Tuesday, June 25, 2019
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Nigeria: World Bank Highlights Benefits of Investing in Infrastructure

By Peter UzohoThe net benefit on average of investing in more resilient infrastructure in low- and middle-income countries will be $4.2 trillion with $4...
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Thousands fleeing new Congo violence, Uganda refugee facilities dangerously stretched – Uganda

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Andrej Mahecic – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's...
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Ghana: Five Communities in Bongo District Get DRR Tools

By Samuel AkapuleBongo-SOE — Five disaster prone communities in the Bongo District of the Upper East Region have received Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) tools...
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Returns to Afghanistan in 2018: Joint IOM-UNHCR Summary Report [EN/Dari/Pashto] – Afghanistan

Overview of 2018 returns Over 820,000 Afghans returned from the Islamic Republics of Iran and Pakistan in 2018. This includes 13,600 refugees and 32,000 undocumented...
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Liberia: Kemayah Elected Vice Chair of CRPD

By David A. YatesDee-Maxwell Saah Kemayah, Sr., Liberia's Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, and Permanent Representative to the United Nations was on Friday, June 22,...
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FAO targets 3 million people for emergency assistance as looming drought threatens lives in...

Following the below-average Belg rainfall in February to May 2019 and the impact of consecutive droughts in the previous years, as well as conflict-induced...
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Eritrea: Financial Contribution in Support of Families of Martyrs

Asmara — At the programs conducted in connection with Martyrs Day, 20 June, Eritrean nationals residing in various countries have made financial contribution in...
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The policy tap fallacy: Lessons from the Central Mediterranean Route on how increasing restrictions...

WRITTEN BY: Gabriele Restelli This policy paper provides a critical analysis of the use of restrictive entry and asylum regulation as a migration management tool,...
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Botswana: Summit Timely – allAfrica.com

By Keamogetse LetsholoVictoria Falls — The AU/UN wildlife economy summit currently taking place in Zimbabwe is refreshing and timely as Botswana wants to use...
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WFP Lao PDR Country Brief, May 2019 – Lao People’s Democratic Republic (the)

In Numbers 374.0 mt of food assistance distributed US$ 0.64 million (June-Nov 2019) net funding requirements 159,348 people assisted Programmatic and Operational Updates • WFP Laos handed over its...
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Nigeria Not a Fragile State – World Bank

The World Bank Group on addressing Fragility, Conflict and Violence...
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ASEAN Weekly Disaster Update, 17 – 23 Jun 2019 – Indonesia

REGIONAL SUMMARY: As generally expected for the early Southwest Monsoon season, isolated showers and moderate to heavy rainfall occurred in northern part of ASEAN region....

FAO contributes to better planning of humanitarian relief operations in Pakistan : FAO in Emergencies

In 2015, drought and floods linked to El Niño and the impact of the earthquake in Pakistan have left more than 1.5 million people...
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Human Rights Council discusses mental health and the situation of women and children affected...

GENEVA (24 June 2019) - The Human Rights Council this afternoon held a clustered interactive dialogue with Dainius Puras, Special Rapporteur on the right...
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WFP Rohingya Refugee Response | Monthly Snapshot (May 2019) – Bangladesh

2019: WFP ROHINGYA REFUGEE RESPONSE Almost a year and a half into the Rohingya refugee response, WFP continues to assist approximately one million host and...
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Maharashtra government to reimburse fees of students from drought-hit areas – India

MUMBAI: Maharashtra’s school education minister Ashish Shelar said on Monday that in addition to waiving examination fees to students in drought-hit areas declared last...

UN seeks to boost response to El Niño’s dire impact in Africa and Asia/Pacific,...

Combined efforts to prevent further human suffering, strengthen resilience and safeguard livelihoods in the wake of El Niño's devastating effects worldwide must be rapidly...
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Report on the prevention of genocide – Report of the Secretary-General (A/HRC/41/24) – World

I. IntroductionII. Prevention of atrocity crimesThe prevention of the crime of genocide is intrinsically connected to the prevention of crimes against humanity and war...
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US$200 million to Support Delivering Health Services to Poor Uninsured Jordanians and Syrian Refugees...

Washington DC, June 24, 2019— The World Bank approved today a US$200 million project to support the Government of Jordan maintaining the delivery of...
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Ukraine – Complex Emergency Fact Sheet #2, Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 – Ukraine

HIGHLIGHTS OHCHR records 45 conflict-related civilian casualties in Ukraine between mid-February and mid-May Long wait times amid poor conditions at checkpoints result in 25 civilian deaths...

Vulnerable families received critical inputs in time for planting season : FAO in Emergencies

Since the start of 2016, FAO and its partners have distributed vital crop seeds and agricultural tools to more than 180 000 farming households...
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Myanmar: UN expert ‘fears for civilians’ after Internet shutdown – Myanmar

GENEVA (24 June 2019) - The Myanmar Government’s shutdown of mobile data networks in nine townships could have serious implications for human rights and...
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Tackling Climate Emergency Hinges on Younger Generation’s Creativity, Drive, Secretary-General Tells Lisboa+21 Youth Forum...

SG/SM/1964123 JUNE 2019 Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ closing remarks at the World Conference for Ministers Responsible for Youth and the Youth Forum Lisboa+21,...

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