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New York, Dec 7(Just Earth News): An acute hunger emergency ravaging
Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)’s strife-torn Greater Kasai
region could transform into a long-term disaster if additional
resources are not made available urgently, the United Nations food
relief agency warned Thursday.

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Four billion people have no social security protection - UN labour agency

New York, Nov 30(Just Earth News): More than half of the global population – some four billion people – have no social security protection, UN labour experts said on Wednes ...

Central African Republic’s message to UN: ‘The only thing we want is peace’

New York, Oct 24(Just Earth News): It was once known as the ‘Bridge of Death,’ the frontline between warring factions in the capital of the Central African Republic (CAR). Legendary tale ...

Road accidents in Africa among deadliest worldwide, UN official says, urging more action

New York, Oct 24(Just Earth News): Some 650 people are killed each day in road accidents throughout Africa, a senior United Nations official on Monday said, calling for more to be done to ke ...

Global unemployment passes 200 million in 2017, UN labour agency reports

New York, Oct 10(Just Earth News): More than 200 million people are out of work around the world – an increase of 3.4 million since last year, the United Nations labour agency said Monday, ...

World needs to move beyond ‘conceptual debate’ and improve protection from atrocities, urges Guterres

New York, Sept 7(Just Earth News): Highlighting increased atrocity crimes – genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity – in many parts of the world, United Nation ...

UN chief welcomes release of arrested leaders in Cameroon

New York, Aug 31(Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed yesterday's release of several leaders of the English-speaking regions in Cameroon's South ...

UN labour agency launches global panel to address rapid transformations in the world of work

New York, Aug 22(Just Earth News): The United Nations labour agency has launched a high-level international body that will chart the course towards a future of decent and sustainable work op ...

'Civilians are Not a Target,' says UN chief on World Humanitarian Day

New York, Aug 19(Just Earth News): On World Humanitarian Day, the United Nations and its partners are calling on all global leaders to do everything in their power to protect people caught u ...

'Racism, xenophobia, anti-Semitism or Islamophobia are poisoning our societies' – UN chief

New York, Aug 17(Just Earth News): Urging people everywhere to speak out against hate speech and hate crimes, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Wednesday reiterated his c ...