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UN and partners providing aid for vulnerable across Ethiopia as 1.2 million children suffer acute malnutrition

The UN and partners are responding to disease outbreaks and an ongoing food insecurity crisis across Ethiopia which has left 1.2 million children suffering severe acute malnutrition. Source link

DR Congo: Children facing worst cholera outbreak in six years

A spike in conflict and displacement in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is pushing children into the worst cholera crisis since 2017, warns UNICEF. Source link

Protecting humanitarians 20 years after deadly Baghdad attack, amid rising risks

expertise, and accountability at its core,” they added.   “As a result, in 2005, the United Nations Department of Safety and Security, or UNDSS, was created, mandated to lead a collective approach to UN security.” © UNOCHA/Matteo...

UN rights chief calls for immediate restoration of constitutional order in Niger

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Volker Türk, called on Friday for Niger’s democratically elected officials to be released “at once”, following their detention in the attempted coup last month.  In a statement released on...

Lebanon: School occupations condemned as violence grips Palestine refugee camp

Thousands of children have been put at risk amid a resurgence of violence at a Palestine refugee camp in Lebanon, the UN’s top humanitarian official in the country said on Friday. Source link

Eastern DRC: UN food aid hangs in the balance amid severe funding crunch

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is grappling with a dire humanitarian crisis fuelled by ongoing political instability and armed conflicts, severely impacting the entire food supply, the UN World Food Programme (WFP)...

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh need urgent support as crises multiply: UNHCR

The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, is calling on the international community to renew its commitment to the nearly one million Rohingya refugees who have fled persecution in Myanmar for neighbouring Bangladesh. Source link

Top UN aid official in Ukraine deplores latest wave of ‘massive Russian attacks’

Russian strikes on at least 10 regions in Ukraine have left a path of death and destruction over the past 24 hours, the UN Humanitarian Coordinator in the country said on Wednesday.  Source link

Syrians suffer as political stalemate persists: UN Special Envoy

The only path out of the war in Syria is a political process, which would also help to address the many crises affecting the country, UN Special Envoy Geir Pedersen told the Security Council...

More than two million children displaced by Sudan war: UNICEF

The conflict in Sudan has uprooted more than two million children – an average of more than 700 newly displaced every hour, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) reported on Thursday.  Source link

Sudan: ‘lost generation’ of children amid war, hunger, disease: UN humanitarians

UN humanitarian chief Martin Griffiths said on Friday that the spread of fighting and hunger in Sudan could destroy the country, as the future of a “lost generation” of children lies in the balance. Source...

Biodiversity invites itself into primary and secondary school classes

Planète Biodiversity is a free educational platform for teachers and organizers, offering practical, fun tools to inform and raise awareness

Sudan: ‘Civilians need life-saving assistance now,’ says UN relief chief

Amid the deepening crisis driven by warring militaries in Sudan, the UN announced on Tuesday an additional allocation of $20 million from its Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to aid civilians caught up in...

Niger spiralling into ‘protection crisis’ following takeover: UNHCR

The political crisis in Niger has created uncertainty for scores of vulnerable displaced people, with restrictions on humanitarian operations limiting aid and protection, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Tuesday. Source link

First Person: Caught in the crossfire in Ukraine

Ugochi Daniels, Deputy Director General for Operations with the UN’s International Organization for Migration (IOM), vividly describes what it was like spending a week in Ukraine and Moldova, meeting some of those most affected...

‘Not the time to forget’ Central African Republic

Attacks by armed groups against security forces in the Central African Republic (CAR), combined with increased food and fuel prices and an influx of refugees from Sudan, have aggravated an already fragile humanitarian situation...

UNICEF urges support for children, as wildfires rage across Greece

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Wednesday called for urgent assistance for children caught up in wildfires in Greece, considered to be the worst Europe has seen since the turn of the century. Source link...

200,000 children at risk of starvation in Mali, warn UN agencies

A nexus of protracted armed conflict, internal displacement and limited humanitarian access threatens to plunge nearly one million children under the age of five into acute malnutrition by the end of this year –...

Urgent call for $1 billion to support millions fleeing Sudan conflict

The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, and 64 humanitarian and national civil society organisations on Monday appealed for $1 billion to provide essential aid and protection to more than 1.8 million people fleeing the ongoing...

UN provides funding boost for ‘neglected’ humanitarian crises

UN provides funding boost with $125 million to support 14 countries in Africa, Asia, the Americas and the Middle East.

Afghanistan: WFP forced to cut food aid for 2 million more

Food assistance to two million people in Afghanistan will have to be cut later this month, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday.  Source link

Scientology volunteers at Health Fair in Denmark do their part before International Overdose Awareness Day

COPENHAGEN, COPENHAGEN, DENMARK, August 30, 2023/EINPresswire.com/ -- A contingent of deeply concerned Scientology volunteers with the Copenhagen chapter of the Foundation for a Drug-Free World recently brought their urgent "Say No to Drugs" initiative to a...

Pakistan: Flood have gone but horror continues for children

Millions of children in Pakistan remain dependent on humanitarian assistance as recovery and rehabilitation efforts from last year’s catastrophic floods lack sufficient funding, the UN (UNICEF) warned on Friday. Speaking one year on from the...

Artificial Intelligence Development: Pros and Cons for Education in 2023

Explore the effects of Artificial Intelligence on education in 2023. Discover how AI reshapes education while nurturing critical thinking, its strengths and weaknesses, and more.

Breaking Barriers to Peace, Multi-Faith Organizations Unite Against Religiously Motivated Violence

Religions for Peace and United Religions Initiative are deepening their collaboration to prevent religiously motivated violence globally. Join their efforts for lasting peace.
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