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UN allocates $9 million to support life-saving aid in north-east Nigeria

The United Nations, through the Nigeria Humanitarian Fund, has allocated US$9 million to provide life-saving aid to some 60,000 children, women and men recently displaced by ongoing hostilities in Borno State, including $2 million in support of the UN...

Statement by UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie on the Seventh Anniversary of the start of the Syrian Crisis

This is a war that has been waged almost exclusively against civilians, who have been bombed, gassed, besieged, starved, tortured and displaced, for seven interminable years, in the full gaze of the world. Hundreds of thousands of innocent lives have...

Tens of Thousands of US Students Stage Walk-Outs Against Gun Violence

Tens of thousands of students across the country — many chanting “Enough is Enough” — walked out of their schools Wednesday to protest Congressional failure to directly address gun violence.

Seven years of Syria’s health tragedy

After seven years of conflict in Syria, WHO has renewed its call for the protection of health workers and for immediate access to besieged populations.