Daily Archives: July 26, 2020

More Than 60 Killed in Attack in Sudan’s Darfur Region, UN Says

KHARTOUM – More than 60 people were reported killed and nearly 60 others wounded Saturday during an armed attack in a village in Sudan’s restive Darfur region, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said late Sunday. The attack in Masteri village in the West Darfur state “was one of the latest

UNHCR: Refugees Unlawfully Detained Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic Must Be Released

GENEVA – The U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees is warning that unlawful and arbitrary incarceration of refugees and asylum seekers is putting them and the general public at heightened risk of COVID-19. The U.N. refugee agency is calling for their urgent and immediate release. Some countries are reportedly using the coronavirus pandemic as an excuse

SDRPY, UNDP and Key Developmental Actors in Yemen Highlight Humanitarian-Development-Peace Nexus

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, July 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — At the invitation of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Saudi Development and Reconstruction Program for Yemen (SDRPY) participated in a virtual international donors meeting on Thursday on development priorities in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic with a focus on the newly developed socio-economic framework […]