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Burkina Faso

UN says more people have been displaced in renewed Violence in Burkina Faso

Armed attacks and insecurity in Burkina Faso have triggered a massive displacement of people, said the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs...
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DRC: UN reports the death of 537 people from Ebola

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported 537 deaths among the 844 cases of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

UN Agency Report Reveals That 300,000 Afghans are Displaced

More than 300,000 Afghans have been internally displaced by conflict so far this year, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)...
cholera

UN scales up cholera prevention in South Sudan

South Sudan and UN health partners have scaled up cholera prevention campaigns as the number of deaths from the water-borne diseases has risen in...
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UN says 22.9 million people need food aid in Horn of Africa

About 22.9 million people in Horn of Africa region are in need of humanitarian assistance amid a looming famine in some countries, the UN...
A mother's smile: a woman and her child pick up vital food rations from WFP in the Central African Republic (CAR). Photo: WFP

Humanitarian situation continues to worsen in Central African Republic – UN

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) warned Thursday that the humanitarian situation in the Central African Republic (CAR) continues to...
Kurdish Peshmerga forces ride on military vehicles on the southeast of Mosul, Iraq, August 14, 2016. (Reuters photo)

UN Relief Side Estimates Displaced Iraqis At 9,000

"The majority of displaced people so far are sheltering in host communities," UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said at a daily news briefing here. "All...
United Nations

May 21 world news summary at GMT 0100

MEXICO CITY -- Mexican druglord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman will be extradited to the United States, the Foreign Affairs Ministry announced on Friday. ...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Civilians endured more from Afghanistan conflict

The 2016 Humanitarian Needs Overview indicates that some 8.1 million people need humanitarian assistance, but this figure is expected to increase to at least...
United Nations

Jebel Marra’s conflict stirs largest civilian uprooting

About 38,000 civilians have fled into North Darfur, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said at a daily news briefing here. More than...
World Humanitarian Summit

Marginalised Groups Neglected From World Humanitarian Summit

In view of that, the agencies have  written to the UN humanitarian chief, criticising the development and said the humanitarian system is currently designed...
mines

Nov. 8 world news summary at 0030 GMT

MARIANA, Brazil -- Twenty-eight people remained missing two days after two dams burst at a major mine in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais,...
United Nations

34 kids bite the dust of malnourishment in South Sudan early September, UN says

"It adds that water and sanitation organizations are stepping up activities to address malnutrition and child mortality," UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said at a...
Wpid Deported

Numerous Colombians ousted from Venezuela are displaced people – OCHA

Many of the Colombians deported from neighboring Venezuela were seekers of the status as refugees or were virtually refugees in the country, the United...

European Commission To Support Ebola Outbreak

The European Commission will provide 132 million euros (171 million dollars) in new funding to help fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the...