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The UN undertakes aid delivery to Syrians on approval by the Government of Jordan

The UN undertakes aid delivery to Syrians on approval by the Government of Jordan

Amman, Jordan 10 January 2018 – The UN has resumed aid delivery to an estimated 50,000 Syrians (10,000 families) who remain stranded at Rukban, near Jordan’s north-eastern border with Syria. In September, the UN in Damascus submitted a request to the Syrian Government to obtain access to people in need at the Berm. While this request […]

Union Arab Nations (UAN) launches ‘Global Refugee Aid Program 2018’

Union Arab Nations (UAN) launches ‘Global Refugee Aid Program 2018’

        Cairo, Egypt:  Union Arab Nations (UAN) has launched ‘UAN- Global Refugee Aid Program 2018’ from 1st January today to help the displaced and homeless refugees particularly children, women and old persons in terms of different type of emergency goods and items. On the instructions of His Highness Prince Jamal Houssain Alnoaimi […]

Ground breaking first evacuation of 162 vulnerable refugees from Libya to Italy

Ground breaking first evacuation of 162 vulnerable refugees from Libya to Italy

First evacuation flight organized by UNHCR and Italian authorities lands at Rome’s Pratica di Mare military airport. By Barbara Molinari | 23 December 2017   ROME, Italy – A first group of 162 refugees from Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia and Yemen has arrived safely in Italy from Libya, in a landmark operation putting an end to […]

Burma: Methodical Massacre at Rohingya Village Hundreds Killed, Raped in Tula Toli

Burma: Methodical Massacre at Rohingya Village Hundreds Killed, Raped in Tula Toli

The Burmese army carried out systematic killings and rape of several hundred Rohingya Muslims in Tula Toli village in Rakhine State on August 30, 2017. (Rangoon) – The Burmese army carried out systematic killings and rape of several hundred Rohingya Muslims in Tula Toli village in Rakhine State on August 30, 2017, Human Rights Watch said in […]

4 CRITICALLY SICK PATIENTS EVACUATED TO DAMASCUS, 637 REMAIN BESIEGED

4 CRITICALLY SICK PATIENTS EVACUATED TO DAMASCUS, 637 REMAIN BESIEGED

December 26, 2017:  Washington, D.C. – Today in besieged East Ghouta, medical evacuations began for a group of 29 critical cases, which have been approved for medical evacuation to Damascus. Four patients were evacuated today, with the remainder being evacuated over the coming days. The evacuation process started at 9:00 pm local time, and concluded […]

Myanmar: Stop persecuting Rohingya, MEPs keep urging

Myanmar: Stop persecuting Rohingya, MEPs keep urging

MEPs renew call to end hostilities against Rohingya Immediate, unhindered humanitarian access must be provided Call on EU to significantly increase pressure on the Myanmar authorities   Brussels: MEPs renew their call on the military and security forces in Myanmar to immediately cease the killings, harassment and rape of the Rohingya. Since August 2017, more […]