Middle East
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    A year after the Beirut explosions: a UN Resident Coordinator blog

    On August 4th, 2020, a devastating blast in a warehouse destroyed much of the centre of the Lebanese capital, Beirut.…
    Asia Pacific
    31.07.2021

    Six months after coup, Myanmar’s political, rights and aid crisis is worsening

    It’s been six months since the military coup in Myanmar where there’s grave concern over the widening impact of the…
    Asia Pacific
    31.07.2021

    Afghanistan: Attack on UN mission draws global condemnation

    The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) strongly condemned an attack in its main compound in the western Afghan province of Herat on Friday…
    Africa
    30.07.2021

    Mercenaries ‘impede’ peace, must leave Libya to allow elections

    The continued recruitment and presence of mercenaries in Libya is impeding “progress in the peace process” and an obstacle to…
    Africa
    30.07.2021

    First Person: ‘I’m not old enough to be a woman’ says trafficked teen

    A teenage girl who was sold for sex for the price of a few beers as a twelve-year-old, has told…
    Africa
    30.07.2021

    COVID-19 vaccine shipments boost for Africa 

    After a near-halt of COVID-19 vaccine shipments in Africa, delivers have ramped up in recent months, the UN health agency said on Thursday.  According…
    Middle East
    29.07.2021

    Yemen: New World Bank funds offer lifeline to most vulnerable

    Three UN agencies on Thursday welcomed $127 million in new funding from the World Bank to provide lifesaving support to…
    Asia Pacific
    29.07.2021

    Bangladesh: Deadly flooding, landslides devastate Rohingya refugees  

    Three days of strong winds and heavy monsoon rain on sprawling refugee sites in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar have taken Rohingya…
    Middle East
    28.07.2021

    Gaza: Humanitarian response underway, but political solutions still needed 

    Although the international community is providing urgent assistance to Gaza in the wake of the most recent round of hostilities,…
    Africa
    28.07.2021

    UN-African Union Mission in Darfur in final shutdown phase

    Practically all peacekeepers and staff have now left the hybrid UN-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), in line with its…
    Asia Pacific
    27.07.2021

    Myanmar: Rights expert calls for ‘COVID ceasefire’, urges UN action

    The UN independent expert on the human rights situation in Myanmar on Tuesday called for a “COVID ceasefire” for the country, as infections and…
    Africa
    27.07.2021

    Child malnutrition expected to quadruple in Southern Madagascar  

    At least half a million children under five in drought-afflicted southern Madagascar are on the verge of acute malnourishment, two UN agencies warned…
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      A year after the Beirut explosions: a UN Resident Coordinator blog

      31.07.2021

      Six months after coup, Myanmar’s political, rights and aid crisis is worsening

      31.07.2021

      Afghanistan: Attack on UN mission draws global condemnation

      30.07.2021

      Mercenaries ‘impede’ peace, must leave Libya to allow elections

      30.07.2021

      First Person: ‘I’m not old enough to be a woman’ says trafficked teen

      30.07.2021

      COVID-19 vaccine shipments boost for Africa 

      29.07.2021

      Yemen: New World Bank funds offer lifeline to most vulnerable

      29.07.2021

      Bangladesh: Deadly flooding, landslides devastate Rohingya refugees  

      28.07.2021

      Gaza: Humanitarian response underway, but political solutions still needed 

      28.07.2021

      UN-African Union Mission in Darfur in final shutdown phase

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