News headlines for “Aid”

  1. Gaza: ‘high time’ for ceasefire and hostage release, says Guterres

    - UN News

    A comprehensive ceasefire in Gaza linked to the release of all remaining hostages cannot come too soon, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Tuesday, as he welcomed the Security Council resolution adopted a day earlier seeking an end to the war there.

  2. Yemen: UN chief demands release of aid workers held by Houthis

    - UN News

    UN Secretary-General António Guterres called on Tuesday for the immediate release of all United Nations staff held in Yemen by the de facto Houthi authorities, following the arrest of 13 of the Organization’s personnel.

  3. Youth in Haiti remain optimistic amid worsening instability

    - UN News

    The crisis in Haiti has left children among the most vulnerable to extreme violence, malnutrition, poverty, and collapsing social systems there, according to the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

  4. Gaza: Security Council adopts US resolution calling for ‘immediate, full and complete ceasefire’

    - UN News

    The UN Security Council on Monday adopted a resolution aimed at reaching a comprehensive ceasefire deal in three phases to end the war in Gaza, with US Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield telling members "today, we voted for peace."

  5. Sudan crisis: UN health agency alerts over attack on key hospital

    - UN News

    Further deadly violence in Sudan’s besieged El Fasher city has forced a major hospital to shut over the weekend after soldiers stormed the facility, prompting alarm on Monday from the UN World Health Organization (WHO) about the serious impact on sick and injured patients.

  6. Ukraine: Security Council hears of escalating toll of Kharkiv attacks

    - UN News

    A recent escalation in fighting in Ukraine, particularly in the Kharkiv region, has left nearly 200 people dead, displaced thousands more and further crippled critical infrastructure, with implications for global food security, a senior UN humanitarian said on Friday.

  7. WFP expands emergency response to avert famine in war-torn Sudan

    - UN News

    Escalating hunger and violence in Sudan are reaching unprecedented levels as it teeters on the verge of becoming the world’s largest hunger crisis and faces increasingly violent attacks by paramilitary groups, the World Food Programme (WFP) reported on Thursday.

  8. Dozens feared dead in Israeli airstrike on UNRWA school in Gaza

    - UN News

    Amid early reports that an Israeli strike on a UN-run school in Gaza overnight into Thursday left dozens dead, humanitarians warned that cholera and other potentially deadly diseases stalk people uprooted by the war, forced to live among “mountains of trash”.

  9. Orlando Bloom describes ‘devastating impact’ of DR Congo violence on women and children

    - UN News

    As violence escalates and millions of people continue to be displaced in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), grave violations against children are reaching an all-time high, said UN Children’s Fund UNICEF on Wednesday.

  10. Keep global spotlight on Haiti as millions go hungry, WFP official says

    - UN News

    The number of people going hungry in Haiti has reached record levels amid ongoing gang violence, the head of the UN World Food Programme (WFP) there said on Wednesday in the capital, Port-au-Prince.

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