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UN runs out of money to feed Syrian refugees
World Food Programme suspends voucher scheme, saying $64m needed to secure rations for 1.7 million refugees in December.
Last updated: 02 Dec 2014 00:13 GMT
UN sounds urgent famine warning for S Sudan
World urged not to stand by as aid chiefs say 50,000 children could die from malnutrition in world's worst food crisis.
Last updated: 27 Jul 2014 02:10 GMT
UN: Millions at risk of hunger in South Sudan
Aid organisations air drop emergency relief food to thousands starving as access to northern villages becomes a problem.
Last updated: 02 Apr 2014 17:19 GMT
Crisis in CAR: forgotten - now ignored?
Humanitarian groups raise concerns over escalating violence a year after a coup in Central African Republic.
Last updated: 24 Mar 2014 19:42 GMT
Syria allows UN to step up food aid
World Food Programme to work with local groups to reach 2.5 million people, as deadly bombings are reported in Idlib.
Last updated: 16 Jan 2013 17:35 GMT
What can be done in the drought-stricken Sahel?
The UN cannot stop drought or conflict, but it can help to restore the self-sufficiency and dignity of refugees.
Last updated: 30 Jun 2012 13:13 GMT
Food crisis in the Sahel
Millions on the brink of starvation as drought and conflict combine
Last updated: 09 May 2012 11:54 GMT
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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
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