Sudan: UN Concerned About Fast Unfolding Humanitarian Crisis

By Caroline Mwanga NEW YORK | 14 April 2024 (IDN) — One year after war erupted between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) on 15 April 2023, Sudan is facing one of the fastest unfolding crises globally, with unprecedented needs. About 25 million people—of whom over 14 million are children—need […]

Sudan Will Soon Be the World’s Worst Hunger Crisis

By Edem Wosornu The author is Director of Operations and Advocacy of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). Following are extensive excerpts from his Briefing to the Security Council on the humanitarian situation in Sudan. NEW YORK | 21 March 2024 (IDN) — In resolution 2417, you asked the Secretary-General […]

“In the Beginning” in Morocco

By Yossef Ben-Meir* MARRAKECH | 14 October 2023 (IDN) — As Morocco rebuilds in the aftermath of a horrifying earthquake that struck the High Atlas Mountain ranges last month, this article considers the guiding premises for sustainable societies established in the first chapter of the Torah, “In the Beginning.” This week, in every synagogue on […]

Hospitals in the Gaza Strip at a Breaking Point, Warns WHO

JERUSALEM | 12 October 2023 (IDN | WHO EMRO) — WHO warns that the health system in the Gaza Strip is at a breaking point. Time is running out to prevent a humanitarian catastrophe if fuel, life-saving health, and humanitarian supplies cannot be urgently delivered to the Gaza Strip amidst the complete blockade. Hospitals have only a few hours of electricity […]

Egypt Working to End Poverty, Hunger by 2027

By UNIC Cairo CAIRO. | 12 October 2023 (IDN) — Egypt has committed to end poverty and hunger by 2027. At the 2023 SDG Summit, Egypt laid out bold, concrete commitments to accelerate its progress towards the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The SDG Summit, convened by the President of the UN General Assembly at […]

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