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The United States is Providing $98 Million in Assistance in the Democratic Republic of Congo in Response to the Ebola Outbreak

The United States is providing more than $98 million in the Democratic Republic ofCongo (DRC) in response to the Ebola outbreak since it began in August 2018.

Last month, USAID Administrator Mark Green visited Ebola-affected areas in the DRC to …

UNHCR to launch first Global Refugee Forum

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is pleased to announce the first ever Global Refugee Forum,

which will take place on 17 and 18 December 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

The event, which is being held at Ministerial level, will be co-hosted …

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General – on Sudan

The Secretary-General strongly condemns the violence and reports of the excessive use of force by security personnel on civilians, that have resulted in the deaths and injury of many. He condemns the use of force to disperse the protestors at …

These Ten Worst Corporate Tax Havens in the World Are Stifling Sustainable Development

The UN and other international organizations have warned that tax systems must be strengthened to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). But according to the Tax Justice Network, multinational corporations are dodging about $500 billion in taxes each year � …

Uganda Seeks $927 Million to Support Refugee Population

KAMPALA The Ugandan government and the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees are calling on the donor community to extend $927 million to support the over 1.2 million refugees living in Uganda. But the appeal is complicated by the alleged misuse …

UK Government allocates Pound 8 million to drought response in Somalia

The UK government is providing pound;8 million for humanitarian support to Somalis affected by the current drought. The funds will go towards providing food security, nutrition, clean water, basic health services and livestock vaccination; this extra support will provide a …