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Shelter, Clean Water to Families Amid Iraq’s Mosul Offensive

  New York, N.Y. With the military offensive still unfolding in Mosul, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) are rushing to provide shelter, drinking water, and sanitation services for displaced families and children. Internally displaced persons flee to Debaga camp in Erbil Governorate, northern Iraq, […]

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Central African Republic Needs Help Taking on ‘Peacekeeping Chief’

New York N.Y. Recent unrest in the Central African Republic (CAR) demonstrates that the situation there remains fragile, and “spoilers are still active, on both sides,” the United Nations peacekeeping chief said today, telling the Security Council that the international community must stand firm and support the Government’s efforts to ensure lasting peace. Hervé Ladsous, Under-Secretary-General […]

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Hurricane Makes Landfall in Haiti, U.N. Relief Agencies on Standby

New York, N.Y. Hurricane Matthew has made landfall in Haiti, bringing strong winds and torrential rains to the tiny island, the United Nations weather agency reported today, while UN relief agencies announced that they are mobilizing to assist, if requested, countries that are in the path of the dangerous Category 4 storm that is pummelling […]

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The Best Humanitarian Relief is to End the Conflict

New York, N.Y. Concluding a three-day mission to Yemen, the United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator today called on all warring parties to grant humanitarian access and uphold their responsibilities to protect civilians in a conflict that has injured and killed thousands of innocent civilians, and displaced some three million people. Stephen O’Brien, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian […]

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The Heart of Mental Health and Well-being at the United Nations

New York, N.Y. In the normally staid halls of the U.N., energy exploded as Bolivian musician Hillario Soto entered a large conference room at the back, playing his home-made bass flute, followed Pied-Piper-style by a troupe of musicians, adult vocalists, and youth singers. Leading the revelry on keyboards was internationally-acclaimed composer and singer/songwriter Russell Daisey performing […]

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At One, Bauer Fund Raises Cash, Awareness, Random Acts of Kindness

New York, N.Y.  One year ago this week, my friend and high school classmate informed me that his son had taken his own life. Not the call I wanted to get – and sure as hell not the call he wanted to make. With news that just makes the world stand still. News that alters […]

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Health Agency Urges Speeding Up Efforts on (NCD) Diseases

New York, N.Y. Governments must make greater efforts to protect people from heart disease, cancers, diabetes and lung disease – the leading causes of death among the elderly – the United Nations health agency today said.                                       […]

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France: UN Condemns Terrorist Attack on Crowds Celebrating Bastille Day in Nice

New York, N.Y. Senior officials from across the United Nations family today condemned the deadly attack in Nice, France, calling for stepped up efforts to fight terrorism and violent extremism. Members of the Security Council observe a moment of silence in memory of the victims of the 14 July terrorist attack in Nice, France. UN Photo/Manuel […]

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