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New York, Nov 18(Just Earth News): The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) – a pool of funding which supports critical relief operations in crises around the world – has allocated $11 million to help meet the life-saving needs of some 147,000 people in southern Chad, where aid operations are faltering in want of resources.

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‘Leave no stone unturned’ to secure aid funding for Central African Republic, senior UN official urges

New York, Nov 10(Just Earth News): One out of every four people in Central African Republic (CAR) is either displaced or living as a refugee in another country, a senior United Nations offic ...

Syria: UN agencies deliver critical food aid, medicines to families trapped in rural Damascus

New York, Nov 1(Just Earth News): As part of a humanitarian aid convoy to besieged towns on the outskirts of the Syrian capital, Damascus, United Nations agencies have delivered desperately ...

With 13 million inside Syria needing aid, UN relief chief says impact of crisis remains 'profound'

New York, Oct 31(Just Earth News): The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or D'aesh) may be largely pushed out of Syria's Raqqa governorate, but after years of oppression and nearly ...

UN emergency response fund reaches annual goal of $450 million, but more needed

New York, Oct 10(Just Earth News): The United Nations global emergency response fund has reached its 2017 funding target of $450 million, but much more is required given that the number of p ...

Central African Republic: More aid needed amid deteriorating security, UN relief official warns

New York, Oct 7(Just Earth News): In spite of humanitarian access to help tackle some of the most critical needs in several Central African Republic (CAR) hotspots, eroding security since th ...

As Rohingya crisis continues, UNICEF seeks funds to reach 720,000 children in need

New York, Oct 3(Just Earth News): Amid the deepening refugee crisis in Bangladesh and its attendant toll on children, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNCEF) launched on Monday an appeal ...

Amid 'critical' resource shortage, UN agency cuts food rations for refugees in Kenya

New York, Oct 3(Just Earth News): For 420,000 refugees living in northern Kenya, insufficient funding has forced the United Nations food relief agency to cut rations by 30 per cent, as it ap ...

In Bangladesh, UN food relief agency chief urges support amid massive Rohingya influx

New York, Oct 2(Just Earth News): The head of the United Nations food relief agency called on Sunday for an end to the “horrors” driving Rohingyas by the tens of thousands from their hom ...

UNICEF expands relief efforts in Latin America and Caribbean after month of ‘relentless’ natural disasters

New York, Sept 28(Just Earth News): To help children and families affected by the series of natural disasters that have devastated countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, the United Na ...