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EC

EU increases aid budget to record €1.6 billion in 2019

"With this new budget, the EU remains a leading humanitarian donor in the face of crises such as Syria and Yemen. Humanitarian aid alone cannot solve all problems but we must do everything in our power to help the most vulnerable."

UN SC

Security Council establishes Hodeidah ceasefire monitoring mission

The United Nations Mission to support the Hodeidah Agreement (UNMHA) will support and lead the Redeployment Coordination Commission, with an initial mandate of six months.

Cameroon + 1 other
MSF

Nigeria: Thousands fleeing Rann attack seek refuge in Cameroon

Following a violent attack on the town on 14 January, MSF estimates that some 8,000 people arrived yesterday to Bodo and is preparing to assist 15,000 people with food, water and medical care over the coming days.

OHCHR

UN human rights chief appeals for record funds to support UN human rights work in “an era of great turbulence”

Presenting an appeal for US$ 321.5 million, Michelle Bachelet stressed that sustainable peace, security and development will only be achieved if States invest in human rights.

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