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New York: A United Nations-Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) humanitarian convoy arrived in the besieged Syrian enclave of Eastern Ghouta on Monday bringing life-saving aid to thousands of desperate people, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) has reported. more
DR Congo: Hunger crisis, scarce funds could push Kasais to brink of catastrophe, UN agency warns

New York, Dec 7(Just Earth News): An acute hunger emergency ravaging Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)’s strife-torn Greater Kasai region could transform into a long-term d ...

Security Council approves UN monitors for Aleppo evacuations

New York, Dec 20 (Just Earth News):Alarmed at the “devastating” humanitarian crisis in Aleppo, where perhaps thousands of civilians remain trapped, the Security Council on Monday ...

Millions worldwide trapped in vicious cycle of violence and hunger – UN

New York, July 29 (Just Earth News): Two United Nations agencies warned the UN Security Council on Friday that ongoing conflicts around the world have pushed more than 56 million people into ...

Syria: UN aid chief calls for weekly, 48-hour humanitarian truce in Aleppo

New York, July 26 (Just Earth News): Citing the alarming humanitarian conditions across Syria, the United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator on Monday urged fresh momentum and action to pr ...

Thousands flee to Uganda to escape renewed violence in South Sudan – UN refugee agency

New York, July 20 (Just Earth News): More than 5,000 people – primarily women and children under the age of 18 years – have fled from South Sudan to neighbouring Uganda since t ...

Syria: UN airlifts bring humanitarian lifeline to northeast governorate of Al Hassakeh

New York, July 11 (Just Earth News): The first United Nations World Food Programme-chartered flight carrying relief aid reached Al Hassakeh Governorate in Syria’s northeast over the w ...

UN agencies to meet on El Niño’s ‘devastating impact’ in Central America’s Dry Corridor

New York, June 28 (Just Earth News): With the El Niño climate event devastating Central America’s so-called Dry Corridor, where one of the worst droughts in decades has left 3.5 mi ...

More than half of Yemen’s population now food insecure – UN

New York, June 21 (Just Earth News):Vast swathes of war-torn Yemen,19 out of 22 governorates are facing severe food insecurity, and the situation within affected areas is likely to deteriora ...

Iraq: funding is running out to help people fleeing Fallujah, UN relief official warns

New York, June 9 (Just Earth News):The United Nations humanitarian coordinator for Iraq said on Thursday she is deeply concerned by the unfolding humanitarian crisis in the besieged city of ...