Humanitarian Crisis



  • 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.

  • دیدار معاون وزارت دارایی آفریقای جنوبی با امیر عبدالهیان 2016-02-20 08:39


    Syrian borders needing control

    TEHRAN, Feb. 20 (MNA) –Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab-African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian commented on the latest developments in Syria on Friday.  

  • women 2015-12-09 12:01

    UNFPA official:

    Women health needs neglected after natural disasters, conflicts

    TEHRAN, Dec. 09 (MNA) – The health needs of women are too often neglected in humanitarian response to natural disasters and conflicts around the world, said United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Representative in Iran, Dr. Maha El-Adawy, on Tuesday.

  • amir abd-un envoy yemen 2015-11-19 11:14

    Iran hopes for ME states' contribution to Yemeni crisis

    TEHRAN, Nov. 19 (MNA) –Iran’s Deputy FM Amir-Abdollahian met with visiting UN envoy to Yemen discussing the latest developments in the war-torn Arab country.      

  • ICRC 2015-11-17 15:22

    Vienna talks must focus on respect for IHL

    TEHRAN, Nov. 17(MNA) - Regarding the Vienna talks on Syria, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has called on states to intensify efforts to ease the Syrian people’s suffering by increasing respect for International Humanitarian Law.

  • takht ravanchi 2015-10-15 19:34

    Deputy FM:

    'US-led coalition not serious against ISIL'

    TEHRAN, Oct. 15 (MNA) – Iran’s deputy FM criticized the inefficiency of US-led coalition against ISIL in meeting with his Norwegian counterpart.

  • UN 2015-10-15 13:56

    UN: 100 million people needing humanitarian assistance

    NEW YORK, Oct. 15 (MNA) - UN Under Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Relief Coordinator, Stephen O'Brian said on Wednesday that 100 million of people planet-wide need assistance to mitigate the effect of wars, natural disasters, hunger and diseases.

  • دیدار فرستاده ویژه سازمان ملل در امور یمن با علی شمخانی 2015-10-08 15:27

    Yemenis’ response to Saudis heavy: Naif al-Qanis

    TEHRAN, Oct. 08 (MNA) – Members of Supreme Revolutionary Council of Yemen, who are visiting Tehran, attended a press conference at IRNA.

  • zarif 2015-09-26 11:44

    Zarif meets Chilean FM

    TEHRAN, Sep. 26 (MNA) – Iran’s Foreign Minister met and talked with his Chilean counterpart on the sidelines of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD).

  • روحانی 2015-09-23 10:22


    Crisis in Yemen far beyond tragedy

    TEHRAN, Sep. 23 (MNA) – President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday expressed concern over the tragic humanitarian situation in Yemen and criticized the international community for being silent over the disaster in the Arab country.

  • pope 2015-09-19 11:48

    Pope Francis:

    Humanitarian crisis in Syria, Iraq a 'drama'

    DAMASCUS, Sep 19 (MNA) – Pope Francis recognized the current crisis in Syria and Iraq as one of the worse humanitarian dramas of the last times, which leaves consequences in nations and culture.

  • protest 2015-09-16 16:59

    More people join Student Protest in Paraguay

    ASUNCION, Sep. 16 (MNA) – New forces continue today confirming they will join a high school march on Friday to demand quality education in Paraguay as the Government calls for dialog.

  • amir abdollahian 2015-09-15 21:15

    Iran calls on Red Cross to help Yemenis

    TEHRAN, Sep. 15 (MNA) – Iran’s deputy FM discussed humanitarian aid to war-torn nations of Middle East, in a meeting with ICRC’s Regional Director for ME.

  • refugee 2015-09-12 17:36

    NRC voices concern over ‘unworthy refugee response in Greece’

    TEHRAN, Sep. 12 (MNA) – The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) in a press release has expressed urgent concern about the unworthy response by Greek authorities to the present dramatic refugee situation.

  • amir abdollahian 2015-08-25 15:33


    Saudi Arabia to benefit from Iran Deal

    TEHRAN, Aug. 25 (MNA) – Iranian Deputy FM for Arab-African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said here on Tuesday that Saudi Arabia can benefit Iran's nuclear deal.

  • amir-abdollahian 2015-06-28 12:20

    Iran ready to boost coop. with MFS

    TEHRAN, Jun. 28 (MNA) – Iranian deputy FM has announced the Islamic Republic’s readiness in expanding cooperation with the international humanitarian organization known as Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).