Sunday, February 17, 2019

Ongoing Iraq conflict taking toll on country’s children: UNICEF

UNICEF Iraq Representative, Peter Hawkins and UN Special Representative of the Secretary General for Iraq, Ján Kubiš, says the ongoing conflict in Iraq is taking a heavy toll on the country’s most vulnerable citizens – its children.

Yemen: MSF hospital destroyed by airstrikes

AIRSTRIKES carried out on the evening of October 26 by the Saudi-led coalition in northern Yemen destroyed a hospital supported by the international medical humanitarian organisation MSF, the organisation announced today.

CARE ready to respond to Typhoon Koppu in Philippines

Typhoon Koppu (locally known as “Lando”) has maintained its strength as it approaches Northern Philippines with maximum sustained winds of 150km/h near the centre and gusts of up to 185km/h.

Hundreds of new species discovered in fragile Eastern Himalayan region

Over 200 new species discovered in the Eastern Himalayas in recent years, according to a new report by WWF.