UN says 155 million people faced acute hunger in 2020, may be worse this year

At the least 155 million folks confronted acute starvation in 2020, together with 133,000 who wanted pressing meals to stop widespread dying from hunger — and the outlook for 2021 is equally grim or worse, a report by 16 organizations stated Wednesday. The report, which focuses on 55 international locations that account for 97% of … Read more

UN welcomes US President Joe Biden’s decision to admit more refugees this year

Filippo Grandi, UN Excessive Commissioner for Refugees, stated in an announcement: “I hope this choice will now additionally encourage different international locations to observe swimsuit, to revive or increase their resettlement commitments.” Reuters | | Posted by Harshit Sabarwal, Geneva PUBLISHED ON MAY 04, 2021 08:28 PM IST The UN refugee company on Tuesday welcomed … Read more

Protest march in Myanmar continues three months after coup as UN warns of ‘standstill’

Protesters in opposition to army rule marched in Myanmar on Saturday three months after a coup ended a democratic transition, with a number of small blasts compounding a way of disaster {that a} UN envoy warned may deliver state administration to a halt. The army has tried to finish dissent and impose its authority on … Read more