Yemen: New displacement as heavy fighting continues
7 June, 2011
As heavy fighting continues between government and anti-regime forces, some 4,000 urban refugees in Sana’a are seeking protection and relocation away from the city, leaving hundreds displaced within the capital, particularly in the Hasaba district.
The latest situation report from the... Read More >>
Libya: Humanitarian Update
3 June, 2011
The Humanitarian Coordinator for Libya and a team including representatives from IOM, OCHA, UN Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS), UNICEF, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), WHO, and WFP started a mission to Tripoli on 28 May. The team is conducting assessments of... Read More >>
LIBYA: UN continues to respond to urgent humanitarian needs
25 May, 2011
The Humanitarian Coordinator for Libya, Panos Moumtzis and a team, including representatives from the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the World Health Organization (WHO) and UN Department of Safety and Security, travelled to Tripoli from 20 - 22 May to meet with the Libyan... Read More >>
Libya: Revised Appeal seeks $408 million to respond to...
18 May, 2011
ERC Amos today launched the Revised Regional Appeal for the Libyan Crisis in Geneva. The UN called for an additional US$233 million to assist as many as 2.1 million civilians affected by the conflict in Libya, and warned of a potential worsening of the humanitarian situation both within and... Read More >>
ERC Amos ends visit to the occupied Palestinian territory
18 May, 2011
Emergency Relief Coordinator (ERC) Valerie Amos completed a four-day visit to the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) today. During her visit she met with Palestinian and Israeli officials as well as communities in West Bank Area C, East Jerusalem and in Sderot in Israel.
Commenting at the... Read More >>