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Posted on 05/17/2013 - 15:53
Following the onset of events in March 2011, the violent conflict in Syria has reached catastrophic levels. Violence has escalated in scale and scope, with new densely populated urban areas becoming part of the conflict, causing significantly increased levels of...



Posted on 05/17/2013 - 15:53
The ongoing armed and political conflict in the Central African Republic (CAR) has caused a major humanitarian crisis affecting an estimated 4.5 million people. Frequent attacks on civilians have forced tens of thousands of people to flee their homes. Many remain...



Posted on 03/01/2013 - 12:10
Source: United Nations Foundation This week, David Guetta, Usher, and Taio Cruz, together with the United Nations Foundation, launched a 5-minute film that tells the story behind the headlines and urges people to help hundreds of thousands of families affected by the...



Posted on 02/12/2013 - 14:11
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Mozambique (Johannesburg, 11 February 2013): Heavy and persistent rains in January have led to massive flooding in southern Mozambique, killing 105 people and temporarily displacing an estimated...



Posted on 01/23/2013 - 14:41
Aid agencies continue to treat malnourished children in mobile clinics in northern Yemen. Credit: Yemen Humanitarian Communication Network UN allocates emergency funding to boost operations in 12 poorly-funded emergencies. The UN humanitarian chief has announced the...