Yemen: Action now can avert famine - UN Humanitarian Chief

4 March 2017 - 1:03pm
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Ending his five-day mission to Yemen, ERC O'Brien urges again all parties to the conflict to immediately facilitate timely, full and unimpeded humanitarian access

At the end of a five-day mission to Yemen, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Stephen O’Brien, said there is still time to avert famine and alleviate the suffering of millions of Yemenis. 

Building Local Capacities and Strengthening Resilience in the Pacific

3 March 2017 - 4:03pm
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Lessons learned from Tropical Cyclone Winston


Building local capacities and strengthening resilience in the Pacific by UNOCHA ROAP on Exposure

South Sudan: "People are suffering beyond measure"

2 March 2017 - 4:38pm
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Humanitarian Coordinator calls for unfettered access to civilians so that humanitarian operations can swiftly scale up

Iraq: Surge in displacement from Mosul

28 February 2017 - 4:39pm
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As military operations intensify, an additional 16,500 people have been freshly displaced – 12,700 of them in the past two days alone


An Iraqi family who fled fighting in Mosul collect aid items at Hasansham camp. Credit: UNHCR/Ivor Prickett

Lake Chad: children share their dreams for the future

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24 February 2017 - 2:54pm
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