Humanitarian Crisis



  • گسترش وبا در یمن 2017-07-26 11:14

    UN agencies urge Intl. community to greatly increase support to Yemen

    WASHINGTON, Jul. 26 (MNA) – UNICEF, WFP and WHO called on the global community to substantially increase assistance to Yemen.

  • cholera in Yemen 2017-07-22 11:41

    Violence, cholera lethal combination affecting Yemen

    NEW YORK, Jul. 22 (MNA) – United Nations (UN) agencies warned today about the devastating impact on the Yemeni population of the violence and the cholera epidemics that are affecting that country in the Arabian peninsula.

  • Al Jafari 2017-07-15 09:22


    Syrian wants counterterrorism issue to be transferred to UNSC

    GENEVA, Jul. 15 (MNA) –The Syrian Arab Republic delegation, headed by Bashar al-Jaafari, held on Friday the fourth session of talks with UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura in the framework of the seventh round of the intra-Syrian dialogue.

  • YEMEN 2017-07-11 08:50

    Cholera infects more than 300k in Yemen, claims 1,700 lives

    TEHRAN, Jul. 11 (MNA) – The Red Cross has reported that the cholera outbreak in Yemen has reached a rampant pace of growth, with more than 300,000 cases suspected in the war torn nation of 25 million.

  • SARC 2017-06-19 11:03

    SARC condemns attack on humanitarian aid convoy in Damascus

    DAMASCUS, Jun. 19 (MNA) – The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) condemned on Sunday the attack on the convoy of humanitarian aid and its personnel in the area of Harasta in Damascus Countryside.

  • Mosul 2017-05-28 13:20

    UN concerned on civilians in ISIL-controlled Mosul areas

    NEW YORK, May. 28 (MNA) – UN Deputy Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs, Stephen O'Brien, has today expressed his concern over the lives of tens of thousands of civilians remaining in ISIL-controlled Mosul areas.

  • Cuba EU 2017-05-23 15:20

    Cuba, EU on dialogue on human rights

    BRUSSELS, May 23 (MNA) – Cuba and the European Union (EU) made their third round of conversations on human rights Monday, to bring about the exchange of opinions and widen the knowledge of their respective realities.

  • Syrian FM 2017-05-23 10:49

    Syrian FM:

    Syria ready to boost cooperation with ICRC

    DAMASCUS, May 23 (MNA) – Syrian Foreign and Expatriates Minister Walid al-Muallem met on Monday the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Peter Maurer and the accompanying delegation.

  • Famine 2017-05-19 16:33

    FAO Warns about famine in Yemen, 3 African countries

    TEHRAN, May. 19 (MNA) – FAO and other UN agencies have warned that Famine in Yemen, Northeastern Nigeria, Somalia, and South Sudan is close to generate humanitarian disaster.

  • Idlib 2017-05-16 21:49

    460 militants leave al-Waer neighborhood

    HOMS May 16 (MNA) – More than 2300 militants along with some of their families’ members left al-Waer neighborhood in Homs on Tuesday in the framework of implementing the reconciliation agreement in the neighborhood and in a step for ending all armed manifestations in Homs city.

  • Syrian crisis 2017-05-14 23:24

    41 return from Jarablous camps to al-Waer neighborhood

    HOMS, May 14 (MNA) – After suffering from the bad humanitarian and health conditions at the camps in Jarablous, a number of families which left al-Waer neighborhood in the framework of the reconciliation agreement on Saturday evening returned to Homs City.

  • Syria 2017-05-06 10:40

    Syria condemns Israeli inhumane practices against Syrian, Palestinian detainees

    DAMASCUS, May 06 (MNA) – Syria denounced the Israeli regime inhuman practices against the Syrian and Palestinian detainees and called on the international community and human rights organizations to save the lives of the detainees.

  • Africa 2017-05-03 12:41

    UN demands more help for central African republic

    NEW YORK, May 03 (MNA) – The World Food Program (WFP) demanded Tuesday more funds to help the Central African Republic, a nation receiving each time less financial support and resources, and at the same time, facing one of the worst humanitarian crises in the planet.

  • syrian crisis 2017-03-08 10:13

    By: Payam Boroumand

    Meanwhile in Syria!

    TEHRAN, Mar. 08 (MNA) – While the politicians are merely speaking about Syria, the humanitarian crisis continues in the Arab country.

  • Mosul 2017-02-08 10:42


    Humanitarian situation improves in eastern Mosul

    NEW YORK, Feb. 08 (MNA) – The humanitarian situation improves in the oriental part of the Iraqi city of Mosul, after the expulsion of the ISIL, assured Tuesday the agency of the UN entrusted to attend the victims of conflicts and disasters.

  • ورود نیروهای دولتی سوریه به حلب‎ 2017-01-14 11:03

    Finland to host humanitarian conference on Syria

    NEW YORK, Jan. 14 (MNA) – The Finnish capital, Helsinki, will host a conference on the humanitarian situation in Syria on 23 and 24 January, a forum to launch a refugee aid plan for 2017 and 2018, confirmed the UN.

