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1 Aid and Supplies Slowly Enter Nepal
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

29 April 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – Shortly after the 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit the Himalayan region, most acutely the mountain nation of Nepal, it became clear that delivering aid to those affected would be an enormous challenge.

Created on 2015-05-04 19:20:07
2 First Aid Ship in Four Months Docks in Yemen
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

22 July 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor — A World Food Programme chartered ship carrying food and supplies for over 180,000 people in conflict-affected regions of Yemen has made port in Aden after four months of aid shipments had been prevented due to fighting.

Created on 2015-07-24 21:46:47
3 Global Celebrities Donate Their Twitter Feeds to Humanitarian Heroes
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

14 August 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor — Some of the world’s most famous celebrities, including Australian pop star Cody Simpson, Brazilian footballer Ricardo Kaka, and Chinese pianist Lang Lang had their Twitter accounts taken over by refugees from different parts of the world.

Created on 2015-08-14 15:46:03
4 Global Humanitarian Needs Overview
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

5 December 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — The United Nations is appealing for a record $22.2 billion for its humanitarian operations in 2017, which is needed to help 93 million of the most vulnerable people in 33 countries. The appeal is the largest request by the organization since the yearly call was established in 1991.

Created on 2016-12-05 22:51:03
5 Heavy rains puts further strain on South-Sudan IDP camp
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

26 August 2014, Bentiu, South Sudan | Shari Nijman - Choosing between living safe, or dry, is the reality for over 40,000 Internally Displaced Persons living in the South Sudanese State of Bentiu. They have fled their homes due to the ongoing violence in ...

Created on 2014-08-26 22:11:18
6 Humanitarian Action is Non-Political Warns Security Council
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

19 August 2014, New York, USA | Shari Nijman - On World Humanitarian Day the United Nations Security Council paid tribute to those who provide assistance and relief on the ...

Created on 2014-08-19 21:48:44
7 Humanitarian Aid Continues to Need Strong Will
( UN Agencies and Other Departments )

Content by: South-South News

3 December, 2014, New York, USA | Shari Nijman - Humanitarians, government officials, NGO's, academics, and a variety of other stakeholders gathered in New York for the Humanitarian Forum this week, underscoring the importance of a continued commitment to...

Created on 2014-12-03 23:16:41
8 Humanity and Social Justice, a Must for the Future of Work – Ryder
( Development News - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service

 

ROME, Apr 10 2017 (IPS) - “The future of work must be inspired by considerations of humanity, of social justice and peace. If it is not, we ...

Created on 2017-04-11 13:40:20
9 Juanes, Cody Simpson and Other Leading Musicians Headline World Humanitarian Day Event
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

18 August 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – World famous musicians including Colombian singer Juanes, Australian pop star Cody Simpson, and Malian soul singer Inna Modja headlined a special concert at the United Nations in commemoration of World Humanitarian Day.

Created on 2015-08-19 01:49:29
10 MSF Asks: Where are All the Humanitarian Aid Groups Today?
( Civil Society Reports )

Report by: Medécins Sans Frontières

4 August 2014, New York, USA | South-South News – In disaster zones and areas facing humanitarian crises, often some of the quickest responde...

Created on 2014-08-04 04:00:00
11 O’Brien Visits Somali Displaced
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

7 March 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — In a visit to Somalia, UN humanitarian chief Stephen O’Brien urged the world “to act fast, to act now and to act together” to help Somalis in desperate need warning of a “severe trend” of internal displacement caused by drought in the country.

Created on 2017-03-07 23:01:04
12 The Perils of Peacekeeping in 2014
( UN Agencies and Other Departments )

Content by: South-South News

19 August 2014, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – The number of peacekeepers and humanitarian aid workers killed, kidnapped, or seriously injured has reached record levels, according to new data published by the United Nations.

Created on 2014-08-19 04:00:00
13 The Private Sector and Emergency Humanitarian Response
( Civil Society Reports )

Report by: Overseas Development Institute

30 July 2014, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – For entrepreneurial businesses and...

Created on 2014-07-30 04:00:00
14 UN Says Somalia Faces Drought and Famine
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

6 Feburary 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The Deputy Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, Peter de Clercq, recently completed a three-day fact-finding mission to Somaliland and Puntland in Somalia to highlight the devastating impact of the current drought.

Created on 2017-02-06 22:31:45
15 UN Warns of Humanitarian Crisis in Mosul
( UN Agencies and Other Departments )

Content by: South-South News

12 January 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The head of the UN humanitarian mission in Iraq said the possibility of a siege in the western Mosul was “very real” adding this would have “enormous implications” on the 750,000 civilians living that that part of the city under ISIL control.

Created on 2017-01-12 21:47:15

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