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Hand Outs and a Hand Up for Ten Million People in Nigeria and Lake Chad Region

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Now is the best time for the international community – governments, donors, UN agencies and NGOs – to unite with the authorities and people of the Lake Chad region and ...

Famine hits parts of South Sudan

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UN agencies warn that almost 5 million people urgently need food, agriculture and nutrition assistance Share Tweet Share 20 February 2017, Juba – War and a collapsing economy have left ...

On the Passing of Ambassador Vitaly I.Churkin

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The Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to UN sadly announces the passing away of His Excellency Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Vitaly I.Churkin. Ambassador was in his office fulfilling his ...

UN chief Guterres welcomes the Gambia’s rescission of its withdrawal from International Criminal Court

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16 February 2017 – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the rescission the Gambia’s withdrawal from the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC). According to statement issued ...

Uganda shelters thousands of 1.5 million refugees from South Sudan

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"I have suffered a great deal; these past few days have been really bad," she says after a long silence. "I didn't have enough food. I had raw cassava. This ...

International Mother Language Day 2014

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UNESCO’s position towards multilingual education is strengthened as part of its efforts to promote global citizenship education. According to UNESCO, "Education for Global Citizenship aims to enable learners to play ...


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People around the world are taking action to turn the tide on plastic in our oceans. Join the movement. Act Now! Get Informed Take Action! Stay Connected In bathroom shelves ...

International Day of Women and Girls in Science 11 February ENTER ADDITIONAL INFO IF NECESSARY

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"On this International Day, I urge commitment to end bias, greater investments in science, technology, engineering and math education for all women and girls as well as opportunities for their ...

5 essentials for the first 72 hours of disaster response

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When a country is hit by a natural disaster, such as an earthquake, a tropical storm or flooding, two things are certain: chaos will reign and coordination is key. The ...


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10 February 2017 - A better life is now a reality for Adriana Pantaleón dos Santos, a 19-year-old from the Kirirí indigenous community of Marcação, Brazil. Since she started to ...

10 things you should know about the crisis in north-eastern Nigeria

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The humanitarian crisis in north-eastern Nigeria has intensified after eight years of violent conflict. The crisis has evolved over the years leading to widespread displacement and devastation as well as ...

Maternal health

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Since 1990, the world has seen a 45 per cent decline in maternal mortality – an enormous achievement. But in spite of these gains, almost 800 women still die every ...

United Nations Radio

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Radio can help to create a more inclusive and prosperous society especially if young people are more represented in the medium. That's according to UN cultural agency, UNESCO,… As violence ...

Q&A: Malnutrition and emergencies

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Malnutrition comes in many forms. Simply put, it means poor nutrition. It includes: undernutrition: when a person does not get enough food to eat, causing them to be wasted (this ...

Funding crunch exacerbating Yemen "catastrophe"

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GENEVA – People in war-ravaged Yemen are dying of famine and lack of medical attention in a situation now “beyond any humanitarian catastrophe,” UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency said today,

We’re getting questions about Yemen. Here are some answers.

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Almost two years of war have devastated Yemen, leaving almost 19 million people in need of humanitarian and protection assistance — including 10.3 million who are in acute need. The conflict is ...

Nine countries commit to halve maternal and newborn deaths in health facilities

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Today, 9 countries – Bangladesh, Cote d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Malawi, Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda – committed to halving preventable deaths of pregnant women and newborns in their health facilities ...

Wild For Life

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I am Thu Minh I am Nikki Reed I am Ragheb Alama I am Gisele Bündchen I am Ian Somerhalder I am Li Bingbing I am Jacqueline Fernandez I am ...

Small Smurfs Big Goals

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FIND OUT WHO YOUR SMALL SMURF IS AND WHAT YOUR BIG GOALS ARE StartQuiz! 1 of 4 What do you think makes Smurf village a happy place? Equality for all ...

The yellow fever outbreak in Angola and Democratic Republic of the Congo ends

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It starts with you There is no action that is too small. Together, let’s take a stand for more humanity. Zeid Ra’ad Al HusseinUN High Commissioner for Human Rights $ ...