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In this week’s UN Catch-Up, we’re getting in touch with the natural world – a photo contest showing what animals make of COVID lockdowns…Plus, the week’s top news stories from UN News, including likely famine in Ethiopia’s Tigray and alarming coronavirus vaccine shortfalls in nearly all African nations. I’m your host in Geneva, Daniel Johnson, and …
 
The Cabo Delgado region of Mozambique has been plagued by insecurity since 2017, but this year has seen “multiple crises” impact the population there, after militant extremists overran the area around Pemba, killing dozens and displacing a third of the population. The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is one of the UN agencies providing relief on the gro…
 
In just a matter of two months, India’s second wave of COVID-19 infections overwhelmed the second most populous nation in the world, with 100,000 deaths recorded during May. Behind the massive health crisis lurks an unprecedented threat to the job and food security of millions. UN News’s Anshu Sharma spoke to World Food Programme (WFP) Representati…
 
In this week’s 15-minute UN Catch-Up podcast, we hear from the UN aid team that’s been caught up in the terrifying volcanic eruption in DR Congo’s Goma city. Plus, the week’s top news stories from UN News, covering Ethiopia’s Tigray, COVID in Africa and a global biodiversity regeneration call. With Daniel Johnson and Solange Behoteguy-Cortes. Thank…
 
The world will recover from the economic shock of the COVID pandemic, the International Labour Organization (or ILO) said on Wednesday in a new report, but only if poorer nations receive some financial assistance to get back on their feet. In an interview with UN News’s Daniel Johnson, ILO chief Guy Ryder, explains that unlike the last global finan…
 
Aid workers are usually sufficiently prepared to overcome whatever challenges they face, but what about a volcanic eruption? That’s what happened to the UN refugee agency’s (UNHCR) team in Goma, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, when lava started pouring from Mount Nyiragongo on 22 May. To talk about the experience from Goma, here’s Jackie K…
 
In this week’s 15-minute podcast we hear about a bold new exhibition at the Red Cross Museum in Geneva that’s looking to shake up preconceptions about what humanitarians do and should be doing, plus coverage of the week’s top stories, including the latest on the Mount Nyiragongo volcanic eruption in eastern DR Congo, a new warning about global warm…
 
With some 1.8 billion people between the ages of 10 and 24 around the globe, young people have a “key role” to play in forging lasting peace agreements, according to UN Youth Envoy, Jayathma Wickramanayake. They’re important to maintaining peace and security in communities, and to “building social cohesion”, she explained in an interview with UN Ne…
 
In this week’s UN Catch-Up podcast, we hear about the pressures facing aid workers and people on the front line in Gaza, an appeal for help for almost 900,000 Rohingya refugees, an alert that Mozambicans fleeing violence to Tanzania have been forcibly returned, and guidance from the WHO on genetically modified mosquitoes to overcome deadly malaria.…
 
An estimated 160,000 people in Gaza now face going hungry as the escalation of violence in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, and across the border into Israel, continues into its second week, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday. In addition to seeing that they get enough to eat, another priority for the agency’s Country Director in …
 
The outgoing head of the UN team investigating crimes committed by the ISIL terror network in Iraq, was in New York this week to give his final report to the Security Council where he delivered “clear” evidence of genocide. Karim Khan, Special Adviser and head of UNITAD, said there was some way to go before justice is done on behalf of the victims …
 
In this week’s UN Catch-Up: would you return to your war-shattered country to help rebuild it? That’s exactly what one Somali doctor did - she tells us her inspiring story. We’ll have news on the serious escalation in Middle East and the Myanmar crisis – it’s passed the 100-day mark – a call for International Criminal Court proceedings for genocide…
 
In this week’s UN Catch-Up: a veteran aid worker’s take on the distressing scale of the humanitarian crisis in Southern Madagascar – it’s on the “periphery of famine”, he tells us, and not for the first time. There’s an alert too from WHO on Africa where a “third wave “of coronavirus infections is feared, along with some good news – and some not so…
 
As India confronts a devastating second wave of COVID-19 infections, with some 300,000 cases a day, securing essential oxygen equipment is “the need of the hour”. That’s the message from Dr. Yasmin Ali Haque, Representative of the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, in the country, who spoke to our colleague Anshu Sharma in Delhi.…
 
The United Nations has deployed all the personnel and resources at its disposal to help Indians deal with the deadly surge in COVID-19 that has seen more than 300,000 reported new cases per day, for almost two weeks now, and left many hospitals overwhelmed. That’s according to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) India Representative, Dr. Roderico…
 
Press freedom should be seen as the “by-product of healthy political society", according to an exiled journalist from Myanmar, where the crisis following the military coup, is now in its fourth month. Near daily pro-democracy protests are being held across the country, which have been met with a crackdown by security forces. There are reports that …
 
UN Catch-Up takes us from talks over the divided eastern Mediterranean island of Cyprus, to the deadly stretch of water that separates North Africa from Europe, scene of a particularly disturbing migrant shipwreck this week. We’ll also hear an alert from UNICEF in the Central African Republic over ongoing violence that’s leaving youngsters vulnerab…
 
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