Humanitarian crisis in the Sahel Region (Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger) reaches a breaking point. The Sahel Region currently faces an unprecedented crisis as escalating violence, rising levels of food insecurity, continued displacement, and the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic all converge to create one of the worst humanitarian emergencies in the world right now, UN Humanitarian agencies warned today.
A fragile humanitarian ceasefire, brokered by Russia, went into effect on Saturday but was almost immediately broken, with both Armenian and Azerbaijan accusing each other of fresh attacks.
Weather and climate hazards less deadly – but much more frequent and costly
UN World Food Programme wins 2020 Nobel Peace Prize
Mayors and cities blaze the trail for a sustainable Covid-19 recovery. In the first major global meeting of local official since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, mayors gathered both physically and virtually at the UN in Geneva today to discuss current challenges, lessons learned and best practices.
The ozone hole over the Antarctic has reached its maximum annual size and is one of the largest and deepest in recent years, WMO warned.
Catastrophic floods and surging inflation drive up number of Sudanese people in need
Prioritise elderly and health workers for influenza vaccine, says UN health agency
Mozambique insurgency fuels fears of humanitarian crisis and regional insecurity