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Up to 17.8 million people internally displaced because of conflict, disasters in Africa

Although forced displacement is a global phenomenon, it is more pronounced in Africa. Africa hosts o..

IFRC puts climate change at centre of new 10-year strategy

Geneva, 5 December 2019 – Climate related shocks and hazards are amongst the major humanitarian emer..

Secretary-General calls on donors to boost emergency response fund pledges as number of conflicts,...

SG/SM/19902 Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres remarks at the high‑level pledging ..

Global effort to strengthen early warning systems expands

Least Developed Countries and Small Island Developing States benefit from better weather and climate..

New Zealand to help fund fight against measles in the Pacific region

Foreign Minister Winston Peters has announced New Zealand will contribute NZ$1 million of funding to..

How the Gunfights in North Mexico That Left 23 Dead Unfolded

VILLA UNION, Mexico—When dozens of pickup trucks crowded with armed men and mounted machine guns roa..

Sahel region – Food insecurity (DG ECHO) (ECHO Daily Flash of 3 December 2019)

Results from the regional analysis (Cadre Harmonisé) of the food security situation in west and cent..

Five Dead in French Flooding, Rescue Helicopter Crash

French police secure the area around the site where a helicopter from the civil security services cr..

Powerful Typhoon Nears Philippines, Forcing Evacuations

MANILA, Philippines—A powerful typhoon drew closer to the Philippines on Dec. 2, forcing tens of tho..

Trudeau to Mark NATOs Birthday Amid Questions About Military Alliances Future

OTTAWA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is off to London where he will spend the next few days trying t..