Daily Archives : 30th December 2014

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Kenya: UN food rations to refugees

The United Nations has said today that a strong response by donors to its urgent appeal for funding means that it can resume providing full food rations to refugees in Kenya in January. In mid-November, insufficient funding forced the UN…

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The body of a suspected Ebola case in Sierra Leone is taken by an International Federation of Red Cross (IFRC) team to the cemetery where it was buried in a dignified way. UN Photo/Martine Perret

Ebola fight requires district-by-district approach

The outgoing head of the United Nations Emergency Ebola Response Mission (UNMEER) said today, 30 December, that communities are going to play a big role in defeating the “nasty disease” in West Africa by stamping out outbreaks while they are…

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A WFP barge transporting food supplies on the Nile River. Photo: WFP/South Sudan (file)

South Sudan: UN boosts food assistance

A barge carrying a shipment of food destined for thousands of people in South Sudan has crossed over from neighbouring Sudan, reopening a long-closed river corridor along the Nile, the United Nations World Food Programme (WPF) announced on 29th December….

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