Monthly Archives: December 2014

Most intense Ebola transmission in West Africa reported in western Sierra Leone – UN

31 December 2014 – The number of Ebola cases is fluctuating in Guinea, decreasing in Liberia and showing signs the increase has slowed in Sierra Leone, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) …

UN investigates civilian obstruction of peacekeepers in southern Lebanon

31 December 2014 – The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) has reported that a patrol of peacekeepers was obstructed on Tuesday afternoon by a group of civilians who used motor vehicles …

South Sudan: UN boosts food assistance as ‘very critical’ Nile corridor reopens

29 December 2014 – A barge carrying a shipment of food destined for thousands of people in South Sudan has crossed over from neighbouring Sudan, reopening a long-closed river corridor along the Nile, the United …

Ukraine: UN kicks-off campaign to reach displaced persons with humanitarian aid

31 December 2014 – Amid continuing fighting and a deteriorating humanitarian situation in Ukraine, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today announced it is launching an initiative aimed at ferrying aid to the …

Social stability in South Sudan jeopardized by cattle displacement

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Cattle rest at a temporary camp near Rumbek.. FAO/Jose Cendon

Social stability is being jeopardized in South Sudan by the displacement of millions of cattle due to the ongoing political …

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