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Without urgent funding, Burundi risks becoming a ‘forgotten crisis’ – UN refugee agency
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Monday, 05 February 2018
Without urgent funding, Burundi risks becoming a ‘forgotten crisis’ – UN refugee agency
Warning that Burundi could become a “forgotten crisis,” with the number of people struggling for survival increasing by the day, United Nations agencies together with aid partners on Wednesday launched a funding appeal to keep the humanitarian situation from deteriorating further.Read Full Article ...
 
Syria: UN urges an end to hostilities, warns of grave and deepening humanitarian crisis
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Monday, 05 February 2018
Syria: UN urges an end to hostilities, warns of grave and deepening humanitarian crisis
Senior United Nations officials in Syria warned on Tuesday of the dire humanitarian crisis in several parts of the country, calling on warring parties to immed...
 
Humanitarian diplomacy ‘getting nowhere’ in Syria warns UN special adviser
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Thursday, 01 February 2018
Humanitarian diplomacy ‘getting nowhere’ in Syria warns UN special adviser
Civilians in Syria’s besieged areas have not seen a single convoy of humanitarian aid arrive for a full two months, a senior United Nations adviser said on Thu...
 
Ahead of monsoon season, UN supports Bangladesh’s efforts protect Rohingya camps from floods, landsl
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Thursday, 01 February 2018
Ahead of monsoon season, UN supports Bangladesh’s efforts protect Rohingya camps from floods, landsl
The United Nations refugee agency and its partners are ramping up to assist Bangladesh’s efforts to mitigate some expected impacts of the upcoming monsoon seas...
 
Giving voice to Yemen’s voiceless: Jamie McGoldrick reflects on two years leading UN’s relief effort
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Wednesday, 31 January 2018
Giving voice to Yemen’s voiceless: Jamie McGoldrick reflects on two years leading UN’s relief effort
This year’s UN Response Plan for Yemen, describes the war-torn country as “the worst man-made humanitarian crisis” in the world, with more than 22 million peop...
 
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  • Dura aterragem na Venezuela
    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.
  • South China Sea Ruling Sweeps Away Diplomatic Ambiguities
    Tuesday?s ruling by the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea has bought a little clarity to the problems in the South China Sea, but it has not made solving the underlying problems significantly...
  • China Hardens Position on South China Sea
    China has taken a leap towards clarifying its claims in the South China Sea, but in a direction that could intensify frictions.
  • Erdo?an?s Pyrrhic victory
    Paradoxes have always abounded in the relationship between the Turkish military and the country?s politicians. Turkey?s armed forces ? or factions within them ? have justified their repeated interventions in politics with claims that they...
  • 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.