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New York, Dec 16(Just Earth News): The United Nations refugee agency said on Friday that it is concerned about the deteriorating environment in which Rohingya refugees are living, especially children, who make up 55 per cent of the Rohingya refugee population in Bangladesh.

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Hostilities flare on Yemen’s west coast, sparking new displacement – UN refugee agency

New York, Dec 16(Just Earth News): As hostilities intensify in frontline areas on Yemen’s west coast, the United Nations refugee agency said Friday that it is bracing for further ...

Security Council holds ministerial-level meeting on 'threats posed by DPR Korea'

New York, Dec 15(Just Earth News): The United Nations Security Council will on Friday hold a ministerial-level meeting on the threat and challenges posed by the Democratic People's ...

UN chief stresses need to denuclearize Korean Peninsula, avoid ‘sleepwalking into war’

New York, Dec 15(Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres wrapped up a short visit to Tokyo on Thursday with an appeal to the Democratic People’ ...

UN Security Council pledges support for regional push to revive South Sudan’s peace pact

New York, Dec 15(Just Earth News): As the brutal conflict in South Sudan enters its fifth year, the United Nations Security Council on Thursday said it remains deeply concerned over th ...

In Tanzania, UN peacekeeping chief pays tribute to ‘blue helmets’ killed in DR Congo

New York, Dec 15(Just Earth News): The head of United Nations peacekeeping operations on Thursday attended a ceremony in the port city of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in honour of the coun ...

'Golden opportunity' missed for progress on intra-Syrian talks, says UN envoy

New York, Dec 15(Just Earth News): A “golden opportunity” has been missed to decide the future of Syria at the end of the latest round of United Nations-supported talks in ...

Thousands of children need assistance three months after Caribbean hurricanes – UNICEF

New York, Dec 14(Just Earth News): Three months after two category-5 hurricanes tore through the Caribbean, thousands of children across the region still need support, the United Natio ...

Unified action needed in Central Africa to defuse regional tensions, Security Council told

New York, Dec 14(Just Earth News): Despite some positive developments, the overall situation in Central Africa still requires concerted action at all levels to address sociopolitical t ...

UN peacekeeping chief visits injured Tanzanian ‘blue helmets’ in DR Congo

New York, Dec 14(Just Earth News): The head of United Nations peacekeeping operations on Wednesday thanked individually peacekeepers who fought to hold off an attack on 7 December in t ...