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New York, Nov 30(Just Earth News): As temperatures plummet across eastern Ukraine, many – including the elderly – who fled their homes following hostilities are forced to return to their original place of residence due to lack of jobs and money to pay rent in the places they were sheltering, the United Nations migration agency has reported.

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World must step up protection for refugees, do more to solve conflict – UN agency chief

New York, Oct 3(Just Earth News): The global community is letting down millions of refugees and internally displaced people, and needs to renew efforts to prevent and resolve conflicts, focu ...

For Yemenis and migrants, protracted conflict an 'endless nightmare' – head of UN agency

New York, Oct 2(Just Earth News): Amid worsening famine and cholera in war-torn Yemen, the head of the United Nations migration agency has called for greater humanitarian access to enable re ...

Parties to Afghan conflict show renewed interest in political engagement, UN envoy says

New York, Sept 26(Just Earth News): Although efforts over the past few years to reach a political solution to the Afghan conflict have led to little progress, the top United Nations envoy in ...

South Sudan's leaders bear 'direct responsibility' for conflict, UN Security Council told

New York, Aug 25(Just Earth News): A senior United Nations peacekeeping official On Thursday called on the leaders of South Sudan to show genuine political will to achieve sustainable peace ...

After four years of conflict, uncertainty lingers for displaced Ukrainians – UN refugee agency

New York, Aug 12(Just Earth News): As the conflict in Ukraine enters its fourth year, nearly 1.6 million internally displaced people are struggling to find safety, adequate housing and acces ...

With devastating impact on civilians, conflict is 'major cause of famine' – UN Security Council

New York, Aug 9(Just Earth News): Expressing its grave concern about the threat of famine facing some 20 million people in conflict-affected Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and north-east Nigeri ...

Deadly combination of cholera, hunger and conflict pushes Yemen to 'edge of a cliff' – senior UN official

New York, Aug 2(Just Earth News): Describing the situation in Yemen as “very bleak,” with “no end in sight,” a senior United Nations official envoy on Tuesday said the war-torn count ...

Many aid groups unable to manage war zone risks, says UN-backed report

New York, Jun 23 (JEN): Humanitarian aid workers want to help people in some of the biggest war zones, but extreme risks and threats are paralyzing their operations, a United Nations-backed ...

Conflict in Ukraine enters fourth year 'with no end in sight' – UN report

New York, June 13(Just Earth News): Warring parties in eastern Ukraine have repeatedly failed to implement ceasefire agreements, allowing hostilities to escalate and the cumulative death tol ...