Humanitarian Crises

The Latest: 3 children rescued in Italy in 'good condition'

Aug 22, 2017

Italian firefighters say they have extracted the third and final brother from the rubble of their home that collapsed in a 4.0-magnitude quake on the resort island of Ischia

Yemen blames Iran for war, says it can't be part of solution

Aug 22, 2017

Yemen's foreign minister is blaming Iran and its support for Houthi Shiite rebels for causing the country's civil war and says it can't be part of the solution

Iraqi forces close in on IS-held town west of Mosul

Aug 21, 2017

The U.S.-led coalition says Iraqi forces have made significant progress as they close in on the Islamic State-held town of Tal Afar, west of Mosul

Aid workers face unique crisis in South Sudan war, says ICRC

Aug 21, 2017

South Sudan's civil war presents humanitarian workers with "one of the unique crises" in the world, the president of the International Committee of the Red Cross said Monday

The Latest: UN says thousands will flee Tal Afar operation

Aug 20, 2017

U.N. warns thousands of civilians will flee Islamic State-held Tal Afar and surrounding areas as Iraqi security forces begin operation to retake town

Iraq launches operation to take back IS-held town near Mosul

Aug 20, 2017

U.S.-backed Iraqi forces have launched a multi-pronged assault to retake the town of Tal Afar, west of Mosul, marking the next phase in the country's war on the Islamic State group

UN chief urges protection for civilians trapped in conflict

Aug 19, 2017

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is urging people everywhere to protect the millions of civilians trapped in conflicts around the world who are routinely being killed in direct and indiscriminate attacks

UN aid chief: War in Yemen causing famine, cholera

Aug 18, 2017

The U.N. humanitarian chief is decrying the war in Yemen, where air strikes and armed clashes have increased dramatically and millions of people face the specter of famine and "the world's largest-ever, single-year cholera outbreak."

The Latest: South Sudan's displaced numbers 'overwhelming'

Aug 17, 2017

The Latest: Red Cross leader says number of displaced South Sudanese is 'overwhelming'

1 million South Sudan refugees now in Uganda, UN says

Aug 17, 2017

1 million South Sudan refugees now in Uganda, UN says in world's fastest-growing crisis

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