Daily Archives: February 23, 2017

Press Releases: Protecting Slave Related Sites and Antiquities

On February 27, cultural heritage professionals from Brazil, Colombia, Ghana, Jamaica, Mozambique, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and South Africa will gather in Charleston, South Carolina for a Department of State sponsored workshop on the protection of …

&#39Time running out&#39 for 1.4 million children in &#39man-made&#39 crises in Africa, Yemen &#8211 UNICEF

21 February 2017 &#150 Almost 1.4 million children are at imminent risk of death due to severe acute malnutrition this year, as famine threatens in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, warned the United Nations …

Device rapidly, accurately, inexpensively detects Zika virus at airports, other sites

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ZikaDevice rapidly, accurately, inexpensively detects Zika virus at airports, other sites

Published 23 February 2017

About the size of a tablet, a portable device that could be used in a host of environments like

News in Brief 23 February 2017 (AM)

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UNMISS chief David Shearer on his visit to Yambio on 22 February. Photo: UNMISS

Security essential to reinvigorating South Sudan “bread basket”

Improved security is essential to reinvigorating what has …

EU Supports WFP Food Assistance And Air Operations In Sudan

KHARTOUM – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed two generous contributions totalling €8 million from European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO), enabling WFP to provide food assistance to refugees, nutritional