Tuesday, May 21, 2024

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)

January 15, 2024

Over seven million civilians fled Sudan war: OCHA

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said the number of people fleeing the war in Sudan has surpassed 7.4 million.

Sudan war
September 18, 2023

Flood: UN warns two more Libyan dams likely to break loose

The dams in question are the Jaza Dam – between the partly destroyed city of Darna and Benghazi – and the Qattara Dam near Benghazi.

June 7, 2023

UN, partners to provide relief for quake-hit Haiti

The quake has left at least four people dead and 36 others injured, according to news reports quoting civil protection authorities.

United Nations, Quake-hit Haiti
October 24, 2022

23,000 people flee DRC amid violence in northeast

Some 23,000 people have fled the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) since renewed fighting between government troops and rebel militia in the northeast.

Central African Republic (CAR) crisis group
January 26, 2022

Thirty-four people killed in Madagascar tropical storms

More than 35,260 people have been forced to take shelter in 62 displacement sites established by the authorities.

January 21, 2022

80% of Tonga population affected by volcano eruption, tsunami: UN

Around 60 to 70 per cent of livestock-rearing households have seen their animals perish, grazing land damaged, or water supplies contaminated.

Photo from Tonga disaster (Credit: BBC)