World News in Brief: Violence blocking Darfur aid, new Iraq law, Chad elections appeal

Rising violence is again restricting humanitarian aid delivery in the Darfur region of Sudan, the head of the World Food Programme said on Monday.  https://news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2024/04/1149151
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World News in Brief: Violence blocking Darfur aid, new Iraq law, Chad elections appeal
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Sudan: Aid lifeline reaches Darfur region in bid to avert ‘hunger catastrophe’

Sudan: Aid lifeline reaches Darfur region in bid to avert ‘hunger catastrophe’

05 Apr 2024

Two aid convoys carrying lifesaving supplies have reached Sudan’s Darfurs for the first time in months, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday, as humanitarians try to avert a “hunger catastrophe”, after nearly a year of heavy fighting.

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Vital Idlib aid deliveries resume after ‘heavy bombing’ - WFP 

14 Feb 2020

Urgently-needed aid deliveries to embattled civilians in north-west Syria have started again after a day-long break in distributions caused by escalating hostilities, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday. 

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Guterres appeals for urgent humanitarian ceasefire in Ukraine

18 Apr 2022

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has again called for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in Ukraine to allow delivery of life-saving aid as well as evacuations, his spokesperson said on Monday.