UN relief agencies thank neighboring countries for hosting Syria’s rising refugees

UN relief agencies thank neighboring countries for hosting Syria’s rising refugees

WNN Breaking (WNN/UN) United Nations, Geneva, SWITZERLAND, WESTERN EUROPE: As Syrians stream out of their country due to the crisis inside the region, the heads of two United Nations relief agencies have welcomed the hospitality of Syria’s neighbouring countries which are currently hosting some two million refugees, and appealed to them to keep their borders […]

New research for rapid-response health care can aid in humanitarian crisis

New research for rapid-response health care can aid in humanitarian crisis

WNN Science & Health (WNN/SciDev) London, England, UNITED KINGDOM, WESTERN EUROPE: An innovative new research program is being set up to help build evidence for cost-effective health provision in humanitarian crises — an area where there are major data gaps. The program will feature a number of funding rounds, including a unique ‘rapid response research’ […]

CONGO: Discussion groups help male youth work to prevent violence against women

CONGO: Discussion groups help male youth work to prevent violence against women

WNN Breaking (WNN) KINSHASA, DRC: As paramilitary violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) continues with the absence of much of the western world’s media coverage, United Nations Children’s Fund – UNICEF is helping to bring ‘child-friendly’ spaces to adolescents who have been displaced. Many Congolese youth have experienced, seen or have had loved […]