UNHCR appeals to Ethiopia to let it reach Eritrean refugees who have run out of food. The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, appealed to Ethiopia on Tuesday to let humanitarian aid reach thousands of refugees whose supplies have been cut by a month-long conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region.
Syrians gather in Geneva for fresh round of talks aimed at writing new constitution for war-torn country. A fourth round of intra-Syrian talks hosted by the United Nations in Geneva could present an opportunity to “focus more heavily” on securing a peaceful political solution to almost a decade of fighting, UN Special Envoy Geir Pedersen said on Sunday.
UN appeals for $35 billion to help record world’s ‘most vulnerable and fragile’ in 2021. A record 235 million people will need humanitarian assistance and protection next year, a near- 40 per cent increase on 2020 which is “almost entirely from COVID-19”, the UN’s emergency relief chief said on Tuesday.
First of four UN humanitarian airlifts for Ethiopia refugees lands in Khartoum
“A good day for Afghanistan” as donors pledge support, anticipating peace. International donors pledged financial and political backing for Afghanistan’s peace process at the 2020 Afghanistan Conference in Geneva on Tuesday, anticipating a sustainable ceasefire that will help the country rebuild and heal after decades of conflict.
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