The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has allocated $11 million for assistance to displaced persons in Borno state.
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Deaths and injuries among Yemeni civilians jumped to the highest monthly level so far this year in April, the UN said on Friday, pointing out that the Saudi-led military alliance has been causing most of the harm in the war.
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The UN has appealed for 21.9 billion dollars to address 21 humanitarian crises worldwide in 2019, including four billion dollars for Yemen, its largest aid operation. . The appeal to donor countries does not include the funding requirements for Syria, which are expected to bring the total up to 25 billion dollars, it said. NAN […]
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The United Nations ((UN) yesterday said that cannabis can be used for medical purposes, but opposed its use as a recreational drug. The world body however, supports decriminalization of drug users across the world who are according to it are sick people who requires treatment, care and rehabilitation. The UN Project Office on Drugs and […]
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THE more than 10 million out-of-school children in Nigeria have received the attention of United Nations, World Bank and regional development banks, as over 1.5 million youths with signatures handed over a global petition to world leaders to launch a new International Finance Facility for Education.
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President Muhammadu Buhari will on Sunday depart for New York to participate in the 73rd Session of United Nations General Assembly which officially opened on September 18, presidential spokesman Femi Adesina has disclosed. The theme for this year’s Session is: “Making the United Nations relevant to all People: Global Leadership and Shared Responsibilities for Peaceful, […]
Francois Fall, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Central Africa and the head of the UN Regional Office for the region (UNOCA), has called on the international community to place the Boko Haram terrorist sect on watchlist. Fall stated this at the UN headquarters in New York while briefing the Security Council on developments […]
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