IMF seeks solidarity on welfare challenges
Managing Director of The International Monetary Fund (IMF), has called for a global solidarity to address rising humanitarian challenges around the globe.
‘50 million Africans face hunger after crops fail again’
Up to 50 million people in Africa will need food by Christmas as a crisis across the continent triggered by El Niño worsens, the United Nations (UN) and major international charities have warned.
Boko Haram refugees in Niger feel 'abandoned' by the world
"Take us away from this hell," said Boussam, a mother of seven cradling skeletal goats in Niger's Assaga camp, where thousands of desperate refugees fleeing Boko Haram Islamist insurgents are living in hunger.
UN warns of dire humanitarian crisis in Lake Chad
The United Nations has warned of great humanitarian crisis for more than nine million people affected by the Boko Haram-related conflict across the Lake Chad Basin, 76 per cent of who are in Nigeria.
UN begins steps to salvage Lake Chad Basin
Concerned about the social and environmental crises ravaging Lake Chad Basin in the West African sub-region, the United Nations (UN) has started taking inventory of the humanitarian crisis.
UN urges Greece to address migrant detention woes
Greece must regulate and improve conditions for thousands of migrants -- many of them children -- detained in camps for weeks as they wait for asylum under a sketchy EU-Turkey deal, a UN human rights official said Monday.
At climate summit in Washington, UN says it’s time to take action to next level
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has challenged countries to concrete action to actualize their commitments, saying “it is time to take climate action to the next level.”
UN tasks Africa on climate change impact on food security
The UN University Institute for Natural Resources in Africa says African govts and other stakeholders must take steps to mitigate climate change impact