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    Ukraine refugees: Eager to work but need greater support |

    Lives on Hold: Intentions and Perspectives of Refugees from Ukraine, is based on 4,800 responses from people who have fled the brutal war in...

    Ethiopia: Civilians again mired in intractable and deadly war, Human Rights Council hears |

    In their first, extensive report to the Human Rights Council in Geneva, the International Commission of Human Rights Experts on Ethiopia said that they believed that crimes against...

    World falling ‘far short’ of pledge to protect minority rights: Guterres |

    The UN chief was speaking in New York at an event to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration on the Rights...

    Pakistan floods: Six month wait for water to recede, warn relief agencies |

    Close to eight million people have been displaced by the disaster and the UN along with the authorities and partners have continued to race...

    Hypothermia, dehydration, and 5,000 km on foot: Venezuelan migrants risk their lives for a...

    Jhonny, 26, along with his pregnant wife, Cribsel, 19, sits with their two children at a migrant reception centre in Chile. The 3,700-meter-high altitude...

    ‘Violent civil unrest’ in Haiti hampers aid delivery |

    Nationwide protests sparked initially by the almost doubling of petrol prices has brought the Caribbean country to what the UN has described as a...

    UN chief raises alarm over ‘backsliding’ of democracy worldwide |

    “Civic space is shrinking. Distrust and disinformation are growing. And polarization is undermining democratic institutions,” Secretary-General António Guterres said in his video message marking...

    UN rights expert: Russian Government is ‘destroying civil society day by day’ |

    In the wake of their on-going war in Ukraine, Mary Lawlor also urged authorities to repeal "restrictive and discriminatory laws", and reiterated her and...

    Catastrophic hunger levels leave 500,000 children at risk of dying in Somalia |

    In a call for immediate funding to help vulnerable communities hit by successive droughts, high food prices and conflict, the UN Children’s Fund UNICEF,...

    Security Council calls for intensifying efforts to expand Yemen truce |

    Council members highlighted the tangible benefits of the agreement between the Government and Houthi rebels, now in its sixth month. They include a 60 per...

    Myanmar: Increasing evidence of crimes against humanity since coup |

    The Geneva-based body was briefed by Nicholas Koumjian, Head of the Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar (IIMM), who presented its latest report.  The Mechanism was...

    Pakistan: UN scales up financial and other support after ‘latest climate tragedy’ |

    The funding will help prevent waterborne diseases and epidemics, and provide nutrition supplements, clean water and reproductive health care for the most vulnerable people,...

    In flood-hit Pakistan, Guterres appeals for ‘massive’ global support, tougher action on climate change...

    Pakistan has been inundated with near continuous monsoon rainfall, flash flooding, and rain-induced landslides since mid-June, causing widespread devastation and casualties affecting millions of...

    Security Council hears top concerns of displacement, global security and civilians in Ukraine |

    “These are only verified figures and the actual numbers are likely significantly higher,” explained Rosemary DiCarlo. Displacement All wars are tragic, but none...

    Somalia: UN’s top humanitarian forum warns of ‘tipping point’ as famine risk rises |

    In a statement issued on Monday, the principals of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) called for increased support and humanitarian access to save lives. Famine is already unfolding...

    Execution of Gaza prisoners condemned by UN rights office |

    Five men were executed in the early hours of 4 September 2022, an act which, says the Office, was in stark violation of the...

    A successful return home to Sudan |

    After her husband left her, 49-year-old Fatima became the main breadwinner for her four daughters. Motivated by the desire to secure a better future...

    Dealing with the trauma of displacement in The Gambia |

    When conflict broke out in Kaddy’s Senegalese village in early April, she was forced to leave her belongings behind to save her family. “We...

    Pakistan: $160 million UN emergency plan launched, as ‘monsoon on steroids’ continues |

    An estimated 33 million people have been affected by the “worst flooding in decades "and more than 1,000 people, mostly children”, have died since...

    Chad: Unprecedented flooding affects more than 340,000 people |

    Swollen rivers have destroyed nearly 2,700 hectares of crops and farming land as well as hundreds of homes, while record rains over the past...

    Ukraine: Top UN aid official appeals for access across contact line |

    “Winter is coming,… all we want to do provide insulin to the hospitals, provide blankets, provide mattresses…it's not complicated”, said Denise Brown, the...

    Ethiopia: Massive fuel theft puts WFP operations in Tigray at risk |

    Armed men entered the WFP compound in the regional capital, Mekelle, on Wednesday and seized 12 tankers filled with fuel, which had recently been...

    ‘Comprehensive’ solution needed to end mass displacement of Rohingya |

    Some one million refugees remain in the vast camps of Cox’s Bazar, without any immediate prospect of being able to return home, which more...

    Ukraine: UN agencies deliver food, health and other support amid fighting |

    Matilda Bogner, head of the UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine, called for greater efforts to spare and protect civilians.  The Mission has been...