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War on Gaza - War on Gaza
6/11/2024 5:38:17 PM
Leaders at an emergency summit on Gaza's humanitarian crisis pleaded Tuesday for greater aid access into the war-ravaged territory and backed a US-proposed ceasefire as the only long-term solution.

World - Region
5/13/2024 8:08:33 PM
The United Nations on Monday expressed fears at what it called a "rapidly worsening" outbreak of cholera in war-ravaged Yemen, with more than 40,000 suspected cases since October, mainly in areas controlled by Houthi rebels.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
5/1/2024 10:33:23 AM
A ground invasion by Israeli troops in the southern Gaza city of Rafah would be a "tragedy beyond words", the UN's humanitarian chief Martin Griffiths said in a statement on Tuesday.

World - International
3/25/2024 7:43:43 PM
UN humanitarian chief , who has played a key role in pressing for aid to Gaza and earlier led efforts on Yemen, is quitting due to ill health, the world body said Monday.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
1/6/2024 9:40:19 AM
Israel bombed Gaza on Saturday as the United Nations warned the Palestinian territory has become "uninhabitable" and "famine is around the corner" after three months of Israel's war that threatens to engulf the wider region.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
12/7/2023 9:48:15 PM
UN humanitarian chief Martin Griffiths said he saw promising signs Thursday that the Karm Abu Salem (Kerem Shalom) crossing from Israel into the Gaza Strip might be opened soon to allow aid in.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
11/15/2023 1:02:04 PM
The United Nations and the Red Cross voiced alarm Wednesday after Israeli forces raided Gaza's largest hospital, demanding that thousands of patients and civilians there be protected.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
10/31/2023 12:14:41 AM
Israeli officials are going back on their promised refusal to grant entry visas to UN officials.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
9/20/2023 7:09:25 PM
Martin Griffiths, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, praised Egypt's humanitarian response towards the affected areas in Libya following storm Daniel, according to an official statement by the foreign ministry.

World - War in Ukraine
7/21/2023 6:21:47 PM
Threats against civilian vessels in the Black Sea are "unacceptable," a senior UN official said Friday following statements by Moscow and Kyiv after Russia withdrew from a key grain export deal.

World - War in Ukraine
5/16/2023 7:17:35 PM
UN Undersecretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Martin Griffiths late on Monday called for the extension of the Black Sea Grain Initiative, which allows the export of Ukrainian grain and other agricultural products from Black Sea ports.

COP27 - Climate change
10/10/2022 2:18:44 PM
Heatwaves will become so extreme in certain regions of the world within decades that human life there will be unsustainable, the United Nations and the Red Cross said Monday.

Life & Style - Health
9/5/2022 2:59:28 PM
On Monday, the UN's humanitarian chief Martin Griffiths warned that Somalia was on the brink of famine for the second time in just over a decade.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
3/28/2022 7:15:45 PM
UN chief Antonio Guterres said Monday the global body is seeking a humanitarian ceasefire between Russia and Ukraine, as the civilian toll continues to rise a month after Moscow's invasion of its neighbor.

World - International
12/2/2021 10:50:36 AM
If Ethiopia's conflict devolves into communal violence it could "fracture" society and possibly spark an exodus reminiscent of the chaotic evacuation at Kabul's airport in August, the UN aid chief warned.

World - Region
11/15/2021 2:25:02 PM
Dubai International Airport, the world's busiest for international travel, handled 20% more passenger traffic in the third quarter of 2021 compared to the same period last year, its chief executive said Monday, signaling cautious optimism for the ravaged aviation industry.

World - International
11/14/2021 4:59:45 PM
China donated 500,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccine on Sunday to war-torn Syria, which has one of the world's lowest inoculation rates and what the UN called an alarming rise in cases.

World - International
9/22/2021 11:31:15 AM
UN's Martin Griffiths warned in a statement that "medicines, medical supplies and fuel are running out in Afghanistan"

World - Region
9/12/2021 3:23:41 PM
Both the UN's Griffiths and Tim Lenderking, the US special envoy for Yemen, have toured the region to push peace efforts, without managing to find a resolution

World - Region
8/7/2021 9:41:46 AM
Grundberg, who has served as the European Union's ambassador to Yemen for almost two years, succeeds Martin Griffiths of Britain

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