Disaster relief

UN allocates $34.6 million to aid relief efforts in severe Afghanistan drought

The United Nations’ Afghanistan Humanitarian Fund (AHF) and Central Emergency...

World Food Day – 16 October 2018

Today is World Food Day and the 73rd anniversary of the UN’s Food and Agricultural...

International Day of Rural Women – 15 October, 2018

Today marks the UN’s International Day of Rural Women, a day first observed...

Ethiopia-Eritrea border sees families reunited after 20 years

A month after its opening, the Ethiopia–Eritrea border is bustling and filled...

International Day for Disaster Reduction – 13 October 2018

The United Nations’ International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction is annually...

UNHCR increases aid to Venezuelan migrants in Colombia

With over 4,000 Venezuelans entering Colombia each day, UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR)...

Save the Children trains mobile teachers to improve childhood education in Myanmar

Due to civil war and political tension, 75,000 children of the Karen people in Myanmar...

Weather and conflict limit Syria’s agricultural production, perpetuating food insecurity

A recent report from the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO)...

Upcoming winter weather poses threat to refugees around the world

Refugees from Syria, Iraq, and in Greece face the threat of freezing temperatures...

Grim realities of climate change revealed in IPCC report

The United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), consisting...

Earthquake and deadly aftershock kill 12 in Haiti

At least 12 are dead and up to 188 are injured as the result of a magnitude 5.9 earthquake...

More support needed to ease humanitarian crisis and rebuild lives in north-east Nigeria

After a two day visit to the region, UN Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator...

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