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Humanitarian minister denies padding her ministry’s budget

Humanitarian minister denies padding her ministry

Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, has denied adding N206bn to her ministry’s budget.   Appearing before the Senate Committee on Special Duties on Monday, November 21, to defend the 2023 budget, Farouq said the ministry requested some projects for the North East Development Commission and …

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Security Council urged to act in face of ‘humanitarian catastrophe’ in Haiti

Meanwhile, political stakeholders are still struggling to find common ground and define a path to elections against this backdrop, she added.  Haitian-led solution critical  “An economic crisis, a gang crisis, and a political crisis have converged into a humanitarian catastrophe. We must not lose hope, but rather combine our efforts …

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Mental Health as a Human Right Left Behind for Children in Fragile and Humanitarian Settings

Mental Health as a Human Right Left Behind for Children in Fragile and Humanitarian Settings

Yasmine Sherif, Director of Education Cannot Wait and Jan Egeland, Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council meet students at the Souza Gare school in the Littoral region, Cameroon. The school hosts displaced children who have fled the violence in the North-West and South-West regions. Credit: ECW/Daniel Beloumou by Joyce …

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Has the UN Transformed itself into a Vast Humanitarian Relief Organization?

by Thalif Deen (united nations) Monday, June 06, 2022 Inter Press Service UNITED NATIONS, Jun 06 (IPS) – The United Nations, which has failed to help resolve some of the world’s ongoing and longstanding civil wars and military conflicts—including Palestine, Afghanistan, Yemen, Western Sahara, Myanmar, Syria, and most recently, Ukraine—was rightfully …

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