Sudan crisis: UN health agency alerts over attack on key hospital

Further deadly violence in Sudan’s besieged Al Fasher city has forced a major hospital to shut over the weekend after soldiers stormed the facility, prompting alarm on Monday from the UN World Health Organization (WHO) about the serious impact on sick and injured patients. https://news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2024/06/1150861
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Sudan crisis: UN health agency alerts over attack on key hospital
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Gaza: WHO chief calls for end to latest hospital siege

Gaza: WHO chief calls for end to latest hospital siege

21 May 2024

As bombardments by the Israeli military reportedly continued overnight across Gaza, along with ground incursions and heavy fighting, the head of the UN World Health Organization (WHO) issued an alert on Tuesday for staff and patients at besieged Al-Awda Hospital in the north of the enclave.

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Sudan: Civilians trapped in El Fasher as UN warns of imminent attack

Sudan: Civilians trapped in El Fasher as UN warns of imminent attack

26 Apr 2024

Escalating violence in Sudan’s North Darfur state has left dozens dead and people trapped in El Fasher city, which is home to around 800,000 people, many displaced due to fighting. 

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Syria: UN health agency highlights ‘critical health threats’ facing Idlib civilians

03 Feb 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) raised the alarm on Monday over critical health threats facing hundreds-of thousands of Syrians forced to flee due to intensified hostilities in Syria’s northwest, where health facilities and workers have increasingly come under attack.