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#FoxNewsRundown Global Pandemic#podcast . Yemen is facing war, economic collapse and COVID-19 is now sweeping through the country. FOX's Simon Owen speaks with Mark Lowcock, the UN’s Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs. Listen & subscribe:

The latest #FoxNewsRundown  Global Pandemic#podcast  is out. COVID-19 and war are devastating Yemen and it looks to get worse. FOX's Simon Owen speaks with Mark Lowcock, the UN’s Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs. Listen & subscribe here:

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, in cooperation with the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has transported humanitarian aid from the government of the United Arab Emirates to 54 destinations.

Some 24 million Yemeni people, which is 80% of the country’s entire population, require some form of assistance or protection, according to the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

Rising food prices are putting Syrians at the risk of food insecurity, says UN Undersecretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock.

#ICYMI we will be hosting a #WorldRefugeeDay  panel on our Facebook page this Thursday at 1pm ET! @caroldevine , MSF humanitarian affairs advisor'>Canada Humanitarian Affairs Advisor will be one of our expert speakers. You can still register here:

From addressing complex health challenges like #COVID19 , to improving humanitarian effectiveness through new tech & innovation, here is a full round up of the Humanitarian Affairs Segment of #ECOSOC :

The U.S. is the world's leader in assisting vulnerable populations impacted by conflict, and by COVID19. This week’s Humanitarian Affairs Segment of @UNECOSOC  can help focus much-needed attention on those who need our help the most.

The U.S. is proud to lead efforts to improve humanitarian assistance to people affected by conflict. @USAID  is partnering with @DFID_UK , @DutchMFA , and @gchallenges  to support innovations being discussed at this week’s @UNECOSOC  Humanitarian Affairs Segment.

Conflict and crises disproportionately impact women and girls; something the U.S. will highlight during @UNECOSOC  Humanitarian Affairs Segment. The U.S. supports programs that help civil society and governments prevent and respond to gender-based violence.


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In a phone conversation, Foreign Minister Mohammed Haneef Atmar & Indian NSA Ajit Doval exchanged views on the Afghan peace process, regional consensus around it, humanitarian ceasefire&medical support in times of #COVID19 : Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan (1/3)

In view of the humanitarian aspects of #COVID19  pandemic, it has been decided that India would licence paracetamol & Hydroxychloroquine in appropriate quantities to all our neighbouring countries who are dependent on our capabilities: Ministry of External Affairs (MEA)

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India bans export of Hydroxychloroquine with immediate effect. But,exports from SEZs/EOU,shipments where Irrevocable Letter of Credit has been issued & on humanitarian grounds on case-to-case basis as recommended by External Affairs Ministry to be allowed: Govt of India #COVID19 

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Henry Dunant, the founder of @ICRC , was a passionate humanitarian but failed in his business affairs. This made him so unpopular that in 1867 he left Geneva, lived as a beggar and slept outdoors. More than 20 years later, he was found and received the first Nobel Peace Prize.

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A spokesperson for Indonesia's Foreign Affairs Ministry has told ABC (re medevac bill and Xmas Island): "Providing health care, especially to those who are gravely ill, is a humanitarian responsibility that must be given to anyone, regardless of their background."

The UN's Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs estimated that 70,000 people have been newly displaced since Turkey launched its cross border military operation into Syria

H.E Minister of State for Foreign Affairs on on : "We are the ones that ar #Yemen  providing the largest amount of humanitarian assistance to Yemen of any country in the world"

Productive meeting w/ Assistant Secretary of State for W. Hemisphere Affairs Kimberly Breier ().The U.S. continues to support the Venezuelan people's efforts to restore democracy, constitutional order, & stands ready to offer them humanitarian aid & other assistance.

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JUST IN: UN humanitarian affairs official: 20,000,000+ people in Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia and Kenya face starvation and famine.

A sad state of affairs when a President has time to attend fundraisers in Texas but not to address his Admin's humanitarian crisis on border