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Syria

UN responds to crisis in Syria

The conflict in Syria may be complex, but ensuring people are protected and supported is our imperative as humanitarians, and as human beings. None of us should stand silent while civilians suffer and while fear tactics and the denial of food, water, medical supplies, and other forms of aid are used as methods of war.

Statement of UN humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien to the Security Council, 27 July '17


Refugees and Migrants

UN works with countries to ease the plight of refugees and migrants

Middle East

UN and partners work for peace in the region

Yemen

UN works to assist country in crisis


Burundi

UN works for a peaceful resolution to the crisis

Iraq

UN helps to promote national reconciliation, development

Central African Republic

UN provides aid to the thousands displaced in the country


UN and Counter-Terrorism

International community responds to threat

Ukraine

UN works for peaceful resolution of crisis, respect for human rights

Sudan & South Sudan

UN responds to the latest developments in the countries


Democratic Republic of Congo

UN helps to promote political and economic stability

Afghanistan

UN helps to advance peace and development

Haiti

UN assists in rebuilding process


Mali

UN takes steps to address Mali crisis

DPR of Korea

UN reacts to tensions on the Korean Peninsula


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