Showing posts with label food crisis. Show all posts
Showing posts with label food crisis. Show all posts

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Combats entre Rohingyas et l'armée en Birmanie: 400 morts, 250.000 personnes privées d'aide alimentaire

Etat Rakhine
Au moins 250.000 personnes sont privées d'aide alimentaire dans le nord-ouest de la Birmanie où les distributions du Programme alimentaire mondial (PAM) ont été suspendues en raison des combats entre l'armée et la rébellion rohingya.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

US working on new DPRK sanctions, not seeking regime change

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday the United States was preparing new sanctions against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) if Pyongyang takes steps that warrant new sanctions.

Friday, April 28, 2017

China ready to step up efforts to rid Korean Peninsula of nukes

China plans to intensify steps aimed at ridding the Korean Peninsula of nuclear weapons and it will also stay committed to all the resolutions of the UN Security Council concerning the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Friday at a news conference at the UN headquarters.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Yemen becoming world's worst humanitarian disaster : UN

The top United Nations humanitarian official has called for Gulf countries to help avert mass starvation in Yemen, where two years of war have left millions at risk of famine.

US Nuclear Submarine Headed to South Korea, US Defense Official Says

The USS Michigan — a guided-missile submarine — arrived in South Korea for what a US defense official described as a show of force amid tensions between the US and North Korea.

Lack of funds: U.N. food aid to North Korean children at risk of being terminated

International food aid to North Korean children may be suspended by October due to a lack of funds at the World Food Program, Voice of America reported.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

UN warns of humanitarian crisis in Mosul as military action looms

The UN aid agencies on Saturday warned that tens of thousands of civilians in Iraq's Mosul are at "extreme risk" with battles to drive out the Islamic State (IS) terrorists from the western side of the city could break out soon.

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Tensions between Terrorists and Civilians in Eastern Aleppo Rise

Media reports have indicated that the tensions between the terrorists and the civilians in eastern Aleppo rose as scores of locals demonstrated against the militant groups to demand that they distribute the foodstuffs distributed by the government and confiscated by the takfiri gunmen.

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Venezuelan gov't, opposition agree on mechanism for peaceful coexistence

Venezuela's government and members of the opposition reached agreement Saturday on a mechanism for peaceful coexistence, in which both sides pledged to uphold the constitution and agreed to adopt measures aimed at improving the supply of food and medicine in the country.

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Russia sends humanitarian aid to North Korea

Russia’s Emergencies Ministry has sent humanitarian aid to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), which was hit by the Lionrock typhoon, the ministry’s press service said on Saturday.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Cargo ships stuck off Yemen as fighting worsens food security

At least five merchant vessels carrying food are stuck off Yemen as warships from a Saudi-led coalition search them for weapons bound for Iran-allied Houthi rebel forces, with delays adding to a humanitarian crisis.

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Syria: UN agency warns no food left in besieged Palestinian refugee camp


UN, 19 April 2014 – The United Nations has renewed its demand for unimpeded humanitarian access to the besieged Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk, warning that there is no UN food aid left there as of Saturday given that the recent escalation fighting between the parties to the Syrian conflict has prevented the delivery of desperately needed assistance. 

Spokesman Chris Gunness said the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) was not authorised to distribute food aid on 18 April in Yarmouk, where more than 20,000 civilians are dependent on UN assistance.

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