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Survivors of Libya floods grapple with trauma

Post-traumatic stress and anxiety has become a daily challenge for thousands of Libyans who survived Storm Daniel nearly two weeks ago, UN humanitarians warned on Thursday. Source link

Funding woes continue to plague UN Palestine refugee agency

The head of the UN agency that assists Palestine refugees across the Middle East, UNRWA, on Thursday appealed for consistent and sustainable financing to keep its operations running and avert chronic shortfalls.  Source link

War in Sudan: ‘Brutal fight’ must end as civilian suffering intensifies

Civilians continuing paying a heavy price as the “senseless violence” between rival militaries continues in Sudan, the UN’s political affairs chief said on Wednesday. Source link

Sudan: Children dying amid healthcare system collapse

In war-torn Sudan, more than 1,200 children under five have died in camps in the space of four months from a combination of measles and malnutrition, UN humanitarians said on Tuesday. Source link

Syria: UN chief welcomes reopening of life-saving aid corridor

A large UN aid convoy was able to cross into northwest Syria on Tuesday following the reopening of a vital border crossing. Source link

South Sudan: Key electoral questions ‘remain unanswered’

As South Sudan prepares to hold its first-ever elections in December, resolving critical outstanding issues requires political will for compromise

Libya floods aftermath: Response continues amid the wreckage

UN teams are working tirelessly to deliver vital assistance to communities devastated by the unprecedented floods that hit eastern Libya. Source link

Abaya Ban in French Schools Reopens Contentious Laïcité Debate and Deep Divisions

The ban on the abaya in French schools has sparked controversy and protests. The government aims to eliminate religious differences in education.

What About the Deadly Opioid Fentanyl?

Within the European Union in a drug market in full swing helped by the use of social media or internet marketing and applications, appears an additional drug situation, with the increasing importation, production and...

OSCE, Independent and pluralistic media are a cornerstone of democracy and conflict prevention

VIENNA 15 September 2023 – On the International Day of Democracy, the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, Teresa Ribeiro, underscores the mutually reinforcing nature of democracy, the rule of law, and media...

‘Thriving economies’ critical to eradicating hunger and poverty: McCain

Addressing the Security Council on Thursday, the head of the World Food Programme (WFP), Cindy McCain, highlighted the growing need for humanitarian aid worldwide against a backdrop of reduced funding. She called for innovative public-private...

UN launches flash appeal to aid 250,000 Libyans hit by devastating floods

UN humanitarians are working flat out on the ground in Libya, providing desperately needed aid to thousands of survivors of the flood disaster that has left thousands dead and thousands more unaccounted for. Source link...

Turning Disaster into Hope, The 9/11 Catalyst for Scientology’s Global Humanitarian Reach

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, September 14, 2023/EINPresswire.com/ -- The cataclysmic aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attack was a pivotal moment for Volunteer Ministers, underscoring that regardless of the severity of the situation, "Something can be done...

Dr. Elseddik Haftar in Europe, A Diplomatic Offensive Focused on the Fight Against Terrorism

Dr. Elseddik Haftar, a fervent defender of the “fight against terrorism,” deploys a communications strategy to establish his political influence on an international scale. After a stopover in Paris on September 10, he...

24 million more people could face emergency levels of hunger this year: WFP

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday that a historic funding shortfall was forcing it to “drastically” cut rations in most of its operations, potentially pushing an additional 24 million people to...

Decoding the Digital, 10 Things You Should Know About YouTube

In today's age, YouTube has become a widely recognized platform that has transformed the way we consume videos. Starting as a place for individuals to share videos it has now evolved into the world's...

FAO launches emergency plan to combat hunger in Sudan

The UN food security agency on Monday launched an emergency response plan to provide essential support to communities in Sudan grappling with the devastating effects of the ongoing conflict. Source link

Morocco Earthquake Death Toll Tops 2000, World Leaders Offer Condolences

Friday evening a powerful earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale struck Morocco resulting in a tragic loss of more than 2,000 lives and leaving over 2,000 people injured. Official statements from authorities have...

Sudan: ‘Grim prediction’ now ‘harsh reality’ as hunger engulfs over 20 million

Dire predictions about escalating hunger in Sudan have tragically come true, as conflict-induced food scarcity has plunged 20.3 million people into severe acute hunger, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday. Of that figure, 6.3 million people...

UN agencies continue to deliver aid in Niger

The United Nations continues to deliver aid in Niger, nearly three weeks since President Mohamed Bazoum was seized by some of his guards in a power grab. Source link

Top UN aid official in Ukraine condemns latest wave of indiscriminate attacks

An escalation of Russian attacks against civilians in Ukraine has brought more death and injuries to southern regions while hampering aid operations, the UN’s top humanitarian official in the country said on Monday. Source link...

Yemen: Warring parties must take concrete steps towards an inclusive peace

In briefings to the Security Council on Wednesday, two senior UN officials highlighted the need for progress towards peace in war-torn Yemen amid ongoing political, economic and humanitarian challenges.  Source link

Morocco earthquake: UN stands ready to support relief efforts

The UN chief expressed his profound sadness over the deadly earthquake that struck central Morocco late on Friday night reportedly leaving over 1,000 dead, assuring of his solidarity with the Government and people of...

Niger: WFP calls for free flow of aid amid ongoing crisis

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) on Wednesday issued a call for continued “humanitarian and resilience efforts” for Niger’s most vulnerable, in the face of the military power grab. Source link

Despite growing risks, humanitarians uphold commitment to serve #NoMatterWhat

Conflict and insecurity in countries such as South Sudan and its neighbour to the north are set to make 2023 another year of high death tolls and and injuries for aid workers in the...
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