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More support needed to ease humanitarian crisis and rebuild lives in north-east Nigeria

After a two day visit to the region, UN Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator...

Death toll rises to 1,407 in Indonesia after devastating sequence of natural disasters

The confirmed death toll from the earthquake and tsunami that struck Indonesia’s...

Climate change panel to present key global warming report for world leaders, UN reports

The United Nations-run Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and its representatives...

Donations to UNRWA help keep Palestinian students in school

International donors pledged $118 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency...

Six million in South Sudan face extreme hunger and malnutrition

According to a report published by the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification...

Earthquake and subsequent tsunami leave hundreds dead in Indonesia

On Friday, a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck north of Palu, Indonesia, leaving hundreds...

Largest EU humanitarian programme provides aid to 1.4 million refugees in Turkey

Two years after the launch of the largest humanitarian relief programme in European...

Flooding in Nigeria displaces thousands

Nearly half a million people are currently affected by flooding in Nigeria, with 141...

Overcrowding of refugee reception centres in Greece pose serious risk to children

Overcrowding in Greek island reception centres for refugees and migrants has made...

In the wake of Typhoon Mangkhut, Philippines hit with deadly landslides

Landslides caused by the severe rains of super Typhoon Mangkhut have killed dozens...

Tech firms and humanitarian organisations partner to create famine-predicting technology

The UN, World Bank, and other humanitarian organisations have partnered up with global...

International Day of Peace - 21 September 2018

Today, 21 September 2018, marks the International Day of Peace. The General Assembly...

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