UN, partners step up efforts to help uprooted in Sri Lanka

[ UN News Centre ] The United Nations, along with dozens of partner agencies, are working to improve basic conditions in camps housing people who fled the recently-ended conflict in northern Sri Lanka, it was announced today. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said that since the arrival of the last […]

UN agency boosts support for displaced pregnant women

[ UN News Centre ] The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) said today it is stepping up support for women and girls affected by the conflict in northern Sri Lanka, particularly those who are pregnant, amid disruptions to reproductive health services caused by ongoing fighting. UNFPA believes that at least 3,000 pregnant women have fled […]