UN humanitarian agency OCHA has estimated that 274 million people worldwide would need some form of emergency assistance next year, up 17 percent on an already record-breaking 2021.
UN aid trucks arrive in Tigray’s capital Mekelle after more than six weeks as flights between the city and Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa restart.
UN aid chief warns in a statement that "medicines, medical supplies and fuel are running out in Afghanistan."
Ethiopia’s Foreign Ministry says government-declared ceasefire with rebel Tigrayan forces is a work in progress after Ethiopian troops left Tigray's regional capital Mekelle on Wednesday after months of fighting.
A draft UN Security Council resolution circulated would authorise the delivery of humanitarian aid to Syria across the borders of Turkey and Iraq.
United Nations warns of a “death sentence” for the war-torn country as donor conference yields less than half the funds needed to alleviate world’s worst humanitarian disaster.
UN humanitarian agency says the risk of large-scale famine in the Arab world’s poorest country “has never been more acute."
The calls from the United Nations three top officials come after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared the Iran-linked Houthis a “foreign terrorist organisation.”
Aid workers are warning Tigray region is on cusp of a crisis with a shortage of food, medication and body bags.
UN earmarks $100 million to help Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, Congo, Nigeria, South Sudan, Yemen and Ethiopia.
The renewed cross border UN resolution will authorise the aid delivery for just six months, as Russia objected to a 12-month authorisation and vetoed aid delivery from two border crossings in Jordan and Iraq.
UN Yemen envoy Martin Griffiths says all warring parties have given firm assurances to attend peace talks which will be held soon in Sweden as 8.4 million people, including children, are on the brink of starvation in the warring country.
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