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UN pushes Syria on humanitarian mission
UN pushes Syria on humanitarian mission
The UN hopes to get permission from the Syrian government in the coming days to send more aid workers to help at least 1-million people in need of...
UN: Hundreds raped in Angola-DRC expulsion
UN: Hundreds raped in Angola-DRC expulsion
More than 700 women, men and children were raped when Angola expelled thousands of people back to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) over the...
Hand out food or leave, Somali insurgents tell agencies
Hand out food or leave, Somali insurgents tell agencies
Hardline Islamist insurgents in southern Somalia told international aid agencies on Tuesday to hand out all the food aid in their warehouses, or...
Grim reality revealed in cyclone-hit Bangladesh
Grim reality revealed in cyclone-hit Bangladesh
The United Nations says the humanitarian crisis caused by last month's cyclone in Bangladesh is much worse than previously thought, with more than...
Drought leads to new starvation crisis in Ethiopia
Drought leads to new starvation crisis in Ethiopia
This year's poor rains have nearly killed Bizunesh.
Kenya food crisis set to worsen
Kenya food crisis set to worsen
Kenya's food crisis was set to worsen after a fungus wiped out 10% to 20% of its annual rice production, the United Nations said on Friday.
A forgotten war draining a forgotten people
A forgotten war draining a forgotten people
The road from Harar runs for more than 960km east towards the border with Somalia, penetrating deep into the desiccated badlands of the Ogaden...
One million Ethiopians face water shortage
One million Ethiopians face water shortage
More than one million people in eastern Ethiopia's drought-hit Somali region face critical water shortages, the United Nations said on Wednesday....
Health crisis looms in Kenya
Health crisis looms in Kenya
A devastating health emergency looms in Kenya where an explosion of post-election violence has killed hundreds and displaced a quarter of a million...
Somalia death toll nears 100 with fresh fighting
Somalia death toll nears 100 with fresh fighting
Militias allied to the Somali government recaptured a southern port from Islamists on Tuesday, taking the death toll from an upsurge of fighting in...
UN: Southern Africa floods affect a million people
UN: Southern Africa floods affect a million people
About a million people have suffered the effects of floods, cyclones and heavy rains across Southern Africa in the last year, the United Nations...
More rain expected in flood-hit Southern Africa
More rain expected in flood-hit Southern Africa
The United Nations on Tuesday warned of the worsening situation in flood-affected parts of Southern Africa as more rain was expected in Zimbabwe,...

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