World News in Brief: ‘Appalling’ attacks in Kharkiv, plea to aid Myanmar civilians, maritime tribunal boosts climate action, civilian protection

The UN’s Humanitarian Coordinator in Ukraine on Thursday said she was “deeply disturbed” at the relentless attacks on civilians and civilian infrastructure in Kharkiv which have been continuing virtually non-stop for nearly two weeks. https://news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2024/05/1150151
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World News in Brief: ‘Appalling’ attacks in Kharkiv, plea to aid Myanmar civilians, maritime tribunal boosts climate action, civilian protection
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War in Ukraine should not be ‘new normal’, warns top humanitarian there

War in Ukraine should not be ‘new normal’, warns top humanitarian there

14 Jun 2024

A surge of attacks by Russian forces on the Kharkiv area of Ukraine is causing significant civilian casualties, as well as the destruction of homes and crucial infrastructure, the top UN official in Ukraine said today, in a plea not to “normalize” the dire conditions for Ukrainian civilians.  

UN in Ukraine ‘appalled and saddened’ at deadly airstrikes and attacks

04 May 2023

The UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Ukraine issued a statement on Thursday saying he and colleagues were “appalled and saddened” at the series of airstrikes and attacks, which have killed and injured dozens of civilians there.

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Ukraine: humanitarian, health needs soar as Kharkiv hostilities intensify

Ukraine: humanitarian, health needs soar as Kharkiv hostilities intensify

21 May 2024

The UN expressed new concerns on Tuesday over a rise in displacement and humanitarian needs in Ukraine’s northeastern Kharkiv region amid “relentless” Russian air and ground attacks.