  • nimr 2017-01-02 15:32

    VIDEO: 'My Only Hope'

    TEHRAN, Jan. 02 (MNA) – 'My Only Hope' sung by Josef Svmmr is about fighting against injustice across the world and is in honor of Sheikh Nimr and all other fallen men and women who have given their lives for the freedom of others and society.

  • آزادسازی حلب 2016-12-14 16:06

    No confirmation of atrocities in eastern Aleppo

    TEHRAN, Dec. 14 (MNA) – Independent humanitarian organizations have not confirmed reports about atrocities committed in eastern Aleppo by the Syrian government troops, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Wednesday.

  • UN 2016-12-14 14:49

    UN increases emergency funds request

    NEW YORK, Dec. 14 (MNA) – UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, will make his annual request for funds for the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), a mechanism that is aimed at alleviating suffering caused by conflicts and disasters.

  • UN 2016-12-06 10:15

    UN warns on complex global humanitarian situation

    NEW YORK, Dec. 06 (MNA) – Wars, political instability and the actions by terrorist groups increase human suffering to unprecedented levels in the last 7 decades, United Nations stated Monday.

  • Syria crisis 2016-11-16 14:15

    UN body warns of growing food shortage in Syria

    ROME, Nov. 16 (MNA) – About 9.4 million Syrians need help in the face of a reduction in food production caused by war and unfavorable weather conditions, warned the United Nations agencies FAO and WFP.

  • دیدار دیمیستورا با جابری انصاری 2016-11-12 21:57


    Aleppo ‘hostage-taking’ should be ended

    TEHRAN, Nov. 12 (MNA) – Deputy-FM for Arab and African Affairs has said in Aleppo, hundreds of thousands of civilians have been taken hostage by terrorists.

  • حمله هوایی به یک زندان در یمن 2016-11-08 08:53

    ‘Critical' doctor shortage in 40 percent of districts in Yemen

    WASHINGTON, Nov. 08 (MNA) – War has left 40 percent of all districts in Yemen with a critical lack of medical doctors, and more than half of the nation’s medical facilities either closed or partially functioning, the UN World Health Organization (WHO) said in a press release.

  • بان کی مون 2016-10-10 14:05

    UN chief urges all to show compassion for crisis survivors

    TEHRAN, Oct. 10 (MNA) – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in his message on World Mental Health Day, 10 October 2016, called on all people to show compassion and empathy for those who have survived a crisis.

  • گفتگو و دیدار دی میستورا نماینده دبیر کل سازمان ملل با حسین جابر انصاری معاون وزیر امور خارجه 2016-10-08 11:20

    Fighting terrorism, political solution ways out of Syrian crisis

    TEHRAN, Oct. 08 (MNA) – Deputy FM Jaberi Ansari underlined that serious fight against terrorism and defining an acceptable political perspective of Syria’s future on the basis of nation’s will are the necessary solutions for the crisis in Syria.

  • خوشرو.jpg 2016-09-29 11:25

    Khoshroo rejects Saudi claims on arming Yemenis

    TEHRAN, Sep. 29 (MNA) – Iran's Ambassador to the United Nations Khoshroo issued a letter to Gerard van Bohemen the President of the Security Council of the UN and dismissed the anti-Iran allegations made by Saudis.

  • Yemen 2016-09-10 16:58

    By: Marjohn Sheikhi

    Media blackout on Saudi Yemen invasion; UN’s futile shouts

    TEHRAN, Sep. 10 (MNA) – While Western media outlets, by and large, have turned a blind eye to US-sponsored, Saudi-led bombing campaign in Yemen, the presence of UN Humanitarian Chief, Stephen O'Brien, in Tehran provided an opportunity to bring this humanitarian crisis back into focus.

  • gaza 2016-06-10 15:07

    VIDEO: Life in Gaza Strip

    TEHRAN, Jun. 10 (MNA) – OIC-ICHAD Gaza office issued a documentary film about the humanitarian situation in Gaza Strip, focusing on needs and top priorities, and calling for urgent intervention to enhance the living standards for the people of Gaza Strip.

  • syria 2016/03/23

    By: Yacoub El Hillo, Kevin Kennedy

    5 years too long: Why world’s biggest humanitarian disaster must end

    TEHRAN, Mar. 23 (MNA) – Yacoub El Hillo and Kevin Kennedy, UN officials responsible for Syrian crisis, underline the need to put an end to the humanitarian crisis in Syria and to restore the nation's dignity and security.

  • UN 2016-03-04 10:36


    Humanitarian situation in Yemen continues to deteriorate

    NEW YORK, Mar. 04 (MNA) – UN Assistant Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs Stephen O' Brien warned Thursday that the conflict in Yemen is keeping a devastating impact on the civil population, particularly in children.