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Millions in Yemen ‘a step away from starvation’
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Wednesday, 22 September 2021
Millions in Yemen ‘a step away from starvation’
The crisis in Yemen, now in its seventh year of war, continues unabated, with thousands of people displaced and millions “a step away from starvation”, the UN Humanitarian Relief Coordinator said on Wednesday during a high-level side event on the margins of the 76th General Assembly.Read Full Article ...
 
First Person: The ‘bravery’ of Afghanistan's girls and women
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Tuesday, 21 September 2021
First Person: The ‘bravery’ of Afghanistan's girls and women
Afghanistan’s girls and women are showing “bravery” in the face of real “fears and pressures” following the formation of the new, de-facto authorities in Afgha...
 
FROM THE FIELD: Haiti’s gruelling post-quake road to recovery
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Friday, 17 September 2021
FROM THE FIELD: Haiti’s gruelling post-quake road to recovery
Thousands of Haitians continue to take refuge in neighbours’ houses, makeshift shelters, chapels or informal displacement sites, a month after a devastating 7....
 
Lebanon crisis: More international assistance needed urgently - WHO chief 
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Thursday, 16 September 2021
Lebanon crisis: More international assistance needed urgently - WHO chief 
Lebanon’s enduring economic crisis risks reversing decades of gains in people’s wellbeing, the head of the UN World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.  ...
 
Syria ‘caught in a downward spiral’ UN relief chief tells Security Council 
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Wednesday, 15 September 2021
Syria ‘caught in a downward spiral’ UN relief chief tells Security Council 
The UN humanitarian affairs chief warned on Wednesday that Syria, after more than a decade of war, remains “caught in a downward spiral” and that “the country ...
 
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