humanitarian crisis

More than half of Afghanistan's population dependent on humanitarian assistance: UNHCR

As per a local survey, the rate of poverty in the country has exceeded 95 per cent since the fall of the former government while 56 per cent are seeking to leave the country amid a drop in daily incom

published on : 28th May 2022

Modi, Macron discuss bilateral trade; express 'serious concern' at humanitarian crisis in Ukraine

Both countries underlined the need to respect the UN Charter, international law and the sovereignty and territorial integrity of states. 

published on : 5th May 2022

Russia's war to shrink Ukraine economy 45 per cent: World Bank 

The war is set to inflict twice the amount of economic damage across Europe and Central Asia that the covid-19 pandemic did, the Washington-based lender said in its "War in the Region"economic report.

published on : 11th April 2022

UN seeks record USD 4.4 billion for Afghans struggling under Taliban

The U.N.'s aid coordination office is launching its biggest-ever appeal for funds for a single country in hopes of collecting  USD 4.4 billion to help Afghanistan.

published on : 31st March 2022

UN taking up three resolutions on Ukraine humanitarian crisis

The United Nations will face three resolutions Wednesday on the worsening humanitarian situation in Ukraine after Russia decided to call for a vote on its Security Council resolution.

published on : 23rd March 2022

UN seeks $4.27 billion in appeal for war-ravaged Yemen

The conflict has in recent years become a regional proxy war that has killed more than 150,000 people, including over 14. 500 civilians.

published on : 16th March 2022

UN: 13 million people face severe hunger in Horn of Africa

People in Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya face the driest conditions recorded since 1981, UN World Food Program reported, calling for immediate assistance to forestall a major humanitarian crisis.

published on : 8th February 2022

African Union calls for political solution to conflict in northern Ethiopia

Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, addressing a summit said, his government has implemented unilateral withdrawal from conflict areas and used force that is necessary to ensure law and order. 

published on : 7th February 2022

Pakistan warns of 'grave consequences' from Afghan economic meltdown

The United Nations has repeatedly warned that Afghanistan is on the brink of the world's worst humanitarian emergency with a combined food, fuel and cash crisis.

published on : 19th December 2021

Hopeful of reaching consensus on addressing humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan: Pak FM

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation's (OIC) Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) session is scheduled to be held on Sunday to discuss the situation in Afghanistan.

published on : 18th December 2021

'No food at home': Centrafrican mothers desperate in restive northwest

Civil war has raged since 2013 in poverty-wracked Central African Republic displacing hundreds of thousands from their homes and sparking a major humanitarian crisis.

published on : 18th December 2021

Pakistan to rally Muslim countries to help Afghanistan

Pakistan Foreign Minister warned that if Afghans are left without help, militant groups such as al-Qaida and the regional Islamic State affiliate will regroup and flourish amid the chaos.

published on : 18th December 2021

More Rohingya influx could lead to humanitarian catastrophe, says Bangladesh NHRC

A total of 2,000 acres of land has been allocated in Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh for the new camps, but the refugees are arriving in droves, and settling down anywhere they can find space.

published on : 20th September 2017