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Sahel crisis reaching unprecedented levels, warn top UN humanitarian officials

New York, May 9 (IBNS): Repeated and increasingly sophisticated armed attacks in the Sahel and food shortages linked to last year’s severe drought, have reached unprecedented levels, putting the future of a “whole generation” at stake, three top UN humanitarian officials said on Wednesday.

Humanitarian aid in Middle East should not be held hostage to politics – UN political chief

New York, Aug 23 (IBNS): Recurring cycles of violence in the Middle East highlight the need for international efforts to prevent hostilities, provide humanitarian aid and support Palestinian reconciliation, the UN’s political chief told the Security Council on Wednesday.