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  1. UN brainstorms how to strengthen aid delivery amid ‘megacrises’

    - UN News

    Global cooperation is critical to confront the surge in suffering due to conflict, climate disruption, hunger, the rising cost of living, and the COVID-19 pandemic. senior UN officials said on Tuesday at a meeting organized by the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) to strengthen delivery of humanitarian assistance. 

  2. Nigeria: crisis in northeast will worsen without urgent help, says OCHA

    - UN News

    UN humanitarians issued an alert on Tuesday over the deteriorating situation for millions of mainly women and children in northeast Nigeria who continue to be affected by protracted armed conflict, just as the country enters the lean season.

  3. Syria: Guterres underlines ‘moral imperative’ to continue cross-border aid operation from Türkiye

    - UN News

    With humanitarian needs in Syria at their highest levels since the start of the civil war more than 11 years ago, UN Secretary-General António Guterres appealed on Monday for the Security Council to renew a resolution on delivering lifesaving aid to millions in northwest Syria, through cross-border operations from neighbouring Türkiye. 

  4. Window of opportunity closing for South Sudan, on road to lasting peace

    - UN News

    With eight months remaining, the window of opportunity is closing for South Sudan to meet critical benchmarks required to complete its transition away from long-running civil conflict, the Special Representative for the country told the Security Council on Monday, pressing parties to the November 2018 peace deal, to implement their commitments in letter and spirit.

  5. Lebanon: $3.2 billion plan launched to support local families and refugees

    - UN News

    The Lebanese Government, the United Nations and partners on Monday announced a $3.2 billion appeal for the country to address ongoing impacts from the war in neighbouring Syria and the current economic crisis. 

  6. Côte d'Ivoire welcomes families home, as refugee status formally ends

    - UN News

    The resolution of a civil conflict fuelled-displacement crisis in Côte d'Ivoire, that at its height forced more than 300,000 people to flee to neighbouring countries and beyond, is “a welcome bright spot amid a rising global trend of forced displacement”, said the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, on Monday.

  7. UN food agency announces further refugee ration cuts, in quest for #ZeroHunger

    - UN News

    The UN World Food Programme, WFP, said on Monday that it will have no choice but to make further food ration cuts soon for refugees.

  8. Amidst escalating needs and soaring hunger, refugees caught in the eye of the perfect storm

    - UN News

    Further food ration cuts are imminent for refugees as humanitarian needs multiply around the world while funding struggles to keep pace, the UN food relief agency warned on Monday, World Refugee Day. 

  9. Urgent support needed for 14,000 who fled following Burkina Faso massacre

    - UN News

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    In Burkina Faso, UN humanitarians on Friday appealed to the international community for help, after attacks by armed groups forced thousands to flee their homes in the east of the country.

  10. Sudan: One-third of population faces acute food insecurity

    - UN News

    One-third of Sudan’s population, or 15 million people, are facing acute food insecurity, according to a new assessment released on Thursday by the World Food Programme (WFP). 

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