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$539 million funding appeal to address humanitarian needs in Palestine during 2018

On March 14, the Minister of Social Development of the State of Palestine, H.E. Dr. Ibrahim Al-Shaer, and the Humanitarian Coordinator, Mr. Jamie McGoldrick, launched the Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) for 2018, to support the humanitarian needs of...

UN Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator in Ukraine, Neal Walker - Statement on humanitarian impact of continued shelling near the Donetsk Filter Station

I am deeply concerned that water treatment workers and critical infrastructure continue to be targeted in eastern Ukraine’s armed conflict. It is unacceptable that in the last eight days, brave workers seeking to maintain the Donetsk Filter Station...

UN aid chief urges international support to tackle ‘spiralling humanitarian needs’ in DR Congo

Woman cooking in Katanika IDP site, where more than 6,000 families have taken refuge fleeing...

UN-World Bank panel calls for ‘fundamental shift’ in water management

Child drinks water from a water-pipe.