The country reported that a northeastern river suffered its worst-ever flood
SEOUL, South Korea (Sept. 6, 2016 ) — Flooding following heavy rain has killed 60 people and left over 44,000 homeless in North Korea, the United Nations said Tuesday, September 6, after the country reported that a northeastern river suffered its worst-ever flood. Continue reading Floods kill 60, displace 44,000 in North Korea→
The United Nations says the Rohingya ‘must not be forgotten’ as Myanmar goes through a democratic transformation
YANGON, Myanmar (Mar. 2, 2016) — Myanmar’s persecuted Rohingya continue to languish in “dreadful conditions” with children dying because they are refused healthcare, the United Nations has warned, adding that the Muslim minority risked being forgotten in the afterglow of recent elections.
Forecasts indicate that the number of people needing food aid in Ethiopia could double within months
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (Jan. 31, 2016) — Ethiopia is struggling from its worst drought for 30 years with millions in dire need of life saving aid, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned Sunday, January 31.