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Yemen WFP warning

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is warning that the recent five-day “humanitarian pause” in Yemen was

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Since the beginning of May more than 60,000 refugees from Burundi have fled to Tanzania

Since the beginning of May more than 60,000 refugees from Burundi have fled to Tanzania, fearing violence and intimidation ahead of the Burundi’s upcoming election.  The majority have arrived in Kagunga peninsula, a remote village on the shores of Lake Tanganyika, where resources are scarce. Refugees are urgently being  transported by ferry to a sport

Business & Finance

Globally, Regionally and Nationally – to ensure equal educational opportunities for all

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova kicked off the 2015 World Educational Forum Tuesday in

Culture & Society

Thousands of refugees and migrants stranded in boats in the Bay of Bengal

UNHCR welcomed the commitment announced today (20 May) by the Foreign Ministers of Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand to resolve the issue of the thousands of refugees and migrants stranded in boats in the Bay of Bengal and off the coast of Southeast Asia. UNHCR noted this was an important initial step in the search for

Culture & Society

Izumi Nakamitsu handover of a Market Shed to the County Administration of Mingkaman in Awerial County

The Assistant Administrator and Director of the Crisis Response Unit for the United Nations Development Programme, Izumi Nakamitsu

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Who-Ebola Meeting

During a World Health Organization (WHO) meeting on Ebola in Geneva, Bruce Aylward, Assistant Director-General of the WHO,