Refugees

UNAMA urges Taliban and Government to seek political solution to conflict in Ghazni city

Tadamichi Yamamoto, Head of the United Nations mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), has...

Flooding expected to continue across East Africa throughout 2018

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) has warned that East Africa is...

FAO concerned as Fall Armyworm spreads to Asia

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) is concerned that...

‘Multilateralism is more important than ever’ highlights António Guterres in annual report

António Guterres, UN Secretary General, released the Annual Report of the Secretary...

Ebola returns to DRC with new challenges

Two weeks ago, on the first of August, the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic...

Natural disasters force 26 million into poverty each year

The World Bank estimates that disasters cost the global economy $520 billion each...

South Sudan and Syria are the most dangerous places to deliver aid, according to latest report

Humanitarian Outcomes have today released their ‘Aid Worker Security Report’...

Ecuador declares state of emergency following influx of Venezuelan migrants

Every day 5000 Venezuelans are fleeing into their neighbouring countries. They are...

New malaria bed nets could ‘prevent millions of cases and deaths’

A new malaria bed net, specifically designed to kill insecticide-resistant mosquitoes,...

One week on: 380 killed and damage worth $138 million in Lombok earthquake

On 5th August a deadly 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck the Indonesian Island of Lombok....

UNFPA and Australia to work on ‘Transformative Agenda’ for women and youth in the Pacific

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, and the Government of Australia are partnering...

Displacement in sub-Saharan Africa reached a new high in 2017

According to UNHCR the number of people in sub-Saharan Africa who were forcibly displaced...

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