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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, Juba, Tuesday, loaded with supplies for women and children across the crisis-stricken country. more
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 ...

UN seeks more funds for refugees in CAR, South Sudan

New York, Jan 11 (JEN): Facing worsening refugee crises in strife-torn Central African Republic (CAR) and South Sudan, the United Nations on Friday appealed for USD 99 million in additional ...

South Sudan: UN releases urgent aid for humanitarian operations

New York, Jan 10 (JEN): While the United Nations has released USD 15 million from its rapid response fund for immediate humanitarian operations in war-torn South Sudan, even amid “ver ...

CAR: UN calls for more aid amid ongoing violence

New York, Jan 9 (JEN): A United Nations human rights expert on Wednesday called for urgent protection and increased assistance to the growing number of persons displaced by violence in the ...

CAR: UN resumes food aid after machete attacks

New York, Jan 8 (JEN): The United Nations on Tuesday resumed food aid for some 100,000 displaced people in Bangui, capital of the strife-torn Central African Republic (CAR), for the first t ...