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‘€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 coastline, sparked a new warning on Tuesday from the UN that the measure risks deterring future lifesaving efforts in the Mediterranean.Read Full Article ...
 
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...
 
UN food aid to Yemen will fully resume after two-month break, as Houthis ‘guarantee’ delivery
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Thursday, 22 August 2019
UN food aid to Yemen will fully resume after two-month break, as Houthis ‘guarantee’ delivery
Life-saving food aid distribution is set to resume to 850,000 people in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, following guarantees by Houthi opposition forces that the s...
 
More than half a million Rohingya in Bangladesh get ID cards for first time: UN refugee agency
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Thursday, 22 August 2019
More than half a million Rohingya in Bangladesh get ID cards for first time: UN refugee agency
More than 500,000 Rohingya refugees who fled a brutal crackdown in Myanmar two years ago, have received identification cards that the UN insisted on Friday wer...
 
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