UN News stories

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UN agencies aid millions affected by flooding, landslides in South Asia

24 August 2017 – United Nations humanitarian agencies are working with the Government and partners in Nepal to bring in clean water, food, shelter and medical aid for some of the 41 million people affected by flooding and landslides in South Asia.

UN health agency rushes to prevent malaria, cholera outbreaks in flood-hit Sierra Leone

21 August 2017 – The United Nations health agency is working closely with the Government of Sierra Leone to prevent the spread of infectious diseases such as malaria and cholera in the wake of last week's mudslides and flooding in the country's capital, Freetown.

UN health agency working to boost malaria prevention and control in north-eastern Nigeria

07 August 2017 – The United Nations health agency estimates that if more funds are secured, up to 10,000 lives in Nigeria could be saved by November through targeted steps in malaria prevention and control.