Starvation, death from disease and violence can be stopped with $10.3 billion appeal: UN agencies. A huge increase in the number of people facing starvation because of the COVID-19 crisis is only one of the many problems UN humanitarians are concerned about because of the pandemic, they said on Friday.
In Yemen, thousands of Ethiopian migrants stranded, COVID-19 likely widespread: IOM
Covid-19, war and hunger – Yemen’s humanitarian food crisis is becoming worse, warns the World Food Programme (WFP)
OHCHR Inquiry on Syria press conference: Idlib Report 07JUL2020
Thousands continue to flee DR Congo violence seeking shelter in Uganda. Thousands of people fleeing murderous attacks in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo have crossed into neighbouring Uganda, the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, said on Tuesday.
WFP: Tens of millions more people to go hungry in Africa this year because of Covid-19
UN’s Bachelet urges Philippines’ President not to sign new anti-terror law. The Human Rights Council should consider supporting new accountability measures against perpetrators of extrajudicial killings in the Philippines’ so-called war on illegal drugs, the UN’s top rights official said on Tuesday.
Urgent global action needed to end harmful practices against women and girls, says the United Nations Population Fund. Urgent action is needed to stop female genital mutilation, child marriage, and other harmful practices to which millions of women and girls are subjected to every year. This according to the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) State of World Population report for 2020.