Some families who fled war more than a year ago in Iraq are struggling to get proper identification after leaving important documents behind.
The key port city was reported to be calm early on Wednesday, a day after a UN-brokered ceasefire went into effect. The UN plans to bring the warring factions together by videolink to discuss a force withdrawal from the city.
The warning from the UN chief Antonio Guterres comes days after the world body brokered a ceasefire accord between Yemen's government and Houthi rebels to end hostilities in the flashpoint port city of Hudaida.
Aid group Save the Children says thousands of children under 5 years may have died of acute malnutrition since the civil war began in 2015. Meanwhile, UN calls for peace in Hudaida fell on deaf ears as the Saudi-led coalition renewed air strikes.
Some 445,000 of the Hudaida residents have fled since June, a figure that underscores the dire situation in and around the city that serves as the main entry point for food and aid, the UNHCR said.
Amnesty International warned late Wednesday that rebels have taken up positions on a Hudaida hospital rooftop, raising concerns they are using the hospital's patients as human shields to ward off coalition airstrikes.
A joint appeal by the Yemeni and international organisations called for "secure an immediate cessation of hostilities" in the war-torn country, where they warned 14 million people were now "on the brink of famine".
After years of war in Syria, the leaders of Russia, France, Germany and Turkey met in Istanbul to try and map out a future for the war torn country.
Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and French President Emmanuel Macron are participating in Istanbul quartet summit hosted by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
This year's UN General Assembly is expected to be overshadowed by the organisation's failure to produce a solution to the war in Syria.
Turkey and Russia struck a deal to prevent a Russia-backed regime attack on Syria's last major opposition bastion of Idlib.
As women, men and children who fled their countries to escape war, poverty or persecution process asylum applications and other documentation in Ankara, they are clear on one thing: home is hard to return to.
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