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Ten years on, crisis in Nigeria ‘far from over’; UN and humanitarian partners urge support for milli
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Thursday, 22 August 2019
Ten years on, crisis in Nigeria ‘far from over’; UN and humanitarian partners urge support for milli
Ten years after the start of a violent insurgency in north-east Nigeria plunged the country into a humanitarian crisis that is “still far from over”, the United Nations and its aid partners have underscored the need to “collectively redouble efforts” to help the most vulnerable.Read Full Article ...
 
FROM THE FIELD: What do you want to be when you grow up? One day I will...
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Thursday, 22 August 2019
FROM THE FIELD: What do you want to be when you grow up? One day I will...
One person in every 70 is caught up in a humanitarian crisis right now, according to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OC...
 
‘€1 million’ fines for rescue boats prompts UN concern for future sea operations
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Thursday, 22 August 2019
‘€1 million’ fines for rescue boats prompts UN concern for future sea operations
A move by Italian lawmakers to impose fines of up to €1 million on vessels and organizations carrying out search and rescue operations off the country’s coastl...
 
UN boosts humanitarian appeal to help tackle Zimbabwe’s ‘worst-ever’ hunger crisis
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Thursday, 22 August 2019
UN boosts humanitarian appeal to help tackle Zimbabwe’s ‘worst-ever’ hunger crisis
With Zimbabwe now experiencing its “worst-ever hunger crisis”, the UN food relief agency has revised its humanitarian appeal to step up food assistance to peop...
 
In wake of ‘collapsed’ agreement, new wave of violence threatens millions in Syria’s Idlib
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Thursday, 22 August 2019
In wake of ‘collapsed’ agreement, new wave of violence threatens millions in Syria’s Idlib
Following the collapse of the latest truce in Idlib at the start of this week, the Senior Humanitarian Adviser to the UN’s Syria Envoy urged Member States on T...
 
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    A Venezuela está à beira do precipício. A ação concertada ainda pode evitar a sua queda. Mas quanto mais se atrase, mais venezuelanos morrerão por falta de medicamentos, pela má nutrição ou pela violência.
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  • Venezuela?s hard landing
    Venezuela is on the edge of the precipice. Concerted action may yet pull it back. But the longer it is delayed, the more Venezuelans will die from lack of medicines, malnutrition or violence.