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Acute food insecurity alarmingly high

Globally, levels of hunger remain alarmingly high. In 2021, they surpassed all previous records as reported by the Global Report on Food Crises (GRFC), with close to 193 million people acutely food insecure and in need of urgent assistance across 53 countries/territories, according to the findings of the GRFC 2022. This represents an increase of […]

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Country: United Nations
Source: AA , FAO




UN says $3.9bn needed for help in Yemen as conflict escalates

The United Nations will need about $3.9bn this year to help millions of people in war-torn Yemen, a top UN humanitarian official has said. Acting Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator Ramesh Rajasingham told the UN Security Council on Wednesday that “the biggest constraint right now is funding” to help about […]

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Source: Ensonhaber





UN agency says to cut food aid to Yemen for want of funds

The World Food Programme said Wednesday it was “forced” to cut aid to Yemen due to lack of funds, and warned of a surge in hunger in the war-torn country. “From January, eight million will receive a reduced food ration, while five million at immediate risk of slipping into famine conditions will remain on a […]

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Source: Euronews , France24




US, France, Britain may be complicit in Yemen war crimes: UN

The United States, United Kingdom and France may be complicit in war crimes in Yemen by arming and providing intelligence and logistics support to a Saudi-led coalition that starves civilians as a war tactic, the United Nations has said. A UN panel announced on Tuesday that investigators compiled a secret list of possible international war crimes […]

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Source: EN , Aljazeera




UN aid workers raped 60,000 people as it’s claimed organisation employs 3,300 paedophiles

A whistle blower has claimed UN staff could have carried out 60,000 rapes in the last decade as aid workers indulge in sex abuse unchecked around the world. The claim is in a bombshell dossier that former senior United Nations official Andrew Macleod handed over to DFID Secretary Priti Patel last year. In it, Professor Macleod […]

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Country: United Nations
Source: The Sun