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27 Feb
The Ukraine conflict dominates this year's Munich Security Conference, as world leaders pay less attention to the Afghan crisis. Two decades ago, a similar negligence unleashed catastrophic consequences for global peace.
25 Feb
Ukrainians are fleeing to their EU neighbors as they fear even further escalation. The UN and the EU have vowed support as the already dire humanitarian situation worsens.
14 Jan
The fighting between forces of the Ethiopian government and rebels from the Tigray region has had a devastating effect on the civilian population. The UN has warned of a "grave humanitarian situation."
13 Dec 2019
The crisis in north-east Nigeria is one of the most severe in the world today. Across the six affected states of Borno, Adamawa, Yobe, Bauchi, Gombe and Taraba, 10.2 million people are estimated to be in need of humanitarian assistance in 2018, of whom 52 per cent are women and girls, and 48 per cent are men and boys.
22 Jul 2019
Ali Ndume speaks on North-East humanitarian crisis
17 May 2017
An outspread of cholera has killed over 180 people in Yemen and is exacerbating one of the worst humanitarian crisis.
10 Apr 2017
The prolonged humanitarian crisis in north-eastern Nigeria has had a devastating impact on food security in the region. According to the World Food Programme (WFP) up to 4.7 million people face food insecurity in parts of the region.

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