Geopolitics
New York, May 12 (JEN): The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) has resumed the provision of assistance to people displaced from Yarmouk camp in Syria, a spokesperson for the agency confirmed. more
Syria: UN appeals for $30 million for besieged civilians in Yarmouk camp

New York, Apr 18 (JEN): The United Nations agency tasked with the ensuring the well-being of Palestinian refugees is appealing for $30 million to carry out life-sustaining assistance to 18,0 ...

Syria: UN agency continues to seek access to besieged Yarmouk camp

New York, Apr 17 (JEN): While ramping up assistance to Palestinian refugees and Syrian civilians that have fled a besieged camp on the southern edge of Damascus, the United Nations agency ta ...

Syria: UN warns of violence near Palestinian refugee camps

New York, Apr 2 (JEN): Fierce fighting has erupted between armed groups in the area of Yarmouk, a camp of Syrian and Palestinian refugees, putting thousands of people in danger, warned the s ...

Syria: Before pledging conference, UN urges donors to stand by people

New York, Mar 31 (JEN): The crisis in Syria is getting much worse, characterized by shocking “levels of savagery,” the United Nations relief official has warned, urging countries ...

Syria’s war continues unabated: Security Council

New York, Feb 27 (JEN): In a briefing to the Security Council on the humanitarian situation in Syria, two United Nations relief officials warned on Thursday that as the conflict enters its f ...

Syria, other poorly-funded crises to receive $100 million from UN emergency fund

New York, Jan 24 (JEN) Poorly-funded United Nations aid operations received a boost on Friday when Valerie Amos, the UN’s humanitarian chief, announced the allocation of $100 million ...

Syria: UN forced to suspend food aid, warns of 'disastrous' impact as winter nears

New York, Dec 2 (JEN) A life-saving programme providing food vouchers to more than 1.7 million Syrian refugees has been suspended due to lack of funds, the United Nations World Food Programm ...

As funds dry up, UN agency warns of ‘very tough’ winter for displaced in Syria, Iraq

New York, Nov 12(JEN):An ongoing funding shortage coupled with a sharp growth in recent internal displacements is placing increasing pressure on United Nations efforts to assist millions of ...

Mid-east, Gulf leaders strive for international response to terrorism in Syria

New York, Sept 24 (JEN) Taking the podium on Wednesday at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, leaders from the Gulf and Middle East regions called for a collective strategy to ...