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Top UN Humanitarian Official Visits Ethiopia

The top United Nations humanitarian official began his first official visit to Ethiopia Thursday amid a humanitarian crisis resulting from conflicts and natural disasters in the region. "Humanitarian needs in the country have increased this year as a result of the armed conflicts in Tigray and Benishangul-Gumuz, intercommunal violence in...
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UN Humanitarian Chief visits Ethiopia

Women displaced by violence in Tigray cooking a meal for other displacees. (January 2021). Credit: OCHA/Jordi Cassafront Torra. The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Martin Griffiths, today started a six-day mission to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. “It was important to me that I...
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UNDP Internship in Fiji (stipend available)

Applications are open for UNDP Internship in Fiji. The Resident Coordination Office in Suva invites eligible applicants to join the team in one of the areas specialized below. Internship-specific duties and responsibilities vary per team but may fall under the following categories:. Conduct substantive research and analysis, including gathering and...
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Birmingham Star

Targeted Aid Organizations Call for Protection

Providers of humanitarian aid called on the U.N. Security Council Friday to support their work to reach millions in need, as they and their operations increasingly become targets of violence and attacks. "One hundred-ninety-one humanitarian workers have been killed, injured or kidnapped since the beginning of this year. Many of...