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  1. Soaring food prices, conflicts driving hunger, rise across West and Central Africa: WFP

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    More than 31 million people across West and Central Africa may not have enough to eat in the coming months as hunger rises due to an “explosive mix” of skyrocketing food prices, conflict and fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday. 

  2. Northeast Nigeria violence forces 65,000 to flee, humanitarians targeted by armed groups

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    A spate of clashes involving Government security forces and insurgent groups in northeast Nigeria has caused mass displacement and threatened humanitarian assistance, as armed groups go “house-to-house” hunting for aid workers, the UN said on Friday.

  3. UN envoy highlights diplomatic unity, as key to help end Yemen war

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    The UN Special Envoy for Yemen appealed on Thursday for warring parties to implement a nationwide ceasefire and agree a date for peace talks, in line with a plan to end their conflict. 

  4. UN to launch funding appeal for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines following volcano eruption

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    The UN is set to launch a funding appeal to support Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, where ongoing volcanic “explosions” continue to disrupt life in the Caribbean island nation and nearby countries, a top official in the region said on Wednesday. 

  5. ‘Large, likely long-lasting’ crisis looms over Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado, UNICEF warns

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    The Cabo Delgado region in northern Mozambique is staring at a “large and likely long-lasting” humanitarian crisis, with nearly a third of its population displaced, worsening hunger and rising risk of deadly diseases, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesday.

  6. Volcanic eruption leaves ‘entire population’ of Saint Vincent without clean water

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    Last week’s eruption of La Soufrière volcano in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, has left the entire population of the main island without clean water and electricity, the UN Spokesperson said on Monday. 

  7. Humanitarian catastrophe in northern Mozambique ‘beyond epic proportions’

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    The UN and partners are “following with deep concern” new reports of violations against civilians in northern Mozambique, the UN Spokesperson said on Thursday. 

  8. Ethiopia: Amidst hostilities in Tigray, humanitarian situation remains ‘dire’

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    The humanitarian situation in Tigray, Ethiopia, remains “dire”, the Spokesperson for the UN Secretary-General said on Wednesday.  

  9. Timor-Leste: UN agencies support response in wake of deadly floods

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    United Nations agencies in Timor-Leste are supporting response efforts, as floods and landslides left widespread damage across the country, including in the capital, Dili.  

  10. Thousands on the move after brutal attacks in northern Mozambique, UN office reports

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    Thousands of people in Mozambique’s northern province of Cabo Delgado are on the move in search of safety, as the security situation remains volatile, after last week’s brutal attacks by armed groups in Palma district, according to the UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). 

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