Tuesday, 22 July 2014

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Urgent need for humanitarian aid in Gaza

Urgent need for humanitarian aid in Gaza

22 July 2014 - Five days ago, the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), was sheltering around 22,000 people. That number has now nearly quadrupled to over 85,000, with fears of overcrowding in the shelters growing more acute by the hour. Since the... Read more

UN experts: Indigenous peoples cannot be ‘deleted’ from new global development goals

UN experts: Indigenous peoples cannot be ‘deleted’ from new …

22 July 2014 – Indigenous peoples face distinct development challenges, and fare worse in terms of soci... Read more

UN reaches remote, conflict-torn communities in South Sudan

UN reaches remote, conflict-torn communities in South Sudan

21 July 2014 - While the crisis is pushing the country towards a hunger catastrophe, WFP and partners r... Read more

UN Report: Litany of Human Rights Violations in Iraq

UN Report: Litany of Human Rights Violations in Iraq

19 July 2014 – The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) has subjected the civilian population in... Read more

Will you devote 67 minutes to humanity?

Will you devote 67 minutes to humanity?

18 July 2014 - "Last year, the world lost one of its greatest leaders when Nelson Mandela passed away. ... Read more

UN distributes emergency food assistance during Gaza ceasefire

UN distributes emergency food assistance during Gaza ceasefi…

17 July 2014 – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Nations Relief and Works Ag... Read more

Ramadan marred by terror in Somalia

Ramadan marred by terror in Somalia

17 July 2014 – The holy month of Ramadan, which began on 29 June, has been marked by terror in Somalia.... Read more

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