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"humanitarian coordination agency" Discussed on UN News

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03:51 min | 1 year ago

"humanitarian coordination agency" Discussed on UN News

"This is the news. In brief from the United Nations. The humanitarian crisis in northwest Syria has left civilians with nowhere safe. Not even displacement camps. Un human rights chief. Michelle Bachelet said on Tuesday in a statement. She warned that more than nine. Hundred thousand civilians in Syria North West have been forced into ever smaller areas in search of safety as government forces. Continue their campaign against armed opposition groups. Here's her spokesperson Rupert. Colville civilians fleeing the fighting of being squeezed into areas without safe shelter that are shrinking in size by the hour. Still bombed and they simply no longer have anywhere to go. We've also recorded several incidents. In which displacement camps were either directly hit or affected by nearby strikes as the high commissioner puts it no shelter is now safe and other government offensive continues when people forced into smaller and smaller pockets? She fears even more. People will be killed since the first of January. The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights CHR has confirmed two hundred ninety nine civilian deaths in it live around ninety three percent of that number were caused by the Syrian government and its allies and two hundred forty six came after airstrikes. H CHR said grim. Details have emerged of the recent killing of over twenty villages in northwest. Cameroon linked to the ongoing conflict between government forces and armed separatists in countries mainly english-speaking northwest and southwest in last five days attack on the village of Non grew in documenting division twenty. Three civilians were killed including women and fifteen children. Witnesses told the UN human rights office that members of the security and Defence Forces had opened fire on people and burned houses. According to the UN Humanitarian Coordination Agency Archer at least six hundred people were displaced the U. N. and eight partners continue to address humanitarian needs but access is constrained mainly by insecurity and a lack of funding. Archer said a total of two point. Three million people urgently need food shelter and non-food items as well as protection because of the crisis in the northwest and southwest that represents an increase of one million compared to a ago on Tuesday U N High Commissioner for Human Rights. Michelle Bachelet noted that the Cameroon government intended to investigate the killings and that the findings would be made public. She urged the authorities to ensure that the probe was independent impartial and thorough and that those responsible were held fully to account and finally talks to end fighting in Libya have resumed in Geneva where you end negotiator Kazan. Salami said that ongoing clashes must end there for there to be a chance of progress. Speaking in Geneva Mr Salam said the port of Tripoli had been attacked earlier on Tuesday as long as these relations are frequent. It's very very hard to think or quiet. Negotiation between the two parties on any one of the tracks are trying to push forward the UN envoy added that an arms embargo on Libya has continued to be violated in the North African nation. Since last April the recognized government of National Accord based in the capital has been engaged in conflict with these self-styled Libyan national army during a break in the talks. Mr Solomon appealed for an open minded approach from both parties. He insisted that concessions needed to be made. Concerning the return of former fighters to their communities specifically this involved decide what kind of military monitoring was needed. Who was going to do it. And whether they would be armed or unarmed further questions included deciding what to do with the large amount of heavy weaponry in Libya. What should happen to non-regular fighters and he should be in charge of the police force? Detailed answers to these questions were how the truce could be translated into a lasting ceasefire. Mr Salomon said Daniel Johnson U. N. News..

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"humanitarian coordination agency" Discussed on UN News

