World News in Brief: UN aid chief on Rafah, Gaza fuel shortage, rising hunger in Haiti

Global uproar calling for an end to the Israeli incursion in Rafah “has grown too loud to ignore”, UN Humanitarian Affairs Coordinator Martin Griffiths said on Friday, in a fresh appeal for a ceasefire in Gaza and the release of all hostages. https://news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2024/05/1150226
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World News in Brief: UN aid chief on Rafah, Gaza fuel shortage, rising hunger in Haiti
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World News in Brief: Rafah ‘slaughter’ fears, Ukraine energy system attacks, rights abuses against Syrian returnees

World News in Brief: Rafah ‘slaughter’ fears, Ukraine energy system attacks, rights abuses against Syrian returnees

13 Feb 2024

UN Humanitarian Affairs Coordinator Martin Griffith has reiterated his warning against a full-scale military assault on Rafah, where more than half of Gaza’s population is now sheltered.   

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UN chief calls on Israel to ‘spare civilians from more suffering’ in Gaza

UN chief calls on Israel to ‘spare civilians from more suffering’ in Gaza

04 Dec 2023

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has reiterated his call for a sustained humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza and the unconditional and immediate release of all hostages, his Spokesperson said on Monday. 

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In Nairobi, Guterres reiterates appeal for end to Gaza war

In Nairobi, Guterres reiterates appeal for end to Gaza war

10 May 2024

With the situation in Rafah “on a knife’s edge”, UN Secretary-General António Guterres appealed again on Friday for Israeli and Hamas leaders “to demonstrate political courage and spare no effort” in reaching an agreement to end the war in Gaza and free all hostages.