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Aid Zone: Flying Aid to Remotest Democratic Republic of the Congo
Description: The fight for control of natural resources and the ethnic conflict in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have created one of the world’s most complex humanitarian crises. Access is a key challenge to those trying to manage emergencies. The country’s infrastructure is limited and often under the control of militias. The EU humanitarian air services bring NGO workers where help is needed the most. Video by Euronews
  20 Feb 2017   5m18s 4 32 0
Famine declared in region of South Sudan, warns UN agencies
Description: Three UN agencies has warned today that war and a collapsing economy in South Sudan have left some 100,000 people facing starvation and a further 1 million people are classified as being on the brink of famine.
  20 Feb 2017   47s 13 147 0
FIJI: Cyclone Winston – One Year On
Description: On 20 February, 2016, Category 5 Tropical Cyclone Winston devastated large parts of Fiji. Forty-four people were killed, and 350,000 people were affected. 32,000 houses were destroyed or damaged. One year on, Fiji Red Cross continues to work in the hardest-hit areas. In the last year it has helped 77,000 people, providing emergency relief items, as well as safe water, health and hygiene messaging, psychosocial support, new houses, Build Back Safer training and messaging, and improved sanitation. Fiji Red Cross is also rebuilding the 230-pupil Vunikavikaloa Arya School as part of the Government’s Adopt A School programme. Volunteers and staff will continue to work with the affected communities for the duration of the recovery operation which ends on 31 May 2017.
  19 Feb 2017   4m15s 10 242 0
Syrian family is reunited during the temporary ban of President Trump's immigration executive order
Description: The Bazara family from Aleppo, Syria were reunited at Sea-Tac International Airport on Feb. 9 after three family members were banned from entering due to President Trump's executive order. The International Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover and gain control of their future. LEARN MORE https://www.rescue.org/ https://twitter.com/theirc https://www.facebook.com/InternationalRescueCommittee https://www.instagram.com/theirc/
  18 Feb 2017   4m31s 14 294 0
UN chief lauds tolerance and hospitality shown by Germany, urges other countries to set similar exam
Description: On visit to Germany, Secretary-General António Guterres hailed the country's tolerance and hospitality towards those in need of protection. The UN chief also urged the international community to step up in solidarity in the face of global challenges.
  17 Feb 2017   1m12s 21 327 0
YEMEN | MSF mass casualty incident in Taiz
Description: Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from healthcare. SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://bit.ly/15M9M8v Help us caption & translate this video! http://amara.org/v/4OHk/
  17 Feb 2017   3m3s 10 204 0
Sri Lanka: A son missing, a family in turmoil
Description: When Punchibanda watched his son leave to join the army in 1995, he could not have imagined the heartache he would have to endure five years later. In 2000, he and his wife were informed that their son was missing. After a desperate and futile search that lasted four months, they received news one day that their son's remains had been recovered. The ICRC is contributing to address the needs of families of missing people in Sri Lanka, and advocating for and providing technical support to the authorities to clarify the fate and whereabouts of these families’ missing relatives.
  17 Feb 2017   2m27s 3 243 0
Lebanon: Syrian family prepares for a new life in the United States
Description: Abdel Moein and his family were among the hundreds of other Syrian refugees whose lives were on hold after an executive order effectively suspended their entry to the United States. Having waited for years to have a chance to start over, the news was devastating. Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or tibaw@unhcr.org. --- Keep up to date with our latest videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/unhcr?sub_confirmation=1 -- UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, works to protect and assist those fleeing war and persecution. Since 1950, we have helped tens of millions of people find safety and rebuild their lives. With your support, we can restore hope for many more. Read more at http://UNHCR.org Support our work with refugees now by subscribing to this channel, liking this video and sharing it with your friends and contacts. Thanks so much for your help.
  17 Feb 2017   3m1s 14 172 0
UNHCR's Representative in Yemen highlights impact of funding shortfall
Description: UNHCR’s Representative in Yemen, Ayman Gharaibeh, speaks about the deteriorating conditions in a country devastated by war, with signs of famine and a looming humanitarian catastrophe in the making. Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or tibaw@unhcr.org. --- Keep up to date with our latest videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/unhcr?sub_confirmation=1 -- UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, works to protect and assist those fleeing war and persecution. Since 1950, we have helped tens of millions of people find safety and rebuild their lives. With your support, we can restore hope for many more. Read more at http://UNHCR.org Support our work with refugees now by subscribing to this channel, liking this video and sharing it with your friends and contacts. Thanks so much for your help.
  17 Feb 2017   49s 8 169 0
Colombian refugees find solutions in Ecuador
Description: While the Colombian government is nearing historic peace agreements with the nation’s two main rebel groups, more than 500 Colombians still flee over the border to Ecuador every month. UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and its team in Lago Agrio are working with Colombian refugees to help them integrate and begin their new lives. Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or tibaw@unhcr.org. --- Keep up to date with our latest videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/unhcr?sub_confirmation=1 -- UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, works to protect and assist those fleeing war and persecution. Since 1950, we have helped tens of millions of people find safety and rebuild their lives. With your support, we can restore hope for many more. Read more at http://UNHCR.org Support our work with refugees now by subscribing to this channel, liking this video and sharing it with your friends and contacts. Thanks so much for your help.
  16 Feb 2017   2m9s 7 84 0
Ukraine: ICRC delegates monitor conditions of detention
Description: Every two to three months, we visit people detained in relation to the conflict in eastern Ukraine, in prisons run by Ukrainian authorities. In this short video, our delegate Chyngyz Rayimbekov, discusses why we visit detainees and what we do during a visit.
  16 Feb 2017   58s 4 124 0
ECHO Emergency Response on scabies outbreak, Ethiopia
Description: With funding from the European Commission, GOAL has been responding to the effects of the El Niño-induced drought in Ethiopia by improving access to water supply and sanitation facilities, promoting good hygiene practices, and helping to tackle disease outbreaks which have occurred as a result of water shortage.
  16 Feb 2017   5m45s 1 26 0