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New York: The United Nations continues to explore all options to reach civilians affected by Russia’s brutal assault on Ukraine, deputy humanitarian affairs chief Joyce Msuya said in an update to the Security Council on Thursday. more
7.7 million people displaced inside Ukraine, warns UN relief chief, as aid conference raises $6.5 billion

New York: Humanitarian needs continue to rise in war-torn Ukraine where an estimated 7.7 million people are now internally displaced, UN emergency relief chief Martin Griffiths said on Th ...

Ukraine: Journalists targeted and in danger, warn top rights experts

New York: Journalists in Ukraine have been targeted and continue to face unprecedented dangers carrying out their work in the wake of the Russian invasion, top independent rights experts ...

30,000 Ukrainians returning home every day, say relief agencies

New York: More than 870,000 people who fled abroad since the Russian invasion on 24 February, have now returned to Ukraine, UN humanitarians said in their latest emergency update, amid co ...

UNHCR calls for better oversight of UK ‘Homes for Ukraine’ scheme

New York: The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, has highlighted the need for “adequate safeguards” and vetting measures to be put in place against the possible exploitation of Ukraini ...

Ukraine war: Trauma ‘risks destroying a generation’, Security Council hears

New York: Increasing reports of sexual violence and human trafficking in Ukraine - allegedly committed against women and children in the context of massive displacement and the ongoing Ru ...

‘Difficult months ahead’ in Ukraine, as deaths rise, along with global shortages

New York: At least 1,100 civilians have been killed in a month of fighting in Ukraine, a senior UN humanitarian official told the Security Council on Tuesday, stressing that the conflict ...

One month of war leaves more than half of Ukraine’s children displaced

New York: A month since Russia invaded Ukraine, 4.3 million children – more than half of the country’s estimated 7.5 million child population – have been displaced, the ...

Russia’s war on Ukraine, an assault on the world’s vulnerable: Guterres

New York: The war in Ukraine is not only a “horror unfolding before our eyes”, but also an “assault on some of the most vulnerable people and countries” across the ...

UNHCR chief condemns ‘discrimination, violence and racism’ against some fleeing Ukraine

New York: The head of UN refugee agency UNHCR, spoke out on Monday against the “ugly reality” that some refugees fleeing across the Ukraine border, and Third Country Nationals ...