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Chad: Humanitarian response and long-term recovery must go hand in hand

Mark Lowcock and Achim Steiner, the United Nations’ top humanitarian and development officials, today wrapped up their first joint visit in Chad, calling for greater international attention to and…  


UN humanitarian and development chiefs join forces to support crisis-affected people in North-East Nigeria

Achim Steiner and Mark Lowcock today called on national and international partners to reinforce joint efforts to address the dire humanitarian needs in the conflict-affected north-eastern Nigerian…  


EU-hosted high-level meeting on the Syria crisis

EU-hosted high-level meeting on the Syria crisis  


High-Level Conference in Berlin commits to comprehensive crisis response in the Lake Chad Region

The High-Level Conference on the Lake Chad Region concluded today with renewed commitments by participants to work together to address the multi-faceted crisis affecting the region.  


High-Level Conference on the Lake Chad Region

Opening Remarks at the High-Level Conference on the Lake Chad Region  


Resilience for Sustainable Development in the Lake Chad Basin

The humanitarian crisis in the Lake Chad Basin is among the most severe in the world, with more than 10 million people in urgent need of life-saving assistance and protection. Yet, it is critical that…  


Second Lake Chad Conference aims to maintain momentum and expand international support

Millions of people in Africa’s Lake Chad region (north-east Nigeria and parts of Niger, Chad and Cameroon) are facing a profound and protracted crisis driven by extreme poverty, climate change and…  


Volcano of Fire: A first responder’s view

Recovery specialist Jeannette Fernandez shares her experience traveling to Guatemala in the aftermath of the volcanic eruption.  


The Rule of Law and Human Rights Assistance in Crisis-Affected Contexts

Achieving Results and Setting Priorities Together  


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