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Global perspective, human stories

    News in Brief 27 November 2020

    News in Brief 27 November 2020

    Africa ‘not ready’ for huge vaccine drive against COVID: WHO 


    First of four UN humanitarian airlifts for Ethiopia refugees lands in Khartoum 


    Food emergency forces Malagasy to forage for food 

    • 2 min
    News in Brief 26 November 2020

    News in Brief 26 November 2020

    - Nearly 150,000 more deaths from AIDS because of COVID-19

    - WHO chief Tedros urges people to be more active “to add years to life and life to years”

    - AI may increase bias in racial profiling by law enforcement officials

    News in Brief 25 November 2020

    News in Brief 25 November 2020

    UN given permission to assess stranded supertanker off Yemen coast 


    Alert over growing use of cluster munitions despite stockpile reduction successes 


    16 days of action against gender-based violence launches on international day 

    • 3 min
    News in Brief 24 November 2020

    News in Brief 24 November 2020

    End bloodshed now in Afghanistan, urges UN’s Guterres  


    Ethiopian military must be given ‘clear’ orders to protect civilians: Bachelet 


    Brazilian man’s killing at hands of security guards condemned 

    • 3 min
    News in Brief 23 November 2020

    News in Brief 23 November 2020

    CO2 levels hit new high despite COVID lockdowns 


    Yemen inches towards famine: UNICEF 


    Do more to protect Afghan civilians, Bachelet tells armed actors 

    • 3 min
    ‘Don’t let your kindness go to waste’, urges WFP

    ‘Don’t let your kindness go to waste’, urges WFP

    Donating goods overseas after disasters can be unhelpful and even harmful, and with the Pacific Cyclone season now in full swing, the World Food Programme (WFP) has begun a campaign urging people to donate more responsibly.  

    Julia Dean from the UN Country Team in Australia spoke to Jo Pilgrim, Director of WFP’s Pacific Multi-Country office in Fiji, and started by asking her what the most donated items were.  

    • 5 min

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