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New York, Nov 9 (JEN): The United Nations and its partners are supporting the Government of the Philippines in assessing the damage caused by super typhoon Haiyan, which made landfall this morning in Guiuan on Samar Island and is currently making its way across the country. more
Benin: UN to help flood-hit farm communities rebound

New York, Nov 6 (JEN): The United Nations Tuesday launched an emergency response programme to support farmers in northern Benin who lost crops, livestock and fishing grounds when the region ...

CAR: UN calls for funds to ramp up food aid

New York, Nov 2 (JEN): Concerned by the rising food insecurity in the Central African Republic, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Friday said that it plans to boost its humanita ...

UN South-South forum wraps up with pledge for development

New York, Nov 2 (JEN): More than USD 450 million was pledged between investors, green businesses, Governments and other parties at the United Nations-organized Global South-South Developmen ...

Philippines: UN seeks funds to aid earthquake-ravaged Bohol

New York, Oct 26 (JEN): The United Nations and humanitarian partners in the Philippines appealed Friday for USD 46.8 million to meet the acute needs of the victims of the Bohol earthquake wh ...

Ban pledges UN support for Africa’s development

New York, Oct 22 (JEN): Hailing the success of the self-assessment mechanism agreed among African leaders a decade ago, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Monday said the peer revi ...

Syria: Security Council urges humanitarian aid access

New York, Oct 3 (JEN) Gravely concerned by the deepening “humanitarian tragedy” in Syria, the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday urged the Syrian Government to immediat ...