International Humanitarian

Highest UN humanitarian appeal falls on deaf ears

On Thursday, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) appealed to the great powers for a record $ 41 billion to help the 183 million people most in need of life-saving aid. This is a big increase from the $ 35 billion requested for 2021 and …

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Unanimously adopting resolution 2608 (2021), the Security Council renews the authorization for international naval forces to fight piracy off the coast of Somalia – Somalia

SC / 14717 SECURITY COUNCIL8917TH MEETING * (PM) Resolutions achieved goal of reducing attacks, key official says, but hopes future aid will align with Somali priorities The Security Council today renewed for three more months its authorization to States and regional organizations cooperating with Somalia to use all necessary means …

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Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Martin Griffiths at the launch of Global Humanitarian Snapshot 2022, Washington, DC, December 2, 2021 – World

Thank you for giving me the opportunity to speak at this launch. Before I start I just want to say how clear Samantha Power’s remarks were. I totally agree that we cannot continue to exponentially increase the budget and the humanitarian aid footprint. In fact, I had a very useful …

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Remarks by SRSG Patten “A Woman Even Here” Women’s Right to Safety and Dignity in Humanitarian Response – UNFPA event at EXPO 2020, Dubai, November 30, 2021 – Worldwide

I am delighted to be here in Dubai to reflect on our global goals, including promoting tolerance and inclusiveness, and how we can ensure that no one is left behind as we build the collective future that we want. I would like to sincerely thank Dubai Cares and UNFPA for …

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United Nations Migration Agency says humanitarian situation worsens in Marib, Yemen – JURIST – News

The United Nations agency for migration, the International Organization for Migration (IOM), on Wednesday expressed concern over the worsening humanitarian situation in Yemen’s Marib governorate, where the armed conflict has a devastating impact on internally displaced people, migrants and the communities that shelter them. According to the IOM Displacement Tracking …

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Mexico: Protection monitoring, quarterly report (July, August and September 2021) – Mexico

SUMMARY AND KEY PURPOSES This report presents the results of protection monitoring conducted jointly by the DRC and JRS in Ciudad Juarez and Tapachula, Mexico between July and September 2021. During the quarter, 394 households covering a total of 892 individuals were interviewed with a standardized protection monitoring instrument, collecting …

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Western aid workers in Afghanistan after Taliban takeover struggle against impossible task

People wait to receive money during a cash distribution organized by the World Food Program in Kabul, Afghanistan on November 17. With the UN warning, millions of people are in near starvation conditions, WFP has dramatically increased its direct assistance to families.Petros Giannakouris / The Associated Press In the 100 …

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Illicit small arms trade fuels crime and terrorism

Iran’s permanent ambassador to the United Nations said the illicit trade in small arms not only exacerbates violence in all its forms, but also fuels crime and terrorism around the world. Majid Takht-Ravanchi made the remarks in an address Monday at the General Assembly’s high-level meeting for the assessment of …

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‘Let’s make a deal’ Monty Hall married his distant cousin who died just 3 months before him

Legendary broadcaster Monty Hall was reluctant to meet his distant cousin, Marilyn Hall, who would later become his wife. After meeting her for the first time, Monty said it was “the game over.” During a 2002 interview with Archive American Television, Monty Hall revealed how he met his beloved wife, …

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Desperate migrants as “armed gangs”? A response to Sari and Hudson

In the midst of a rapidly worsening humanitarian situation on the border between Poland and Belarus, Aurel Sari and Ben Hudson have examined in these pages the actions of Belarus from an international legal point of view through doctrinal lenses. the use of force, intervention and sovereignty, and secondarily as …

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