Press Releases

  • 19 Nov 2017
    Source: Human Appeal, Adventist Development and Relief Agency International, ACTED, ZOA, INTERSOS, CARE, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Saferworld, Mercy Corps, Handicap International, Action Against Hunger USA, International Rescue Committee, Relief International, Save the Children, Première Urgence Internationale Country: Yemen La communauté humanitaire au Yémen s’insurge du maintien du blocus, par la coalition menée par l’Arabie Saoudite, du fret humanitaire et...
  • 17 Nov 2017
    Source: Norwegian Refugee Council, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, UN Children's Fund, World Humanitarian Summit, The Global Cluster for Early Recovery Country: World During the 2016 World Humanitarian Summit (WHS), UN Member States, Civil Society Organizations, private sector and media gathered on the topic of Transforming Humanitarian Action with and for Young People, and called to align strategies, approaches and programmatic responses to reach all young people...
  • 16 Nov 2017
    Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Angola, Burundi, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, South Sudan, Zambia New York, 16 November 2017 As delivered This crisis rarely reaches the international headlines so I am grateful for the opportunity to brief you on the growing humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. My main message today is that we can no longer deal with this crisis on a business-as-usual basis...
  • 16 Nov 2017
    Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Central African Republic, Chad (N'djamena, 16 November 2017): The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mr. Mark Lowcock, has approved the allocation of US $ 11 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) for humanitarian action in Chad. The funds provided will help meet the vital needs of 147,000 people, including returnees and refugees from the...
  • 16 Nov 2017
    Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Central African Republic, Chad (N'djamena, le 16 novembre 2017): Le Secrétaire général adjoint des Nations Unies aux affaires humanitaires et Coordonnateur des secours d’urgence, M. Mark Lowcock, a approuvé l’allocation de 11 millions de dollars issus du Fonds central d'intervention d'urgence (CERF) pour l’action humanitaire au Tchad. Les fonds accordés permettront de répondre aux besoins vitaux de 147 000...
  • 16 Nov 2017
    Source: Human Appeal, Adventist Development and Relief Agency International, ACTED, ZOA, INTERSOS, CARE, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Saferworld, Mercy Corps, Handicap International, Action Against Hunger USA, International Rescue Committee, Relief International, Save the Children, Première Urgence Internationale Country: Yemen The humanitarian community in Yemen is outraged by the continued blockade by the Saudi-led coalition of humanitarian and commercial supplies...
  • 16 Nov 2017
    Source: Human Appeal, Adventist Development and Relief Agency International, ACTED, ZOA, INTERSOS, CARE, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Saferworld, Mercy Corps, Handicap International, Action Against Hunger USA, International Rescue Committee, Relief International, Save the Children, Première Urgence Internationale Country: Yemen The humanitarian community in Yemen is outraged by the continued blockade by the Saudi-led coalition of humanitarian and commercial supplies...
  • 16 Nov 2017
    Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo Le Fonds Humanitaire alloue US$ 20 millions au Nord Kivu, Sud Kivu et Haut Katanga 20 millions de dollars américains viennent d’être alloués par le Fonds Humanitaire de la RDC pour répondre, pendant 6 mois, aux besoins humanitaires urgents dans les provinces du Nord Kivu, Sud Kivu et Haut Katanga. Les déplacés internes de ces provinces bénéficieront, entre autres, d’aide en eau potable,...
  • 15 Nov 2017
    Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Cameroon, Nigeria Background Gwoza Local Government Authority (LGA) has been at the centre of the humanitarian crisis in north-east Nigeria, with Pulka town experiencing intense fighting and insecurity. The LGA has seen the killing of hundreds of civilians, the abduction of women and girls, the destruction of towns, and the large-scale forced displacement of populations. Livelihoods have been devastated and assets looted...
  • 14 Nov 2017
    Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Ethiopia, World On 14 November 2017, Ms. Ursula Mueller the Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator and Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), delivered a briefing to the United Nations Member States on the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF). His Excellency Mr. Negash Botora, Ambassador and the Permanent Representative of Ethiopia, and His Excellency Mr....