Jens Laerke - updates

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UN concerned for safety of thousands fleeing Syria's Ghouta

Mar 20, 2018 - 11:39 PM

The UN refugee agency also urgently calls for the protection of those who have fled and for the hundreds of thousands of civilians still trapped by fighting who are in 'dire need of aid'

EASTERN GHOUTA. A Syrian man sits with his family at the entrance of a shrapnel riddled shop near government forces in the Eastern Ghouta town of Kafr Batna, on the northeastern outskirts of Damascus, on March 20, 2018. Photo by AFP

New cyclone heading for Yemen – UN

Nov 06, 2015 - 9:40 PM

The new storm named Megh is brewing in the Arabian Sea and is expected to intensify into a severe cyclonic storm over the next 24 hours

YEMEN AID AS NEW CYCLONE COMES. Workers unload a newly arrived Ilyushin IL-76TD from the Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations carrying much needed food aid supplied by Russia, at Sana’a International Airport in Sana’a, Yemen, November 5, 2015. Photo by Yahya Arhab/EPA

UN airlifts aid to northeastern Syria

Feb 04, 2014 - 10:07 PM

Aid agencies have repeatedly sounded the alarm about their inability to supply regular aid by road to millions of Syrians suffering through nearly 3 years of war