With needs at a record high, underfunding is chronic Guterres tells humanitarians

Conflicts, climate change and financial turmoil are increasing the need for humanitarian aid, but a lack of funding is resulting in painful rollbacks, the UN chief told a meeting in Geneva on Wednesday looking at how to respond to the crisis. https://news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2023/06/1137972
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With needs at a record high, underfunding is chronic Guterres tells humanitarians

More climate action needed during ‘make-or-break year’ for people and planet 

31 Mar 2021

The world needs “a major breakthrough” to slow the pace of climate change and build resilience to protect the most vulnerable from increasingly severe and frequent climate impacts, the deputy UN chief told a crucial high-level meeting on Wednesday, looking ahead to November’s COP26. 

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North-eastern Nigeria: malnourished children fighting for their lives

North-eastern Nigeria: malnourished children fighting for their lives

28 Jun 2023

Millions are facing hunger and children’s lives are on the line in north-eastern Nigeria amid a protracted conflict and climate change. UN’s humanitarian response in the region is underfunded, humanitarians told the press in Geneva on Wednesday. 

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Geneva conference pledges $630 million in life-saving help for Ethiopia

Geneva conference pledges $630 million in life-saving help for Ethiopia

16 Apr 2024

Ethiopia’s international partners convened in Geneva on Tuesday to address the urgent need for increased humanitarian funding for the crisis-hit country, pledging a total of almost $630 million.