Reports

ReliefWeb results

Uganda

Providing alternative cooking fuel to refugees amidst COVID-19

Hillary Agwe, UN Volunteer Livelihoods (Agriculture) Assistant Access to sustainable energy for cooking, lighting and power remain key challenges in Rwamwanja refugee settlement amidst the Coronavirus outbreak. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) had…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
UNV
Posted:
26 Jun 2020

Kenya

UN Volunteers support joint COVID-19 response in Kenya

Over the last few months, the Coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19, has emerged as the defining global health crisis of our time. COVID-19 is having an unprecedented impact on almost all countries across the world, spreading exponentially like…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
UNV
Posted:
29 Apr 2020

Sudan

Youth for peacebuilding and conflict resolution in Sudan

UN Volunteers in Sudan, in collaboration with UNDP Sudan, other UN agencies and International Youth Forum celebrated International Youth Day in Khartoum, under the theme ‘Youth4Peace'. The celebrations, which took place with the participation of the…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
UNV
Posted:
23 Aug 2017

Somalia + 3 more

The stark reality: food crisis in Somalia, South Sudan, Yemen and Nigeria

The reality of the escalating famine lingers among some of the world’s most vulnerable groups of people in Eastern Africa, and beyond. Having already endured the effects of civil war, poverty, and terrorism, the intensifying need…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
UNV
Posted:
26 Jul 2017

South Sudan

Safety of UN Volunteers in South Sudan amidst fighting

Bonn, Germany: Between Friday 8 July and Sunday 10 July, heavy fighting broke out in Juba which had consequences for the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) and the Agencies, Funds and Programmes active in the…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
UNV
Posted:
19 Jul 2016

Uganda

UN Volunteers bring hope to refugees in Uganda

by Christian Lunda Mwamanga Kampala, Uganda: Uganda is home to over half a million refugees residing in settlements and urban centres all over the country. Earlier this year the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) recognised Uganda as one…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
UNV
Posted:
06 Jul 2016

Madagascar

Madagascar: Working together in the face of food insecurity

by Chloé Sueur Tulear, Madagascar: In the south-western region of Madagascar, growing numbers of natural disasters make the population increasingly vulnerable. But through intensive partnership-building, UNV volunteer Fredericks Augustine has been helping to feed thousands. Year by year, the region is…

Format:
Other
Source:
UNV
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Sudan

UNV statement on release of Darfur hostages

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme is relieved at the release from captivity on Sunday 13 December of Ms Pamela Ncube, a UNV volunteer serving with the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), together with her UNAMID colleague…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
UNV
Posted:
21 Mar 2011