UN News

03:27 min | 1 year ago

"humanitarian coordination agency" Discussed on UN News

"This is the news in brief from the United Nations. Let's start with the weather because we've just had the hottest June on record according to the World Meteorological Organization or W._M._o.. Both land and sea surface temperatures were the highest yet recorded last month. One point seven one degrees Fahrenheit or not point nine five degrees Celsius above the global average these unprecedented temperatures which surpassed previous highs in June twenty sixteen happened across central and eastern Europe northern. Northern Russia Asia Africa South America the north Indian Ocean and parts of the Pacific and Atlantic oceans using global data w also says that nine of the ten warmest Junes have occurred since twenty ten the impacts of these high temperature's include wildfires in the Arctic Circle and unprecedented shrinking sea ice the U._n.. Agency says while also pointing out that the northernmost permanent settlement on earth which is called alert in Canada reached seventy degrees Fahrenheit. That's twenty one degrees Celsius for the first time in recorded history this week to the Democratic Republic of the Congo now or d._r._C. where the World Health Organization said on Friday that the Ebola virus is just one challenge among many facing in communities there it has reiterated an appeal for the international community to show support and solidarity for its people speaking in Geneva spokesperson. Dr Margaret Harris noted that measles has already killed more people this year than the Ebola outbreak. Outbreak which began last August it's not top of their agenda. They'd like could Rhodes. They'd like clean water. They'd like to know that their children can reach their fifth. Birthday are not die from measles according to W._H._O.. More than two thousand people have died from measles in two thousand nine hundred while the Ebola outbreak in Ituri and North Kivu provinces in the country's northeast has claimed at one thousand seven hundred and five lives in addition to measles and malaria and a lack of basic services since early June will the. Three hundred thousand in the resource which will hit provinces have been displaced by violence linked to armed groups according to U N Humanitarian Coordination Agency Archer and finally more than half of Venezuelan families who've left their country amid economic economic and political turmoil face what the refugee agency U._N._H._C._R. Calls specific risks while they're on the move after speaking to nearly eight thousand people this year in Latin American countries and the Carribean the agency says that more than six and ten. Unemployed or working informally while four in ten faced problems finding accommodation more than three in ten also said they had no permit to stay in the country where they are sheltering while U._N._H._C._R. Spokesperson Liz Russell noted that the region's asylum application application system remains overwhelmed it is clear that we have seen in some places increased border restrictions more rigorous requirements for Venezuela to enter a particular country that as we frequently underscored does increase the risk of.

measles Outbreak World Meteorological Organizat U N Humanitarian Coordination United Nations Dr Margaret Harris Carribean Indian Ocean Canada South America Liz Russell World Health Organization Venezuela Congo Europe Democratic Republic Arctic Circle Geneva
News in Brief 19 July 2019

UN News

03:27 min | 1 year ago

News in Brief 19 July 2019

"This is the news in brief from the United Nations. Let's start with the weather because we've just had the hottest June on record according to the World Meteorological Organization or W._M._o.. Both land and sea surface temperatures were the highest yet recorded last month. One point seven one degrees Fahrenheit or not point nine five degrees Celsius above the global average these unprecedented temperatures which surpassed previous highs in June twenty sixteen happened across central and eastern Europe northern. Northern Russia Asia Africa South America the north Indian Ocean and parts of the Pacific and Atlantic oceans using global data w also says that nine of the ten warmest Junes have occurred since twenty ten the impacts of these high temperature's include wildfires in the Arctic Circle and unprecedented shrinking sea ice the U._n.. Agency says while also pointing out that the northernmost permanent settlement on earth which is called alert in Canada reached seventy degrees Fahrenheit. That's twenty one degrees Celsius for the first time in recorded history this week to the Democratic Republic of the Congo now or d._r._C. where the World Health Organization said on Friday that the Ebola virus is just one challenge among many facing in communities there it has reiterated an appeal for the international community to show support and solidarity for its people speaking in Geneva spokesperson. Dr Margaret Harris noted that measles has already killed more people this year than the Ebola outbreak. Outbreak which began last August it's not top of their agenda. They'd like could Rhodes. They'd like clean water. They'd like to know that their children can reach their fifth. Birthday are not die from measles according to W._H._O.. More than two thousand people have died from measles in two thousand nine hundred while the Ebola outbreak in Ituri and North Kivu provinces in the country's northeast has claimed at one thousand seven hundred and five lives in addition to measles and malaria and a lack of basic services since early June will the. Three hundred thousand in the resource which will hit provinces have been displaced by violence linked to armed groups according to U N Humanitarian Coordination Agency Archer and finally more than half of Venezuelan families who've left their country amid economic economic and political turmoil face what the refugee agency U._N._H._C._R. Calls specific risks while they're on the move after speaking to nearly eight thousand people this year in Latin American countries and the Carribean the agency says that more than six and ten. Unemployed or working informally while four in ten faced problems finding accommodation more than three in ten also said they had no permit to stay in the country where they are sheltering while U._N._H._C._R. Spokesperson Liz Russell noted that the region's asylum application application system remains overwhelmed it is clear that we have seen in some places increased border restrictions more rigorous requirements for Venezuela to enter a particular country that as we frequently underscored does increase the risk of.

Measles Outbreak World Meteorological Organizat U N Humanitarian Coordination United Nations Dr Margaret Harris Carribean Indian Ocean Canada South America Liz Russell World Health Organization Venezuela Congo Europe Democratic Republic Arctic Circle Geneva