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Human cost of conflict in South Sudan has reached ‘epic proportions,’ warns UN refugee agency chief
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Wednesday, 31 January 2018
Human cost of conflict in South Sudan has reached ‘epic proportions,’ warns UN refugee agency chief
The human cost of South Sudan’s long-running conflict has reached “epic proportions” with the number of refugees set to rise beyond three million by the end of this year, potentially making it Africa’s largest refugee crisis since the mid-1990s, the head of the UN refugee agency said on Thursday.Read Full Article ...
 
With ‘little hope’ of a quick return to stability in Lake Chad Basin, UN and partners launch aid app
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Tuesday, 30 January 2018
With ‘little hope’ of a quick return to stability in Lake Chad Basin, UN and partners launch aid app
With more than a quarter of a million people affected by the Boko Haram insurgency in the Lake Chad Basin region, the United Nations refugee agency and its hum...
 
New UN funding to help sustain critical aid programmes for hundreds of thousands in Ethiopia
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Monday, 29 January 2018
New UN funding to help sustain critical aid programmes for hundreds of thousands in Ethiopia
The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) – a pool of funding which supports critical relief operations around the world – has alloca...
 
Millions of children in crisis zones face 'bleak future,' UNICEF warns, launching emergency ap
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Monday, 29 January 2018
Millions of children in crisis zones face 'bleak future,' UNICEF warns, launching emergency ap
Children are the most vulnerable when conflict or disaster causes the collapse of essential services such as healthcare and unless the international community ...
 
UN agency launches appeal to fund aid efforts in crisis-struck South Sudan
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Monday, 29 January 2018
UN agency launches appeal to fund aid efforts in crisis-struck South Sudan
Amid worsening humanitarian situation in South Sudan and the number of persons in need of assistance continues to grow, the United Nations migration agency tod...
 
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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.
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    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.