News headlines for “Aid”

  1. Madagascar: Severe drought could spur world’s first climate change famine

    - UN News

    More than one million people in southern Madagascar are struggling to get enough to eat, due to what could become the first famine caused by climate change, according to the World Food Programme (WFP). 

  2. $667 million funding call to help Afghans through economic crisis: UNDP

    - UN News

    Afghanistan’s economy is imploding, with all but three per cent of households expected to fall below the poverty line in coming months, the UN said on Thursday.

  3. Humanitarian assistance stepped up on Yemen's west coast, amid clashes

    - UN News

    Humanitarian assistance has been ramped up on Yemen's west coast where ongoing violence has increased the needs of communities displaced by years of conflict, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Wednesday.

  4. Myanmar: Three million in urgent need of life-saving assistance, protection

    - UN News

    The UN Country Team in Myanmar remains “deeply concerned over the humanitarian impact” of the country’s ongoing crises stemming largely from the military coup in February, the UN Spokesperson said on Tuesday.  

  5. Yemen war reaches ‘shameful milestone’ - 10,000 children now killed or maimed

    - UN News

    Another “shameful milestone” has been reached in the conflict in Yemen with 10,000 children killed or maimed since fighting started in March 2015, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesday. 

  6. UNHCR chief urges better support for 13 million 'exhausted' and displaced Syrians

    - UN News

    UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, has urged greater international support for the more than 13 million Syrians who’ve been displaced in the past 10 years. 

  7. Displaced in northeast Nigeria ‘knocking on door of starvation’: WFP

    - UN News

    Displaced families in Nigeria’s northeast are “knocking on the door of starvation”, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday.

  8. Yemen: Dialogue and compromise ‘only way forward’

    - UN News

    A comprehensive negotiated political settlement is needed to end the violence in Yemen “once and for all”, UN Special Envoy Hans Grundberg told the Security Council on Thursday.    

  9. Mali maestro’s message of peace to Sahel region’s youngsters drawn to extremism

    - UN News

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    An ambitious project to raise awareness about rising insecurity and mass displacement in the Sahel has resulted in an original musical score from Mali songwriter Vieux Farka Touré. 

  10. Afghanistan crisis worsening as temperatures drop, warns UNHCR

    - UN News

    The humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan is worsening and funding for emergency aid is urgently needed to help 20 million people there, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Tuesday.

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