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Denouncing an attack on civilians in Nigeria’s restive north-east region, a senior United Nations humanitarian official has called on all parties to the conflict to immediately cease hostilities and ensure the protection of civilians. more
Syria: Civilians killed on ‘horrific scale’ as conflict begins spilling across borders

New York, Feb 15 (IBNS): The conflict in Syria is now spilling over the country’s borders amid increased military intervention from multiple sources, a senior United Nations mediato ...

Civilians in war-torn Yemen ‘under fire on all sides’ – UN rights chief

New York, Feb 13 (JEN): The situation in Taizz governorate – located in south-west Yemen – is of particular concern.

Yemen: Raging violence displaces more than 85,000 civilians, says UN refugee agency

New York, Feb 10 (JEN): Surging violence across Yemen has resulted in the displacement of more than 85,000 people in just the last 10 weeks, the United Nations refugee agency reported Fri ...

Humanitarian diplomacy ‘getting nowhere’ in Syria warns UN special adviser

New York, Feb 2 (JEN): Civilians in Syria’s besieged areas have not seen a single convoy of humanitarian aid arrive for a full two months, a senior United Nations adviser said on Th ...

Yemen: Amid spike in casualties, UN relief official says civilians bearing brunt of ‘absurd war’

New York, Dec 29(Just Earth News): After separate airstrikes on a crowded market and a rural farm left nearly 70 people dead earlier this week in Yemen, the top United Nations humanitaria ...

Attack on civilians in Kabul another 'despicable crime' in a year of atrocities – UN Mission

New York, Dec 29(Just Earth News):  The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has strongly denounced the terrorist bombing earlier Thursday of a Shi'a cultural ...

South Sudan: UN envoy condemns ‘horrific’ killings of civilians in Jonglei

New York, Nov 30(Just Earth News): The most senior United Nations official in South Sudan has condemned the “horrific” killing of some 45 civilians in the Jonglei region on Tu ...

Suffering of 350,000 civilians in rural Damascus 'an outrage' – UN rights chief

New York, Oct 27(Just Earth News): The United Nations human rights chief on Friday called on the parties to the conflict in Syria to allow badly needed food and medical supplies to Eastern G ...

Civilians who fled Mosul still vulnerable, need assistance – UN official

New York, Oct 14(Just Earth News): One year since the start of the military campaign to retake Mosul from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da'esh) terrorist group, the United N ...