Scourge of sexual violence in armed conflict far from being rooted out

The task of protecting civilians has become more onerous as conflicts have become increasingly vicious, with the brutalization of women a deplorable persisting trend, a senior UN relief official told the UN Security Council today.

Syria + 1 other
Reuters - AlertNet

Palestinians in Syria cut off from aid once more

Tens of thousands of longtime Palestinian refugees in Yarmouk camp l have been cut off from emergency aid for nearly two months by armed groups that are preventing access.

UN Human Rights Council

Urgent assistance needed to confront massive and complex challenges - UN human rights experts

Malawi received only around a quarter of an estimated $81million which urgently required to respond to essential shelter, food, health, water and sanitation and other urgent needs.

Cameroon + 1 other
UN News

UN appeals for funds as ongoing violence sends desperate Nigerians fleeing to Cameroon

Despite the increasing insecurity, WFP is planning to assist 96,068 people in Cameroon, including Nigerian refugees, IDPs and vulnerable local populations.

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