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Nigeria seeks $1 billion to provide life-saving aid to millions in country's northeast – UN
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Tuesday, 21 February 2017
Nigeria seeks $1 billion to provide life-saving aid to millions in country's northeast – UN
As relief organizations increase response to the humanitarian emergency in the north-east of Nigeria, timely donor support amounting to a little over $1 billion is required to sustain life-saving assistance to millions people devastated by Boko Haram-linked violence, the United Nations relief aid wing has said.Read Full Article ...
 
Syria negotiations may not yield breakthrough, but momentum needs to be maintained – UN envoy
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Tuesday, 21 February 2017
Syria negotiations may not yield breakthrough, but momentum needs to be maintained – UN envoy
A day before negotiations on the crisis in Syria kick off in Geneva, the United Nations Special Envoy for the war-torn country acknowledged that while he is “n...
 
UN refugee agency focuses on sheltering displaced as Iraqi offensive moves to west Mosul
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Monday, 20 February 2017
UN refugee agency focuses on sheltering displaced as Iraqi offensive moves to west Mosul
The United Nations refugee agency is focusing efforts on camp construction in and around the Iraqi city of Mosul, where renewed fighting could displace up to 2...
 
'Time lost means lives lost,' warns UN aid chief, releasing funds to tackle drought in Ethiopi
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Monday, 20 February 2017
'Time lost means lives lost,' warns UN aid chief, releasing funds to tackle drought in Ethiopi
The top United Nations humanitarian official today released $18.5 million from the organization's Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to enable critical ...
 
Yemen's brutal two-year conflict forcing displaced to return home amid persisting risks – UN
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Monday, 20 February 2017
Yemen's brutal two-year conflict forcing displaced to return home amid persisting risks – UN
The complex crisis in Yemen continues to deepen, with United Nations agencies reporting today that perhaps one million people who had fled for safety are retur...
 
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