov 22 (JEN): As food aid reached nearly 2.7 million survivors of Typhoon Haiyan, which devastated the central Philippines earlier this month, the top United Nations emergency reli ...

UN ramps up aid for Typhoon-hit Philippines

New York, Nov 20 (JEN): The United Nations is ramping up relief operations in the Philippines as UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned a climate conference Tuesday that the deadly devastat ...

Philippines: Aid workers concerned about logistical challenges

New York, Nov 14 (JEN): As the United Nations and other organizations scale up the massive relief operation under way in the typhoon-battered Philippines, the UN humanitarian chief is meeti ...

Ban pledges UN support for Chad, wider region

New York, Nov 9 (JEN): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has wrapped up his visit to the Sahel with a final stop in Chad, where he discussed with senior Government officials the ...