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Gaza update - UNICEF - WHO - OHCHR - OCHA

Edited News | OCHA , OHCHR , UNICEF , WHO

With the Israeli military advancing deeper into the Gaza Strip and the continuation of "unprecedented" hostilities with a devastating impact on children, UN humanitarians reiterated on Tuesday their calls for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire and for unimpeded and secure access of urgently needed...

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UN Human Rights briefing by Liz Throssell on Ukraine Hroza report, 31 October 2023.

Edited News | OHCHR , UNOG

The UN Human Rights Office has today been giving details of its fact-finding mission to the village of Hroza in eastern Ukraine, where on 5 October a missile struck a café, killing 59 people attending a funeral reception. It was one of the deadliest single incidents for civilians since February...

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UN Human Rights briefing on Israel -OPT by Ravina Shamdasani, 27 October 2023

Edited News | OHCHR , UNOG

“UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Türk is appealing to all sides to heed the calls for peace. The violence needs to end and there need to be strong efforts to seek an alternative to this carnage,”said Ravina Shamdasani, spokesperson for the UN Human Rights Office.

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Gaza: humanitarian situation - OCHA - OHCHR - WHO - WFP

Edited News | OCHA , OHCHR , WFP , WHO

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Gaza: humanitarian aid UNRWA - WHO

Edited News | WHO

Fuel now the most vital commodity in Gaza amid fears of health care collapse Fuel is essential to bring water, food and health care to Gazans in dire need, but supplies have not been provided in aid convoys to date, UN humanitarians warned on Tuesday.

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UN Human Rights briefing on Israel - OPT by Ravina Shamdasani, 20 October 2023

Edited News | OHCHR , UNOG

“With over 3,700 people killed in Gaza and 1,000 more presumed under the rubble, as well as 1,300 people killed in Israel, and a further one million Palestinians – half of them children – reportedly displaced, we implore all parties to allow the rapid and unimpeded passage of humanitarian relief for...

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OPT - Israel Update OCHA - OHCHR - WHO 20 October 2023

Edited News | OCHA , OHCHR , WHO

UN humanitarians said on Friday that an agreement between the different sides to unlock lifesaving aid deliveries across the border to Gaza was near, just as UN chief António Guterres arrived at the Rafah crossing on the Egyptian side.

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Update on Afghanistan’s earthquake response - OCHA  17 October 2023

Edited News | OCHA

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has launched a multi-sectoral Herat Earthquake Response Plan in response to a series of powerful earthquakes that rocked Herat Province since 7 October, affecting more than 66,000 people.

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UN Human Rights Briefing by Ravina Shamdasani on Israel OPT, 17 October 2023

Edited News | OHCHR , UNOG

UN Human Rights Office spokesperson Ravina Shamdasani voiced extreme concern about the situation in the Gaza Strip at the regular biweekly press briefing in Geneva.

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$93.6 million needed to support earthquake-affected in Herat,  UN aid coordination agency

Edited News | OCHA , UNITED NATIONS

In the space of just eight days, three destructive 6.3 magnitude earthquakes rocked western Afghanistan’s province of Herat, killing 2,000 people and affecting 1.6 million, UN aid coordination agency OCHA said on Tuesday.