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Burkina Faso · Burkina Faso

Daily Noon Briefing Highlights: Burkina Faso, Ukraine, Sudan

Nearly one fifth of Burkina Faso’s population urgently needs humanitarian aid. Credit: OCHA/Olympia de Maismont Daily Noon Briefing Highlights – 14 June 2022 Burkina Faso Recent attacks on the town of Seytenga in the country’s Sahel region have led nearly 3,500 men, women and children to flee their homes, with this number continuing to climb.See the Story
Uganda · Uganda

Daily Noon Briefing Highlights: Uganda, Ukraine

The CERF allocation will address rising food insecurity in Uganda’s Karamoja region. Credit: OCHA/Camille Marquis Daily Noon Briefing Highlights – 7 June 2022 Uganda The UN’s Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has just allocated $4 million to address rising food insecurity in the country’s Karamoja region in the northeast.See the Story
Ukraine · Ukraine

Ukraine: More than 300 civilians evacuated today

More than 300 civilians were evacuated from Mariupol and neighbouring communities today. Credit: OCHA/Saviano Abreu Statement attributable to the Humanitarian Coordinator for Ukraine, Osnat Lubrani A new safe passage operation to evacuate civilians stranded in Mariupol and other communities has been completed today.See the Story
Chernihiv · Chernihiv

Ukraine: As needs grow, UN seeks US$2.25 billion

A humanitarian convoy brought relief items to Chernihiv last week. Credit: OCHA/Oleksandr Ratushnyak As needs continue to rise in Ukraine, the United Nations and humanitarian partners are seeking US$2.25 billion to help 8.7 million people – more than half of them women – via the revised Ukraine Flash Appeal, which has been extended until August 2022.See the Story
Somali · Somali

Situation in the Horn of Africa is “horrifying”, warns deputy humanitarian chief

Gode wereda, one of the villages in Somali region, Ethiopia that has been severely affected by drought. Credit: FAO In an interview with UN News, the Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, Joyce Msuya, said she noticed late last year that the hunger crisis in the Horn of Africa was growing - well before the war in Ukraine began.See the Story

Daily Noon Briefing Highlights: Ukraine, the Philippines

Residents of Kyiv seek refuge in Dorohozychi metro station to keep themselves safe from the shelling (Photo taken on 9 March). Credit: Amnon Gutman Daily Noon Briefing Highlights – 25 May 2022 Ukraine Fighting has continued in Luhanska and Donetska oblast, and to a lesser extent in Kharkivska oblast, over the past two days.See the Story

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